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A rigorous education. Personalized attention. Applied learning.
When you attend Alvernia University, you'll discover an American study-abroad experience unlike any other. Located just an hour from Philadelphia in captivating Berks County, PA, Alvernia offers you the values of a Franciscan heritage and the training you need to build a bright professional future.
Alvernia is a small, thriving university grounded in Franciscan values that prepare students to succeed in tomorrow's workforce. Our commitment to academic excellence allows us to offer more than 2,900 students more than 50 undergraduate majors and minors, as well as advanced degrees in business and organizational leadership.
Located on a 121-acre campus, Alvernia sits in the heart of Reading, PA, a small city rich with economic opportunity, natural beauty and historic pride. The university is just an hour's drive from Philadelphia, the 8th largest metropolitan economy in the USA.
Why Why Alvernia University?
An Alvernia education is designed to help students become engaged citizens, lifelong learners and leaders in tomorrow's workforce. With more than 50 undergraduate majors and minors and more than 15 graduate programs offered, students can build a study track that accomodates their unique interests and goals.
SCHOLARSHIPS - Scholarships available up to $17,000 per year for international students.
RANKING - Alvernia's quality has been touted by U.S. News & World Report, the Carnegie Foundation and many other industry leaders.
LOCATION - Discover a campus in the middle of a region rich with culture, history, and opportunities for work and play.
HANDS-ON LEARNING - All students participate in real-world educational experiences, successfully preparing them for exciting careers.