Alverno College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - FairQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Very GoodCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Below Average
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Alverno College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 2,210 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1887 and is one of the 18 colleges located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Alverno College is affiliated with Roman Catholic Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
50
Fair
At Alverno College you can receive your associate's degree, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, or postmaster certificate.

Alverno College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and provides 50 majors. The most popular concentrations are Nursing, Education, Business, Management, and General Studies. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools.


Student Retention
69%
Fair
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Alverno College student retention rate is relatively low at 69% (close to Wisconsin average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
10 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Alverno College is low: 45%.

Student to faculty ratio at Alverno College is good -- 10:1. Read more details about instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$25,700
High
Average tuition charges are very high - around $25,000 per year. The additional fees at Alverno College beyond tuition are nearly $700; this makes it a total of $25,700 a year.

Read the details about Alverno College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
77%
Doable
According to government data, 613 applications were submitted and 473 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to enroll at this school.

Alverno College will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits for admission.

Check the details about admissions as well applicants test score info at Alverno College in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$3,500
Low
Alverno College offers study abroad programs and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Alverno College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses.

Safety
Grade
B
Dicey
Alverno College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 300 students, which offers a reasonable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is relatively low - nearly $3,500 a year.

Air Force ROTC programs are available at Alverno College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime information, Alverno College seems to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Alverno College Location and Maps



Post Address: Alverno College, 3400 S 43rd St, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53234-3922, USA
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