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Rivier University Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$38,223 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$26,430 tuition
$10,118 on campus room & board
$1,200 books
$475 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)

$38,223 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$26,430 tuition
$10,118 on campus room & board
$1,200 books
$475 fees
(Based on stats from 2012/2013)
Estimated Net Price
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Average Aid

$10,902 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
100% of students receive aid
35% get federal aid ($4,611 avg)
22% get state aid ($685 avg)
100% get institn'l aid ($10,902 avg)
90% get loans ($9,329 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 3.93% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 3.93% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $12,652 100%
Federal Grant Aid $4,611 35%
Pell Grants $4,216 35%
Other Federal Grants $1,035 13%
Institution Grant Aid $10,902 100%
State Grant Aid $685 22%
Student Loans $9,329 90%
Federal Loans $6,229 90%
Other Loans $14,828 19%

Merit Aid Available

Merit Aid

Merit Scholarships Available Amount freshman returning transfer graduate
$3,000 R
$20,000 - $24,000
$6,000 - $7,000
Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: March 1
Financial aid deadline: -
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: May 1
Does Rivier University offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
420 South Main St
Nashua, NH 03060
(603) 888-1311
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $881
Out of State $881


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 4
  • Madeline from Rochester, NH
  • Feb-10-2014 I am a current student here

    Rivier University is an expensive place, just like any other college or university, but also recognizes each individual and helps out as much as they can. There are always people in the business and financial aide offices to help with any questions that you might have.

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  • Cassandra from Somersworth, NH
  • May-29-2013 I am a current student here

    Looking at the cost, it is hard to swallow, however the Financial Aid dept really tries to give away many grants to help even the cost. We also have a scholarship coordinator who will help those interested in earning more free money get that. The education is beyond anything you could hope for. It is a well rounded liberal arts degree, that really focuses on getting you into your field of work as soon as possible. Experience is key these days.

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