Rivier University Graduate Schools

Rivier University (referred to as Rivier) is a Private, 4 years school located in Nashua, NH. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Rivier University is $12,195 in average. The school has 970 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 2,424 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Rivier University (referred to as Rivier) is a Private, 4 years school located in Nashua, NH. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
The school is accredited by New England Commission of Higher Education (12/1/1948 - Current).
Rivier Directory Information
School NameRivier University (Rivier)
Address420 South Main St, Nashua, NH 3060
Phone603-888-1311
Webhttps://www.rivier.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.rivier.edu/admissions
Financial Infohttps://www.rivier.edu/financial-aid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Rivier University is $12,195 in average. The school has 970 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 2,424 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 81 graduate programs through Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 4 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$12,195
Student Population970
Offered Degrees/ProgramsMaster's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs81 graduate programs
(4 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio17 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Rivier University is $12,195 in average for the academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $660.
Rivier University offers the alternative tuition plans.
Rivier University offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)4 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

2022 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of Rivier University is $12,195. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 3.83% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
TuitionFees
2017-2018$10,260$215
2018-2019$10,710$215
2019-2020$11,340$315
2020-2021$11,430$315
2021-2022$11,880$315
The graduate school tuition & fees of Rivier is inexpensive compared to private graduate schools in New Hampshire. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,225 and the New Hampshire graduate tuition is $22,056 (public) / $23,066 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Rivier University$12,195
All Graduate Schools$15,964$19,225
Public$11,349$20,502
Private$19,232
New Hampshire Graduate Schools$18,264$22,705
Public$17,054$22,056
Private$23,066
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $19,932 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Rivier University. On-campus living costs are increased by 2.52% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $18,580. Off-campus living costs are increased by 8.78% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$12,768$2,900$9,922$5,770
2018-2019$13,126$2,894$10,424$4,934
2019-2020$13,570$2,302$10,218$5,102
2020-2021$13,962$2,338$11,562$5,518
2021-2022$14,380$2,330$13,028$5,552
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $660 at Rivier University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 3.94% compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2017-2018$570
2018-2019$595
2019-2020$620
2020-2021$635
2021-2022$660

Graduate Programs at Rivier

Rivier University offers 43 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 240 students have completed their study at Rivier University.
Offered Degrees at Rivier University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree311206
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship102
Doctor's degree - other316
Post Master's Degree8226
Total434240
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Rivier University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing program with 16 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Nursing Science program with 82 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Educational Leadership and Administration program with 6 completers.
Rivier University offers 43 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 240 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 206 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 6 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 26 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 40 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences21-
Computer Science19-
Education [+] 29 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction0-
Educational Leadership and Administration3-
Special Education and Teaching1$37,200
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Emotional Disturbances0-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities0-
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs0-
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs0-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services14$37,300
Elementary Education and Teaching0-
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching6-
Secondary Education and Teaching0-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching0-
English/Language Arts Teacher Education0-
Mathematics Teacher Education0-
Reading Teacher Education0-
Social Studies Teacher Education0-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (other)0-
Education (other)5-
English Language and Literature [+] 0 completers-
English Language and Literature0-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 0 completers-
Mathematics0-
Psychology [+] 0 completers-
Experimental Psychology0-
Clinical Psychology0-
School Psychology0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (1 completers) 113 completers-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management11-
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor15-
Public Health5-
Nursing Science82-
Business [+] 24 completers-
Business Administration and Management24-
Marketing (other)0-
Total206
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 2 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration2-
Total2
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology [+] 2 completers-
Counseling Psychology0-
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology (other)2-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 4 completers-
Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing and Nursing Assistants (other)4-
Total6
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 2 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration0-
Secondary School Administration/Principalship0-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services2-
Psychology [+] 4 completers-
School Psychology4-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 20 completers-
1-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing3-
Nursing Science0-
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing16-
Total26

Graduate Student Population at Rivier

For academic year 2021-2022, total 970 students enrolled into Rivier University graduate schools where it has total 2,424 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 220 full-time and 750 part-time graduate students. By gender, 230 male and 740 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total970230740
Full-time220109111
Part-tme750121629
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 634 White (65.36%), 69 Black/African American (7.11%), 23 Hispanic (2.37%), 154 Asian (15.88%), and 90 students with other races.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total970230740
American Indian/Native American413
Asian1549658
Black/African American691356
Hispanic23320
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White63495539
Two More1028
Un-Known762056
Non-resident Alien000
Rivier University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 523 graduate students (53.92% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 211 graduate students (21.75% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total970
Enrolled Online Exclusively523
Enrolled Some Online Courses211
Not in Online Courses236
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Rivier University. 83 students are aged 20 to 24 (8.56% of total students), 117 students are aged above 50 (12.06%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Rivier University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total970230740
Age 20-21101
Age 22-24823943
Age 25-2925782175
Age 30-3418432152
Age 35-3913729108
Age 40-4919227165
Age 50-641142094
Over 64312

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