Degree-Seeking International Students

If you are looking for an opportunity to challenge yourself and become a leader, we will help you do just that. Alverno fosters an environment that encourages students to challenge themselves and connect with the community. International students make up a vibrant and integral part of Alverno’s student population. Our ability based curriculum empowers students to develop their skills and foster leadership, understanding and communication.

Alverno is a place where your voice can be heard. We have been nationally recognized for our commitment to teaching and learning. You will develop life-long, meaningful connections with faculty and staff as you grow and develop your abilities.

Diandra Russo, a Music Therapy graduate from Switzerland, said it best:

“The approach to learning at Alverno is amazing. The abilities based curriculum makes you aware of what you’re getting out of your education, and I love the detailed feedback we get on our work. At Alverno I am my own competition”
-Diandra Russo ‘14

Our staff at the International and Intercultural Center are excited to welcome you. We have the resources available to help you begin the process and take your first step to entering Alverno College.

Undergraduate Degree-Seeking

International students who intend to complete an undergraduate degree at Alverno College should refer to the  International Admissions page and the Admissions Guide for International Students.

Undergraduate Exchange Students

Exchange students wishing to study at Alverno College for a semester or year should contact Rachel Haos directly at Please see our international exchange partner schools. If your university or program does not currently have a partnership with Alverno College, please contact Rachel Haos for further information.

Graduate Degree Seeking

For degree-seeking international students wishing to apply to Alverno’s Graduate Programs, you will need to complete the application for the specific degree you intend to pursue. Alverno offers graduate admission for international students in the following programs: Master of Arts in Education (MA); Master of Business Administration (MBA); Master of Science in Community Psychology (MSCP); and Master of Science in Nursing (MSN).

For the International Student Application Guide to the graduate programs, please contact Rachel Haos, Director of International Programs, at

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