Rider University

Acceptance Rate 71 %
SAT Average 1,115
Tuition & Fees $45,860
Student Population 4,824
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $25,354

Academic Overview

Rider University Campus, Lawrenceville, NJ
Rider University is a private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years institute located in Lawrenceville, New Jersey. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship. The 2021 tuition & fees are $45,860 for undergraduate students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 4,824 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 71% and the graduation rate is 67% last year.
The salary after graduation from Rider University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $54,100. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of Rider University are $45,860. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $20,958 on average.
Rider University 2021 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at Rider. The acceptance rate of Rider is 71% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 13%. The average graduation rate is 67% and no students have transferred out from the school. The average received amount of financial aid is $25,354 and 90% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 4,824 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1.
[Chart] Academic Statistics
Acceptance Rate for Rider University is 71 %.
Graduation Rate for Rider University is 67 %
Retention Rate for Rider University is 78 %
Student Population for Rider University is 4,824
Student to Faculty Rate for Rider University is 10 %
The average received amount of financial aid is $25,354 at Rider University.

Offered Degrees

Rider offers 115 major programs through online and on-site education where 7 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
One but less than two years certificate10
Associate's Degree20
Bachelor's Degree634
Post Bachelor's Degree190
Master's Degree273
Post Master's Degree20
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship10

Special Learning Opportunities

Rider University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:2,716)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $5,260)

Veterans Benefits

Rider University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges