Rivier University
Rivier University, located in Nashua, New Hampshire, is a private Catholic liberal arts college. Rivier University, formerly Rivier College, was founded in Hudson, New Hampshire in 1933 by the Sisters of the Presentation of Mary. The college was named after its founder, Anne-Marie Rivier, by the community. Rivier University now offers over 60 academic programmes in the Undergraduate, Professional Studies, Graduate, and Doctoral levels.

Cost of attendance

Tuition for degrees/certificates is $648, while tuition for graduate nursing courses is roughly $680. Furthermore, the charge per credit hour for Graduate Nursing Clinical Courses is $1,061.


Rivier's four residence halls house about 400 undergraduate students. All undergraduate students are eligible to reside on campus; graduate students have a limited number of options. Rivier's 68-acre campus is home to four housing halls. Guild Hall houses traditional-aged freshmen and transfers, whereas Trinity Hall houses many returning students and upper-class transfers. On-campus housing costs between $7,380 and $10,426 per semester. Off-campus accommodation costs roughly 1000 to 1500 USD per month on average.

Acceptance rate

The overall number of students enrolled at the university is around 2,500. Rivier University admissions are less selective, with a 75% acceptance rate.


Rivier University's campus in Nashua is made up of 44 buildings distributed across 68 acres (28 ha). Ut has four residence halls that house 421 students: Trinity, Guild, Presentation, and Brassard. Rivier University has a student activities office, a multicultural office, a counselling centre, a career development centre, and a campus ministry. Rivier has a Habitat for Humanity chapter. A Model United Nations Club, a Business Club, a Biology Club, an Alliance Club (Gay-Straight Alliance), and various other groups are available. Any interested student is welcome to join the club. Student organisations and activities are administered by students, with faculty advisors in some cases. Club funding is determined by the Student Government Association at the school.


Rivier is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education and approved by the New Hampshire Department of Education.

Jobs and Placement

Compared to those who never interned, 63 percent of college grads who did a paid internship received a job offer. Furthermore, graduates with paid internships received a 28 percent greater beginning wage than their peers without internship experience. Furthermore, Rivier graduates work in a wide range of organisations and roles in education, healthcare, business, communications, public service, entrepreneurship, and other fields. Furthermore, the Employment Pledge Program is their promise to you: you will find a full-time work within nine months of graduating.

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