1,349
Students
Financial aid thermometer
14,850
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
68
68%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Rivier University is a Comprehensive institution located in Nashua, NH, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 420 South Main Street
Nashua, NH  03060
United States
Contact Valerie Leclair
Executive Director of Undergraduate and Graduate Admissions
Email: rivadmit@rivier.edu
Phone: 603-897-8515
Fax: 603-891-1799

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

2,271
Applied
1,546
Accepted
1,349
Enrolled
68%
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Female Admissions

1,611
Females Applied
1,154
Females Accepted
72%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

660
Males Applied
392
Males Accepted
59%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

25
Application Fee
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
One recommendation
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 2.3
Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 524 490 560
SAT Math 516 480 550
ACT Composite 21 19 22

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

27,480
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Fees

375
Full-time student fees
10,570
Room & board
5,720
Room only

Financial Aid

14,850
Avg. Financial Aid Package
16,672
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
7,000
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,378
Avg. Loan Aid
5,066
Avg. Grant Aid
10,806
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
59%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
9%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,349
Total undergrad students
0%
International Students
45%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.08%
Black or African American 3.63%
White or Caucasian 76.44%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.38%
Asian 2.64%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.15%
Two or more races 3.7%
Other 8.99%

Gender

Male (19.35%)
Female (80.65%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 48%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Family Day, Spring Weekend and Semi-Formal

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Student Government Association, Campus Activities Board, Campus Ministry, Student Nurses Association and Theater Club

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Field Hockey No No No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Soccer No Division 3 No
Softball No No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Field Hockey No Division 3 No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Soccer No Division 3 No
Softball No Division 3 No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No

Faculty

209
Total Faculty
13:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 61
Part-time - 148
Male - 67
Female - 142