Reading, PA

School Details

Rooted in Catholic and liberal arts traditions, Alvernia University strives to be a rigorous, caring, and inclusive learning community committed to academic excellence. The school is guided by the Franciscan ideal of “knowledge joined with love.”

Headquartered in Reading, Pennsylvania, the university offers more than 50 undergraduate, graduate, and adult education programs. Online degrees are taught by professors who bring real-world experience to their online classrooms. Ethics, principles, and social justice are incorporated into every curriculum to prepare students for leadership with moral courage.

Learning online with Alvernia means gaining a high-quality education at an affordable price. Benefits of pursuing an online degree with Alvernia include:

  • Six start dates throughout the year
  • Flexibility to learn at your own pace at a location of your choice
  • Unique blend of rigorous liberal arts core education combined with strong technical training
  • Community engagement through the Franciscan-based community service model
  • Superior record of career and school placement with 95% of graduates employed or enrolled in graduate school within six months of graduation

Accreditation & Licensing

Alvernia University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

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