Alverno College

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Alverno College can be found in Milwaukee, WI, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around three thousand students enrolled each year at Alverno College.

A large majority of students at this school scored in the range of 17 (25th percentile) - 23 (75th percentile) on the ACT exam. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Alverno College average GPA ranges from 2.80 to 3.18 for accepted students. 79% of all those students that apply are granted admission to Alverno College, from which 45% choose to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall Alverno College Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Alverno College was reported as 78.9% in Fall 2013 with over 582 applications submitted to Alverno College. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ACT Scores: 17 - 23
  • Average GPA: 2.80 - 3.18

How Hard Is It to Get into Alverno College?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Alverno College, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2019 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2019-2020 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Alverno College has been getting lower when compared to averages from previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 85.0%
  • 2010-2011: 78.5%
  • 2011-2012: 81.9%
  • 2012-2013: 65.0%
  • 2013-2014: 78.9%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2019-2020: 76.0%

How Does Alverno College Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Alverno College is forty-two percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design61.2%
Wisconsin Lutheran College63.6%
Milwaukee School of Engineering68.4%
Mount Mary College54.0%
Cardinal Stritch University84.2%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Alverno College (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English16 - 22
Math16 - 21
Composite Score17 - 23
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