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Colleges / Alvernia University

Alvernia University

Reading, PA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate70%
Acceptance Rate70%

About Alvernia University

Alvernia University is a private, religious school in the suburb of Reading, Pennsylvania. Alvernia University was founded in 1958. The college currently enrolls around 2,560 students per year, including 2,045 undergrads.

Alvernia University Acceptance Rate 2021

It is moderately difficult to get into Alvernia University. Alvernia University admitted 70% of all applicants in 2021. Out of 3,683 applications received in 2021, 2,579 students were offered admission.

Alvernia University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 70%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.4
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 86%

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Alvernia University is locatedin the town of Reading, Pennsylvania, in the city of Philadelphia.

If you want to see Alvernia University for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 76 to Reading, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Reading Municipal.

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College Info

400 Saint Bernardine Street Reading, PA 19607-1799

Campus Setting: Suburban

Alvernia University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Alvernia University is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Alvernia University is Continuous processing.

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Alvernia University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

950 - 1110


Math SAT Range

470 - 560


Reading SAT Range

470 - 570

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

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Estimated Chance

1110 and Above


950 to 1110


950 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Alvernia University students is 1038. Applicants with SAT scores of 1110 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Alvernia University, while applicants with SAT scores between 950 to 1110 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 950 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Alvernia University.

Alvernia University Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Alvernia University is like? There are approximately 2,560 students enrolled at Alvernia University, including 2,045 undergraduate students and 515 graduate students. 81% percent of students attend school full-time, 70% percent are from PA and 30% percent of students are from other states.


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