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 an on-ground graduate program may be eligible to receive a 25% discount, exclusions do apply, please contact the Graduate Division for more information.

  • 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 Services

400 Saint Bernardine Street
Francis Hall, Room 203
Reading, PA 19607
Phone: 610.796.8201
Fax: 610.796.8336

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 May 31


Financial Aid Opportunities