Private 4 Year

Rivier College Demographics & Diversity

Nashua, New Hampshire

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Rivier College are mostly White with a small Hispanic population. The school has low racial diversity. 21% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Rivier College students
Race Percent of Students
White 79%
Black 3%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 3%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 0%
Race Unknown 8%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very Low

There are 230% more female students than male students enrolled at Rivier College with a gender ratio of 77% women to 23% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Rivier College has a much lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is much less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Rivier College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 23%
Women 77%
Enrollment by gender for Rivier College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 564
Women 1,860

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Rivier College serves a low number of students outside of New Hampshire, with 53 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Rivier College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 53%
Out of State 47%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$78,345 per year

39% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 44%
Part time Undergrads 42.2%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=183211 IPEDS survey data for Rivier College.