REAL-WORLD LEARNING + LIFE-CHANGING EXPERIENCES = EXCEPTIONAL OUTCOMES
Whether you know exactly what you want to do or are still figuring it out, you’ve come to the right place. Rider University provides you the support to follow your drive and the freedom to explore your options.
Our students are at the heart of everything that happens at Rider. The University's student-centered commitment begins with its engaged professors whose focus is on teaching and mentoring students. That commitment is shared by the University’s entire community, where every member is available to support students and their goals—including your fellow students. It's a unique environment dedicated to giving students the self-confidence, skills, and strong foundation that are essential for professional and personal success. Rider is a beautiful campus, but the connections, lessons, and feeling students find here will follow them anywhere.
At Rider, students can choose from 100+ undergraduate majors and minors and 40+ graduate programs through the College of Education and Human Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and the Norm Brodsky College of Business. Interdisciplinary majors are plentiful, and dual majors are encouraged.
Rider's professors are passionate about their disciplines, but teaching is their top priority. They’re distinguished authors, educators, scholars, scientists, performing artists, and researchers; an impressive 93% hold a doctorate or the highest degree in their field. With an average class size of 16 students and a 10:1 student-faculty ratio, classes are small and collaborative. Students are encouraged to join in discussions, express opinions, and be creative problem solvers. Communication skills and teamwork become integral to learning.