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Alvernia University

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The nursing program at Alvernia is a completeQuite BrightNursing
The nursing program at Alvernia is a complete joke. The curriculum is challenging, as is any nursing program, however the professors repeatedly bombard you with busy work and assignments that are sometimes not even graded. Most of the professors do not teach the material at all in class, so going to lecture is really only beneficial to get participation points. I've paid 30,000 dollars a year to teach myself everything I know. The faculty are condescending, rude, and arrogant. You could be the best student in the class and they will call you into their office for yawning in class. Every semester I remembering thinking, it could not get worse and yet it always does. If I wasn't so close to graduating I would have dropped out by now. Think long and hard before enrolling in this program, and then choose a better school.
3rd Year Female -- Class 2018
Perceived Campus Safety: A+, Education Quality: F
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The teachers in the nursing program are rudeOther
The teachers in the nursing program are rude and they constantly degrade you if you do not fit in their profile of what a nurse should be. Most of the teachers will embarrass you at the most improper times. I wish I could give my degree back in exchange for my tuition. Think long and hard about going here....then think again and go somewhere else. The school is to expensive for the education you get. When I graduated I was in my 40's and it really does not matter age, gender or race, if they don't like will know it very early on.
Alumnus Male -- Class 2000
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The faculty is condescending and they are allNot so bright
The faculty is condescending and they are all about taking your money, the professors are great. In my opinion, the state and the federal government need to investigate this school. I truly believe that this school is taking students money and shifting blame on only African American students. Why is it that the school wait until a student is ready to graduate and then inform students two months before graduating they owe fees of $ 2,500.00 dollars and in some cases students are owed more than $9,000.00 dollars. in fact, the school was audited by state since then the graduate program was removed. The program with this school is that 70% of students with high GPA's are not allowed to graduate based on the school not informing them about their aid meaning the school wait two months before students are to graduate then students are told by financial aid that they owe large fees in order to obtain their degrees.

In fact, a mass email was sent accidentally by finical aid and in the mass email it indicated over 30 students names stating how much money they owed. The student took this information to an attorney and was told that is considered breech of confidentiality. Please do attend this school if so please have an attorney review all your invoices and statements because the school books information is far different than your invoice statements. At this time I have an attorney working on my case

4th Year Female -- Class 1920
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