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Prepare for life, leadership and careers through rigorous liberal arts and professional programs.
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Advance to the next level in your career, gaining critical skills desired by leaders across sectors.
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Adult Education
Complete college and upgrade skills through programs that fit your life and busy schedule.

Student Success Stories

Reading Collegiate Scholar Sarah Verneret
Realizing her dream
Senior and scholarship recipient Sarah Verneret takes advantage of real-world opportunities.
Adult education student Jonathan Encarnacion
Serving and learning
Recent MBA graduate Jonathan Encarnacion uses his service learning experience to effect change.
Adult student at graduation
Never too late
At 60 years of age, Cynthia Truscott proves that it’s never too late to complete your college degree.
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Visit Our Beautiful Campus
The best way to experience Alvernia is to visit the campus and immerse in its vibrant community.
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Real-World Learning
Apply knowledge through experiential and service learning opportunities and hands-on practice.
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Admission & Financial Aid
Alvernia staff provides personalized attention for each student and family to ensure they are fully engaged, aware and understand the best options for college success.
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Online Programs
Earning your degree while working is often a challenge for busy adults. Alvernia’s fully online programs let you earn your undergraduate or graduate degree on your terms -- flexible, convenient, support to help you succeed.

Upcoming Events

Graduate Programs Mix and Mingle
Challenges of Ethical Leadership
Feast of Saint Francis
2018 Homecoming
FYS Lecture: Author Jamie Ford
Final Exams Week
Hot Club of Philadelphia