Undergraduate Admission

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The Office of Undergraduate Admissions

Office of Undergraduate Admissions

400 Saint Bernardine Street
2nd Floor – Student Center
Reading, PA 19607
Phone: 610.796.8269
Fax: 610.790.2873
eMail: admissions@alvernia.edu

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Office Hours
Mon - Fri 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Selected Saturdays

 
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Undergraduate Admission

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Our warm Alvernia attitude extends to the ease of applying for admission. Once you have decided to apply to Alvernia University, there are several ways to do so, and our supportive admissions staff will help along the way. Students seeking admission to Alvernia may apply anytime after their junior year in high school. All candidates should submit the following:

Complete an online or paper application
Your application should be accompanied by a non-refundable $25 application fee. Call our office to request an application by mail.  >>Apply Now Online

Provide an official high school transcript or GED


Provide an official report from the testing agency of combined
SAT or ACT scores

Provide two letters of recommendation
This is only a requirement if you are applying to Alvernia's Nursing Program.

Provide a copy of form DD214 from military if applicable




Facts & Figures

Undergraduate Students

  • 1,420 traditional undergraduates attend Alvernia from 15 states and 15 countries.
  • Our male-to-female ratio is 40:60.
  • Approximately 77% of freshmen reside on our 121-acre campus.

Our Faculty

It's simple: our engaging, dynamic faculty members are the heart of Alvernia.

  • 14:1 student-to-faculty ratio
  • More than two-thirds of our professors hold the highest degree in their field
  • Most classes are 20 students or fewer

After Alvernia

We measure our success by our graduates' personal and professional satisfaction, and by the many ways they contribute to the greater good in all areas of society. Our graduates work in education, health care, social services, large and small businesses, the media, law firms, law enforcement, all levels of government, and in many other professions and fields. Visit our alumni profiles to see where Alvernia grads go!



Faculty Profile
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Deborah Greenawald, Ph.D., RN, Certified School Nurse

  • Assistant Professor of Nursing
  • Coordinator of the Program in School Health Services leading to a MEd and the post-BSN School Nurse Certification Program
  • Faculty Advisory Board O’Pake Institute of Ethics, Leadership and Public Service
>Learn more about Dr. Greenawald
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Campus Activities
 
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The Office of Student Activities sponsors a coffeehouse performance once a month at the Crusader Café in Alvernia's Student Center. Interested in what else is happening on campus?

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