Why Choose Alvernia University?
Alvernia University can help you achieve higher learning that wins you a degree of distinction. Our continuing studies programs can help you get where you want to go. You’ll pursue rewarding study while receiving personalized support.
Choose from flexible programs designed with you in mind.
To meet your needs as a working professional with family and community responsibilities, some of our continuing studies programs offer classes in the evenings, on weekends and online. Plus, programs with blended classes combine classroom time with online study.
Three locations and More.
Alvernia University classes generally meet at night and on Saturdays at either our main campus, Schuylkill Center, or Philadelphia Center. We make it easy so you can attend classes from almost anywhere in the three counties.
Join a network of alumni.
You’ll be just a handshake away from a network of alumni in nearly every industry. Get advice from colleagues working in the field or industry that interests you — or build your professional contacts at alumni events and social gatherings like Homecoming, Margaritaville, happy hours, and service and volunteer projects.
Make college more affordable.
From payment plans to financial assistance, our Student Planning Office can help keep your valuable education reasonably priced. Also, with our tuition deferment payment plan, you can defer your payment until the end of the semester, making it easier on your budget. Just fill out a specific form every semester located in our printable forms area. For more information, please contact the continuing studies division.
Study with gifted faculty members and instructors.
You’ll benefit from a supportive, cooperative environment with a student-to-faculty ratio of 13:1 and an average class size of 20. Our accessible and committed faculty members and instructors combine rich academic backgrounds with real-world experience.