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Reviews 855 total reviews with an average rating of 3.7

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4 College Freshman

Technology: Computer labs are great, but computers are slow. And sometimes computers aren't always available, too many students and not enough computers. Wireless access is great though.

5 College Sophomore

Technology: Excellent Technology Access!! Alverno offers state of the art technology from the Technology and Learning Center, a relatively new computer lab with plenty both Mac and PC computers, to the Media Hub, where students have the finest editing equipment for video and audio presentations. Wireless access is present at several areas on campus as well. Bonus? Every student is allotted 400 pages of free printing per semester.

4 College Sophomore

Parking: Parking at Alverno is good. There is always room in the parking structure so that is convenient.

1 College Sophomore

Technology: Printing is a hassle on campus. Half the time the printers are not working and the other time they are out of paper. It also is a pain only getting a certain number of pages to print because we pay enough to go here so it makes no sense for us to have to pay extra. Wireless is also a pain to because you can not always access it.

4 College Sophomore

Local Area: Milwaukee is HUGE. But has a lot to offer. Right around Alverno you have the famous Miller Park which we all know is big attraction in the summer months with the Brewers. There is also beautiful views of lake Michigan and all the museums. There is never a dull moment in Milwaukee, especially with all the festivals in the summer. Alverno is a great school located in the center of all the best things Wisconsin has to offer.

5 College Freshman

Scholarships: They Actually Care – The financial aid process went really smoothly. Financial Aid plus grants from the government and my school, plus my scholarship covered all of my tuition and some of my housing. Right now I'm on a very flexible payment plan. But if you need help, don't be afraid to ask, they really want to help you. The faculty really makes you feel like an actual person, not just a number of a student in a school.

5 College Freshman

Campus Quality: I absolutely love this school. What sets us apart is that we are all females, we dont follow a regular grade scale. They grade us on specific abilities that are necessary to have in the real world. I would recommend this school to any woman who would like to be empowered, and educated well. It's truly an amazing education and a good experience.

3 College Freshman

Campus Housing: Living on Campus – The dorms at Alverno College in Austin Hall for freshman are pretty standard. The dorms at Clare Hall are a little more classy and better equipped. But either way, living on campus is a great experience all around.

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.


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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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