Adult Education Programs
Alvernia's Adult Degree ProgramsAt Alvernia, You Can Always Get Ahead...by Going Back
Maybe you always wanted to attend college but had work and family obligations that prevented you from getting your degree. Perhaps you've taken some college classes but haven't finished your degree yet. Alvernia's Continuing Education for Adults programs are designed with the flexibility and convenience you need when juggling the demands of everyday life.
We offer in-demand degrees from a highly regarded institution with plenty of academic choices and learning formats. Alvernia provides you with the degree you want at a price you can afford, from a university that employers trust and respect. With numerous dozens of BA/BS degree and degree-completion programs in nearly every field, Alvernia's Continuing Education for Adults programs can prepare you for the life and the career you want.
Plus, you can choose to take classes where and when it's most convenient, study at one of Alvernia's three locations - Reading Campus, Philadelphia Center, or Schuylkill Center. We also offer flexible scheduling with evening, weekend and online classes in accelerated time frames available on multiple start dates. Whatever your personal or professional reasons are for completing a bachelor's degree, we take your goals personally.
- Apply anytime! At Alvernia, we're ready when you are. We make it easy to become part of the Alvernia community by using a rolling admissions process, which means that we continually accept and review applications. This process allows for more flexibility to ensure that you start classes according to your schedule.
- Making your education affordable. There are lots of ways Alvernia University can make your tuition more affordable. From our convenient payment plans to our popular tuition deferment program, you'll find there are lots of options that our Student Financial Planning Office provides to help make your tuition more affordable.
- You'll benefit from a supportive, cooperative environment with a student-to-faculty ratio of 14:1 and an average class size of 20. Our accessible and committed faculty members and instructors combine rich academic backgrounds with real-world experience.
- Alvernia is transfer-friendly! Many adult learners transfer here because 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.