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Alvernia University

Reading, PA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate70%

About Alvernia University

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

Alvernia University Acceptance Rate 2017

It is moderately difficult to get into Alvernia University. Alvernia University admitted 70% of all applicants in 2017. In 2017, 2,579 out of 3,683 total applicants were accepted.

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 located in the town of Reading, Pennsylvania, in the suburbs of Philadelphia.

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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

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Alvernia University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

950 - 1110


Math SAT Range

470 - 560


Reading SAT Range

470 - 570

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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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