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Alvernia University
Reading, PA
LOCATION AND SETTING
Reading Population 88,102
Nearest Metropolitan Area Philadelphia
Environment Small city
Campus Size 121 acres
Weather
Temperature 18.8 average low in January, 80 average high in September
Rain 117 rainy days per year
 
Getting Around
Campus Map Map
Nearest Airport 50 mile(s) from campus in Philadelphia
Nearest Bus Station 5 mile(s) from campus in Reading
Nearest Train Station 50 mile(s) from campus in Philadelphia
HOUSING
College Housing College offers housing to students
Types of Housing Coed dorms, single student apartments, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing 78% of freshmen, 43% of all students
Housing Requirements Freshmen are required to live on campus
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting 57%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available
SECURITY
24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices Not available
24-Hour Security Patrols Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances Available
PERSONAL SUPPORT SERVICES
Health Service Offered
Personal Counseling Offered
Child Care Not offered
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SPORTS AND RECREATION
Intercollegiate Athletics
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division III
Mascot Crusaders
School Colors Maroon and gold
Intercollegiate Sports Offered
Sport WOMEN MEN
Offered Scholarships Given Offered Scholarships Given
Baseball     x  
Basketball x   x  
Cross-Country Running x   x  
Field Hockey x      
Golf x   x  
Lacrosse x   x  
Soccer x   x  
Softball x      
Tennis x   x  
Track And Field x   x  
Volleyball x      
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SPORTS AND RECREATION - continued
Club Sports
Women's Club Sports cheerleading
Men's Club Sports ice hockey
Recreational Sports
Intramural Sports basketball, football, soccer, volleyball
STUDENT ACTIVITIES
Activities and Organizations choral groups, concert band, dance, drama theatre, literary magazine, music ensembles, student government, student newspaper
Sororities  
Fraternities  
ROTC Army ROTC is offered off campus