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Rivier University: Courses, Admission, Cost

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  • Estd. 1933
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About Rivier University

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Year of establishment
1933
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Campus size
68 acres
Scholarships granted
1091
Scholarship amount granted
USD 18 million
English proficiency test
Required
Accepted exams
SAT/ACT accepted
Not required
Total faculty
69
Faculty/Student ratio
15
Total criminal offences
29
Quick university statsInsights on student demographics, enrolment, and academic success
UG Race

Others

79%

Black

11%

Hispanic

5%

Asian

3%

UG Student residence

Out of state

50%

In state

49%

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UG Number of Applicant

1629
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Overall Graduation Rate

0.58
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Q:   What is the acceptance rate for Rivier University?

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Rivier University is one of the best universities in the United States. The university is immensely popular among international students. Every year thousands of students from within the United States and around the world apply at Rivier University. As per the US News and World Report, Rivier University acceptance rate is 84%, thus making it leniently selective for admissions. Please note that the data of acceptance rate is taken from an unofficial source, therefore, it is subject to vary. 

 

Q:   What is the minimum GPA requirement for Rivier University?

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The average GPA requirement at Rivier University is 3.25. This makes Rivier University Moderately Competitive for GPAs. However, international students should check the minimum eligibility before applying for any programme at Rivier University. Because, the minimum GPA requirement may vary from programme to program. 

 

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Rivier University Admission Dates 2024

  • Application fees :No Fees
  • Type of deadline :Rolling
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Type of documentsApplicable for
SOPNeeded for few courses
LORNeeded for few courses
EssaysNot required
CVNot required
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Intake seasonDeadline
Fall1ˢᵗ Mar 2024
Spring1ˢᵗ Nov 2024
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Q:   What is Rivier University admission deadline for international students?

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Rivier University offers admission on a rolling basis, meaning, international students can apply for Rivier University throughout the year. However, international undergraduate students are suggested to apply by Mar 1, 2024, for the Fall semester intake and by Nov 1, 2024, for the Spring semester intake. Therefore, international students are advised to apply before the admission deadlines. 

 

Q:   How can I apply at Rivier University as an international student?

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As an international student, you have an advisor who will support you every step of the way. The advisors will assist you in maintaining your F-1 status and addressing any other questions that you may have about the items that are required for enrollment. International students can apply for undergradaute and graduate programs at Rivier University through the university's own application portal. However, international applicants need to meet minimum admission requirements to get into Rivier University. 

 

Rivier University Fees & Eligibility 2024

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Courses1st Year Tuition FeesDuration & Eligibility
MS(2 courses)
INR 10 L - 13 L
Duration1 year-2 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 5.5 & Above, TOEFL: 61 & Above, PTE: 43 - 53
MBA/PGDM(2 courses)
INR 13 L
Duration1 year-2 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 5.5 & Above, TOEFL: 61 & Above, PTE: 43 & Above
B.A.(3 courses)
INR 32 L
Duration4 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 5.5 & Above, TOEFL: 61 & Above, PTE: 43 & Above
B.Sc.(6 courses)
INR 32 L
Duration4 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 5.5 & Above, TOEFL: 61 & Above, PTE: 43 & Above
BBA(5 courses)
INR 30 L - 32 L
Duration4 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 5.5 & Above, TOEFL: 61 & Above, PTE: 43 & Above
Others PG(2 courses)
INR 10 L - 11 L
Duration2 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 5.5 & Above, TOEFL: 61 & Above, PTE: 43 & Above
B.E. / B.Tech(1 course)
INR 32 L
Duration4 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 5.5 & Above, TOEFL: 61 & Above, PTE: 43 & Above
BSN(1 course)
INR 32 L
Duration4 years
Exam AcceptedIELTS: 5.5 & Above, TOEFL: 61 & Above, PTE: 43 & Above
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Q:   What are the admission requirements at Rivier University?

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There are two types of admission requirements; general admission requirements and course-specific admission requirements. Rivier University offers hundreds of courses at undergraduate and graduate levels to thousands of students studying across its various academic departments. Here we will discuss the general admission requirements for Rivier University. The general admission requirements for international students are given below. 

  • Academic transcripts
  • SAT/ACT
  • GRE/GMAT
  • English language proficiency
  • Essay/Writing Sample
  • Letter of Recommendations
 

Q:   What are the English proficiency requirements for international students at Rivier University?

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Majority of the courses and programs offered at Rivier University, are taught in the English language. Therefore, it is mandatory for all international students to prove their proficiency in the English language. All the courses offered at Rivier University have their own English language requirement. However, the general English language requirement for admission at Rivier University are as follows:

ExamScore
Duolingo100
TOEFL61
IELTS5.5
PTE43
 

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4.9/5
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  • 100% students never faced discrimination in this university
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Part time work4.5
Post study jobs5
Quality of faculty4.5
Student Life5
Value for money5
Public transportation5
Safety4.5
Indian Food5
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Answered 4 months ago

Applicants whose first language is not English must submit proof of English language proficiency. We have mentioned below the Rivier University Duolingo requirements with other English language tests:

A score of 43 or higher

English Language Tests

Minimum Score required

Duolingo

A score of 61 or higher

IELTS

A minimum score of 5.5.

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Duolingo

A score of 100 or higher

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Requirements to Study in the USA for International Students

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Answered 4 months ago

The Rivier University acceptance rate is around 84% and Concordia University acceptance rate is 78%. This shows that Rivier University admissions are less competitive than the Concordia University admissions for international students. 

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Chandra Shekhar

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Answered 4 months ago

International applicants who wish to study at Rivier University must meet the below admission requirements:

Rivier University requirements for undergraduate programs

  • Complete a High school Diploma from a recognised college
  • Standardized test score of ACT/SAT (optional)
  • A Letter of Recommendation
  • Meet the

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Chandra Shekhar

Contributor-Level 10

Answered 4 months ago

Applicants whose first language is not English must submit proof of English language proficiency. We have mentioned below the Rivier University Duolingo requirements with other English language tests:

English Language Tests

Minimum Score required

IELTS

A score of 61 or higher

IELTS

A minimum score of 5.5.

PTE

A score of 43 or higher

Duolingo

A score of 100 or higher

Check the Requirements to Study in the USA for International Students

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Chandra Shekhar

Contributor-Level 10

Answered 4 months ago

International students can check below the Rivier University application process to apply for admission in undergraduate and gradaute programs:

Step 1: Submit an online application through “Common Application or apply.rivier.edu”

Step 2: Provide all the require documents

Step 3: Submit the test score

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