Tuition & Fees

$32,005

$32,005

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Not Reported

undergraduateRatios

19%

81%

male

female

1
-

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

68%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,546
Declined + 725
Total Received 2,271
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Private (nonprofit)

1,349

undergraduate students

817

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

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Codes

SAT 3728
ACT 2520

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School Facts

Rivier University, founded in 1933, is a private, Catholic-affiliated university. Its 68-acre campus is one mile from downtown Nashua.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,166
Established in 1933
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Accredited by •  ABA (American Bar Association)
•  NEASC (New England Assn. of Schools and Colleges)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)

Nashua, NH

68-acre, suburban campus in Nashua (population: 87,882), 20 miles from Manchester and 45 miles from Boston. Served by bus; major airport serves Boston; smaller airport serves Manchester; train serves Lowell, MA (15 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

Rivier University
420 South Main Street
Nashua, NH 03060

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
17%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
66%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Admissions Facts

Application fee $25
Common application accepted no
Application deadline March 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 15
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Recommended

Moderately Selective

68%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,546
Declined + 725
Total Received 2,271

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Class rank
Essay
Recommendations

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Valerie Leclair
Executive Director of Undergraduate Admissions
P: 603 897-8507
F: 603 891-1799
admissions@rivier.edu

Cost

Tuition $31,040
Room $5,670
Board $5,560
Additional fees $965
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $44,435

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
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Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
field hockey
lacrosse
soccer
softball
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA, Great Northeast Athletic Conference, North Eastern Collegiate Volleyball Association
Mascot
Raiders
School colors
blue and grey
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Biology
Biology Education
Biotechnology
Business
Business Administration
Business Management
Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Computer Information Systems
Computer Science
Counseling
Counseling/School Psychology
Criminal Justice
Early Childhood Education
Education/Community Leadership
Educational Administration
Educational Leadership/Learning
Educational Studies
Elementary Education
English
English Education
Family Nurse Practitioner
Finance
Global Studies
Health Care Administration
History
Homeland/International Security
Human Development
Individualized Studies
Information Technology
Information Technology Management
Liberal Studies
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Middle/Secondary Education
Nursing
Nursing Education
Nursing Practice
Political Science
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
Psychology
Public Health
School Counseling
School Psychology
Social Studies Education
Sociology
Special Education
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Undergraduate

62%

1,349
students

Female
81%
1,088

Male
19%
261

Graduate

38%

817
students

Female
79%
649

Male
21%
168

undergraduateFull-time

63%

863
students

Female
77%
659

Male
23%
204

undergraduatePart-time

37%

486
students

Female
89%
429

Male
11%
57

Student Break-down

4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
75%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

Not Reported

Transfer applicants accepted

Not Reported

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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