Alverno College

Milwaukee, WI

Alverno College

Milwaukee, WI

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Tuition & Fees

$30,658

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

1%

male

99%

female

9

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 593
Declined 165
Total Received 758
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Private

1,237

undergraduate students

749

graduate students

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Location

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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,986
Established in 1887
Coeducational Women Only
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic

Social Networks

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

  • Campus Setting: Major city

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
16%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
40%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school 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

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 593
Declined 165
Total Received 758

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record
Secondary School GPA
Formal demonstration of competencies

Recommended

Admission test scores
Completion of college-preparatory program

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Secondary School Rank
Recommendations

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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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Financial Aid

93%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$16,273

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $29,808
Room $4,000
Board $4,620
Additional fees $850
Books & supplies $768
Total $40,046
Average Financial Aid - $16,273
Total with Avg. Aid $23,773

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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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


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

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Administration of Special Education. yes
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing. yes
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching. yes
Art Teacher Education. yes
Art Therapy/Therapist. yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Biomedical Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other. yes
Business/Commerce, General. yes
Chemistry, General. yes
Child Development. yes
Clinical Nurse Specialist. yes
Communication and Media Studies, Other. yes
Community Organization and Advocacy. yes
Community Psychology. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes
Curriculum and Instruction. yes
Design and Applied Arts, Other. yes
Education, General. yes
Education, Other. yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes
English/Language Arts Teacher Education. yes
Environmental Science. yes
Exercise Science and Kinesiology. yes
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing. yes
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other. yes
General Studies. yes yes
Health Teacher Education. yes
Health/Health Care Administration/Management. yes
History, General. yes
International Business/Trade/Commerce. yes
International Relations and Affairs. yes
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching. yes yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes yes
Mathematics Teacher Education. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Molecular Biology. yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes
Music Therapy/Therapist. yes
Natural Sciences. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes yes
Organizational Leadership. yes
Philosophy. yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes
Psychology, General. yes
Reading Teacher Education. yes
Religion/Religious Studies. yes
School Psychology. yes
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education. yes
Secondary Education and Teaching. yes
Social Studies Teacher Education. yes
Social Work. yes
Sociology, General. yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes
Teacher Assistant/Aide. yes
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other. yes
Women's Studies. yes

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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

1,986

total students

86%

in-state

14%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

62%

1,237
students

Female
99%
1,225

Male
1%
12

38%

749
students

Female
89%
666

Male
11%
83

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

80%

987
students

Female
100%
985

Male
0%
2

20%

250
students

Female
96%
240

Male
4%
10

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
14%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
31%
Hispanic/Latino
41%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
5%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

13%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

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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

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