School Overview

Alvernia University, a private, not-for-profit institution, embraces its Franciscan heritage in the Catholic church. The institution resides on the main 121-acre campus in Berks County, Pennsylvania, and operates two additional campuses, the Philadelphia Center, and the Schuylkill Center in Pottsville, Pennsylvania.

Students can pursue a wide range of studies at Alvernia, from undergraduate degrees, including minor programs, to Master’s degrees and a Ph.D. More than fifty undergraduate programs give students options, and students may elect to enroll in pre-professional programs, including Pre-Dental, Pre-Law, Pre-Medical and Pre-Veterinary. 

In addition to continuing education courses for non-traditional students, Alvernia University also sponsors distance education. In addition to the Master in Business Administration degree online, Alvernia University hosts a large number of undergraduate and continuing studies coursework, along with graduate courses online for greater accessibility.

School Details

Location: 400 Saint Bernardine St,Reading, PA 19607-1799

Religious Affiliation: Roman Catholic

Sector & Type: Private, Not-for-profit

Military Support:

  • Credit for Training
  • Dedicated POC
  • Member of SOC
  • Recognized SVO
  • Yellow Ribbon

Highest Offering: Doctorate

Accreditation & Licensing

Middle States Commission on Higher Education



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