Application Checklist

  1. Application for Admission.
  2. Essay. Topics are listed on the application form.
  3. Official high school transcript including first quarter grades from senior year and/or GED results. (Exemptions: Non-nursing transfer applicants with an associate or bachelor's degree need not submit a high school transcript.)
  4. SAT I or ACT scores. (Exemptions: Non-nursing students age 24 or older and non-nursing transfer students with 12 or more transferrable college credits need not submit SAT or ACT scores)
  5. One letter of recommendation from your guidance counselor, employer, teacher or advisor.
  6. Personal interview and campus tour (recommended).
  7. Transfer students: In addition to the above, submit official transcripts from all colleges previously attended. Transfer students applying to nursing programs should contact the Admissions Office for a program-specific application checklist.
  8. Home-schooled students and those educated at a non-chartered high school: In addition to the above, submit a portfolio including an English essay, science project/lab report, and an analytical or research paper in the social sciences.

Submit all application materials to:

Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Rivier University
420 South Main Street
Nashua, NH 03060