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Rider University

Lawrenceville, New Jersey

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Overview

Student Population
4,636
Rider University overview
Location Lawrenceville, New Jersey
Online rider.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large Suburban
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Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Lawrenceville, New Jersey, Rider University is a mid-size four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 9,250 prospective students applied, and 6,999 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 835 enrolled in the school.  3,575 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,061 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $45,120 plus fees of $740. Rider University is ranked 253 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Ratings

7/10
Overall
6/10
Academics
9/10
Resources
7/10
Outcomes
8/10
Value

Rider University is rated within the top 35% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 7 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Rider University within the 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Average
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SAT 1020/1220
ACT 20/26
GPA 3.36
Applications Accepted
75.7% 
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Applications Due Mar 15, 2023
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $50

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Annual Cost to Attend

Tuition
$45,120
Costs for Rider University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,500
Other Fees$740
Room and Board $15,500
Budget for Other Expenses$2,500
Total One Year Cost$65,360

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$53,000 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
63% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Rider University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 34%
Education 15%
English and Literature 13%
Psychology 8%
Visual and Performing Arts 8%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=186283 IPEDS survey data for Rider University.

Current students may use the Rider University GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.