Graduate Program Overview

Rivier University is a four-years, private (not-for-profit) school located in Nashua, New Hampshire. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022, the average graduate school tuition & fees is $12,195. It offers forty (40) graduate programs and some programs are offered through distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameRivier University
TypeFour-years, Private (not-for-profit)
Address420 South Main St, Nashua, NH
Graduate School Students882 students
478 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)$12,195
Student to Faculty15:1 (6.67%)
Number of Graduate ProgramsTotal 40 Graduate Programs
31 Master's, 4 Doctorate, 5 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees at Rivier University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. The tuition & fees is $12,195 for all students.The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $660.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$660
Books & Supplies$1,200
Room & Board$14,380 (On-Campus) / $13,028 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$2,330 (On-Campus) / $5,552 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$30,105
Off-Campus Total$31,975
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)
Tuition & Fees$10,475$10,925$11,655$11,745$12,195

Conferred Degrees and Graduate Programs by Major

Rivier University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 40 major areas - 31 Master's (1 online programs), 4 Doctorate , 5 Post-Master'. 191 students have been conferred Master's degree and 8 students have received Doctorate degree last year.The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Computer And Information Sciences
English Language And Literature
Mathematics And Statistics
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 2,178 students enrolled in Rivier University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 882 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 175 male and 707 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 150 full-time and 732 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 478 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 187 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students175
Women Students707
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students150
Part-time Students732
By race/ethnicity 625 White, 70 Black, and 90 Asian students are attending at Rivier University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Two or more races4
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Rivier University, 478 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 187 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment882
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses478
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses187
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses217
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses478
New Hampshire Resident238
Other State In U.S.234
Outside of U.S.6

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