Student Population
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Rider University overview
Location Lawrenceville, New Jersey
Online rider.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Rider University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Religious Affiliation 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 9,519 prospective students applied, and 6,389 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,011 enrolled in the school.  4,070 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 1,003 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $42,120 plus fees of $740. Rider University is ranked 438 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Admission Standards
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SAT 1070/1260
ACT 19/26
GPA 3.3
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Low

Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Rider University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,500
Other Fees$740
Room and Board $15,280
Budget for Other Expenses$2,500
Total One Year Cost$62,140


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

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%

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