Rivier University

Nashua, NH

Rivier University

Nashua, NH

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Tuition & Fees

$34,510

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

21%

male

79%

female

15

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

75%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,166
Declined 374
Total Received 1,540
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Private

1,635

undergraduate students

1,123

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

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

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,758
Established in 1933
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic

Social Networks

68-acre, suburban campus in Nashua (population: 88,341), 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.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

Rivier University
420 South Main Street
Nashua, NH
03060

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
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) March 1
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline December 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Recommended SAT Subject Tests Not used

Moderately Selective

75%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,166
Declined 374
Total Received 1,540

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Admission test scores

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies
Secondary School Rank

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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

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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Financial Aid

69%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$16,881

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $33,410
Room $7,523
Board $6,336
Additional fees $1,100
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $49,569
Average Financial Aid - $16,881
Total with Avg. Aid $32,688

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 603 897-8510
F: 603 897-8810
sfs@rivier.edu

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Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Field hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Track and field x country
Volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, dance, dodgeball, flag football, floor hockey, softball, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA, Great Northeast Athletic Conference, North Eastern Collegiate Volleyball Association

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Biology Teacher Education.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biotechnology.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Clinical Psychology.
Computer Science.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism.
Education, Other.
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs.
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs.
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Emotional Disturbances.
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
English Language and Literature, General.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Experimental Psychology.
Finance, General.
General Studies.
Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
History, General.
Homeland Security, Other.
Human Development and Family Studies, General.
International/Globalization Studies.
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Marketing, Other.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics, General.
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor.
Nursing Science.
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Public Health, General.
Reading Teacher Education.
School Psychology.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Social Studies Teacher Education.
Sociology, General.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other.

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Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-veterinary science

2,758

total students

54%

in-state

46%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

59%

1,635
students

Female
79%
1,299

Male
21%
336

41%

1,123
students

Female
81%
909

Male
19%
214

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

60%

975
students

Female
78%
758

Male
22%
217

40%

660
students

Female
82%
541

Male
18%
119

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Student Break-down

4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
75%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

10%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 6
Countries most often represented China
Ecuador
India
Kenya
Nepal
Turkey
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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