70%

Acceptance Rate

$28,265

Avg.Financial Aid

002628

FAFSA Code

About Rider University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

4,824

Website

www.rider.edu

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MSCHE

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

#N/A

Location & Contact

Address

2083 Lawrence Road

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 6098965000
Fax:
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Rankings

The ranking of a particular university helps a student decide where to apply, which is always a tough decision. Considered one of the best publications when it comes to ranking universities, Forbes has placed Rider University at the 478th position on the latest list of top colleges. However, it is to be noted that the rankings are decided based on common metrics like acceptance rate, endowment, benefits, and SAT scores, among others.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

None

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

70%

SAT Range

1000 - 1190

ACT Range

20 - 25

Application Fee

$50

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

The students can make the most out of the admission process as the admission at the university is easy. The varsity has 3 admission thresholds. The admission process starts by filling up the form and submitting a fee of $50. As per the past trends, the SAT score of a student must lie in the range of 1020-1210 to improve her chances. Notably, students securing ACT score less than 19 might also given admission but the average ACT score at Rider University is 22. The application process can be completed online. However, if needed, one can also visit the office at 2083 Lawrence Road, Lawrenceville, New Jersey 08648-3099, or call (609) 896-5000.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$29,284

Average Annual Cost

$42,120

Books And Supplies

$1,500

Other Fees

$740

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$15,280

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,500

Total One Year Cost

$62,140

Before applying to RU, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $61,165. The average annual tuition cost ($44,460), books and supplies ($1,500), room and boarding ($15,390), and budget for other expenses ($2,500) are all included in this cost. If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

10:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

78%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

33%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$385

Faculty Overview

52%

Male Professors

48%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Accounting and Related Services

107 Graduates

Music

77 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

73 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

67 Graduates

Psychology, General

62 Graduates

Marketing

51 Graduates

Human Resources Management and Serv...

48 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

47 Graduates

Public Relations, Advertising, and...

44 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

40 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

28 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

26 Graduates

Radio, Television, and Digital Comm...

22 Graduates

Biology, General

21 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

18 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

17 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

17 Graduates

Mathematics

16 Graduates

Biopsychology

16 Graduates

Dance

15 Graduates

Journalism

14 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

14 Graduates

Political Science and Government

13 Graduates

Sociology

12 Graduates

Business/Managerial Economics

10 Graduates

Entrepreneurial and Small Business...

9 Graduates

History

9 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

8 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

6 Graduates

Religious/Sacred Music

6 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

5 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

5 Graduates

Public Health

5 Graduates

International Relations and Nationa...

4 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

4 Graduates

Arts, Entertainment,and Media Manag...

4 Graduates

Computer Software and Media Applica...

4 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

3 Graduates

Chemistry

3 Graduates

Clinical, Counseling and Applied Ps...

2 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

1 Graduates

Philosophy

1 Graduates

Area Studies

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

3,920

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

29%

Full-time

90%

Part-time

10%

Students Gender

Male

42%

US National: 44%

Female

58%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

57% White

2% Unknown

13% Black

16% Hispanic

4% Two or more races

3% Non Resident alien

5% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

25%

Out Of State

74%

In State

1%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$85,424 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 78% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

78%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$10,020/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $5,260/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$5,260/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Broncs

School Colors

cranberry, white, and gray

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

210

Total Female Athletes

177

Intramural Sports

10

Sports Club

15

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Wrestling

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Field Hockey

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $15,390 per year. The average meal plan at RU costs around $5,260 a year. Notably, students at the varsity get to choose from various dining and meal plan options as well. The university has taken a lot of measures to ensure the safety and security of its students. Some of these measures include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The number of female and male students at the university are 44% and 56%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$41,200/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$50,600/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$21,000

$31,250

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$218 - 324

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

98%

Average Aid Per Year

$28,265

Students Receiving Federal Grants

36%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,299

Students Receiving State Aid

33%

Average Aid Per Year

$9,393

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

97%

Average Aid Per Year

$23,209

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$36,741

$30K - $48K

$35,504

$48K - $75K

$31,524

$75K - $110K

$25,970

> $110K

$22,264

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$2,188,469

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$16,047,000

The financial aid department of Rider University helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. At the university, the average federal grant comes to be around $5,425, whereas the financial aid is $24,921. The students at the university are provided with state aid and institutional aid. The state aid stands at $9,010, while the institutional aid is $24,921. At RU, the total amount of need-based scholarships/grants awarded to students stands at $2,188,469 per year. On the other hand, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants offered in a year add up to $16,047,000.

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