If you are considering submitting an application to Alvernia University, there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.
Here is an overiew of some of Alvernia University's admissions stats.
|Alvernia University 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.4|
|Mean SAT Score||1038|
|Admissions Test Policy||Test Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||86%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||12%|
These are the application deadlines for Alvernia University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
Alvernia University does not offer early decision or early action.
➡️ Find a list of some top colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
It is moderately difficult to get into Alvernia University. Alvernia University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Alvernia University accepted 70% of all applicants, around 2,579 of the 3,683 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Alvernia University, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
Alvernia University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis on the areas where you stand out.
What does Alvernia University consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Important|
Make sure to check with Alvernia University for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Alvernia University, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with Alvernia University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||1||2|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Alvernia University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.4.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
Alvernia University considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Alvernia University is a test optional school. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2021, 86% of Alvernia University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 12% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Alvernia University applicants, you should aim to score between 950 and 1110 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Alvernia University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1110 and 25% of scored lower than 950, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Alvernia University student is 1038.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Alvernia University students scored 560 or higher and 75% of students scored 470 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Alvernia University students scored 570 or higher, and 75% scored a 470 or higher.
To be most competitive at Alvernia University, you should strive to earn between 18 and 22 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 22 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Alvernia University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 22, and three out of four students scored lower than 22 on the ACT.
A 18 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Alvernia University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 18.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Alvernia University. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Alvernia University during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Alvernia University?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Alvernia University.
Does Alvernia University accept transfer credits?
✅ Alvernia University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Alvernia University accepts:
• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES • Life Long Learning Credit
Does Alvernia University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ Alvernia University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Alvernia University?
❌ No, Alvernia University is test optional, so you can choose whether or not to send your test scores. If you have higher than average scores, you should strongly consider submitting them. If your scores are average or below average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application.
What is Alvernia University's acceptance rate?
✅ Alvernia University's acceptance rate is 70%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Alvernia University?
❌ Alvernia University does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into Alvernia University? Alvernia University is a somewhat selective institution. The Alvernia University acceptance rate is 70%. This means that the institution accepts 70 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
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.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
22 and Above
18 to 22
18 and Less
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Alvernia University is 21. Students with an ACT score of 22 and above have a good chance of getting into Alvernia University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 18 and 22 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 18 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1110 and Above
950 to 1110
950 and Less
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.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Alvernia University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.41. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved
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