Alverno College

country rank  995
world rank  3305

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University Overview

Founded in 1887, Alverno College is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized city of Milwaukee (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Wisconsin. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Higher Learning Commission, Alverno College is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 2,000-2,999 students) women only higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Alverno College offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 132 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym
Founded 1887
Motto In Sanctitate et Doctrina
In Holiness and Learning
Colours Brown and gold

University Location

Address 3400 S 43Rd Street
Milwaukee (population range: 500,000-1,000,000)
53234-3922 Wisconsin
United States
T +1 (414) 382 6000
F +1 (414) 382 6354

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Women Only
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 3400 South 43rd Street, PO Box 343922
Milwaukee 53234-3922
+1 (414) 382 6100
800 933 3401

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 2,000-2,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic School Sisters of St. Francis - www.sssf.org

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Alverno College's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)
  • National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019