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Rivier College: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Rivier College

Website: http://www.rivier.edu
Address: 420 South Main St , Nashua , New Hampshire - 3060
Phone: (603) 888-1311
GENERAL INFORMATION
Type
Four or more years Private not-for-profit
Awards offered Less then 1 year certificate, Associate's, Bachelor's, Post-baccalaureate certificate, Master's, Post-master's certificate, Doctorate
Campus setting
Small City
Campus housing Yes
Carnegie classification
Master's Colleges and Universities (larger programs)
Athletics (football) NCAA, Not applicable
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Calendar system Semester
Remedial services Yes
Academic/career counseling service Yes
Employment services for students Yes
Placement services for completers Yes
On-campus daycare Yes
Distance learning Yes
ROTC No
Study abroad No
Weekend/evening college No
ADMISSIONS: INFORMATION
Application fee $25
STATISTICS
TOTAL
MEN
WOMEN
Applicants
1,115
191
924
Percent admitted
72%
68%
73%
Admitted applicants who enrolled
40%
46%
39%
TEST SCORES
P 25
P 75
SAT Critical reading
420
510
SAT Math
420
510
SAT Writing
430
510
ACT Composite
16
22
ACT English
19
21
ACT Math
16
23
Secondary school GPA Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college preparatory program Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Required
Admissions test scores Required
COST
EXPENSES AMOUNT
In-state tuition $22,800
Out-of-state tuition $22,800
Books and supplies $1,000
On-campus room and board $8,718
On-campus other expenses $2,000
FINANCIAL AID
TYPE
AVG %
AVG AMOUNT
Financial aid
97%
-
Federal grant aid
22%
$4,353
State or local grant aid
19%
$1,065
Institutional grant aid
96%
-
Loan aid
96%
$11,920
STUDENT BODY
ENROLLMENT
TOTAL
% MEN
% WOMEN
Enrolled
2,199
20%
80%
Estimated undergraduates enrolled 1,471
Estimated graduates enrolled 727
Undergraduates 24 years old 67%
Undergraduates 25 - 65 years old 32%
GRADUATION RATE
Total 55%
Men 38%
Women 61%
Bachelor's degree - 4 years 42%
Bachelor's degree - 5 years 45%
Bachelor's degree - 6 years 48%

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees $21,445 $22,285 $23,275 $23,965 3.0%
Books and supplies $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 $1,200 20.0%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $8,364 $8,260 $8,718 $9,154 5.0%
Other $2,000 $2,000 $2,000 $2,000 0.0%
Off Campus          
Room and board $6,220 $7,000 $7,416 $7,712 4.0%
Other $2,160 $2,500 $2,160 $2,160 0.0%
Off Campus with Family          
Other $2,160 $2,500 $2,160 $2,160 0.0%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
On Campus $32,809 $33,545 $34,993 $36,319 3.8%
Off Campus $30,825 $32,785 $33,851 $35,037 3.5%
Off Campus with Family $24,605 $25,785 $26,435 $27,325 3.4%

Map & Directions

Map of Rivier College

Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $25
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2009
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 878 178 700
Percent admitted 81% 80% 81%
Percent admitted who enrolled 33% 36% 32%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA   X
Secondary school rank   X
Secondary school record X  
Recommendations X  
Formal demonstration of competencies   X
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X  
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X  
Test Scores: Fall 2009 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 230 98%
ACT 40 17%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading 430 510
SAT Math 420 530
SAT Writing 440 520
ACT Composite 17 21
ACT English 17 22
ACT Math 16 22

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education 12/1/1948 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs 4/1/1988 -   Accredited
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program 11/1/1991 -   Accredited
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program 10/1/1996 -   Accredited