Rider University

Lawrenceville, NJ
University Website: www.rider.edu
Apply Online: https://www.applyweb.com/apply/rider/
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Rider University is a private, coeducational and nonsectarian university located chiefly in Lawrenceville, in Mercer County, New Jersey, United States. It consists of five academic units: the College of Business Administration, the College of Liberal Arts, Education and Sciences, the College of Continuing Studies, and the Westminster College of the Arts. In addition to regional accreditation, the undergraduate and graduate programs in business are accredited by AACSB, and the professional education graduate programs are accredited by NCATE. Rider University is considered selective. It was ranked in the 2012 US News & World Report America's Best Colleges guide at number 21 in the Regional Universities North category. Rider University is also listed in the Princeton Review The Best 376 Colleges 2013 edition, where it is also ranked #15 Least Beautiful Campus, and #17 Least Happy Students. There are 5,982 undergraduate and graduate students attending.

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Fast Facts

  • Private not for profit, Four or more years
  • students
  • $31,330.00 avg tuition

2083 Lawrence Road
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648-3099
(609) 896-5000

Apply online Admissions:
www.rider.edu/admissions
Financial Aid:
www.rider.edu/onestop

Areas of Study:

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • History
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Theology And Religious Vocations
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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Rider University

Statistics:
Applied 7,947
Admitted 5,827 73%
Enrolled total 940
Full Time: 940
Part Time 0
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 460 570
SAT Math 480 580
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 460 570
ACT Composite 19 24
ACT English 0 0
ACT Math 0 0
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 82%
4-year graduation rate 47%
6-year graduation rate 61%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Required
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Rider University

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $31,330.00 $31,330.00 $31,330.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $600.00 $600.00 $600.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $577.00 $577.00 $577.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $19,051.00 $19,051.00 $19,051.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $350.00 $350.00 $350.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $689.00 $689.00 $689.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $11,810.00 $9,600.00 $2,500.00
Other Expenses $2,000.00 $2,500.00 $2,500.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $50.00
Graduate Application Fee $50.00
Books and Supplies $1,500.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 98%
Percent receiving grant aid 96%
Avg amount of grant aid $16,025.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 73%
Avg amount of student loan aid $8,937.00

Rider University

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES
American/United States Studies/Civilization X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biochemistry X
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X X
Actuarial Science X
Business Administration and Management, General X X X
Business/Managerial Economics X
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies X
Finance, General X
International Business/Trade/Commerce X
Labor and Industrial Relations X
Marketing/Marketing Management, General X
Organizational Behavior Studies X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Advertising X
Public Relations/Image Management X
Radio and Television X
Speech Communication and Rhetoric X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences, General X
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design X
EDUCATION
Business Teacher Education X
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services X
Curriculum and Instruction X
Educational Leadership and Administration, General X
Elementary Education and Teaching X
Music Teacher Education X X
Reading Teacher Education X
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education X
Secondary Education and Teaching X
Special Education and Teaching, General X
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X
Rhetoric and Composition X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
German Language and Literature X
Spanish Language and Literature X
HISTORY
History, General X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
General Studies X
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Biopsychology X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Environmental Studies X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Public Administration X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Economics, General X
International Relations and Affairs X
Political Science and Government, General X
Sociology X
THEOLOGY AND RELIGIOUS VOCATIONS
Religious/Sacred Music X X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art/Art Studies, General X
Conducting X
Fine and Studio Arts Management X
Graphic Design X
Keyboard Instruments X X
Music Theory and Composition X X
Voice and Opera X X

Rider University Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
Luce Scholars Program Varies November 01, 2016

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