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Reviews 772 total reviews with an average rating of 3.7

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5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: In LOVE it here everyone has the same goal in mind its perfect

4 College Freshman

Local Area: The Atmosphere – The area is very quite and great for a college like Alverno. It helps you stay focused and not be distracted by the activities going on outside the class.

5 College Freshman

Campus Quality: Students Physicalitys – All Alverno Physicality's are great use to the students

3 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: My school is unique because its able to deliever effective learning skills that we can apply to our daily life. But I don't think I would choose this school again if i could do it over again because the tuition is expensive and commute can be a hassle.

3 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Dining: The food is expensive. There are not many student discount in the campus. One of the best places is The Mug.

3 College Sophomore

Local Area: It's a private school. Not much attractions but there are a lot of on going activites in the school. Some cultural events. About 3 security surrounding the campus keeping the students safe. You need to take the bus to southridge mall which isn't that bad. Lots of sports.

3 College Freshman

Party Scene: Quick and Easy – Many times during the week Alverno hosts a variety of activities in the basement of one of the dorms called The Mug. The activities include anything from bands performing to comedy shows. It gives those who live on campus a chance to enjoy nightlife without paying for it or having to leave the grounds.

5 College Freshman

Athletics: Something You Don't Find Often – It includes a fitness center free of charge for students.

4 College Freshman

Diversity: Small class sizes make it hard for acceptance because of openings.

5 College Senior

Transportation: Park It! Parking is free. There is a bus line 3 blocks from campus and bus fair is cheap. Gas is a little bit above average but again parking is free and easy to find as well as near class and dorms.

4 College Senior

Party Scene: A Life Away from Campus – The night life near campus is not too exciting, you live near 27th st which has many stores and dining places as well as coffee shops and fast food. The bad part of this is most of these things close by 10 or 11. If you are 21 there are so many things to do in the city about 15-20 minuets away from campus just not near by. If you are under 21 there are plenty of things to do near and not near campus; movie theater, bowling, coffee shops, stores, hookah bars, arcades, gyms, etc. Overall if you are will to travel a bit then you will always find something to do in the city.

5 College Freshman

Majors: Easy, Relaxed – The process for applying was simple. I don't remember if we had to do an essay and if we did, it was relatively easy. They also didn't make me answer questions that didn't matter and were irrelevant.

5 College Freshman

Academics: Reliable, Interactive,Convenient – The people who work around campus are all very willing to help out everyone whenever they can. There aren't many lines so i never have to wait to talk to my adviser.

4 College Freshman

Local Area: Enjoyable, Nice, Comfortable – The people here are all mostly enjoyable. There can be a lot of interaction and activities for citizens around the area.

4 College Sophomore

Majors: Large Variety – There is a lot of programs at Alverno college over 50 majors and minors. I enjoy it, because it gives me a lot of options. The workload is acceptable and there is plenty jobs opportunity available.

4 College Sophomore

Academics: I attended Alverno college unaware of their whole curriculum. Their whole curriculum is based off what employers thought that made good employees. The registration process is quite simply. You can get a huge workload and the popular study area is NURSING.

5 College Sophomore

Local Area: Not to far from Alverno, there is a strip mall. Not to far from the strip mall is Kohl's department store. There is a lot of fast food restaurants. Everyone is quite respectful and open to the local college students.

5 College Freshman

Overall Experience: The campus is small and easy to get around. The people are very friendly. You are on a first-name basis with your professors. TThe environment is very comforting and a great place to study.

4 College Freshman

Guys & Girls: I believe that the women at alverno are more mature than high school kids. They They are not preppy and stuck up like they may have been. They are very friendly and want to make new friends.

4 College Freshman

Diversity: Like my high school, Alverno is extreamly diverse. There were people from different countries, there were colored people, people of different religions. The only thing I'm not positive about is the sexual orientation.

5 College Freshman

Academics: Excellence at Work – Alverno has a unique learning environment focused solely on the growth and demonstrated abilities of each student. Excluding the use of TA's and online courses encourages full participation on the part of the student and instructor.

3 College Student

Academics: As I attended an Open House at Alverno, I was able to get a clear understanding of their assessment-based curriculum. Unlike other schools were you get graded by a letter, Alverno students are regularly asked to demostrate their knowledge and skill level throughout their coursework at the college. Alverno's unique curriculum consists of eight core abilities that every student must master in order to graduate. These abilities are communication, analysis, problem solving, valuing, social interaction, developing a global perspective, effective citizenship, and aesthetic engagement. These abilities ensures that you'll learn more in class and retain knowledge longer. Alverno's unique curriculum is a learning that lasts a lifetime!

5 College Senior

Diversity: Very Diverse – Alverno is extremely diverse. It really is an entire community in one little campus. There are many student organizations dedicated to different cultures. There is also a student group for women of all religions to come together and learn about the different religions. Alverno has an excellent exchange program as well so there are always students from other countries cultures.

5 College Senior

Overall Experience: The experience I had at this school was life changing. The faculty truly cared about my success. I made friendships that will last a lifetime with both students and staff. What this school lacks in size it makes up for in resources such as off-campus research opportunities and an excellent internship program. It is also very family-friendly and has an excellent daycare facility. I highly recommend considering this school for all women!

5 College Senior

Scholarships: The scholarship opportunities are endless! I received every single scholarship I applied for. Since it is a small school, the faculty and staff know the students and will approach you if they know of a scholarship that would apply to you. We are also given the opportunity to thank our scholarship donors once a year at a special dinner, which is always a fun time.


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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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