Rider University

Acceptance Rate 81.95 %
SAT Average 1,160
Tuition & Fees $35,850
Student Population 4,636
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $28,356

Academic Overview

Rider University Campus, Lawrenceville, NJ
Rider University is a private (not-for-profit), four-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 2022 tuition & fees is $35,850 for undergraduate students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 4,636 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 81.95% and the graduation rate is 61% 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.

2022 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2021-2022, Rider's tuition & fees is $35,850. For graduate programs, its 2022 average tuition & fees is $20,159.
2022 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2022 key academic statistics at Rider. The acceptance rate of Rider is 81.95% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 8.86%. The average graduation rate is 61% and no students have transferred out from the school.
The average received amount of financial aid is $28,356 and 93% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 4,636 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Rider University is 81.95 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Rider University is 61 %
Graduation Rate
Retention Rate for Rider University is 79 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Rider University is 4,636
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Rider University is 10 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
10 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $28,356 at Rider University.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address2083 Lawrence Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648-3099
Online Applicationhttps://www.applyweb.com/apply/rider/
Financial Aidwww.rider.edu/onestop
Net Price Calculatorhttps://www.rider.edu/netpricecalculator/
Disability Servicewww.rider.edu/academics/academic-support-services/services-students-disabilities

Offered Degrees

Rider offers 137 major programs through online and on-site education where 12 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 Degree21
Bachelor's Degree696
Post Bachelor's Degree220
Master's Degree295
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