Rider University

Lawrenceville, NJ

Rider University

Lawrenceville, NJ

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Undergrad Business

Tuition & Fees

$42,860

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
30%
500-599
47%
400-499
16%
300-399
1%
700-800
4%
600-699
25%
500-599
54%
400-499
14%
300-399
1%
30-36
9%
24-29
46%
18-23
33%
12-17
9%
6-11
1%
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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

10

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

71%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,710
Declined 2,678
Total Received 9,388
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Private

3,763

undergraduate students

914

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Rider University, founded in 1865, is a private, coeducational institution. Its campus is located in Lawrenceville, New Jersey.

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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 4,677
Established in 1865
Coeducational Coeducational

280-acre, suburban campus in Lawrenceville (population: 4,081), two miles from Trenton and 60 miles from New York City; branch campus in Princeton. Major airport serves Philadelphia (50 miles); smaller airport and train serve Trenton; bus serves Princeton (three miles). Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Suburbs
  • Metropolitan area: New York City, Philadelphia
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Newark Liberty International

Rider University
2083 Lawrenceville Road
Lawrenceville, NJ
08648-3099

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
53%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Freshman priority housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Government Association
  • Greek Council
  • Association of Commuter Students
  • Black Student Union
  • Residence Hall Association

Top Events

  • Cranberry Fest
  • Scream Screen for Halloween
  • Midnight MAACness
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
14%
Top 1/4
35%
Top 1/2
77%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
30%
500-599
47%
400-499
16%
300-399
1%
700-800
4%
600-699
25%
500-599
54%
400-499
14%
300-399
1%
30-36
9%
24-29
46%
18-23
33%
12-17
9%
6-11
1%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $50
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.33

Moderately Selective

71%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,710
Declined 2,678
Total Received 9,388

Admissions Factors

Very Important

application essay
academic GPA
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
geographical residence
interview
state residency
talent/ability
standardized test scores
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

first generation
racial/ethnic status
class rank
religious affiliation/commitment

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

100%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$5,425

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $42,120
Room & board $15,280
Additional fees $740
Books & supplies $1,500
Total $59,640
Average Financial Aid - $5,425
Total with Avg. Aid $54,215
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Financial Facts

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Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Field hockey
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

badminton, baseball, dance team, golf, ice hockey, lacrosse, soccer, volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

badminton, dance team, equestrian sports, golf, lacrosse, soccer, volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Equestrian sports, Golf, Ice hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Tennis, Track and field, Volleyball, Water polo

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Cheerleading, Cross-country running, Equestrian sports, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and field, Volleyball, Water polo

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Divison I

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Advertising
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Art/Art Studies, General
Behavioral Sciences
Biochemistry
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biopsychology
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
Business Teacher Education
Business/Managerial Economics
Chemistry, General
Computer Science
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Dance, General
Directing and Theatrical Production
Economics, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Environmental Science
Finance, General
Fine and Studio Arts Management
French Language and Literature
General Studies
Geology/Earth Science, General
German Language and Literature
Graphic Design
Health Policy Analysis
Health Services Administration
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
History, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International Relations and Affairs
Journalism
Keyboard Instruments
Labor and Industrial Relations
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
Management Science
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other
Marine Sciences
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Medical/Health Management and Clinical Assistant/Specialist
Modeling, Virtual Environments and Simulation
Music History, Literature, and Theory
Music Teacher Education
Music Theory and Composition
Music, General
Office Management and Supervision
Organizational Behavior Studies
Philosophy
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Relations/Image Management
Radio and Television
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Religious/Sacred Music
Rhetoric and Composition
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Secondary Education and Teaching
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
Sports Communication
Voice and Opera
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional

4,677

total students

77%

in-state

23%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

80%

3,763
students

Female
56%
2,123

Male
44%
1,640

20%

914
students

Female
70%
642

Male
30%
272

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

92%

3,466
students

Female
58%
1,976

Male
42%
1,490

8%

297
students

Female
50%
147

Male
50%
150

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
13%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
17%
Hispanic/Latino
55%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

165

Transfer students enrolled

4%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions no
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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