Alvernia University

400 Saint Bernardine St
Reading, PA 19607
(610) 796-8200

Quick Facts

Enrollment: 3588

Type: Private nonprofit 4-year or above

Main Website:

Financial Aid: financial aid link

Annual Costs

Tuition and fees: $30,080.00

Total Cost In-State On-Campus: $44,530.00

Total Cost Out-State On-Campus: $44,530.00

Quick links: Admissions | Test Scoring | Financial Aid | Degrees | Majors | Scholarships

Test Scoring
25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
SAT Critical Reading 430 520
SAT Math 440 550
SAT Writing 410 510
ACT Composite 17 24
ACT English
ACT Math
ACT Writing

*Click here for an explanation of 25th and 75th Percentile scoring.

Financial Aid
Percentage of students receiving any financial aid 100%
Percentage of students receiving Federal Grants 36%
Average Federal Grant $4,297.00
State Aid
Percentage of students receiving state aid 51%
Average state aid $3,025.00
Institutional Aid
Percentage of students receiving institutional aid 100%
Average institutional aid $10,613.00
Student Loans
Percentage of students receiving a student loan 91%
Average student loan $9,899.00
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching
Athletic Training/Trainer
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences
Business Administration and Management
Business/Corporate Communications
Chemistry Teacher Education
Communication and Media Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
Computer Teacher Education
Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs
Educational Leadership and Administration
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Forensic Science and Technology
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences
Health Professions and Related Programs
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration
Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Marketing/Marketing Management
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor
Non-profit/Public/Organizational Management
Nursing Education
Occupational Therapy/Therapist
Organizational Behavior Studies
Political Science and Government
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religion/Religious Studies
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Sciences
Social Studies Teacher Education
Social Work
Special Education and Teaching
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas
Theology/Theological Studies

Pennsylvania Scholarships

American Association of University Women (AAUW) Scholarship
Scholarship for female Johnsotwn, Pittsburgh area residents who are undergraduate (freshmen ineligible) or graduate students enrolled full-time at the University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown. Students must demonstrate academic achievement and financial need. Deadlines and award amounts may vary. more...
Sprint Scholarship
Scholarship for full-time sophomores attending Elizabethtown College majoring in Business. Selection based on academic achievement and potential. Deadlines and award amounts may vary. more...
Simonson Price Book Scholarship
Annual award for undergraduate student attending Mansfield University in Pennsylvania, majoring in Education. Applicants must have a minimum 3.2 GPA. Award amount varies. more...
Class of 1951 & 1952 Business Administration Scholarship
Scholarship for undergraduate students enrolled full-time at Saint Francis University. Deadlines and award amounts may vary. more...
Presidential Merit Award
Scholarship for incoming freshmen at the University of Scranton who demonstrate exemplary academic achievement. Selection criteria varies. Deadlines and award amounts may vary. Contact the Financial Aid Office for more information and/or application. more...
Halloran Scholarship
Annual award for incoming freshman attending Mansfield University in Pennsylvania. Applicant must have demonstrated academic achievement. Preference given to resident of Potter County. Renewable. more...
William M. Dawson Communication Arts Scholarship
Annual award for an undergraduate student attending Marywood University in Pennsylvania, majoring in Communication Arts. Due date and award amount varies. more...
Junior Woman's Civic Club Scholarship
Scholarship for female Allegany County, Maryland residents who are undergraduate students enrolled part- or full-time at Allegany College of Maryland. Students must have a minimum 2.0 GPA, be U.S. citizens/permanent residents, have a family, and are returning to school. Number of awards may vary. An essay must be included with application packet. Nonrenewable; recipients may reapply. more...
Margaret M. Murphy Scholarship
Scholarship for undergraduate students attending Marywood University in Pennsylvania. Due date, number of awards and award amount varies. more...
Fellows Program
Annual fellowships for full-time graduate students at one of the five Coro Centers to develop experience and skills to make a difference in your community, organization or industry. Semi-finalists will attend a five-day selection event. Recipients will participate in a nine month fellowship in the following areas: field assignments, public service projects, focus weeks, and seminars. Award amount may be a reduction or waiver of the tuition. Nonrenewable. more...

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