Alverno College

Milwaukee, WI 53234

Alverno College is a privately run, not for profit institution, located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. It offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.

The total number of students who applied in FALL 2016 was 642 and 515 students were accepted.

Alverno College in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $26,232 and fees $700. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $26,232 and $700 respectively.

Overview

Campus LocaleCity: Large
Student to Faculty Ratio10:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation
Roman Catholic
Level4 year
OwnershipPrivate
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate72%

Nursing Programs Offered

  • BSN

    The Alverno College Nursing program is intended to prepare students for careers in nursing with a combination of technical knowledge and abilities.

    The curriculum is a rigorous program that train students for optimal success with in depth study and integration of theories and practical skills to prepare professionally competent nurses.

    The program is designed to accommodate full time study or part time study options depending on the needs of the student.

    Opportunities for clinical experience are guaranteed through the more than 60 clinical health care facilities and sites that Alverno is affiliated with. A student will have clinical components in five of the eight semesters of enrollment and clinical practice is guaranteed in each semester of the junior and senior years.

    Clinical practice will also include an intense 16 hour a week experience opportunity working alongside a nursing professional in the last semester of enrollment.

    All students will be assigned a professional advisor who will consult with the student about the academic program and help with planning the first year of study.   The student will be transferred to a Nursing faculty advisor in the second year.

    Admission Requirements:

    1.    Completed Application

    2.    Official High Transcripts or GED equivalency certificate

    3.    ACT score Report

  • Masters program tracks: MSN
  • RN to BSN
  • LPN to BSN

    The Alverno College of Nursing LPN to BSN program is intended to prepare students for career in registred nursing with a combination of technical knowledge and abilities.

    The program is designed to accommodate full time study or part time study options depending on the needs of the student.

    Opportunities for clinical experience are guaranteed through more than 60 clinical health care facilities and sites that Alverno is affiliated with. A student will have clinical components in five of the eight semesters of enrollment and clinical practice is guaranteed in each semester of the junior and senior years.

    Clinical practice will also include an intense 16 hour a week experience opportunity working alongside a nursing professional in the last semester of enrollment.

    All students will be assigned a professional advisor who will consult with them about the academic program and help with planning the first year of study.   The student will be transferred to a Nursing faculty advisor in the second year.

  • ADN

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 132
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Master's degree 7
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 34
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing Master's degree 6
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing Post-master's certificate 3
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing Post-master's certificate 8

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Alverno College

Marquette University
4.28 miles away
Wisconsin Lutheran College
4.69 miles away
Milwaukee School of Engineering
5.17 miles away
Columbia College of Nursing
8.28 miles away
Cardinal Stritch University
11.16 miles away
Carroll University
13.33 miles away
Concordia University-Wisconsin
18.85 miles away
Maranatha Baptist University
41.48 miles away
Marian University
59.38 miles away
Loyola University Chicago
69.75 miles away

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission
01/01/1951 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
CCNE
02/24/1998 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
CCNE
10/13/2007 - Current

Admissions

80%

Acceptance Rate
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Required
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

Cost (Net Price)

$18,861

Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$17,119
30k to 48k$16,326
48k to 75k$17,551
75k to 110k$21,989
Over 110k$24,394
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Financial Aid & Loan

Students receiving any grant or scholarship aid

92%

Recipients

$12,905

Average Amount


Students Who receive Pell Grants

57%

Recipients

$4,009

Average Amount


Federal Student Loans

80%

Recipients

$7,921

Average Amount

Student Population

1,413

Undergrads

604

Graduates

1,960

Women

57

Men

72%

Full-time

28%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
57%
Hispanic
18%
Black/African American
14%
Asian
5%
Two or more races
4%
Non-resident alien
1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0%
Race/ethnicity unknown
0%

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

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