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Save Thousands on Tuition — Finish Your Degree Now.

At Rivier University, we recognize how hard you’ve worked to get ahead and earn the college credits you have. We want to make sure you receive full credit for your efforts.

In partnership with select community colleges, we welcome you with:

  • A $2,000 transfer scholarship*
  • A generous transfer credit policy that rewards your hard work
  • Online courses that allow you to study when and where it’s best for you

Save Even More

If you’re working full time, be sure to ask your HR team about your company’s tuition reimbursement plan to receive further savings. The best time to complete your degree is now. Take a look at the programs below to learn more about the ones that match your experience and future goals.

Nationally and Regionally Ranked Programs

  • Top 15 Nursing Schools in United States – Nursing Almanac
  • Top 100 Private Nursing Schools in United States – Nursing Almanac
  • #1 Private Nursing Schools in NH – Nursing Almanac
  • #4 College in NH – Intelligent.com

*Applies only to Rivier University online programs for students from select community colleges and may vary by program. This scholarship is for tuition only and cannot be combined with any other tuition discounts or institutional scholarships. To confirm the scholarship and program details, please consult an enrollment counselor at online@rivier.edu. Information presented may be revised without notice.

Awards & Accolades

In rankings across four categories, Rivier earned top rankings both nationally and regionally, and placed as the #1 private nursing school in New Hampshire.

Rivier University is fully accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE).

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Rivier University’s RN to BSN Program Ranked No. 1

Our online RN to BSN program is ranked first among all other programs in New Hampshire.

Which Degree Is Right For you?

Gain a strong foundation of psychology and learn hands-on skills for career advancement in the field of psychology or human services.

  • Duration: 2-4 years
  • Total Credits: 120-121
  • Multiple Start Dates & Rolling Admissions

Learn foundational skills you can apply to a variety of careers in both the public and private sectors and customize your learning for specific career goals.

  • Duration: 2-4 years
  • Total Credits: 120
  • Multiple Start Dates & Rolling Admissions

Advance your nursing career and impact the lives of others. As a BSN-prepared nurse, you’ll enjoy a broad scope of practice and develop the skills necessary to help save more lives.

  • Duration: 2-4 years
  • Total Credits: 120
  • Multiple Start Dates & Rolling Admissions

Prepare for a variety of careers in the mental health counseling industry with up-to-date coursework and expert instruction.

  • Duration: 3 years
  • Total Credits: 61
  • Multiple Start Dates & Rolling Admissions

Learn to use intervention strategies and support students with social, emotional and educational challenges.

  • Duration: 3 years
  • Total Credits: 55
  • Multiple Start Dates & Rolling Admissions

The Rivier Advantage

Affordable Earn a competitive degree at a competitive price.

Personal Small class sizes and real-world experience provide students the skills they need for success.

Flexible Start when you want with rolling admission and terms beginning every seven weeks.

Dynamic Obtain a quality education from a university with more than 90 years of experience educating students.

Admissions Info

Take advantage of rolling admissions and terms beginning every seven weeks, so you can choose the best time for you to start earning your degree.

Have you decided to complete your degree at Rivier University? Complete our online application.

Financial Aid

Financial Aid comes in a variety of forms. From scholarships and loans to federal grants and student employment—there are many ways to cover the cost of your education. While the process may seem intimidating, our support staff is committed to guiding you through the process and making sure that you are comfortable with your plan. Please complete the form so that we can provide you with additional information.

About Rivier University

Rivier University is a Catholic institution that welcomes students from all backgrounds and provides a transformative and supportive educational experience. Throughout our history, we have been dedicated to providing a learning environment that educates the whole person — mind, body, and spirit. Our graduates excel professionally, academically, and in service to their communities.