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Alvernia University

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C+

Rating

Private

Type

3,352

Students

$35,350

Tuition

64%

Acceptance

#679

Ranking

Small City

Campus Setting

Reading, PA

400 Saint Bernardine St, Reading, PA 19607-1799

Alvernia University is a small private college located in Reading, PA ranked 56th in Pennsylvania. It has a total of 2,674 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, with a 64.22% acceptance rate. Alvernia University offers 65 different majors and is best known for its Substance Abuse and Addiction Counseling program, which is ranked 2nd in the nation. With an annual tuition of $35,350 per year, Alvernia University is somewhat moderately expensive. 54.73% of students graduate beginning the next chapter of their lives, working. After college, alumni go on to make around $44,500 per year, which is 7% above the national median.
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Cost

$36,350
Above Average

Alvernia University

$36,350

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$53,150

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$36,601

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

64%Acceptance
Less Selective

Alvernia University

64%

National

69%
Sat

943 - 1130

94% of students submit

Admissions Yield

16%

ACT

0 - 0

16% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$0

Students

2,674Undergrads
Small Student Population

Full-Time

100%

Part-Time

0%
Male

29%

In-state

83%

Female

71%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

25%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
13% Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse10% Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management9% Occupational Therapy/Therapist68% Others

13% Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

10% Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management

9% Occupational Therapy/Therapist

68% Others

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

13%

86 Graduates

Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management

10%

63 Graduates

Occupational Therapy/Therapist

9%

60 Graduates

Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General

7%

45 Graduates

Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other

6%

41 Graduates

Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling

5%

35 Graduates

Business Administration and Management, General

5%

35 Graduates

Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration

5%

34 Graduates

Academics

B+
Professors
StudentsProfessors13:113:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

13

Number of Library Books

72,269

Academic Spend per Student

$7,286

Full-time Retention Rate

76%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$36,000/Year

Alvernia University

$36,000

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$36,000

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$44,500

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

54%