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Colleges / Alverno College

Alverno College

Milwaukee, WI 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate91%
Acceptance Rate91%

Alverno College Admissions

If you are considering submitting an application to Alverno College, there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.

Alverno College Admissions Stats at a Glance

The following is an overiew of some of Alverno College's admissions stats.

Alverno College 2022 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.3
Admissions Test Policy Not optional and are considered
Applicants Who Submit SATs 0%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 54%
Waitlist No

Alverno College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Alverno College.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No –– ––
Early Decision II –– –– ––
Early Action No –– ––

Considering Applying Early to Alverno College?

Alverno College does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ Discover a list of some competetive colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

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Transferring to Alverno College

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.

For Students Waitlisted to Alverno College

Alverno College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does Alverno College Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are are most important 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 prioritize the areas where you're strong.

Admissions Factors at Alverno College

What does Alverno College consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Standardized Test Scores Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Important
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Work Experience Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Considered
Application Essay Considered
Interview Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Volunteer Work Considered

Make sure to check with Alverno College for more information on admission factors.

Alverno College 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to Alverno College, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with Alverno College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale) 2
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Other Requirements minimum 2.0 college GPA
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Alverno College?

Students admitted to Alverno College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.3.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects 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.

Standardized Test Scores

Alverno College considers ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.

Alverno College does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2022, 0% of Alverno College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 54% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What is a Good SAT Score for Alverno College?

What is a Good ACT Score for Alverno College?

To be most competitive at Alverno College, you should strive to earn between 18 and 22.5 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 22.5 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Alverno College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 22.5, and three out of four students scored lower than 22.5 on the ACT.

A 18 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Alverno College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 18.

Want To Bring Up Your ACT Score? Access ACT practice tests and study tips and see upcoming ACT test dates.

More Information on Transferring to Alverno College

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Alverno College. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in Alverno College during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

Alverno College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Alverno College?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Alverno College.

Does Alverno College accept transfer credits?

✅ Alverno College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Alverno College accepts:

• CLEP subject tests

Does Alverno College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Alverno College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Alverno College?

✅ Alverno College is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.

What is Alverno College's acceptance rate?

✅ The acceptance rate for Alverno College is 91%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Alverno College?

❌ Alverno College does not offer early decision.

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Alverno College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into Alverno College? Alverno College is a somewhat selective institution. The Alverno College acceptance rate is 91%. This means that the institution accepts 90 out of every 100 applicants.


Alverno College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Alverno College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Alverno College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Alverno College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

Not available


Reading SAT Range

Not available

Alverno College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Alverno College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.27. 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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