Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Information Session

Discover Alvernia's newest program - Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)

We invite you to learn more about Alvernia's Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)* program firsthand. Attend our upcoming Information Session to find out more information and meet our Program Director. Explore our new facility, as well as, learn about the program, curriculum, requirements, and application process. Stop by, and we’ll even waive the application fee to help you get started! Attend our November 6th Information Session to get more information.

Upcoming Session:
Thursday, November 6, 2014 - (4:00 – 6:00 pm)
Location: Alvernia University Student Center, Private Dining Room

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at or 610-796-8228.

*The Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) Program is currently in the precandidacy stage with achievement of candidacy expected in Fall 2014.

Start Date: 11/6/2014 4:00 pm
End Date: 11/6/2014 6:00 pm
Location: Alvernia University Student Center, Private Dining Room, 400 Saint Bernardine Street, Reading, PA 19607
Price: Free
Sponsor: School of Graduate and Adult Education
Contact: or 610-796-8228
  • 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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