Rivier University

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

420 South Main Street

Nashua, NH 03060-5086

(603) 897-8507

(800) 447-4843

Fax: (603) 891-1799



Contact: David Boisvert

Vice President for Enrollment Management
Main Address

420 South Main Street

Nashua, NH 03060

(603) 888-1311

www.rivier.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 1,496

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 246

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,402

Graduate enrollment: 726

Setting

Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Commuter campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 83%

Open admission, but with selective admission to some programs


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General A
Design/Visual Communications B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Photography B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Business Administration/Management A,B
Management Information Systems A,B
Management Science A,B

Communications & Journalism

Broadcast Journalism B
Communications/Rhetoric B
Journalism B
Public Relations B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science A,B,C

Education

Biology Teacher Education B
Early Childhood Education A,B,C
Education – General A,B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
Foreign Language Teacher Education B
History Teacher Education B
Mathematics Education B
Science Teacher Education B
Secondary Education B
Social Science Teacher Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B
Spanish Language Teacher Education B

Foreign Language & Literature

Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Nursing (RN) A,B
Nursing – Preoperative/Surgical B
Predentistry B
Premedicine B
Preveterinary Medicine B

History

History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Prelaw B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A,B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Social Sciences

Political Science/Government B
Social Sciences – General B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Rivier University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(603) 888-1311
Website:www.rivier.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:www.rivier.edu/admissionshome.aspx
Address:420 South Main St, Nashua, NH 03060
Setting:Not available
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:2,635
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):59%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:15 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:932 (35% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$30,000
Out-of-state Tuition:$30,000
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:99%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$16,633

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Rivier University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Rivier University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services42
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services3
Education9171
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1
Health Professions and Related Programs1124
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities12
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Psychology13
Social Sciences3
Visual and Performing Arts1
Grand total1231291

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Rivier University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services12
Health Professions and Related Programs23
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Psychology1
Grand total55

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Rivier University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$30,000
Out-of-state$30,000
Books and supplies$1,400

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$9,860
Out-of-state$9,860

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid18199%
Grant or scholarship aid18199%$16,633
Student loan aid15183%$10,446

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid1,17084%$8,603
Federal student loans83560%$8,503

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Rivier University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Rivier University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants2,4237051,718
Percent admitted100%66%72%
Percent admitted who enrolled12%11%12%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Rivier University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment2,635
Undergraduate enrollment1,396
Graduate enrollment1,239

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Rivier University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
    • Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
    • Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program

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