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%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
40%
Percent 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-prepatory 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.
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing.
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching.
Art Teacher Education.
Art Therapy/Therapist.
Art/Art Studies, General.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biomedical Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other.
Business/Commerce, General.
Chemistry, General.
Child Development.
Clinical Nurse Specialist.
Communication and Media Studies, Other.
Community Organization and Advocacy.
Community Psychology.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Design and Applied Arts, Other.
Education, General.
Education, Other.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Environmental Science.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing.
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other.
General Studies.
Health Teacher Education.
Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
History, General.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
International Relations and Affairs.
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics, General.
Molecular Biology.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music Therapy/Therapist.
Natural Sciences.
Organizational Leadership.
Philosophy.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Reading Teacher Education.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Religion/Religious Studies.
School Psychology.
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Social Studies Teacher Education.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Teacher Assistant/Aide.
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other.
Women's 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

1,986

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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