Alverno College

3400 S 43rd St, , WI 53234-3922
Tel: (414)382-6100
Private, non-profit | 2,536 students
The moment you arrive at Alverno, you feel it – the warmth and welcoming energy of a college community unlike anywhere else. As one of the nation’s largest Catholic women’s colleges, Alverno has more than 125 years of experience educating young women, helping each to accomplish her goals and achieve more than she ever thought possible. Our unique approach to learning requires that students demonstrate the skills of her chosen field while perfecting the professional traits today’s employers are seeking. As a result, most Alverno grads find jobs quickly after graduation and in fields directly related to their major. Located on a 46-acre campus in a residential neighborhood in Milwaukee, Alverno offers a close-knit community with big-city access.

School Overview:

Alverno College
CountyMilwaukee County, WI
Title IV EligibleYes
Carnegie ClassificationOther
Institution Level4 or more years
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profit
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
266 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment2,536 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
1,750 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
786 students137 students
 
# Undergraduate Students
1,862 students 1,507 students
# Graduate Students
674 students129 students
 
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%1%
% Asian
4%2%
% Hawaiian
-1%
% Hispanic
14%3%
% Black
17%6%
% White
58%84%
% Two or more races
3%2%
 
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$23,231$24,462
 
Out-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$23,231$24,744
 
Percent Admitted79%64%
ACT English (25-75%)16-2219-25
ACT Math (25-75%)16-2118-25
ACT Composite (25-75%)17-2320-25

School Notes:

  • Alverno College is a four-year, liberal arts, independent, Catholic college for women, located in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Chartered in 1887, the college offers weekday and weekend (every other weekend) undergraduate programs, and graduate programs for women and men.
  • Alverno offers more than 60 undergraduate program areas of study (majors, minors, and associate degrees) in four schools: School of Arts and Sciences, School of Business, School of Education and School of Nursing. Alverno offers graduate programs for men and women: Master of Arts in Education, Master of Business Administration, Master of Science in Nursing, and Master of Science in Community Psychology.
  • You'll find plenty to do on and around Alverno’s park-like 46-acre campus. There are over 30 student organizations, from social to special interest; performances by touring artists in Alverno’s Pitman Theatre; a student activities center, a coffeehouse (The Mug), a fitness center, gymnasium, outdoor volleyball pit, basketball court, and frequent arts and cultural events on campus.
  • Alverno is located in a safe, residential neighborhood on the southwest edge of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with easy access to performing arts centers, museums, galleries, entertainment and shopping malls.
  • Alverno College is accredited by the The Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education, Wisconsin State Department of Public Instruction, Wisconsin Board of Nursing, National Association of Schools of Music, American Music Therapy Association, Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.
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