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Alvernia University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$39,330 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$27,400 tuition
$9,880 on campus room & board
$1,500 books
$550 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$39,330 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$27,400 tuition
$9,880 on campus room & board
$1,500 books
$550 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$10,196 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
100% of students receive aid
34% get federal aid ($4,084 avg)
46% get state aid ($2,831 avg)
98% get institn'l aid ($10,196 avg)
98% get loans ($8,446 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 4.70% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 4.70% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

$4,783,606
Annual Aid Awarded
Aid/Loans
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $12,929 98%
Federal Grant Aid $4,084 34%
Pell Grants $3,847 34%
Other Federal Grants $556 14%
Institution Grant Aid $10,196 98%
State Grant Aid $2,831 46%
Student Loans $8,446 98%
Federal Loans $5,044 98%
Other Loans $13,720 24%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
$500 - $8,000 Y Y Y N
- Y Y Y
$4,000 Y N N N
$5,000 Y N N N
$12,000 Y N N N
- Y Y Y N
$10,000 Y N N N
$8,000 Y N N N
$4,000 N N Y N
$2,000 N N Y N
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: May 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Alvernia University offer...
Prepaid Tuition Plan? Yes
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
400 Saint Bernardine St
Reading, PA 19607-1799
(610) 796-8200
http://www.alvernia.edu/financialaid/index.html
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $750
Out of State $750

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Delilah
  • Nov-19-2013 I am a current student here

    I think this school is very worth the money, especially for healthcare majors!

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  • 4
  • Jocelyn from Catonsville, MD
  • Aug-13-2013 I am a current student here

    It is pretty darn expensive for a kid who had neither parents graduate college and only one has a job, but if you're well off, then go for it!! But the less fortunate, don't fear: I got lots of aid. And if you go crazy looking for scholarships, then you'll probably be fine!! However, I do think that this school is going to be worth every penny because of all the events, trips, services, and everything pays off for the big tuition.

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  • 5
  • Patricia from Reading, PA
  • Jan-17-2013 I am a current student here

    I think the money that I spent to go to Alvernia for my bachelors degree was worth every last penny. I got more than an education at Alvernia, I learned what the most important values in life are and right living.

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  • 4
  • Sarah from Reading, PA
  • Nov-11-2012 I am a current student here

    Alvernia is definitely not a cheap school, but after taking everything into account it is worth it. I am certain that I will have a job right after college. I am also certain that I am receiving the proper education to fulfill by future role of being an occupational therapist.

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