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Alverno At a Glance

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U.S. News & World Report ranked Alverno College highest in the state in its “Strong Commitment to Teaching” category, the only Wisconsin college ranked in this category 11 years in a row. Alverno was also named one of the “Most Innovative Schools” in the Midwest; was recognized for its ethnically diverse campus and first-year student experience, and was noted as a “Best Value School.”   

In 2017, Alverno College became Wisconsin’s first Hispanic-Serving Institution, a national designation that provides access to federal grants and scholarships to not-for-profit institutions of higher learning that serve a significant population of Hispanic students. The designation aligns with Alverno’s mission of and commitment to educating a diverse population of undergraduate women, integral to the College’s success.


Fifty percent of undergraduate students come from the city of Milwaukee.

Southeastern Wisconsin counties:* 85%
Other Wisconsin counties: 5% 
Out of state: 10%
* Includes Milwaukee, Kenosha, Ozaukee, Racine, Walworth, Washington, Waukesha

Sixty-four percent of incoming undergraduate students are first-generation college students.


STUDENT PROFILE  Entire student bodyStudent Demographics


 Alverno graduates apply their knowledge and skills to the local workforce, with 75% of them living and working in Wisconsin. 



Undergraduate Programs

Explore a range of majors and minors with nearly limitless opportunities to launch your career.

Graduate Programs

Grow as a leader and advance in your profession with one of our graduate programs for women and men.

Adult Learning & Degree Completion

Elevate your career with adult degree-completion programs and licensure/certificate programs.

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