420 South Main StreetNashua, NH 03060 603-897-8219
http://www.rivier.edu rivadmit@rivier.edu
About Rivier College
  • Year of Foundation 1933
  • Size of Campus 68 acre
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Roman Catholic
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 1,388
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 82%female, 18%male
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State N/A
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration Not Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Less selective
  • Application Fee 25
  • Enrollment No. 1,406
Rivier University is a Catholic institution of higher education dedicated to transforming hearts and minds to serve the world. As a co-educational institution of higher learning, the University is dedicated to the education of undergraduate and graduate students in both the liberal arts and professional courses of study. Committed to the faith heritage, intellectual tradition, and social teachings of the Roman Catholic Church, the University educates the whole person in the context of an academic community that cultivates critical thought, sound judgment, and respect for all people. This community supports the intellectual growth of all its members while offering them opportunities for social, cultural, moral, and spiritual development.
Social Life And Activities
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Peace & Social Justice Series, Spring Carnival, Family Day, Trips to Theatrical Productions.
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Number of honor societies Kappa Gamma Pi, Who's Who, Alpha Sigma Lambda, Lambda Epsilon Chi, Beta Beta Beta, Rivier-St Joseph Nursing Honor Society
  • Percent students who are frat members N/A
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Other on-campus organizations N/A
  • Percent students who are frat sororities N/A
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Number of frats 0
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors
  • Number of sororities 0
  • Setting Suburban
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Chinese Student Association
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Campus Ministry
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus Yes
  • Distance to nearest airport Boston, MA (50), Manchester, NH (20)
  • Distance to nearest train Boston, MA (50)
  • Distance to nearest bus Nashua, NH (2)
Student Housing
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined N/A
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (100%)
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 4
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 6%
  • On and Off campus housing offered N/A
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 50%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 57%
  • Number of students using college housing 32%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 37%
  • College campus housing availability No
Campus Services
  • Number Of Microforms 132,000
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 500
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 0
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 3,339
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Counseling Services career, personal, academic, psychological, religious
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 0
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of e-books 7,983
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 0
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Library Facilities The Cho ERC (Educational Resource Center) contains approximately 8.700 of the library's overall 99,400 items.
  • Online Course Registration Available No
  • Number Of Books in Library 99,879
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library
  • Museums The College Archives contains vital historic records of the College.
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Subscriptions 478
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas
  • Basic Services Provided placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 4
  • Computer Courses No
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 60%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 650
  • Employed Students after 2 years 100%
  • Navy ROTC on campus? N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs John Hancock, CLM Behavioral Health, The Psychological Center, Lowell Hospital, Putney Food Corp., Barnes & Noble, Big Brothers/Big Sisters and a large number of public and private schools.
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 28%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, resume assistance, career/job search classes, interest inventory, interview training
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Daniel Webster College)
  • Employed Students after 1 year 90%
  • Army ROTC on campus? N/A
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities City