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The right fit, right now

Looking for a better fit? No matter where you are at today, Alverno can make your tomorrow even better. We strive to give each transfer student peace of mind as they embark on their transfer journey. Our application is free and online: Apply today

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Transferology Website

Alverno has partnered with Transferology, which makes exploring college transfer easy. Transferology will help you to:

  • Determine if your courses will transfer. 
  • Figure out if summer course credit will transfer back to your institution.
  • Add courses and military occupations to find out what transfer credit hours you can receive for your experiences.

Click the "Get Started" button to learn more. 


Alverno teams up with Outlier to improve transfer student experience

Alverno College is teaming up with Outlier.org, an online education platform dedicated to reducing student debt and increasing access to quality higher education, to improve the transfer student experience. 

Read more about how Alverno is working in partnership with Outlier to help students reduce the cost of their education and graduate faster.


Kim Otzelberger, Alverno alumna

"When I came here, the energy was different, the vibe was different, the people were different. I knew this was choosing so much more than just an education, that this was choosing a home."

-Kim Otzelberger, Alverno alumna

Brittnee, freshman transfer student

"I made the decision to transfer because I needed to be able to grow on my own and I knew that Alverno was going to be able to shape me to grow on my own."

-Brittnee, freshman transfer student

Course credit transfer options

Wisconsin Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (WAICU) Course Credit Transfer Agreement (CCTA) with Wisconsin's Technical Colleges (WTCS)

To assist Wisconsin Technical College students in furthering their academic and career goals, Alverno College participates in a course-to-course agreement with Wisconsin's 16 technical colleges. The WAICU-WTCS Course Credit Transfer Agreement is designed to ensure a smooth transfer process for WTCS students who wish to pursue a degree at Alverno College. The 14 courses in the agreement will satisfy general education or general degree requirements when applicable. Students are responsible for confirming that these courses transfer to their intended major by working with their academic advisor.

WAICU Joint Commitment to Accept Student Military Transfer Credit

Alverno College is a part of the Joint Commitment to Accept Military Credit, which details how 15 participating WAICU member institutions award transfer credit to veterans for Basic Training, Advanced Training, and/or for Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES) Subject Standardized Tests (DSSTs). For more details, click here.

Interested in Alverno? Come see for yourself!

Schedule a time to meet with Katie Kipp
Associate Director of Admissions

Phone: 414-382-6045
Email: katie.kipp@alverno.edu

The Alverno difference

We'll get you ready for what's next. At Alverno, you can:

•  Fund your education with financial aid and scholarship

•  Choose from a wide range of majors and minors

•  Join the Alverno Inferno (we compete in seven sports)

•  Discover the world beyond Alverno by studying abroad

•  Live on campus and immerse yourself in our welcoming community

•  Join student activities and explore leadership opportunities

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“I wanted to come to Alverno because the staff and professors are very involved in making sure you succeed. Alverno offered me a scholarship for my grades at my previous school. I felt that my hard work had paid off, and that Alverno noticed and rewarded me. With that, I knew I had the support I was looking for in a school.”

– Hailey, transfer student, nursing major, class of 2020