Rivier University Rankings

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In the World#4300 of 14178
In North America#1200 of 2629
In the United States#1126 of 2528
In New Hampshire#9 of 17
In Nashua#1 of 1

Quick Review

Religion
Roman Catholic
Acceptance rate
75%
Avg. cost to attend
$25,068 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
1,438
Graduates
894
Male:Female Ratio
20:80
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
rivier.edu

Rivier University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate75%67%77%
Applicants1,6574311,226
Admissions1,240290950
Freshmen enrolled full time23554181
Freshmen enrolled part time44

1,282 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

294 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
SAT/ACT Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White1745 (75%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown194 (8%)
Asian121 (5%)
Black or African American117 (5%)
Hispanic100 (4%)
Two or more races44 (2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native2 (0.1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander1 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$25,068/year
Average aid awarded
$20,671
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$17,433
$30-48K$19,227
$48-75K$23,810
$75-110K$26,879
$110K+$29,258

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$32,440$11,340
Tuition in-state$32,440$11,340
Tuition out-of-state$32,440$11,340
Fee in-district$1,100$315
Fee in-state$1,100$315
Fee out-of-state$1,100$315

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity450
Combined charge for room and board$12,970
Room charge$6,820
Meal charge$6,150

Rivier University Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Nursing Science15797
Business Administration and Management, General2826
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse43
Public Health, General176
Psychology, General22
Computer and Information Sciences, General21
Computer Science20
Elementary Education and Teaching163
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services17
Mental Health Counseling & Counselor15
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration12
Education, Other12
Educational Leadership and Administration, General153
Biology & Biological Sciences, General9
Health & Health Care Administration & Management9
Junior High & Intermediate & Middle School Education and Teaching8
Early Childhood Education and Teaching52
Special Education and Teaching, General16
Finance, General6
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology, Other5
English Language and Literature, General31
Political Science and Government, General4
Homeland Security, Other4
Marketing & Marketing Management, General4
School Psychology3
English & Language Arts Teacher Education2
Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing and Nursing Assistants, Other2
Social Studies Teacher Education1
General Studies1
Education & Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs1
History, General1
Mathematics Teacher Education1
Human Development and Family Studies, General1
Education & Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities1
Clinical Psychology1
Grand Total4329525510
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate46%49%45%
  • Full-time retention rate - 62%
  • Part-time retention rate - 50%

Publications & Citations

Publications
341
Citations
20,949

Publication count by topic

Psychology
168
Computer science
38
Sociology
37
Medicine
20
Biology
12
Physics
10
Philosophy
7
Business
6
Political science
6
Materials science
5
Art
5
Economics
4
Engineering
3
Mathematics
2
Geography
2
History
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Psychology83418,624
Sociology1524742
Art22287
Political science2287114
Business2740255
Computer science2990769
Medicine3018972
Geography314493
History35961
Physics458915
Biology4760164
Materials science508723
Economics54301
Engineering58902
Mathematics59244

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199101
199210
199300
199401
199510
199641
199710
199872
199966
2000717
2001829
2002943
2003739
2004883
200516119
20064107
200751025
2008791257
200991368
201051538
2011101664
2012121877
2013152212
2014552301
201561935
201671666
201791452
2018171034
201991002
20207999

General info

Alternative namesRiv
Founded1933
WikipediaRivier University
Colorsblue, white
Academic CalendarSeptember to May
Total FTE staff354
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address420 South Main St
Nashua, New Hampshire, 03060
United States
City population86,000
Phone6038881311

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