Rider University

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School Overview

General Information

Admission Office

2083 Lawrenceville Road

Box 3001

Lawrenceville, NJ 08648-3099

(609) 896-5042

(800) 257-9026

Fax: (609) 895-6645



Contact: William Larrousse

Director of Undergraduate Admissions
Main Address

2083 Lawrenceville Road

Lawrenceville, NJ 08648-3099

(609) 896-5000

www.rider.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 4,791

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 880

Degree-seeking undergrads: 4,606

Graduate enrollment: 1,220

Setting

Suburban setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $50

Online application fee: $50
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 74%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 80%


College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

American Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General B
Arts Management B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B
Music – Piano/Organ A,B
Music – Voice/Opera B
Music Theory/Composition B
Musical theater B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Actuarial Science B
Administrative/Secretarial Services B
Business Administration/Management A,B
Business/Managerial Economics B
Entrepreneurial Studies B
Finance/Banking B
Global supply chain management B
Human Resources Management A,B
International Business B
Management Science B
Marketing Management B
Office Management A,B
Organizational Behavior Studies B

Communications & Journalism

Advertising B
Journalism B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B

Education

Business Teacher Education B
Elementary Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Sales/Marketing Education B
Science Teacher Education B
Secondary Education B

Engineering Technologies

Occupational Safety C

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B
Speech/Rhetorical Studies B

Foreign Language & Literature

French B
German B
Russian B
Spanish B

History

History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Paralegal/Legal Assistance C

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies B
Liberal Arts & Sciences A,B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Biopsychology B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Geology B
Oceanography B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Public Administration C

Social Sciences

Economics B
International Relations B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Religious/Sacred Music B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Rider University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(609) 896-5000
Website:www.rider.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:https://www.applyweb.com/apply/rider/
Address:2083 Lawrence Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648-3099
Setting:21
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:5,057
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):66%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:12 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:4,315 (85% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$39,820
Out-of-state Tuition:$39,820
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$24,822

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Rider University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Rider University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services21112
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs151
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services2
Education15510
English Language and Literature/Letters2
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics4
Health Professions and Related Programs112
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities11
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Natural Resources and Conservation1
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Physical Sciences3
Psychology312
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Social Sciences4
Theology and Religious Vocations11
Visual and Performing Arts105
Grand total2325924

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Rider University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services111
Education1
Health Professions and Related Programs1
Psychology1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Grand total142

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Rider University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$39,820
Out-of-state$39,820
Books and supplies$1,500

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$22,689
Out-of-state$22,689

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid864100%
Grant or scholarship aid864100%$24,822
Student loan aid65375%$10,522

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid3,67289%$22,020
Federal student loans2,72066%$7,303

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Rider University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Rider University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants8,9023,2575,645
Percent admitted100%76%69%
Percent admitted who enrolled10%10%9%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Rider University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment5,057
Undergraduate enrollment4,085
Graduate enrollment972

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Rider University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

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