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  • The Alverno Difference

    It's something you truly need to experience to believe. And you will the minute you arrive on campus, step into a classroom or meet with a faculty member.

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  • Majors and Minors

    We offer a wide range of programs to keep you engaged in and out of the classroom, including Nursing and Education, and our newest ones, Health Education and Kiniseology.

    Explore Your Options
  • Awards and recognition

    Our education model is trailblazing, but don’t just take our word for it. U.S. News & World Report listed us on its “Most Innovative Schools” list, and we are considered the pre-eminent national resource on outcomes in higher education.

    What They're Saying
  • Family resources

    We want you to stay connected to your student, and we offer the resources for you to do so, from helping her navigate financial aid or career education to everything in between.

    Stay In Touch

Beyond the classroom.

  • Your success.
    Our priority.

    Whether you're looking for academic help, plotting a career path, developing a rewarding course schedule or considering studying abroad, you'll find everything you need here.

    Student Resources
  • Campus Life

    It’s not just a campus. It’s a 46-acre community, where you will discover your best self in a vibrant, inviting atmosphere and make connections that will last a lifetime.

    See For Yourself
  • Leadership opportunities

    Because learning takes place as much in our classrooms as out of them, we invite you to connect with one of our many student groups. Don't see what you're looking for? Start your own.

    Get involved
  • Your health

    Mental and physical health issues can prevent you from achieving your personal and academic goals. We offer the support for you to do so, including counseling and health services for all students.

    Supporting You

When you want more.

Center for Academic Excellence

This center for high-potential students can expand your academic horizons, from helping you find resources for conference travel to connecting you with researchers in your field.

Continuous improvement


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We offer more than 60 undergraduate programs for first-year, transfer, adult, returning and international students in our weekday, weekend or RN-to-BSN and AA-to-BA programs.

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Know it. Show it.

Our unique curriculum

At Alverno, you’re more than a number — or a letter. Our abilities-based curriculum means you'll perfect the skills most in demand by today’s employers before you’re even in the real world.

Results, not grades

The world needs strong women.

The power of you

When you attend a women’s college, you’ll be prepared to excel. Research proves it: Women who choose them are more interested in being intellectually engaged and are leaders in their field.

Your best self

Why Alverno?

Explore Alverno Stories

What do Alverno Strong women love most about their college? Its energy, diversity, inclusion, opportunity for personal and professional development, and so much more.

Where You Belong