Total Enrollment 2,856
Student-to-Faculty Ratio 14 : 1

Alvernia College
400 Saint Bernardine St, Reading, Pennsylvania 19607-1799
(610) 796-8200

Guided by Franciscan values and the ideal of “knowledge joined with love,” and rooted in the Catholic and liberal arts traditions, Alvernia is a rigorous, caring, and inclusive learning community committed to academic excellence and to being and fostering: Broadly educated, life-long learners; Reflective professionals and engaged citizens; And ethical leaders with moral courage.

Information based on 2010 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.

General Information
Institution Type 4-year, Private not-for-profit
Special Learning Opportunities ROTC (Army)
Teacher certification
Distance learning opportunities
Study abroad
Weekend/evening college
Student Services Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Federal Aid Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Degrees/Certificates Offered Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Campus Setting City: Small
Disability Services Student 4%
Yearly Application Deadline July 1st to August
Admissions Office Phone 610-790-2873
Admissions Office Email [email protected]
Admissions Office Address 400 Saint Bernardine Street Reading, Pennsylvania 19607
Admissions Transfer URL
Admissions Website
Application Fee $25

In order to be accepted to Alvernia College, you should have:

  • A High School GPA
  • A High School Record
  • SAT and ACT test scores
Test Scores
Alvernia College SAT SCORES
SAT Reading (25th Percentile) 438
SAT Reading (75th Percentile) 540
SAT Math (25th Percentile) 440
SAT Math (75th Percentile) 550
SAT Writing (25th Percentile) 420
SAT Writing (75th Percentile) 530
ACT Composite (25th Percentile) 17
ACT Composite (75th Percentile) 21
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