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Prepare for life, leadership and careers through rigorous liberal arts and professional programs.
Adult education student Jonathan Encarnacion
Advance to the next level in your career, gaining critical skills desired by leaders across sectors.
Adult student at graduation
Adult Education
Complete college and upgrade skills through programs that fit your life and busy schedule.
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Virtual Event for Campus Opening Plan
Join Alvernia’s Senior Leadership Team to discuss the policies, processes, and expectations of the Campus Opening Plan: Back to the Vern

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虚拟事件 for Admitted Students
Congratulations Admitted Students! Join our virtual events and get all your questions answered about enrolling in the Golden Wolves Class of 2024.
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虚拟事件 for Current/Returning Students
Join us for virtual events and activities throughout the summer to get important information, stay connected, and even have some fun.

Student Success Stories

Spencer Matthews, communication student, at CHOP internship.
Internship paves the way for future career
Communication major assists with live broadcast
Ann Marie Stout Student Alvernia University
Fulfilling 社区 Need
毕业 returns to pursue MSW.
Schuylkill Healthcare Science graduate Rebecca McCormick
毕业 persists during health crisis
毕业s with highest honors, summa cum laude.
Campus Commons
访问 Our Beautiful Campus
The best way to experience Alvernia is to visit the campus and immerse in its vibrant community.
Alvernia University 总统ial Hope Fund
总统ial Hope Fund
A financial support program developed to assist students and families struggling to fund education during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Health and Wellness
Coronavirus COVID19 Updates
Due to the ongoing and evolving threat of COVID-19, Alvernia campuses remain closed through the Summer 2020 semester. The university recently announced the Back to the Vern 2020 plan for reopening campus in late August. See the latest updates from the university.
Impacting the Local Economy
Alvernia champions economic redevelopment and renewed energy in downtown Reading.
Dr. Rodney Ridley
Institute Expands Scope
O’Pake shifts focus to economic development and entrepreneurship, serving as a catalyst for educational and business expansion.
Collin Welteroth, pre-med student, Reading Hospital
Experiential Learning
应用 knowledge through real-world and service learning opportunities and hands-on practice.
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Online Programs
Earning your degree while working is often a challenge for busy adults. Alvernia’s fully online programs let you earn your undergraduate or graduate degree on your terms -- flexible, convenient, support to help you succeed.
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Alvernia ranks among 2020 best regional universities
Of the more than 1,500 colleges and universities in the northeast region, Alvernia ranks in the top tier by U.S. News & World Report.
Students in 大学本科 Admissions Office
Admission & 经济资助
Alvernia staff provides personalized attention for each student and family to ensure they are fully engaged, aware and understand the best options for college success.


Virtual Open House - Philadelphia Center
Virtual Open House - Schuylkill Center
Campus Opening Plan
M.A. in Clinical Counseling Virtual Information Session
Campus Opening Plan
Campus Opening Plan
Adult Ed New Student Virtual Fall Orientation
Grad Programs New Student Virtual Fall Orientation