Rivier University

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Save Thousands on Tuition at Rivier University.

In partnership with select organizations, Rivier University offers a tuition discount on online programs. You could be eligible for a tuition reduction of up to 15%* if your organization is partnered with our Learning Partner Network.

With an online format that allows you to study when and where it’s best for you, you can earn your degree quickly and affordably to advance your career.

Broaden your healthcare or nursing career with a flexible, online education.

As a recognized leader with award-winning nursing programs, we offer a variety of ACEN-accredited online programs to fit your needs. You will learn from a dynamic faculty with experience from the region’s top healthcare facilities. Our graduates are equipped with the professional skills, expert knowledge, and qualifying credentials they need to take their careers to the next step.

*Must be an employee or member of an organization in the university’s Learning Partner Network. Tuition discount applies only to Rivier University online programs and may vary by program. This discount is for tuition only and cannot be combined with any other tuition discounts or institutional scholarships. To confirm tuition discount and program details, please consult an enrollment counselor at online@rivier.edu. Information presented may be revised without notice.

Awards, Accolades & Accreditation

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’s students are prepared to succeed in nursing certification exams: 91% AANP Pass Rate vs. 85% US Average

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

Rivier University’s nursing programs are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

Rivier University’s Master of Business Administration programs are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

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Which Program Is Right For You?

Take a look at the online degree programs below to see which might best fit your experience and career goals. Contact us today to learn more about the program you’re interested in.

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 a broad-based business education with a focus on leadership, problem-solving, and strategic innovation.

  • Duration: 2 years
  • Total Credits: 36
  • Multiple Start Dates & Rolling Admissions

Gain the skills and knowledge you need to serve as a primary healthcare provider and prepare for the AANP or ANCC family nurse practitioner exam with courses focused on advanced theory and clinical nursing topics, as well as readiness exams.

  • Duration: 3-5 years
  • Total Credits: 36-49
  • Multiple Start Dates & Rolling Admissions

Advance your skills to improve population health and patient outcomes as you prepare for senior leadership roles throughout healthcare.

  • Duration: 2 years
  • Total Credits: 36
  • Multiple Start Dates & Rolling Admissions

Teach in all areas of healthcare delivery, including schools of nursing, acute care facilities, and other healthcare settings.

  • Duration: 2 years
  • Total Credits: 36
  • 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.