Financial Aid

Tuition Discounts


Alvernia University offers the following tuition discounts. Students receiving the Senior Citizen, Alumni, Tuition Exchange or Criminal Justice Partnership Discounts are not eligible to receive Alvernia University grants or scholarships.

  • Alumni Discount

    Students who have earned a Bachelor’s Degree from Alvernia and return to complete a second undergraduate degree in the day academic division are eligible to receive a 20% tuition discount. Alumni who enroll in a graduate program are eligible to receive a 25% tuition discount.

  • Leadership Berks Tuition Discount

    Leadership Berks Alumni who have matriculated as well as area employers that have supported Leadership Berks are eligible for the 20% Leadership Berks discount towards any graduate degree program and a waiver of the application fee.

  • Partners in Non-Profit (graduate degrees only)

    Employee's who are employed by Alvernia's Partners in Non-Profit list are eligible for the 20% Partners in Non-Profit Discount.

  • Senior Citizen Discount.

    A tuition discount of 100% is given to students who are at least 65 years of age and are enrolled in undergraduate coursework at Alvernia. Fees are charged separately and are the responsibility of the student. All degree- seeking students are required to file a FASFA. The discount will be reduced by any eligible grant funds.

  • Tuition Exchange.

    Tuition exchange is available for students whose parents are employed by a higher education institution that participates in the Tuition Exchange Program. This discount covers up to 100% of tuition. Contact our Human Resources Office. The student must complete the FAFSA form.

The Office of Student Financial Planning

400 Saint Bernardine Street
1st Floor – Bernardine Hall
Room 104
Reading, PA 19607
Phone: 610.796.8356
Fax: 610.796.8336
financialaid@alvernia.edu

Office Hours
Mon - Th: 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Fri - 8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Summer Office Hours*
Mon - Th: 8:00 am – 5 pm
Fri - 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
*Starting on June 2nd

 

 

 




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