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Rivier College was founded in 1933 by the Sisters of the Presentation of Mary. It is a private college of liberal arts and is located in Nashua, New Hampshire. The campus of the college is spread across an area of more than 65 acres. The college offers a number of programs in liberal arts, sciences and the professions. It offers over 60 master's, bachelor's and associate's degrees. Rivier College is organized into the following schools:
  • School of Undergraduate Studies
  • School of Graduate Studies
Rivier College's athletics department fields more than 12 men's and women's sports teams. They compete in National Collegiate Athletic Association, Division III. They are nicknamed as the Raiders and participate in sports including basketball, baseball, softball, cross country, and soccer.

Profile of Rivier CollegeThe main campus of Rivier College is in Nashua, NH (a small city). The school is a Roman Catholic institution. Rivier College is a private, not-for-profit school. The school offers degrees up to the Post-Master's certificate.

Course Topics

Rivier College students most commonly major in a field related to education and teaching and nursing and emergency medicine.

Rivier College Selectivity

The school does not accept everyone who applies. In 2007, SAT verbal scores of half of students were 430 to 530. Three-fourths of students accepted in 2007 had SAT math scores of 420 or more. Students attending the school come from a variety of places, in and out of state.

Rivier College offers tenure to reward and retain some professors.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, the school had 2, 177 enrolled students. Older students (40+ years old, e. g. ) are welcome and common at Rivier College. Females make the bulk of the Student Enrolment at the school.

Student Life
Meal plans are available. Student athletes at the school belong to the Great Northeast Athletic Conference for major sports.

Rivier College Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Nursing and Emergency Medicine174registered nursing, nursing science
Education and Teaching140elementary school teaching, education courses, education of emotionally disturbed, school Counselling, education of learning disabled, early childhood special ed, reading teaching, math teaching, . . .
Business and Management78business management, human resources
Liberal Arts20English, sociology, English language and literature, interdisciplinary studies, liberal arts and sciences, political science
Computer Science and Engineering14computer science, computer and info science
Therapy and Counselling12psychology
Media5communication studies
Art Studies0art studies
Contact: Rivier CollegeRivier College

420 South Main St

Nashua, NH 03060

General Phone: (603) 888-1311


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