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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 or graduate certificate quickly and affordably to advance your career.

At Rivier, You Can:

  • Earn an affordable, high-quality education when and where it’s best for you
  • Build real-world skillsets to use immediately to stand out from your peers
  • Save up to 15% on your tuition depending on your organization’s partnership with the university*

Nationally and Regionally Ranked Programs

  • Top 100 Nursing Schools in United States – Nursing Almanac
  • Top 50 Private Nursing Schools in United States – Nursing Almanac
  • #1 Private Nursing Schools in NH – Nursing Almanac
  • #23 MBA in Marketing Degree in United States – Intelligent.com
  • #28 MBA in Information Technology Degree in United States – Intelligent.com

*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

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’s RN to BSN Program Ranked No. 1: Our online RN to BSN program is ranked first among all other programs in New Hampshire.

Rivier University is ranked among the top U.S. Nursing Schools of 2020 by Nursing Schools Almanac.

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.

This program provides a selection of career-driven courses and an Addiction Studies track to help you gain the specific skills you need for a career in human services.

  • Duration: 2.5-4 years
  • Total Credits: 120
  • Multiple Start Dates & Rolling Admissions

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 topics such as business management, marketing, business writing, budgeting, and strategic management to gain a strong foundation in business principles and practices.

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

Build a foundation of knowledge to create better health systems around you with coursework in multiple public health-related areas.

  • Duration: 2-4 years
  • Total Credits: 123
  • 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

Learn current business trends and emerging technologies to understand both worlds and make smart decisions to help business and technology work cohesively.

  • Duration: 1-2 years
  • Total Credits: 36
  • Multiple Start Dates & Rolling Admissions

Build upon your foundation and skills with individualized learning and interprofessional experiences that focus on preparing public health professionals to improve the health of communities and individuals within diverse populations.

  • Duration: 2-3 years
  • Total Credits: 42
  • 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 a broad education in the traditional areas of business, as well as in the cross-disciplinary skills of leadership, problem-solving, and strategic management.

  • Duration: 1-2 years
  • Total Credits: 36
  • Multiple Start Dates & Rolling Admissions

Learn a strong foundation in business functions while providing concentrated study in the strategies and approaches of managing information technology.

  • Duration: 1-2 years
  • Total Credits: 36
  • Multiple Start Dates & Rolling Admissions

Build a broad-based competency in leadership, problem-solving, and strategic management skills along with key topics in marketing.

  • 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

Prepare to lead interdisciplinary healthcare teams and improve systems of care, patient outcomes, quality, and safety.

  • Duration: 2.5 years
  • Total Credits: 39
  • 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 80 years of experience educating students.

Accreditation

Rivier University is fully accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education, Inc (NECHE). In addition, the following online programs have specific accreditation:

Rivier University’s ASN, BSN, MSN, Post Master’s Certificates, and DNP programs located in Nashua, NH are accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), 3390 Peachtree Road NE, Suite 1400, Atlanta, GA 30326, (404) 975-5000.

The most recent accreditation decision made by the ACEN Board of Commissioners for the associate nursing program is Continuing Accreditation. View the public information disclosed by the ACEN regarding this program.

A C B S P Accredited

Rivier’s undergraduate business programs in business administration, business management, finance, and marketing, as well as the University’s Master of Business Administration programs, are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP, 11520 West 119th Street, Overland Park, KS 66213, (913) 339-9356, www.acbsp.org,

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.