Alverno College is a private Catholic women's liberal arts college in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. It was founded in 1887 by the School Sisters of Saint Francis. The college offers undergraduate programs for women and graduate programs for men and women. The college has a strong focus on experiential learning and community engagement. It is known for its ability-based curriculum, which emphasizes hands-on learning and individualized attention. The college has a diverse student body and is committed to promoting social justice and equality. Alverno College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.