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Alvernia University
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  • Graduate School
  • READING, PA

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Alvernia is a private, Catholic graduate school in Reading, Pennsylvania. It has a small graduate student body with an enrollment of 596 graduate students. Of the 13 graduate programs offered at Alvernia University, 2 are offered online or through graduate distance education programs. 57% of its graduate students are part-time graduate students.

About

Address
400 SAINT BERNARDINE ST
READING, PA 19607
Telephone
(610) 796-5187

Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Deadline for International Students
Rolling Admissions
Application Fee
No data available  

Scholarship

Masters Programs

Academics

Part-time Classes Available
No data available  
Weekend Classes Available
No data available  
Evening Classes Available
No data available  
Poll
83%
of students took their classes full time. 6 responses
50%
of students completed the program in the time they expected. 6 responses
83%
of students agree the program difficulty was manageable. 6 responses
33%
of students agree that the online courses were positive experiences. 6 responses

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Graduate Students

Total Graduate Students
596
Part-Time Grad Students
340
Research Assistants
No data available  
Teaching Assistants
No data available  
Racial Diversity
  • White
    70%
  • Unknown
    11.4%
  • African American
    9.9%
  • Hispanic
    4.5%
  • Asian
    1.5%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    1.5%
  • Multiracial
    1%
  • Native American
    0.1%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%

Student Life

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the students at this school?
Based on 6 responses
  • Down-to-earth
    17%
  • Friendly
    50%
  • Intellectual
    17%
  • None of the above
    17%
Poll
What word or phrase best describes your program?
Based on 6 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    17%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    33%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    33%
  • None of the above
    17%

Professors

Poll
67%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 6 responses
Poll
83%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 6 responses
Poll
83%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 6 responses

Campus Resources

International Students Office
No data available  
International Office URL
No data available  
Disability Services
No data available  
Veterans Services
No data available  
Childcare Services
No data available  
67%
of students agree they had access to good mental health resources. 6 responses
0%
of students agree the program offered accessible childcare. 6 responses
50%
of students agree they felt supported as an international student. 6 responses
50%
of students agree they felt supported as a veteran. 6 responses

Outcomes

Average Salary After Graduation
No data available  
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
No data available  
Career Placement URL
No data available  
Poll
83%
of students are confident they will graduate. 6 responses
Poll
83%
of students are confident they will find a job after graduation. 6 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your degree in total?
Based on 6 responses
  • Less than $25,000
    17%
  • $50,000 - $75,000
    17%
  • $75,000 - $100,000
    67%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 6 responses
  • $75,000 - $100,000
    17%
  • Did not graduate yet
    83%
50%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 6 responses

Living in the Area

grade C
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade A minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C minus
  3. Nightlife
    grade A minus
Median Household Income
$42,852
National
$75,149
Median Rent
$942
National
$1,268
Median Home Value
$96,900
National
$281,900

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