Undergraduate Admissions

Undergraduate Admissions


For more than 50 years, Alvernia has been making its mark, first as a small college serving the local community, now as a successful and growing comprehensive university attracting interest from across the nation as one of just 24 Franciscan schools in the country. It’s a mark that can be recognized in our graduates, our students and our faculty members.

Alvernia enables your potential through real-world learning while preparing you for a lifetime of leadership and positive impact in the lives of others. We help you discover your passion and develop what you love into a lifetime of professional success and personal fulfillment.

Individual Visit

Individual Visit

Meet one-on-one with an admissions counselor and tour our beautiful campus. Learn more about Alvernia and register today!

Overnight Visit

Overnight and Shadow Visits

Want a more in-depth look at Alvernia? Spend the day or stay overnight on campus!

Summer Information Sessions

Our Information Sessions help you learn what makes Alvernia special. Tour the campus and enjoy lunch in our dining hall.

Saturday Hours

Saturday Hours

This Saturday morning visit offers prospective students and their families an overview of Alvernia and tour of campus.

Open Houses

Alvernia On The Road

Learn more about Alvernia University at one of our Regional Information Sessions.

Open Houses

Open Houses

Our Open Houses allow you to tailor your visit to your academic and extracurricular interest. Check out the sessions and register!

Transfer Tuesdays

Transfer Events

This transfer specific event gives you an overview of Alvernia and the transfer process. Bring your transcripts for a credit evaluation.

  • for freshman students
  • for transfer students
  • for international students

The Application Process

 Apply    apply via common application

Our warm Alvernia attitude extends to the ease of applying for admission. Once you have decided to apply to Alvernia University, there are several ways to do so, and our supportive admissions staff will help along the way. Students seeking admission to Alvernia may apply anytime after their junior year in high school.

All candidates should submit the following:

  • Complete The Common Application online or mail in our paper application. 
    Call our office to request an application be sent to you by mail. 
  • Provide an official high school transcript or GED.
  • Provide an official report from the testing agency of combined
    SAT or ACT scores.
  • Provide two letters of recommendation.
    This is only a requirement if you are applying to Alvernia’s Nursing Program.
  • Provide a copy of form DD214 from military if applicable.


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