Rivier University Graduate School

Rivier University (referred to as Rivier) is a Private, 4 years school located in Nashua, NH.
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of Rivier is $11,395 in average. The school has 1,211 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 2,551 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Rivier University (referred to as Rivier) is a Private, 4 years school located in Nashua, NH.
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 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of Rivier is $11,395 in average. The school has 1,211 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 2,551 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 2023 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$11,395
Student Population1,211
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 Ratio15 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Rivier is $11,395 in average for the academic year 2022-2023. The tuition per credit hour is $680.
Rivier offers the alternative tuition plans.
2023 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Tuition$11,080
Required Fees$315
Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition$680
Rivier 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, 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
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

2023 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2022-2023, the graduate school tuition & fees of Rivier University is $11,395. The graduate tuition & fees are decreased by -6.56% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2022-2023 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022-2023 Graduate Tuition & fees
TuitionFees
2018-2019$10,710$215
2019-2020$11,340$315
2020-2021$11,430$315
2021-2022$11,880$315
2022-2023$11,080$315
The graduate school tuition & fees of Rivier is very inexpensive compared to private graduate schools in New Hampshire. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,499 and the New Hampshire graduate tuition is $22,655 (public) / $24,216 (private).
The following table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Rivier University$11,395
All Graduate Schools$15,996$19,499
Public$11,279$20,404
Private$19,608
New Hampshire Graduate Schools$18,436$23,696
Public$17,536$22,655
Private$24,216
For academic year 2022-2023, the living costs are $19,914 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Rivier.
On-campus living costs are decreased by -0.11% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $18,580. Off-campus living costs are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
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
2022-2023$14,362$2,330$13,028$5,552
For academic year 2022-2023, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $680 at Rivier University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 3.03% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2018-2019$595
2019-2020$620
2020-2021$635
2021-2022$660
2022-2023$680

Graduate Programs at Rivier

Rivier University offers 44 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, 286 students have completed their study at Rivier University.
Offered Degrees at Rivier University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree323260
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship104
Doctor's degree - other304
Post Master's Degree8118
Total444286
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 8 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Nursing Science program with 106 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Educational Leadership and Administration program with 4 completers.
Rivier University offers 44 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 286 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 260 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 4 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 18 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 [+] 54 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences24-
Computer Science30-
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management (other)--
Education [+] 44 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction--
Educational Leadership and Administration1-
Special Education and Teaching5$37,200
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Emotional Disturbances--
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities--
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs--
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs--
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services14$37,300
Elementary Education and Teaching6-
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching3-
Secondary Education and Teaching--
Early Childhood Education and Teaching1-
English/Language Arts Teacher Education--
Mathematics Teacher Education--
Reading Teacher Education--
Social Studies Teacher Education--
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas (other)--
Education (other)14-
English Language and Literature [+] --
English Language and Literature--
Mathematics and Statistics [+] --
Mathematics--
Psychology [+] --
Experimental Psychology--
Clinical Psychology--
School Psychology--
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (2 completers) 137 completers-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management12-
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor19-
Public Health--
Nursing Science106-
Business [+] 25 completers-
Business Administration and Management25-
Marketing (other)--
Total260
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 4 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration4-
Total4
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Psychology [+] 3 completers-
Counseling Psychology--
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology (other)3-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing and Nursing Assistants (other)1-
Total4
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 2 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration--
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services2-
Psychology [+] 3 completers-
School Psychology3-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] --
Nursing Science--
Total18

Graduate Student Population at Rivier

For the academic year 2022-2023, total 1,211 students enrolled into Rivier University graduate schools where it has total 2,551 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 585 full-time and 626 part-time graduate students. By gender, 486 male and 725 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
Total1,211486725
Full-time585393192
Part-tme62693533
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 531 White (43.85%), 67 Black/African American (5.53%), 20 Hispanic (1.65%), 496 Asian (40.96%), and 97 students with other races.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,211486725
American Indian/Native American211
Asian496347149
Black/African American671651
Hispanic20218
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander202
White53178453
Two More716
Un-Known864145
Non-resident Alien000
Rivier University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 409 graduate students (33.77% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 539 graduate students (44.51% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total1,211
Enrolled Online Exclusively409
Enrolled Some Online Courses539
Not in Online Courses263

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