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

Student Success Stories

Alvernia Football Player with ball
Strengthening Life Skills
Football changes student's attitude when facing challenges.
MBA student in the library
Gaining Work Experience
MBA student improves processes.
Adult Education Student: Jennifer Hack - Criminal Justice Major
Keeping Juveniles on Track
Student guides troubled youth on pathway to success.
Students in the quad
Visit Our Beautiful Campus
The best way to experience Alvernia is to visit the campus and immerse in its vibrant community.
Tom Flynn with ladies of the RCSP
Salute to Tom Flynn
Alvernia celebrates President Tom Flynn for his transformative tenure as the leader of the university. Share in the celebration by supporting the Reading Collegiate Scholars Program, the initiative he created to provide talented and deserving students from Reading an opportunity to succeed and graduate with a life-changing college degree.
Female graduate student at laptop
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.
Francis Hall aerial view
Alvernia ranks among 2019 best regional universities
Of the more than 1,500 colleges and universities in the northeast region, Alvernia ranks in the top tier by U.S. News & World Report.
Dr. Jodi Radosh places a student's microphone.
Real-World Learning
Apply knowledge through experiential and service learning opportunities and hands-on practice.
Students in Undergraduate Admissions Office
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.

Upcoming Events

Founder's Day Lecture
Ph.D. in Leadership Information Session
Interfaith Prayer Service and Fellowship
MargaritaVern 2019
Increasing the Value of Your Business
Student for an Evening - Schuylkill Center