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Alverno College
Alverno College 3400 S 43rd St Milwaukee, WI 53234 Phone: (414) 382-6000
  • General Information
    About Alverno College

    Alverno College is an institution of higher education dedicated to the undergraduate education of women. The student – her learning and her personal and professional development – is the central focus of everyone associated with Alverno. Alverno extends its mission of service and strengthens its ties to the community by offering graduate programs to both women and men. Agreement regarding this mission is evident throughout the college in its publications and operating philosophy. It is the recurring theme in messages of the Board of Trustees and the president of the college, in catalogs and educational publications, and in the daily approach of faculty and staff to their work. The college’s accomplishments are measured by how well we carry out this central mission. The following major purposes provide direction in the pursuit of our mission as well as a means of evaluating the level of its attainment at any given time. These purposes are stated in the present tense to communicate our belief that creating an institution and programs appropriate to the educational needs of women in the 21st century is an ongoing work. The four purposes are:

    Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.

    Institution Type
    • 4-year, Private not-for-profit
    Special Learning Opportunities
    • ROTC (Air Force)
    • Teacher certification
    • Study abroad
    • Weekend/evening college
    Student Services
    • Remedial services
    • Academic/career counseling service
    • Employment services for students
    • On-campus day care for students' children
    Credit Accepted
    • Dual credit
    • Credit for life experiences
    • Advanced placement (AP) credits
    • The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.
    Religious Affiliation
    • Roman Catholic
    Federal Aid
    • Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
    Degrees/Certificates offered
    • Associate's degree
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Postbaccalaureate certificate
    • Master's degree
    • Post-master's certificate
    Campus Setting
    • City: Large
    Disability Services Student
    • 3% or Less
  • Admission
    Total Applicants 525
    Percent Admitted 85%
    Men Admitted 0%
    Women Admitted 0%
  • Submitted ACT & SAT Scores

    •     25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
    •     25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
      Composite 17 22
  • Student Demographics
    Total Enrolled 3,124
    Native American 34.0
    Asian 141.0
    African American 502.0
    Hispanic 356.0
    Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 1,665
    Enrolled FullTime Graduates 241

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