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Visiting Rivier

Rivier's 68-acre campus is centrally located in the heart of New England, an easy drive to beaches, mountains, and major metropolitan areas like Boston, Hartford, and Portland.

There's a reason Nashua has been voted the "Best Place to Live in America" twice by Money magazine. New Hampshire's "Gate City" offers a mix of service and high-tech companies, so students have plenty of choices for internships and employment. Nashua has a lively downtown with sidewalk cafes, shopping, and off-campus entertainment. Biking and hiking trails, minor league baseball games, cultural events, and other recreational options mean there's always something to do.

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 Travel time to:   
 Manchester  20 minutes
 Boston  50 minutes
 White Mountains  2 hours
 Seacoast  1 hour
 New York City  4 hours
 Montreal  4.5 hours


We invite you to experience Rivier firsthand by visiting our campus. Whether you're a high school student exploring your college options or an adult learner interested in continuing your education, our admissions counselors will customize a visit to fit your needs and interest.

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Overview

Established in 1933 by the Sisters of the Presentation of Mary, Rivier University is a Catholic, co-educational institution offering undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate programs in the liberal arts and professional courses of study. One of the most affordable private institutions in the region, Rivier is proud of its strong academic programs, close-knit community, and commitment to service.