Rivier University: Review & Facts

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Rivier University is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 2,600 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1933 and is one of the 4 colleges located in Nashua, New Hampshire.

Rivier University is affiliated with Roman Catholic Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
46
Fair
Rivier University will give you the option to obtain an associate's degree, bachelor's degree, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

Rivier University follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 46 majors. The most popular concentrations are Nursing, Education, Computer Science, Psychology, and Management. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
77%
Fair
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. However, if you anticipate to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at Rivier University is fair at 77% (close to New Hampshire average). Considering this statistic, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
18 : 1
Medium
The graduation rate at Rivier University is below average - 59%. Nearly 25% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Rivier University is reasonably decent: 18:1. Learn more regarding faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$29,700
High
Average tuition pricing is very high, around $28,800 per academic year. The additional fees at Rivier University (not included in tuition costs) are about $900, which comes to a total of $29,700 per academic year.

Read the details about Rivier University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
57%
Doable
According to government data, 1,748 applications were submitted and 1,002 were accepted; so it is not very hard to be accepted at this school.

This college might accept dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits at entry.

Read the details about admissions as well applicants test score information at Rivier University in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$6,100
Medium
Rivier University offers a distance education program and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Rivier University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C
Unsafe
Rivier University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 500 students, which provides a reasonable on-campus housing option. The room price is reasonable - roughly $6,100 per year.

Based on the college crime data, Rivier University seems to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Rivier University Location and Maps



Post Address: Rivier University, 420 South Main St, Nashua, New Hampshire 03060, USA
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