Alverno empowers me to be me

At Alverno College, you’ll get personalized support from start to finish. You’ll cultivate the skills you need for success. And you’ll develop the confidence that will get you ready to thrive as a person and a professional. Here, you’ll find a welcoming, diverse community inspired by our Catholic Franciscan heritage that values you for who you are and who you want to become.

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Advance your profession with graduate programs for all genders.

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Explore degree-completion, licensure and certificate programs.

The Alverno Difference

We provide students with much more than just a single letter grade. Our feedback identifies strengths and targets areas for growth. Our learning approach is centered around the 8 Abilities – what set our students and alums apart. These are the skills that will help you thrive both personally and professionally.

- Isabelle
At Alverno, I’ve been able to develop my communication skills and learned how to work well independently and on a team. With the support of my professors, I’ve been able to gain valuable career experience on and off campus. Ultimately, I’m becoming a stronger leader.

Where all belong

We believe education is enriched by the unique perspectives and experiences each student brings, and we are committed to fostering an environment that celebrates and values diversity in all its forms. It is central to our mission to embrace and encourage diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I).

Alverno Strong

  • 95% of alums surveyed feel prepared for career expectations

  • 100% NCLEX first-time pass rate for May '23 BSN graduates in WI

  • 100% internship and clinical placement rate

  • 93% of undergraduates receive financial aid

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Alverno College Reaffirms Commitment to Educational Mission and Restoring Financial Stability

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