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Rivier University Student Life

Rivier University is on a 68-acre campus in a suburban setting in Nashua, New Hampshire, not far from Boston. There are many activities and organizations for Rivier University students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, , and more.

Rivier University does not have fraternities or sororities.

Rivier University has a thriving Student Government Association. In fact, more students participate in Student Government Association than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Rivier University include Campus Activities Board, Campus Ministry, Student Nurses Association and Theater Club.

The Rivier University community comes together each year for Family Day, Spring Weekend and Semi-Formal.

Rivier University Housing

Rivier University offers housing. Students are not required to live on campus First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

Most Rivier University students live off campus. In 2021, 48% of undergrads at Rivier University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 51% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Rivier University. There are 423 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,349 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 362 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 30% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Rivier University offers coed housing and .

Rivier University Athletics

At Rivier University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the unversity, funding, and compention level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Rivier University:

Sport Mens Intramural Womens Intramural Mens Division Womens Division Mens Scholarships Womens Scholarships
Lacrosse NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Soccer NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Cross Country Running NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Basketball NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3
Volleyball NCAA Division 3 NCAA Division 3

Is Rivier University Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Rivier University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Rivier University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

Rivier University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Plan a Visit to Rivier University

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Rivier University, take Route 3 to Nashua, NH. If you need to fly, book your flight to Manchester airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in New Hampshire you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Rivier University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Rivier University Students

76%

Women

24%

Men

64%

Full Time

36%

Part Time

55%

In State

45%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

76%

9%

4%

4%

4%

3%

0.38%

0.15%

Undergraduate Students

1,349

Graduate Students

808

Rivier University Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

2,157

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

Unknown

Tuition and Fees

In State

$34,412

Out-of-State

$34,412

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Oct 16
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