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Reviews 870 total reviews with an average rating of 3.7

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5 College Junior

Campus Quality: Alverno is always working to improve the campus buildings and keep them running up to par. The students can take full advantage of all of the buildings and what they have to offer. There are all sorts of programs and activities the students can participate in and Alverno even gives students the option to start their own activity if none of the others suit them.

4 College Junior

Weather: The weather goes along with the season change. It's hot in the Summer and cold in the Winter. Alverno accommodates the students needs as the weather changes each season.

4 College Junior

Academics: This school is very strict in its academics. When first transferring there I wasn't sure I would get used to such strict academics, but over time has realized it's only helping mold better women for the future.

2 College Junior

Scholarships: Alverno doesn't have a big selection of scholarships for students. It would be nice if they could provide students with more from the school, but the workers in the financial aid office will help you find scholarships on other admirable websites.

5 College Junior

Technology: There are a number of computers on campus. Alverno even has computers you can check out for up to 72 hours. The internet connection is great and there are rarely any system problems.

5 College Junior

Party Scene: Not really a nightlife at the school itself, but outside the school there are a number of options for nightlife for all ages.

5 College Junior

Majors: Open to students who change their major over time.

4 College Junior

Local Area: I had my doubts about Alverno, but after being there for almost two years I can honestly say I do not regret my decision to go. Good school with good people.

4 College Junior

Drug Safety: The drug scene is not even noticed at Alverno college. The girls believe is having fun the safe way and not involving themselves with dangerous substances. I feel very comfortable not being pressured into it.

2 College Junior

Campus Housing: The dorms at Alverno College are very boring, you have to really decorate it to have any personality in the room. Although they are very close to the school and the girls are quiet very friendly.

5 College Junior

Campus Food: I love the food options in the cafeteria. They have all kinds of foods for breakfast, lunch and dinner. It is always something different whether it is Asian food or Italian food. They also have healthy snacks for between classes.

4 College Senior

Local Area: It's all women. I like it and I feel comfortable. I haven't encountered much drama

3 College Senior

Transportation: There's taxi's and buses anyone can take to go somewhere. Also, friends who have cars are willing to help as well.

4 College Senior

Weather: I like the weather here, mainly because I'm from Kansas and it's hot. I love Milwaukee's cooler weather

5 College Senior

Drug Safety: Alverno is a tobacco free campus and smoking is not allowed anywhere on campus

4 College Freshman

Drug Safety: Being a weekend college student I haven't seen any drug usage and there is no pressure at all. I cannot answer for the weekday student.

3 College Freshman

Campus Food: Campus has a full cafeteria and also a coffee house. The college is close to many neighborhood restaurants with a large variety of choices in price. Also close to Walmart and pick n save.

4 College Freshman

Guys & Girls: The only men at Alverno are in the masters courses. The "typical" student at Alverno is not typical at all. The women of Alverno are of all walks of life. The weekday students consists primarily of women who have recently graduated high school who are taking on the typical college experience, whereas the weekend students range from recent high school graduates to women who have raised their children or grandchildren and are looking to further education or to change their career.

5 College Freshman

Parking: Plenty of parking in several lots, also has a parking structure.

5 College Sophomore

Local Area: Alverno is slightly away from the 'action' within Milwaukee. However, to get to any restaurant, museum, live music,etc will take less than 20 minutes to drive or less than one bus ride away.

5 College Sophomore

Technology: 98% of the time, anyone can walk into a computer lab at have access to a computer. During assessment week, there may be a challenge in getting a computer right away. Anyone with wi-fi capabilities on their laptops will have access to the network with no issues throughout most of the college.

4 College Freshman

Campus Housing: I do not utilize on campus housing but was considering and the options were reasonable in cost and flexible in housing options. I only opted not to because I am able to live close to campus in an apartment for a comparible monthly rent- this was just a personal choice.

3 College Freshman

Majors: I believe that the majors that are offered at Alverno give a slight twist on the same old or typical approach to a career- both educationally and once you are out in your field. My major is Communications, management and technology and this is an entirely well rounded approach to a career in communications. I am learning skills in management that are helping me most of all learn how to better manage myself, but also to understand how a successful environment is managed. The technology aspect is keeping me in the know on what systems are being used in my field now- these additional aspects in my major are extremely powerful and I am finding them helpful. During my evaluation process I saw that most of the majors at Alverno take this approach- nothing is simple or plain, it all has its own little individual flare, as do all people.

4 College Freshman

Campus Food: The dining hall on Alvernos campus offers a variety of items for all hours and meals of the day. They even accommodate gluten free and vegan diets and have lots of snacks and beverages available almost around the clock. The dining hall is open late, until eleven p.m. so it is convenient for those who are coming from work or have been in school all day and just need some nourishment.

4 College Junior

Technology: The computers at Alverno College is very good. Students have easy access to the computers and the staffs are always available to help. So far in my College years at Alverno, I have not experience any difficulties in using the computers. Usually if there are any problems with the computer, it can easily be fix.


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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.

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