Transfer Students

Whether you are transferring into a day or evening program, our Admissions Counselors are available to help make the transition to Rivier as easy as possible. For assistance, call (800) 447-4843 or (603) 897-8507.


We accept up to 90 credits

Rivier accepts up to 90 credits toward a bachelor’s degree and up to 45 credits toward an associate degree. We will transfer your credits if you received at least a 2.0 average on a 4.0 scale and the course(s) is (are) deemed transferrable after an evaluation by the Rivier University staff.

We make it easy to transfer from a community college

Rivier has agreements with a number of community colleges – start your degree there and finish it here. It gets you started fast and saves you money. These agreements detail your degree options and the courses you'll take at each institution.
> For more information and to view these articulation agreements, click here. 

We offer more than $7 million in institutional aid
Save money—Rivier is the most affordable private university in New Hampshire!  

We are committed to making a Rivier education affordable for as many families as possible. To do so, we keep our costs among the lowest for private colleges and universities in New England and award more than $7 million in need-based and merit-based institutional aid to more than 95% of our students.
> Learn more about financial assistance  

We offer more than 45 day and evening programs

Rivier has a variety of academic programs for you to pursue or complete your degree. To help determine whether you are pursuing transferring into our undergraduate day program or our undergraduate Professional Studies evening program, explore the list of degree programs listed below

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  • Undergraduate Day
  • Professional Studies
  • Graduate
  • Doctoral

Graduate Studies

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M.A.T. English  Prospective Teachers
M.A.T. English  Current Teachers

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Secondary Education

Secondary Education

M.Ed. Curriculum & Instruction 
M.Ed. Middle/Secondary Education certification program
M.A.T. English  certification option
M.A.T. English  non-certification option
M.A.T. Mathematics  certification option
M.A.T. Mathematics  non-certification option
M.A.T. Social Studies certification option
M.A.T. Social Studies  non-certification option
M.A.T. Spanish  certification option
M.A.T. Spanish  non-certification option

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