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Alverno College Student Life

Alverno College is on a 46-acre campus in an urban setting in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. There are many activities and organizations for Alverno College students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Alverno College does not have fraternities or sororities.

Alverno College has a thriving Alverno College Student Nursing Association. In fact, more students participate in Alverno College Student Nursing Association than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Alverno College include Alverno College Music Therapy Student Organization, Hispanic Professionals of Greater Milwaukee, Women of Asian Ethnicity and Alverno Student Healthcare Association.

The Alverno College community comes together each year for Convocation, Homecoming and Community Day.

Does Alverno College offer student housing?

Alverno College offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through sophomore year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

Most Alverno College students live off campus. In 2021, 14% of undergrads at Alverno College lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 86% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Alverno College. There are 269 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,099 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 141 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 40% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.Alverno College does not offer coed housing or housing for students with disabilities.

Is Alverno College Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Alverno College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Alverno College campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

Alverno College offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

Additionally, Alverno College has well-lit parking lots and pathways, emergency first-aid and CPR, crisis intervention team and plan in place.

Plan a Visit to Alverno College

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Alverno College, take Interstate 94 to Milwaukee, WI. If you need to fly, book your flight to Mitchell International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Wisconsin you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Alverno College's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Alverno College Students

98%

Women

2%

Men

79%

Full Time

21%

Part Time

90%

In State

10%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

41%

35%

13%

5%

4%

0.49%

0.49%

0.10%

Undergraduate Students

1,099

Graduate Students

777

Non-Resident / International Students

5

Alverno College Campus Services

Student Services
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Counseling
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Alumni Networking
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,876

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

78%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$30,658

Out-of-State

$30,658

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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