Rider University

Lawrenceville, New Jersey

Rider University Overview

Student population

Address2083 Lawrence Road
Lawrenceville, NJ
School Websitewww.rider.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Size

Large

StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Rider University is a mid-size private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Lawrenceville, New Jersey that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 9,429 students applied to Rider University. Of those students, 6,569 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Rider University was $42,120, in addition to fees of $740. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Rider University.

Rider University has a 65% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Rider University Requirements

Academic standards

Moderate

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The Rider University acceptance rate is 70%. To put this into perspective, 6,569 of the 9,429 students who applied to Rider University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Rider University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Rider University had an SAT score between the range of 1,000 and 1,190. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Rider University was between 20 and 25 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Rider University as part of their application.

Rider University Cost

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Rider University, the tuition for in-state residents is $42,120. Combined with fees of $740, room and board costs of $15,280, other expenses of $2,500 and the $1,500 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state students can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $42,860 in tuition.

Students at Rider University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Rider University was $5,299 last year, with 36% of students being awarded federal aid.

Rider University Student Life

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio10:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Rider University.

Rider University has a good gender split, with 58% of undergraduates being female and 42% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are New Jersey residents; in fact, 74% of all students reside in New Jersey. However, 25% of students come from out-of-state and 1% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Rider University is 10:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need to thrive in your studies.

Rider University Popular Majors and Programs

BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
EDUCATION
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
PSYCHOLOGY
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
SOCIAL SCIENCES

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