Rivier University

Women's D3 Coach: Maura Ellins
3 / 10
1,445 Undergrads / 2,319 Students
8 / 10
$25,068 Net Price
3 / 10
75% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    Great Northeast (GNAC)

  • College Type

    4-year, Private non-profit

  • Campus Type

    City: Small

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
12 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
37% / 45%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
Roman Catholic
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Team Road Trips

Most games are scheduled in schools around Massachusetts and Connecticut. The team also travels to Maine. The team typically plays in neutral sites during preseason in areas of New Hampshire. Other trips taken in the past include Providence, Rhode Island and Paxton, Massachusetts.

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Where Grads Live
  • Greater Boston Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Providence Rhode Island Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Portland Maine Area
  • Raleigh-Durham North Carolina Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Greater Philadelphia Area
  • Hartford Connecticut Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • Burlington Vermont Area
  • Orlando Florida Area
  • Springfield Massachusetts Area
  • Tampa/St. Petersburg Florida Area
Where Grads Work
  • Fidelity Investments
  • BAE Systems
  • Rivier University
  • Nashua School District
  • Hewlett-Packard
  • Southern New Hampshire University
  • Lowell General Hospital
  • Elliot Hospital
  • Oracle
  • Dartmouth-Hitchcock
  • Raytheon
  • IBM
  • EMC
  • Catholic Medical Center
  • Liberty Mutual Insurance
What Grads Do
  • Education
  • Healthcare Services
  • Operations
  • Sales
  • Information Technology
  • Engineering
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Community and Social Services
  • Human Resources
  • Administrative
  • Support
  • Consulting
  • Marketing
  • Program and Project Management
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Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Test Scores
Critical Reading
440 - 520
440 - 530
920 - 1110
14 - 21
16 - 19
18 - 22

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 430 - 520 for SAT; 2 - 8 for ACT

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This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Applicants 1,657 431 1,226
% Admitted 75% 67% 77%
% Admits That Enroll 19% 19% 19%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.19
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Majors / Programs

Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General (59%)
Nursing Science (53%)
Business (12%)
Business Administration and Management, General (9%)
Education (8%)
Psychology, General (7%)
Psychology (7%)
Public Health, General (5%)
Elementary Education and Teaching (5%)
Criminal Justice & Law Enforce (5%)
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration (4%)
Biological & Biomedical Sciences (3%)
Biology/Biological Sciences, General (3%)
Finance, General (2%)
Early Childhood Education and Teaching (1%)
Homeland Security, Other (1%)
Political Science and Government, General (1%)
Net Price

Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

Net price for all students (private non-profit and for profit institutions).

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Sticker Price

Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

On Campus
Tuition & Fees$33,540
Books & Supplies$1,200
Cost of Living$13,570
Personal Expenses$2,302
Sticker Price$50,612

Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

Financial Aid

100% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

Receiving Aid %
Avg. Aid Amount
Type of Aid
Grant or Scholarship100%$20,671
Federal Grants35%$5,666
Pell Grants35%$4,856
Other Federal16%$1,883
State & Local Grants16%$3,151
Institutional Grants100%$18,169
Student Loans98%$9,326
Federal Loans98%$5,586
Other Loans25%$14,709

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All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

Total Amount
Per Student
Financial Assets $39.9 Million $17,192

Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $25,635.

Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

Total Principal
Monthly Payment
10 Year Repayment $17,000 $273

Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 4.9%

Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 1,023 students.


Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $45,400

Earnings of former students working by percentile.

Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


How long until this college investment pays off: 5.72 years.

Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 37% of students graduate on time.

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Campus Safety
On Campus
In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
Criminal Offenses
Murder - -
Negligent Manslaughter - -
Rape 1 1
Fondling 1 1
Incest - -
Statutory Rape - -
Robbery - -
Aggravated Assault - -
Burglary 1 1
Motor Vehicle Theft - -
Arson - -

In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

Carnegie Classifications
Basic ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
Undergrad InstructionProfessions focus, some graduate coexistence
Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: Single program-Education
Enrollment ProfileMajority undergraduate
Undergrad ProfileFour-year, medium full-time , selective, higher transfer-in
Size and SettingFour-year, small, primarily residential

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