Undergraduate Admissions

Whether you are a first-time, transfer, or returning student—we're here to help you through the admissions process.

Why Choose Rivier?

Generous Aid

We award more than $14 million in need-based and merit-based institutional aid annually. Rivier awards 100% of our full-time undergraduate students some form of aid. Find out more from our Financial Aid Office.

Streamlined Admissions

Standardized Test Scores are optional for all majors, including nursing. And, Rivier offers rolling admissions; this means you can apply at any time.

Our Promise to You

You’ll get hands-on experience you need to build the knowledge and confidence necessary to succeed in the 21st-century workforce. Our Office of Career and Life Success has the resources you need and our Employment Promise Program demonstrates our confidence in your ability to secure a job after graduation.

Journeys of Transformation

Join other men and women who seek to learn about themselves, their community, the world around them, and live the University mission of transforming hearts and minds to serve the world. Rivier’s undergraduate core curriculum invites you to initiate several Journeys of Transformation and explore how to think about things in new ways.

Rivier Early Acceptance Program

The Rivier Early Acceptance Program (REAP) is the fastest way to get your non-binding admissions decision and secure your spot in the incoming class. 

Information Sessions

Information sessions offer a great chance to have an admissions counselor answer your questions about Rivier in a small group setting. You can get answers to questions about our academic programs, faculty, financial aid programs, and more.

Register for a session, contact an Admissions counselor at (603) 897-8507, or book a one-on-one virtual meeting today.

Explore our Campus

Take a campus tour led by our student guides. Check out other ways to experience Rivier.

Transfer Students

Find out how past classwork can be transferred for Rivier credits and start your transfer application.

Re-Admit Students

Returning to Rivier after some time away? No problem! Our advisors are here to help you pick up where you left off.


Office of Undergraduate Admissions