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Reviews 779 total reviews with an average rating of 3.7

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3 College Sophomore

Administration: I'm not sure I do not use the transportation because I have a vehicle.

3 College Sophomore

Scholarships: I haven't received any help from the finical aid office. The one time I went in there to ask if I applied for a scholarship the women pulled up my file and LAUGHED at me while I was sitting right next to her as she responded "no".

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3 College Sophomore

Party Scene: It's ok. It does what it needs to.

4 College Sophomore

Campus Food: I was actually surprised with the variety of food the campus has to offer. I get the sandwiches which I always pack with the most I can. I feel the prices are a little high and I don't like that if you have a meal plan you cost is lowered.

2 College Student

Athletics: The sports are good if you are a sport person. However, the fitness center is AWFUL. SOOO OUTDATED. SO SMALL.

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1 College Student

Scholarships: It's great if you're einstein, rich, or completely broke, ward of the state, but otherwise you're not going to get much help if any. You'll be about $120,000 in debt by your 4th year. enjoy.

3 College Student

Health & Safety: We don't have much campus crime. It's an all girl school which helps lower sexual assault. There is a security number. As for health there aren't many services. We do have a fitness center, however, it's VERY outdated.

5 College Freshman

Scholarships: I got all the money i needed

4 College Freshman

Athletics: I'm not involved in any sports

4 College Freshman

Administration: It's not really that strict. Just do what your suppose to do.

4 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: Safety and security are very big on my campus, you are able to see the on campus security regularly. If you need to reach them to ask a question they are more then willing to have you in their office to answer any questions. Security's phone number is found through out the buildings. We also have the blue light safety system on campus which is great to have in situations where students feel uncomfortable or unsafe going to their car or to a building, security is more than willing to escort you to where you are needing to go on campus. The fact that only student who live on campus can assess the buildings is also helpful and creates a sense of security for all the individuals living there. I have always felt safe on campus and never had any problems that the security team didnt have a plan for or an idea on how to resolve.

4 College Sophomore

Majors: Being a business major I will be having two internships before graduation, I am somewhat concerned that I wont be able to find internships that will relate more to what I would like to be doing as my career but once I have my meeting with the internship office hopefully we will be able to find places that will be more geared towards what I would like to pursue with my education.

3 College Sophomore

Athletics: We do have sports and the facilities are open to all students at one time or another. We also have some clubs like Latin dance and such that allow the non competitive sports people participate and just have fun as well as being active. When there is a home game for basket ball or softball there is a turn out of student fans who attend to cheer on their fellow classmates.

1 College Sophomore

Party Scene: My school is by no means a party school in the normal terms. A party at my school is board games, music, junk food, and movies where we all gather in a common space and just have fun. We dont have any drinking parties that I know of, its a pretty mellow quiet school where fun is defined by number of activities there are not by the number of drinks per person.

3 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Housing: The area that our school is located in a good safe area, from what I understand the school will have postings of off campus living when they have someone approach with the information. I have not heard of someone having an issue with off campus housing that they found through the school or through a fellow student.

4 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: I have not had a problem with living on my campus. I have a room that is a very good size that I share with my friend and every year we have the choice to stay in that room for the following year and who we would like to have as our roommate. I love that most of the wings in my dorm building have an open door policy which allows for a more friendly and active social building but we are also all very respectful of one another's studying times. If there is ever a maintenance problem in your room the maintenance men always show up in a reasonable time of you reporting the problem and are able to have it fixed in no time, they also will explain the issue that you had and how to avoid it in the future. On campus parking is fantastic and the security team is great about keeping the students informed of what is going on and keeping the students safe is top notch.

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4 College Sophomore

Scholarships: I found that the financial aid office was very good about sitting down with the student and walking us through the process of what we were able to receive and how it was being applied to us. They have also been great at helping students with any questions or concerns. Just calling and asking a question is great or I prefer to set up an appointment and sit down with them so if I have any additional questions that come up I am able to ask and they can show me what id going on with the financial aid that is being applied to my education.

2 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Dining: There is really anything. It is about a 30 min walk, most students do not have cars. Or you can have delivery but not many places do that.

5 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: It is the best to live on campus. You do not have to get up early to go to school. They have fun activities to do some night. It is very welcoming.

5 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: The nurses office is always open and the campus is by a hospital. It is an all girl school so sexual assault does not happen as much but it could. And the teachers and the cas are always there to help.

3 College Sophomore

Greek Life: This collage treats everyone the same. You are not better or worse because of something.

3 College Sophomore

Local Area: The collage is in a big city but many people do not have cars and there is no transportation.

4 College Sophomore

Athletics: I do not play/watch sports but I know a lot of the school does.

5 College Sophomore

Guys & Girls: It's an all girl school and because of that there is no drama. It is great! Every once in a whole we see a guy and don't know what to do.

5 College Sophomore

Majors: I have yet to start my classes for my major but the class is able to work around you and if you need help you can get help from many places.


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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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