Alverno College

Milwaukee, WI, USA
3.67 Average Rating

Chartered in 1887 by the School Sisters of St. Francis, Alverno College is a Catholic women’s college in Milwaukee. Alverno confers bachelor’s degrees in 35 academic majors and 27 minors. In addition, Alverno eliminates letter grades and provides feedback in the form of a narrative evaluation. Throughout the school year, Alverno’s campus ministry schedules a number of weekly events such as Midweek Meditation as well as the monthly St. Ben’s Meal Program.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Roman Catholic
  • Female Only
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Major city
In-State Students
89%
Out-Of-State Students
10%
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100
80%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 19
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 910
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Rolling Admissions

The college has rolling admissions, which means applications are accepted any time throughout the year.

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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
1,942
Total Number of Undergrads
1,312
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
Learning Options
  • ROTC Air Force
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
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100
11%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
36%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
10:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$18,028
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$27,914
Out-of-State Tuition
$27,914
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%
Average Aid Per Year
$15,689
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Organizations
30
Size of Town
Major city
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
On Campus Women's Center
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Milwaukee
Chicago
Madison
Phoenix
Dallas
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
82%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$37,100
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What Students Are Saying

3.67 Average Rating
this is a great school for students who can adapt to an all women school. they are excellent for nursing majors. they do offer spacious and convenient dorms for those who want to stay on campus.
Nadine from Milwaukee, WI
Alverno is a great institution that has allowed me to fully engage in the success of my education. I'm granted the ability to reach my full potential in all aspects of my life. Alverno is the best school in the midwest!
Rashida from Milwaukee, WI