Rivier University

Nashua, New Hampshire

Overview

Address420 South Main St
School Websitewww.rivier.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above

Small

StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Rivier University is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Nashua, New Hampshire that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 2,125 students applied to Rivier University. Of those students, 1,543 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Rivier University was $31,040, in addition to fees of $1,100. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Rivier University.

Rivier University has a 50% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Rivier University acceptance rate is 73%. To put this into perspective, 1,543 of the 2,125 students who applied to Rivier University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Rivier University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Rivier University had an SAT score between the range of 0 and 0. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Rivier University was between null and null in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Rivier University as part of their application.

Annual Cost to Attend

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Rivier University, the tuition for in-state residents is $31,040. Combined with fees of $1,100, room and board costs of $13,126, other expenses of $2,894 and the $1,400 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $49,560.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $32,140 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Rivier University to $49,560 for out-of-state students.

Students at Rivier University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Rivier University was $5,231 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 39%.

Rivier University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio12:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Rivier University.

Rivier University has a good gender split, with 79% of undergraduates being female and 21% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are New Hampshire residents; in fact, 57% of all students reside in New Hampshire. However, 43% of students come from out-of-state . This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Rivier University is 12:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Rivier University to thrive in your studies.

What's more, only 52% students enroll at Rivier University part-time; the other 1,108 students enrolled full-time.

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