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 882 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 2,178 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 882 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 2,178 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 70 graduate programs through Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 11 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$12,195
Student Population882
Offered Degrees/ProgramsMaster's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), and Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs70 graduate programs
(11 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio15 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)11 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 $19,204 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$15,958$19,204
Public$11,320$20,434
Private$19,234
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 40 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, 217 students have completed their study at Rivier University.
Offered Degrees at Rivier University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree311191
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship106
Doctor's degree - other302
Post Master's Degree5018
Total401217
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Rivier University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Nursing Science program with 15 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Nursing Science program with 97 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Educational Leadership and Administration program with 7 completers.
Rivier University offers 40 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 217 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 191 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 2 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 [+] 24 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences13-
Computer Science11-
Education [+] 46 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction0-
Educational Leadership and Administration2-
Special Education and Teaching6$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 Services16$37,300
Elementary Education and Teaching6-
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching5-
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)11-
English Language and Literature [+] 0 completers-
English Language and Literature0-
Mathematics and Statistics [+] 2 completers-
Mathematics2-
Psychology [+] 9 completers-
Experimental Psychology0-
Clinical Psychology0-
School Psychology9-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (1 completers) 95 completers-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management15-
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor13-
Public Health4-
Nursing Science63-
Business [+] 15 completers-
Business Administration and Management15-
Marketing (other)0-
Total191
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 6 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration6-
Total6
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 [+] 0 completers-
Practical Nursing, Vocational Nursing and Nursing Assistants (other)0-
Total2
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 3 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration0-
Secondary School Administration/Principalship0-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services3-
Psychology [+] 0 completers-
School Psychology0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 15 completers-
Nursing Science15-
Total18

Graduate Student Population at Rivier

For academic year 2021-2022, total 882 students enrolled into Rivier University graduate schools where it has total 2,178 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 150 full-time and 732 part-time graduate students. By gender, 175 male and 707 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
Total882175707
Full-time15047103
Part-tme732128604
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 625 White (70.86%), 70 Black/African American (7.94%), 24 Hispanic (2.72%), 90 Asian (10.20%), and 73 students with other races.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total882175707
American Indian/Native American110
Asian904545
Black/African American701654
Hispanic24222
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White625100525
Two More404
Un-Known681157
Non-resident Alien000
Rivier University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 478 graduate students (54.20% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 187 graduate students (21.20% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total882
Enrolled Online Exclusively478
Enrolled Some Online Courses187
Not in Online Courses217

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