|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Religious affiliation||Roman Catholic|
|Students with disability||6%|
|Student to faculty ratio||12:1|
|Dormitory capacity||964 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Alvernia University is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 1,788 applications and 1,332 students were granted admission. Alvernia University is at the #72 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 32% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 90% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||880 to 1090|
|ACT||19 to 23|
In 2016-2017 academic year, Alvernia University's tuition was $31,650 for all students regardless of residency (18.1% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 100% of Alvernia University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 33% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,238 (which is 3.7% below the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Alvernia University in 2016-2017, was 333, which is 83% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,462 (which is 7.3% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Alvernia University has enrolled a total of 2,872 students (1,923 students full-time and 949 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 2,872 students, 67 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 27% men and 73% women and 2,323 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 549 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 268 students for distance studies.
Black/African American: 11%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 8%
Two or more races: 1%
Non-resident alien: 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Alvernia University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||35%||133||93|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||17%||65||0|
|Public Administration And Social Service Professions||13%||50|
|Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities||7%||27|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services||2%||8||0|
|English Language And Literature/letters||1%||4|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||1%||2|
|Philosophy And Religious Studies||1%||2|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Alvernia University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Alvernia University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $34,800. Last year, out of the total 886 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 815 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 922 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 811 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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