According to Wikipedia,
Alvernia University is a private Franciscan Roman Catholic university in Reading, Pennsylvania. Once known as Alvernia College, the school gained university status in 2008. History Alvernia University was founded in 1958 by the Bernardine Sisters of the Third Order of St. Francis first as college for the sisters and then as a four-year liberal arts college. Many of the college's renovated classrooms and offices had been used for elementary and secondary education before 1958. The college's first building, Francis Hall, was built in 1926 and originally housed an orphanage. Alvernia received its charter from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in 1960 and was first accredited in 1967 by the Commission of Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools. In 1961, the college accepted its first lay females students. In 1971, it admitted its first male commuting students, and in 1973, the first male resident students were admitted.
|Annual Applications||Acceptance||Graduation Rate|
|Income||Average Net Cost|
|0 - 30K||$26,553|
|30K - 48K||$23,745|
|48K - 75K||$24,953|
|75K - 110K||$29,420|
If you graduate from Alvernia University, then you can expect to earn an average of $47,300 per year. You also have a 88% chance of being employed after 10 years.
Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.
Alvernia University is located at 400 Saint Bernardine St, Reading PA 19607-1799
Reading has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.
Alvernia University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:
Alvernia University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Social Work, Nursing, and Medical. Here are some of Alvernia University's most famous alumni: