Alverno College Summary

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Basic Statistics

Location
Milwaukee, WI
Website
www.alverno.edu
Full-Time Undergrads
1,412
Part-Time Undergrads
520
Setting
Large city
In-State Tuition
$22,126
Out-of-State Tuition
$22,126
Room & Board
$7,150
Acceptance Rate
65 %
Admission Difficulty
Average
Average SAT Scores
Not Reported
Average ACT Scores
17–21

Best ThingsMore . . .

  • You are pushed to be the best you can be.
  • No letter grading scale
  • Professors give feedback and a chance for revision
  • Less distractions within the classroom

Worst ThingsMore . . .

  • Transferring credits from other schools is tricky.
  • Not enough socialization with guys
  • Living on campus means living with all women, all the time.
  • Students are not very involved on campus.

Frequently ComparedCompare . . .

Overall ExperienceWhat's This?

Most students who have made it through the majority of their years at Alverno say that they cannot imagine being anywhere else. In fact, many students who leave Alverno to go to other schools because of finances or because they didn't think Alverno was a good fit, often come back. Alverno is not just a school—it's a place that teaches women to think outside of the box and to understand themselves. It becomes a home for many people. Alverno graduates go on to become important women in their workplaces, communities, churches, and homes. The College offers students a unique opportunity to take a really good look at themselves and say, "Who am I?" and "Is this who I really want to be?"

Most people say that going to college is an investment in your future, but coming to Alverno is an investment in not only your future, but also your community's future. Almost all students who graduate from Alverno get a job within six months of graduation. Its graduates are competent, well-rounded, and have made a name both locally and internationally. At Alverno, students are pushed to analyze documents, literature, and one another. They are also encouraged to continuously self-assess and focus on their success.

Alverno Student Reviews

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5 College Freshman

Health & Safety: Alverno does the absolute best to keep students updated on safety concerns or crimes committed near or on campus. I receive both texts and emails when situations occur and seeing campus security around campus is always comforting.

5 College Freshman

Parking: The parking structure at Alverno =best thing ever.

College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: Not really applicable, I commute to and from school.

5 College Freshman

Drug Safety: Always feel safe and out of trouble.

4 College Freshman

Athletics: With Alverno having the basketball team going far this year, it felt great knowing our school was really into supporting them.

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