Established in 1933, Rivier University is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of Nashua (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), New Hampshire. Officially accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education, Rivier University (Riv) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic religion. Rivier University (Riv) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 87 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. Riv also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.
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|Colours||Blue and white|
|Address||420 South Main Street
03060 New Hampshire
|Tel||+1 (603) 888 1311|
|over 20,000 US$
|over 20,000 US$
|Gender||Men and Women (coed)|
|International Students||Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission|
|Selection Type||Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades|
|New Admission Requirements||- Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is neither required nor recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is required
- Recommendations are required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
|Admission Office||429 South Main Street
(603) 897 8507
800 447 4843
|Religious Affiliation||Christian-Catholic Sisters of the Presentation of Mary - www.presentationofmary-usa.org|
|Basic Classification||Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs|
|2000 Classification||Masters Colleges and Universities I|
|Size & Setting||Four-year, small, primarily residential institution|
|Enrollment Profile||Majority undergraduate|
|Undergraduate Profile||Four-year, medium full-time , selective, higher transfer-in institution|
|Undergraduate Instructional Program||Professions focus, some graduate coexistence|
|Graduate Instructional Program||Balanced arts & sciences/professions, no graduate coexistence|
Rivier University's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 86,312 physical volumes, 138,715 physical media, 2,245 digital/electronic medium and 81 licensed digital/electronic databases. Rivier University's library has 1 branch.
Rivier University provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 450 students in the 2018 academic year.
|Institutional Hospital||Not reported|
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