Philadelphia Transfer Advising Night

Discover Alvernia's Bachelor Degree Programs

Alvernia University welcomes adult learners who are eager to continue their career preparation at a university committed to providing personal attention and flexible class schedules. We make it easy for you to become part of the Alvernia community, and we work with you to make your transfer a smooth process.

Our transfer counselors are ready to help you navigate the process! Learn about our programs, transfer requirements, curriculum, and application process firsthand. Stop in during our September 16th Transfer Advising Night to get more information.

Upcoming Transfer Advising Night:
  • Tuesday, September 16, 2014 - (5:00 pm – 7:00 pm)
    Location: School of Graduate and Adult Education
                  Alvernia University Philadelphia Center
                  1355 West Cheltenham Avenue
                  Melrose Park, PA 19027

Start Date: 9/16/2014 5:00 pm
End Date: 9/16/2014 7:00 pm
Location: Alvernia University Philadelphia Center. 1355 West Cheltenham Avenue. Melrose Park, PA 19027
Price: FREE
Sponsor: School of Graduate and Adult Education
Contact: If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at or 215-635-4734.
  • History: Established as a private four-year liberal arts college in 1958, Alvernia celebrated its 50th year by being awarded university status in 2008.
  • Heritage: Founded by the Bernardine Sisters, a Catholic religious order, the university embraces the Franciscan core values of service, humility, collegiality, contemplation and peacemaking.
  • Motto: “To Learn, To Love, To Serve”
  • Campus: The main campus in Reading is 121 acres, with two satellite campuses in Philadelphia and Pottsville (Schuylkill County).
  • Location: Our residential campus is situated three miles from center-city Reading, in the scenic Blue Mountain area of Eastern Pennsylvania.
  • Enrollment: 3,000 students attend Alvernia including 1,500 traditional undergraduates, 600 continuing education students, and 780 graduate students. Over 77% of first-year students live on campus.
  • Faculty: Our professors are accomplished scholars, experts in their fields, and supportive mentors. The student-to-faculty ratio is 14:1. Most classes are 20 students or fewer.
  • Athletics: NCAA Division III, member of the Commonwealth Conference of the Middle Atlantic States Athletic Corporation and member of Eastern College Athletic Conference, 8 men’s and 10 women’s intercollegiate sports.

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