Rider University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - BadCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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Rider University is a medium four-year, private not-for-profit school with 5,485 students enrolled. This school was established in 1865 and is one of the 2 colleges located in Lawrenceville, New Jersey.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
58
Rider University will give you the opportunity to receive an associate's degree, bachelor's degree, master's degree, or postmaster certificate.

Rider University deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and lets you to select from 58 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Management, Accounting and Finance, Business, and Psychology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings against other schools and colleges.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
76%
Rider University student retention rate is fair at 76% (close to New Jersey average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Rider University is average - 61%.

Student to faculty ratio at Rider University is pretty good - 12:1. Learn more about instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$33,500
Average tuition prices are extremely high - $32,900 per year. The additional fees at Rider University (not included in tuition costs) are nearly $600; which comes to a total of $33,500 per year.

Read the details about Rider University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
72%
According to recent data, 7,903 applications were submitted and 5,701 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to get accepted at this school.

Rider University might accept dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits at entry.

Check the details about admissions as well applicants test score stats at Rider University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$7,800
Rider University offers a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Rider University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses.

Safety
Grade
D-
Rider University provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 2,800 students, which provides a reasonable on-campus housing option. The room price is a bit high - approximately $7,800 per year.

Army ROTC programs are available at Rider University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Rider University seems to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Rider University Location and Maps



Post Address: Rider University, 2083 Lawrence Road, Lawrenceville, New Jersey 08648-3099, USA
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