International Students

Alverno College offers a world-renowned education for undergraduate and graduate students. Our goal is to develop each student to be of service to the world. We invite you to explore our unique way of learning and our welcoming community.

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“Alverno faculty, staff, and peers are welcoming, warm and always ready to help. I enjoy how much I have learned and grown due to my access to a combined wealth of experience supplied by professors and peers.”

—Awele, Master of Science in Community Psychology degree candidate, class of 2022


The IIC is pleased to support international exchange and degree-seeking students with the following:

  • The application and admissions process;
  • Offering to pair students with an American host family;
  • Assisting students with navigation, academic advising, campus services, and community resources;
  • Coordinating activities on and off-campus for international students;
  • Creating educational experiences to foster cross-cultural dialogue and understanding between American and international students; and
  • Assisting international students with maintaining their visa status and understanding the federal regulations.

Helpful links:

Application steps for international students

Alverno course catalog

Estimated F-1 costs 2022-23

Estimated Exchange Program Costs (J-1) 2022-23

Acceptable proof of English proficiency

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