Alverno College

3400 S 43rd St, Milwaukee, United States
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  • Previously Enrolled
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Overview of Alverno College

About this school

Alverno, founded in 1887, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college for women. Its 40-acre campus is located 12 miles from downtown Milwaukee.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,312
    • Men:2 (0.2%)
    • Women:1,310 (99.8%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Alverno College is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
-
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
3
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
4
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
Not reported
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
3400 South 43rd Street, PO Box 343922
City, State, Zip
Milwaukee, WI  53234-3922
Phone
(414) 382-6101
Fax
(414) 382-6354
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
Minimum 2.0 college GPA required for freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
78% of 610 applicants were admitted
Women
78% of 610 applicants were admitted
Men
Not reported

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
329 (69%) of 475 admitted students enrolled
Women
329 (69%) of 475 admitted students enrolled
Men
Not reported

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.04
375 And Above
14%
3.50 - 3.74
16%
3.25 - 3.49
16%
3.00 - 3.24
12%
2.50 - 2.99
23%
2.00 - 2.49
15%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
20 average |17-22 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
2%
• Score 24 - 29
7%
• Score 18 - 23
62%
• Score 12 - 17
29%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $28,277 (69.96140333514771%)
  • Room & Board: - $8,296 (20.525508436835075%)
  • Other Expences: - $625 (1.5463407392745807%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $3,220 (7.966747488742639%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Alverno College accepts installment plan, deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning November 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003832
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
188 (95.4%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
179 (95.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
179 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
$26,594
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 175 (97.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $15,623
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 172 (96.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,787
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 167 (93.3%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
18 (9.1%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $15,043

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
973 (94.8%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
930 (95.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
927 (99.7%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
Not reported
Average Percent Of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
$21,312
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 893 (96.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $12,685
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 848 (91.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,749
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 806 (86.9%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
86 (8.4%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $11,782

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
89%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$36,659
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Education, Library Science
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Music
Special Achievements/Activities
Community Service, Memberships
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Ethnic Background, International Students, Out-of-State Students, Religious Affiliation

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,012

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


87

Part-Time Faculty


124

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


29%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 24% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 55% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 21% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 17% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 78% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 6% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
348,899

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Alverno College provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


71.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


11.9%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


37.3%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


45.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (39)


  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art Therapy/Therapist
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
  • Chemistry, General
  • Communications Technologies/Technicians and Support Services, Other
  • Community Organization and Advocacy
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Design and Applied Arts, Other
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Environmental Science
  • History, General
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Molecular Biology
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music Therapy/Therapist
  • Music, General
  • Music, Other
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Sociology
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Women's Studies

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Student-designed major, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Health professions and related sciences, Business/marketing, Liberal arts/general studies

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Business Administration, Master of Science in Community Psychology, Master of Arts, Master of Science in Nursing

Master's Programs of Study (12)


  • Adult Education
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Nursing--General
  • Psychiatric Nursing
  • Reading Education
  • Science Education
  • Social Psychology
  • Special Education

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


598,916

Nearest Metropolitan Area


46 acres

Environment


Urban environment

Campus Size


Weather


Temperature
11.6 average low in January, 74.9 average high in September
Rain
125 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
5 mile(s) from campus in Milwaukee
Nearest Bus Station
5 mile(s) from campus in Milwaukee
Nearest Train Station
5 mile(s) from campus in Milwaukee

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Women only housing

Students of College Housing


16% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


84%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Inferno
School Colors
Red, white, and black

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
-

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Alverno College offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, alverno cru, chica, love your melon crew, circle k, gay-straight alliance

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Undergrad women only

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


1,036

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
1,312
Women
1,310
Men
2

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 5.6% Asian
  • 13.3% Black/African-American
  • 27.1% Hispanic/Latino
  • 4.5% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 48.9% White
  • 0.0% Unknown

International Students


0.5% from 5 countries

Average Age


24

Number of Graduate Students


630

Student Resources

Study resources