Rider University

Rider University is a private, coeducational university with two campuses located in Lawrenceville and Princeton, New Jersey. Rider offers 67 bachelor's degree programs and 35 graduate degree programs. The university consists of 5 schools and colleges which are, the College of Business Administration, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, School of Education, College of Continuing Studies, and the Westminster College of the Arts.

  • Average Tuition USD 39,080
  • Acceptance Rate 69%
  • Students 5,050
  • International Students 3.8%
  • Total Annual Cost USD 54,995
  • Campus Setting Urban

School Description

The cities of Lawrenceville and Princeton offer students a number of resources that includes different restaurants, many theaters that include a Comedy Club, and recreation facilities that includes a Bowling alley, Golf course, and an Ice Skating center. The Lawrenceville campus also offers students many activities through the Student Recreation Center.

Rider University has over 5000 students that represent 82 different countries. Students at Rider can find many activities and organizations on campus that cover many academic and social interests. Some of the organizations include Asian Students at Rider, Dance Team, French Club, Model United Nations, and the Princeton Country Club.

Master Programs

  • 2083 Lawrenceville Rd, Lawrence Township, NJ 08648, United States

    Accountancy

    USD 7,290 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Accounting Principles. The program offers courses that focus on all aspects of business, management and finance.

  • 2083 Lawrenceville Rd, Lawrence Township, NJ 08648, United States

    Applied Psychology

    USD 7,290 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Applied Psychology. The program offers courses that focus on applications of psychology, and principles of counseling and therapy.

  • 2083 Lawrenceville Rd, Lawrence Township, NJ 08648, United States

    Business

    USD 7,290 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Business principles and techniques. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the fundamentals of business, like buying, selling and producing products; business organization; and accounting.

  • 2083 Lawrenceville Rd, Lawrence Township, NJ 08648, United States

    Business Administration

    USD 9,180 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Administration. The program offers courses that focus on the study of management theory; human resource management and behavior; accounting, purchasing and logistics; organization and production; marketing; and business decision-making.

  • 2083 Lawrenceville Rd, Lawrence Township, NJ 08648, United States

    English Composition

    USD 7,290 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of English Composition. The program offers courses that focus on the principles of writing in effective sentences, paragraphs, and essays.

  • 2083 Lawrenceville Rd, Lawrence Township, NJ 08648, United States

    Leadership

    USD 7,290 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the leadership skills required in a business, government, non-profit, or educational setting. The program offers courses that focus on the study of organizational planning; the dynamics of leadership; team building; conflict resolution and mediation; communication; and other management skills.

  • 2083 Lawrenceville Rd, Lawrence Township, NJ 08648, United States

    Music

    USD 6,840 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Music. The program offers courses that focus on the study of medieval, renaissance, classical, romantic, jazz, pop, and rock music.

  • 2083 Lawrenceville Rd, Lawrence Township, NJ 08648, United States

    Music Education

    USD 6,840 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Music Education. The program offers courses that focus on the teaching and learning of music.

  • 2083 Lawrenceville Rd, Lawrence Township, NJ 08648, United States

    Performing Arts

    USD 6,840 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Performing Arts. The program offers highly interdisciplinary courses that are delivered through a mix of practical workshops and lectures that focus on music, dance and drama.

  • 2083 Lawrenceville Rd, Lawrence Township, NJ 08648, United States

    Psychology

    USD 7,290 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Psychology. The program offers courses that focus on understanding and analyzing human behavior.

  • 2083 Lawrenceville Rd, Lawrence Township, NJ 08648, United States

    Teaching

    USD 6,840 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Teaching. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the design and provision of educational services to children or adults with special learning needs or disabilities; diagnosing learning disabilities; developing individual education plans; teaching and supervising special education students; special education counseling; and applicable laws and policies.

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  • Forbes (USA)
    Forbes (USA) 444

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 3.30
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL 80
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.50
  • Minimum ACT 19

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    Established in 1865

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    Rider University's two campuses are a short drive away from Philadelphia and New York City.

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          • Testimony
            2005-2009, BSBA, Marketing and Advertising

            Choosing Rider University was easy based on my selection criteria: a reputable business program, the personal touch of a private school, and the opportunity to play ice hockey at the club level. The guidance and support of my Professor's, leadership programs, and the campus community are reasons why I strongly recommend Rider.

          • Testimony
            1980-1984, BS, Accounting & Decision Sciences

            My experience at Rider was wonderful --- met great people (Hill & Poyda!) and received a great education (accounting & decision sciences). Rider facilitated my entry into Johnson & Johnson, the starting point of my 30 year health care career.

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            1984-1988, BS, Business Administration

            Choosing Rider was one of the best decisions I ever made in my life. Their diverse faculty represents a broad spectrum of real world industry experience (especially in the School of Business). Rider is attended by a surprisingly large population of international students which helps gain an appreciation for cultural and collegial diversity. The campus setting is gorgeous and inspirational.