Undergraduate Tuition

Undergraduate Tuition and Fees
2021-2022 Academic Year

FULL-TIME PROGRAMS ANNUAL COSTS
Tuition – Undergraduate (up to 18 credits per semester) $34,412
Housing (Room) $6,436 – $10,222
Dining Plan (Board) $6,218– $6,526
Other Fees See below

Part-time students enrolled in 1-11 credits will be charged $1,147 per credit.

Directed study courses are charged at the prevailing rate at the time the course is taken. These courses are not covered by tuition remission.

Note: Finance charges and late fees will be applied to past due accounts. Tuition rates are subject to change and are reviewed annually.

Full-time students who enroll in a combination of Undergraduate and Professional Studies courses will pay the full-day tuition rate.

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Housing

Singles and Doubles

HOUSING COST PER SEMESTER ANNUAL COST
Guild or Trinity Double Rooms $3,618 $7,236
Presentation Double Room $3,873 $7,746
Brassard Double Room $4,132 $8,264
Trinity Small Singles (Rooms 101 and 103) $4056 $8,112
Guild and Trinity Buy-Out Singles (waitlist only, if available) $4,597 $9,194
Presentation Single $4,154 $8,308
Brassard Buy-Out Single (waitlist only, if available) $5,111 $10,222

Triples

HOUSING COST PER SEMESTER ANNUAL COST
Guild (Rooms 142, 201, 225, 242, 301, 325, 342)
Guild (Triple for two residents)
Guild (Force triple, only if needed)
$3,618
$4,108
$3,218
$7,236
$8,216
$6,436
Presentation $3,618 $7,236
Trinity (Rooms 200 and 300) $4,108 $8,216
Brassard
Brassard (Triple for two residents)
$4,132
$4,622
$8,264
$9,244

Quads

HOUSING COST PER SEMESTER ANNUAL COST
Trinity (Rooms 200 and 300) $3,618 $7,236

Dining

DINING PLANS COST PER SEMESTER ANNUAL COST
Plan 1 – Unlimited (mandatory for first-semester freshmen and new residents) $3,263 $6,526
Plan 2 – 14-meal plan $3,186 $6,372
Plan 3 – 10-meal plan $3,109 $6,218
Plan 4 – Commuter meal plan (25 meals for $129)

Meal plans are non-refundable and non-transferable, although resident meal plans are partially refundable through the add/drop period (and non-refundable after the add/drop period).

For additional information, visit our Dining Services.

Other Fees

OTHER FEES COST
Credit Overload for day students (more than 18 credits per semester) $1,147 per credit
New Student Fee (one-time fee) $250
Late Payment Fee (per occurrence) $250
Day Undergraduate Tuition Deposit (first-time resident) $500
Day Undergraduate Tuition Deposit (first-time commuter) $400
Returning Undergraduate Housing Deposit (due March 1; non-refundable after May 1) $250
Parking Fee $65
Technology Fee (per semester) $250
Clinical Surcharge (per course) $150
Liability Insurance Fee (Nursing clinical or practicums; counseling, social work, or psychology internships. Charged upon course registration.) Varies
Challenge Exam $80 per credit
Transcript Fee (per occurrence) $7
Parking Fine (per occurrence) Varies
ID Card Replacement Fee (per occurrence) $15
Resident Dorm Damage Deposit (refundable after dorm damage charges subtracted) $100
Resident Telecommunications Fee (per semester) $100
Resident Health Fee (per semester) $200
Student Activity Fee (per semester) $300
Service Charge for Returned Checks and e-Checks (per occurrence) $30
Graduation Fee $175
Online course fee (day students taking online classes) $125 per class

FERPA

Students must complete a Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) form for Rivier to speak with others about your account. This includes parents, guardians, spouses, and others.

Auditing Fees

Due to the nature of certain laboratory and other experiences, some courses cannot be taken on an audit basis. Lecture courses may be audited. The audit fee is the same as the credit charge except for alumni and senior citizens. Contact the Office of the Registrar for specific courses.

Rivier Alumni

Alumni holding a bachelor’s and/or master’s degree from Rivier can audit select undergraduate courses at no charge on a space available basis. Alumni are responsible for paying fees associated with the class, however, parking fees are waived. Register for classes online or in person at the Office of the Registrar. Please indicate “alumni” and in the credit section of the form write “audit.”

Senior Citizens

Persons 60 years of age or older are eligible to take select undergraduate courses on an audit or for credit basis:

  • Audit: Courses may be audited on a space-available basis with preference being given to paying students; there is no tuition charge and cost is 100% of fees. Registration with the Registrar’s Office can be done one week prior to the start of the course.
  • For Credit: Courses may be taken for credit; cost is 50% of tuition and 100% of fees.
  • Non-credit: For persons 55 years or older, the University sponsors the Rivier Institute for Senior Education (RISE). Classes offer instruction on a variety of topics. Learn more about the RISE program.

Contact

Office of Student Financial Services