Tuition & Fees

$26,932

$26,932

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
3%
24-29
13%
18-23
38%
12-17
41%
6-11
5%
30-36
1%
24-29
12%
18-23
33%
12-17
54%
30-36
1%
24-29
13%
18-23
50%
12-17
36%
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undergraduateRatios

0%

100%

male

female

1
10

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

77%

acceptance rate

Accepted 473
Declined + 140
Total Received 613
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Private (nonprofit)

1,558

undergraduate students

651

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Business Management
  3. Elementary Education
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Codes

SAT 1012
ACT 4558

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School Facts

Alverno College, founded in 1887, is a four-year, independent, Catholic, liberal arts college for women with graduate programs for women and men. Its 40-acre campus is located 12 miles from downtown Milwaukee, WI.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,209
Established in 1887
Coeducational Women's College
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Accredited by •  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCACS (North Central Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Milwaukee, WI

47-acre, urban campus in Milwaukee (population: 599,164). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

Alverno College
3400 South 43rd Street
Milwaukee, WI 53234-3922

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
15%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
39%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
16%
Top 1/4
36%
Top 1/2
71%
Bottom 1/2
29%
Bottom 1/4
10%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
3%
24-29
13%
18-23
38%
12-17
41%
6-11
5%
30-36
1%
24-29
12%
18-23
33%
12-17
54%
30-36
1%
24-29
13%
18-23
50%
12-17
36%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted no
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

77%

acceptance rate

Accepted 473
Declined + 140
Total Received 613

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Standardized test scores

Important

Secondary school record

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Chris Remington
Director of Undergraduate Admissions
P: 800 933-3401
F: 414 382-6055
admissions@alverno.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $4,061,602
State $2,631,722
Institutional $10,542,275
Other external $297,189
Total $17,532,788

Non-need-based

Federal
State $3,400
Institutional $1,206,918
Other external $45,178
Total $1,255,496

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
cross-country
golf
soccer
softball
tennis
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Northern Athletics Conference (Division III)
Mascot
Inferno
School colors
redm white, and black
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Art
Art Education
Art Education/Art Therapy
Art Therapy
Biology
Biology/Molecular Biology
Business
Business/Management
Chemistry
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Community Leadership/Development
Community Psychology
Computing/Information Technology
Early Childhood Educational Assistant
Education
Education/Broad Field Science
Education/Broad Field Social Studies
Education/Early Childhood/Elementary
Education/Mathematics
Education/Middle/Secondary
Educational Assistant
English
English Language Arts
Environmental Science
Family Nurse Practitioner
General Liberal Studies
General Studies
Global/International Affairs
History
Interactive Media Design
International Business
Management Accounting
Marketing Management
Mathematics
Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Music
Music Therapy
Nursing
Philosophy
Piano Pedagogy
Political Science
Pre-Dentistry
Pre-Health
Pre-Law
Pre-Medicine
Pre-Pharmacy
Pre-Physician Assistant
Pre-Veterinary
Professional Communication
Professional Counselor
Psychology
Religious Studies
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Women's/Gender Studies
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Undergraduate

71%

1,558
students

Female
100%
1,556

Male
0%
2

Graduate

29%

651
students

Female
90%
589

Male
10%
62

undergraduateFull-time

76%

1,194
students

Female
100%
1,194

Male
0%
0

undergraduatePart-time

24%

364
students

Female
100%
362

Male
0%
2

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
14%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
22%
Hispanic/Latino
51%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

38%

Transfer applicants accepted

62%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Recommended of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Note-taking services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 4
Countries most often represented Canada
Kenya
Saudi Arabia
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Rachel Haos
Program Director, International and Intercultural Center
414 382-6006
rachel.haos@alverno.edu

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