Check in with Rivier University's admissions department for more information on applying.
Here's an overiew of some of Rivier University's admissions stats.
|Rivier University 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Admissions Test Policy||Test Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||74%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||11%|
These are the application deadlines for Rivier University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
Rivier University does not offer early decision or early action.
➡️ See a list of some competetive colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
Rivier University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that prioritize the areas where you're strong.
What does Rivier University consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Class Rank||Very Important|
|Application Essay||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Important|
Make sure to check with Rivier University for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Rivier University, all applicants must submit the following items. Double check with Rivier University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Other Requirements||√||Standardized Test Scores|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||1|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Rivier University has not provided an information about GPAs of accepted students. Any questions regarding applicant expectations should be addressed directly with the school.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
Rivier University looks at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Rivier University is test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2021, 74% of Rivier University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 11% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Rivier University students scored 550 or higher and 75% of students scored 490 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Rivier University students scored 560 or higher, and 75% scored a 490 or higher.
To be most competitive at Rivier University, you should strive to earn between 19 and 22 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 22 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Rivier University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 22, and three out of four students scored lower than 22 on the ACT.
A 19 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Rivier University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 19.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Rivier University. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Rivier University during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Rivier University?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Rivier University.
Does Rivier University accept transfer credits?
✅ Rivier University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Rivier University accepts:
• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES • Life Long Learning Credit
Does Rivier University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
❌ Rivier University does not accept International Baccalaureate credits but does accept Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Rivier University?
❌ No, Rivier University is test optional, so you can decide whether to submit your test scores. If you have higher than average scores, you probably want to include them. If you scored lower than a school's average, you may want not want to include them in your application.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Rivier University?
❌ Rivier University does not offer early decision.
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First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Rivier University is Oct 16.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Rivier University is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
22 and Above
19 to 22
19 and Less
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Rivier University is 21. Students with an ACT score of 22 and above have a good chance of getting into Rivier University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 19 and 22 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 19 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
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