Welcome Cardinal Stritch University Students

Cardinal Stritch University Students: We’re here for you!

Rivier welcomes Cazenovia College studentsRivier welcomes Cardinal Stritch University students to join our community!

Visit our campus in Nashua, New Hampshire, and find out why students from around the world choose Rivier University. With our newly constructed Science and Innovation Center, high-tech business and security studies facilities, expanded athletics facilities, and launch of new academic majors, there’s never been a better time to check us out!

Interested in transferring but not a Cardinal Stritch student? Visit our Transfer Students page.

Competitive Financial Aid and Scholarships

In addition to competitive financial aid, an additional one-time scholarship of $3,000 for undergraduate students and $1,000 for graduate students will be applied for Cardinal Stritch University students who enroll for the Fall 2023 semester.

In-Demand Academic Programs

Match your Cardinal Stritch University program to a Rivier University degree in the table below. Explore more than 30 undergraduate programs including biology, business management, finance, homeland and international security, criminal justice, cybersecurity management, sport management, education, psychology, and more. Pursuing graduate study? We have 30 graduate degree programs including Clinical Mental Health Counseling, School Counseling, and more.

We’re ready to support Cardinal Stritch students with:

  • Guaranteed Admission for all students currently in good standing (On-the-spot decision will be provided on campus.)
  • Generous Transfer of Credits: 90 credits for undergraduates and 9 credits for graduate students (Additional graduate credits may be awarded based on individual reviews.)
  • Low Tuition and Housing Costs
  • No Application Fee including the Common Application
  • Standardized Test Scores are Not Required for all majors including Nursing
  • Personal Academic and Career Advising upon entry and throughout your enrollment
  • Competitive NCAA Division III Athletics Teams, including the launch of men’s and women’s ice hockey in 2021
  • Innovative Employment Promise Program guarantees you will be career-ready at graduation

Visit and Apply

Rivier welcomes Cardinal Stritch University students to visit and apply! You can arrange a personal visit you can book a campus tour online, call (603) 897-8507, or email admissions@rivier.edu


Cardinal Stritch University Programs

Rivier University Programs

Bachelor’s Degrees
Biology Biology

Biology Education



Business Administration

Business Management


Sport Management

Community Organization Education and Community Leadership
Criminal Justice Criminal Justice

Homeland and International Security

Cybersecurity Management

Computer Science Cybersecurity Management/Computer Science 4+1

Mathematics/Computer Science 4+1

Education Studies

Elementary Education

Biology Education

Early Childhood Education

Education and Community Leadership

Elementary Education

English Education

Mathematics Education

Social Studies Education

Special Education

English English

English Education


History and Social Science

Social Sciences


Political Science

Global Studies

Mathematics Mathematics

Mathematics/Computer Science 4+1

Public Health Health Science

Public Health

Nursing Health Science


Psychology Psychology

Psychology – Addiction Studies Track

Graduate Programs
Master of Business Administration Business/MBA 4+1

MBA in Healthcare Administration (Online)

MBA in Information Technology Management

MBA in Management

MBA with Concentration in Marketing (Online)

M.A. in Clinical Psychology Education Studies – Counseling and School Psychology

Educational Specialist in School Psychology (Post-Masters)

M.S. in Educational Leadership Education Administration

Education Studies

Education Studies – Counseling and School Psychology

Educational Specialist in School Psychology (Post-Masters)

Master’s in Management and Leadership MBA in Management

MBA in Management (Online)

M.S. in Nursing (MSN) Master of Public Health (Online)

MSN: Advanced Practice RN Completion Program

MSN: Family Nurse Practitioner—FNP

MSN: Family Nurse Practitioner—FNP (Online)

MSN: Leadership in Health Systems Management (Online)

MSN: Nursing Education (Online)

MSN: Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (Online)

Nursing Education—Post-Master’s Certificate (Online)

Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner—Post-Master’s Certificate (Online)

Masters in Regular Education and Special Education

Master’s in Special Education

M.S. in Teaching (Elementary)

M.S. in Teaching (Secondary)

Early Childhood Education—Administration or Teaching

Education Administration

Education Studies

Education Studies—Counseling and School Psychology

Educational Specialist in Counseling (Post-Master’s)

Educational Specialist in School Psychology (Post-Master’s)

Elementary Education (Certification)

Middle/Secondary Education—Biology

Middle/Secondary Education—Mathematics

Middle/Secondary Education—English

Middle/Secondary Education—Social Studies

School Counseling (Online)

Special Education

Can’t find your match? Visit this page to explore our full list of academic programs.

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Our Admissions Counselors are available to help make the transition to Rivier as easy as possible. You can chat with us in person, by phone, or virtually. We can't wait to meet you!


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