Rivier University

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Rivier University can be found in Nashua, NH, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Rivier University has an enrollment of nearly 2,400 students.

Roughly 70 percent of all students which applied were admitted at Rivier University, and from those that were granted acceptance about 19 percent continued on to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at .rivier.edu.

Overall Rivier University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Rivier University was reported as 74.8% in Fall 2020 with over 1,660 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Rivier University has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 70.6%
  • 2017-2018: 67.9%
  • 2018-2019: 72.6%
  • 2019-2020: 74.8%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 67.3%

How Does Rivier University Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for Rivier University is thirty-two percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

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Saint Anselm College75.2%
Regis College79.3%
Lasell College83.7%
Lesley University74.7%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Recommended
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)

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