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Alverno College

Milwaukee, WI

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.

Alverno College

Milwaukee, WI

Tuition & Fees

$28,656

$28,656

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
4%
24-29
7%
18-23
47%
12-17
41%
6-11
1%
24-29
15%
18-23
39%
12-17
46%
30-36
1%
24-29
14%
18-23
63%
12-17
22%
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undergraduateRatios

1%

male

99%

female

1

teacher

9

students

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Moderately Selective

67%

acceptance rate

Accepted 539
Declined + 261
Total Received 800
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Private (nonprofit)

1,104

undergraduate students

639

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Business Management
  3. Psychology
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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 1,743
Established in 1887
Coeducational Women's College
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Accredited by •  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)

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Milwaukee, WI

47-acre, urban campus in Milwaukee (population: 595,351). Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus.

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
16%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
40%
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
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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

30-36
4%
24-29
7%
18-23
47%
12-17
41%
6-11
1%
24-29
15%
18-23
39%
12-17
46%
30-36
1%
24-29
14%
18-23
63%
12-17
22%

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

67%

acceptance rate

Accepted 539
Declined + 261
Total Received 800

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

Janet Stikel
Director of Admissions
P: 800 933-3401
F: 414 382-6055
admissions@alverno.edu

Financial Aid

$21,594

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $28,656
Books & supplies $768
Total $29,424
Average Financial Aid - $21,594
Total with Avg. Aid $7,830

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,940,982
State $1,965,831
Institutional $10,190,323
Other external $203,381
Total $15,300,517

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $1,202,557
Other external $31,925
Total $1,234,482
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 800 933-3401
F: 414 382-6354
financial.aid@alverno.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Amy Christen
Director of Financial Aid
amy.christen@alverno.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
cross-country
golf
soccer
softball
tennis
volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

dance

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Northern Athletics Conference
Mascot
Inferno
School colors
red, white, and black

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner
Art
Art Education
Art Education/Art Therapy
Art Therapy
Biology
Biology/Molecular Biology
Biomedical Sciences
Business
Business/Management
Chemistry
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Communications
Community Psychology
Creative Arts in Practice
Early Childhood Educational Assistant
Education
Education/Broad Field Science
Education/Broad Field Social Studies
Education/Early Childhood/Elementary
Education/Elementary/Middle
Education/English Language Arts
Education/Mathematics
Education/Middle/Secondary
Education/Montessori
Education/Science
Education/Social Studies
Education/Special Education
Educational Assistant
English
Environmental Science
Family Nurse Practitioner
Freshwater Sciences
General Liberal Studies
General Studies
Global/International Affairs
Health Education
History
Human Biology
Integrated Natural Sciences
Kinesiology/Pre-Physical Therapy
Math/Computer Science
Mathematics
Media Design
Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Music Therapy
Music/Liturgy
Neonatal Nurse Practitioner
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Philosophy
Piano Pedagogy
Pre-Health
Pre-Law
Pre-Medicine
Pre-Pharmacy
Pre-Veterinary
Psychology
Religious Studies
School Psychology
Social Work
Sociology
Special Education
Women's/Gender Studies
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Business Management
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

1,743

total students

91%

in-state

9%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

63%

1,104
students

Female
99%
1,095

Male
1%
9

37%

639
students

Female
89%
570

Male
11%
69

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

82%

906
students

Female
100%
906

Male
0%
0

18%

198
students

Female
96%
189

Male
4%
9

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
13%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
32%
Hispanic/Latino
42%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

94%

Transfer applicants accepted

56%

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

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
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 3
Countries most often represented Guatemala
Saudi Arabia
Uganda
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Elena Burke
Coordinator of Global Exchange Programs
414 382-6099
elena.burke@alverno.edu

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