Rivier University: Ranking & Review

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Rivier University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate68%59%71%
Applicants2,2866631,623
Admissions1,5533931,160
Enrolled undergraduates26745222
Enrolled total (including graduate students)2,4315331,898

1,515 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

648 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for both undergraduates and graduates.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRecommended
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Rivier University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$48,158$48,158
Off-campus$48,182$48,182
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $12,168 and other expenses per full academic year.

Rivier University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 380 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$29,900$29,900
Fees for full-time undergraduates$1,150$1,150
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$345$345
Tuition for Full-time graduates$10,260$10,260
Fees for full-time graduates$215$215
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$570$570

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services367367
Health Professions and Related Programs4020364307
Education27766109
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services342559
Psychology617124
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1313
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences1212
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities3811
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service99
Social Sciences44
Mathematics and Statistics22
English Language and Literature & Letters11
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics11
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies
History
Grand Total433205497919

A total of 363 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Rivier University.

At the master's and doctor's level 556 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate54%54%54%
  • Full-time retention rate - 73%
  • Part-time retention rate - 100%

General info

Alternative namesRiv
Founded1933
Religious affiliationRoman Catholic
Colorsblue, white
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff311
Instructional FTE125
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.rivier.edu
Address420 South Main St
Nashua, New Hampshire, 03060
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Small
City population86,000
Phone6038881311

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