School Overview

Rivier University, formerly Rivier College, is a private, Catholic, liberal arts university located in the town of Nashua, New Hampshire. The school was founded in 1933 and named after the Blessed Anne Marie Rivier who was the foundress of the Sisters of the Presentation of Mary. The institution received university status in 2012. The core mission of this institution is that it aims to be "...an institution of higher education dedicated to transforming hearts and minds to serve the world." 

Rivier offers associate's, bachelor's, and master's degrees, as well as the first doctorate of education in the state of New Hampshire. The university offers traditional on-campus courses, online courses, and hybrid courses. Rivier’s academic departments are divided into the following divisions:

  • Division of Arts & Sciences
  • Division of Business
  • Division of Education
  • Division of Nursing and Health Professions

There are also several fully online programs through which students can earn bachelor's and master's degrees.

School Details

Location: 420 South Main St,Nashua, NH 03060

Religious Affiliation: Roman Catholic

Sector & Type: Private, Not-for-profit

Military Support:

  • Credit for Training
  • Dedicated POC
  • Member of SOC
  • Recognized SVO
  • Yellow Ribbon

Highest Offering: Doctorate

Accreditation & Licensing

New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

Affordability

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