Alverno College

Milwaukee, WI

Alverno College

Milwaukee, WI

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Tuition & Fees

$29,456

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
1%
24-29
14%
18-23
62%
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

1,104

undergraduate students

639

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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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,743
Established in 1887
Coeducational Women Only

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

  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Mitchell International

Alverno College
3400 South 43rd Street
Milwaukee
53234-3922

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
16%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Alverno Cru
  • CHICA
  • Ebongrey Gaming Organization
  • Psych Forum
  • Gay-Straight Alliance

Top Events

  • Convocation
  • Homecoming
  • Community Day
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • well-lit parking lots and pathways, emergency first-aid and CPR, crisis intervention team and plan in place

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
1%
24-29
14%
18-23
62%
12-17
22%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.19

Moderately Selective

67%

acceptance rate

Accepted 539
Declined 261
Total Received 800

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
standardized test scores

Important

rigor of secondary school record

Considered

extracurricular activities
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
interview
recommendation(s)
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
class rank
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 3
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $28,656
Room & board $8,800
Additional fees $800
Books & supplies $768
Other fees $4,245
Total $43,269
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Deferred payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball
Cross-country running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball
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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 3

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
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
Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services, Other
Community Organization and Advocacy
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Design and Applied Arts, Other
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Environmental Science
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
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Latin American Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Mathematics, General
Molecular Biology
Montessori Teacher Education
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music Therapy/Therapist
Music, General
Natural Sciences
Nursing Practice
Organizational Leadership
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration, Other
Philosophy
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
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
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Teacher Assistant/Aide
Women's Studies
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional

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 Facts

Freshman retention rate 71%
Student 4 year graduation rate 22%
Student 5 year graduation rate 21%
Student 6 year graduation rate 5%

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
13%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
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

124

Transfer students enrolled

7%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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