International Students

Application Requirements

Please submit the following materials to Rivier University:

  • Application for Admission: online application or paper version
  • Application Fee: nonrefundable $25. Checks should be made payable to Rivier University. Online applicants may pay by credit card.
  • Essay: topics are listed on the application
  • Official Test Scores: TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language). Test scores are considered official only when they are sent directly to Rivier University from the Educational Testing Service. Rivier’s school code is 3728. A minimum TOEFL score of 500 (or 177 computer score) is required for applicants to a degree program.

    IELTS (International English Language System) scores can be submitted in lieu of the TOEFL but the student must score 5.5 for general acceptance and 6.0 for nursing acceptance.
  • Certificate of Finance (back page of application)
  • Official bank statements, employment verification, letter of award, etc. that demonstrates all sources of funds to be used while at Rivier University. All statements must be current and must be sent from the bank or employer directly to Rivier.
  • Please submit the documentation below directly to one of the three documentation centers listed below. Please forward an official copy of the evaluation and the following original high school and college documentation to Rivier University:

    - Official high school or secondary school transcripts, diplomas, and leaving certificates (originals and English translations)

    - If you have attended college prior to enrolling at Rivier, official college or university transcripts, diplomas, and leaving certificates (originals and English translations)

    - The Center for International Documentation’s evaluation of your academic records

    - For undergraduate international student applicant, proof of financial statements reflecting a balance: resident (U.S.) $43,650 and commuter (U.S.) $43,480
    - A copy of your current visa

International Documentation Centers


WORLD EDUCATION SERVICES

Bowling Green Station
P.O. Box 5087
New York, NY 10274-5087
Phone: (212) 966-6311
Fax: (212) 739-6100
E-Mail: info@wes.org
Website: www.wes.org

CENTER FOR EDUCATIONAL DOCUMENTATION, INC.
P.O. Box 170116
Boston, MA 02117
Phone: (617) 338-7171
Fax: (617) 338-7101
E-mail: info@cedevaluations.com
Website: www.cedevaluations.com

GLOBE LANGUAGE SERVICES, INC.
Evaluation Service
319 Broadway
New York, NY 10007
Phone: (212) 227-1994
Fax: (212) 693-1489
E-mail: info@globelanguage.com
Website: www.globelanguage.com

GLOBAL EDUCATION GROUP, INC.
407 Lincoln Road, Suite 2H
Miami Beach, FL 33139
Phone: (305) 534-8745
Fax: (305) 534-3487
E-mail: global@globaledu.com
Website: www.globaledu.co