Rivier University

Nashua, NH

Rivier University

Nashua, NH

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Tuition & Fees

Not Reported

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
11%
500-599
57%
400-499
30%
300-399
1%
700-800
0
600-699
10%
500-599
55%
400-499
32%
300-399
3%
24-29
25%
18-23
65%
12-17
10%
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undergraduateRatios

19%

male

81%

female

1

teacher

13

students

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Moderately Selective

68%

acceptance rate

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

1,349

undergraduate students

808

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 2,157
Established in 1933
Coeducational Coeducational

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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.

  • Metropolitan area: Boston
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Manchester

Rivier University
420 South Main Street
Nashua
03060

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
48%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Government Association
  • Campus Activities Board
  • Campus Ministry
  • Student Nurses Association
  • Theater Club

Top Events

  • Family Day
  • Spring Weekend
  • Semi-Formal
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Campus Facts

  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
11%
500-599
57%
400-499
30%
300-399
1%
700-800
0
600-699
10%
500-599
55%
400-499
32%
300-399
3%
24-29
25%
18-23
65%
12-17
10%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $25

Moderately Selective

68%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,546
Declined 725
Total Received 2,271

Admissions Factors

Very Important

application essay
academic GPA
class rank
recommendation(s)
standardized test scores

Important

extracurricular activities
character/personal qualities
interview
rigor of secondary school record
talent/ability

Considered

alumni/ae relation

Not Considered

level of applicant's interest
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
volunteer work
work experience

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 17
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Field hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Volleyball
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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 3

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Biology Teacher Education
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Criminology
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Finance, General
History, General
Homeland Security, Other
Information Technology
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Modern Languages
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Dentistry Studies
Pre-Law Studies
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Pre-Veterinary Studies
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Studies Teacher Education
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

2,157

total students

55%

in-state

45%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

63%

1,349
students

Female
81%
1,088

Male
19%
261

37%

808
students

Female
79%
640

Male
21%
168

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

63%

863
students

Female
77%
659

Male
23%
204

37%

486
students

Female
89%
429

Male
11%
57

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 73%
Student 4 year graduation rate 39%
Student 5 year graduation rate 9%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
76%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

117

Transfer students enrolled

5%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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