$42,120

Tuition

$62,140

Cost of Attendance

$29,284

Net Price

Rider University Tuition and Fees

Rider University is known for offering a wide range of undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral programs in a variety of streams, providing excellent training to students. Compared to the tuition fees charged at most institutions, the expense of education at RU is quite moderate. The average annual cost for students opting to pursue undergraduate programs at the university is estimated to be around $44,460, based on 2020 - 2021 official information. This amount includes the total tuition fees as well as other expenses. While housing costs $15,390, the charges for books and supplies and other expenses stand at $1,500 and $2,500, respectively.

Total Cost of Attendance

Student typeIn-stateOut-State
Tuition & Fees$42,860$42,860
Book & Supplies$1,500$1,500
Room & Board cost$15,280$15,280
Other Expenses$2,500$2,500
Total Cost of Attendance$62,140$62,140

Students should understand that the tuition fees charged for their degree programs is not the only expense that is involved in the cost of attending the university. There are several other expenses that are involved in the cost of attending the university, which primarily includes housing, dining, textbooks, supplies, and the cost of living. For students attending the university, the total tuition and fees for one year add up to about $44,460. In addition, the students will be needed to pay an average expense of $1,500 for books and supplies, $12,705 toward room and boarding, and $2,500 for different other expenses in a year. So, the overall cost of attending RU comes out to be about $61,165 per year, according to the most recent information available.

Average Net Price by Family Income

Net Price

$29,284

Family Income

Avg. Net Price

$0 to $30,000

$20,931

$30,001 to $48,000

$22,168

$48,001 to $75,000

$26,148

$75,001 to $110,000

$31,702

$110,000+

$35,408

The net cost of attending Rider University – the actual amount that students and their families are required to pay in a given year – varies depending on the candidate's annual family income. Usually, the individuals who have a higher family income will be required to pay a higher net amount, too. Simply put, the family income of the candidate is a key factor in determining the net amount. At RU, the average net price is estimated to be $29,122. The net price for students with an annual family income below $30,000 is reported to be around $21,161. For the individuals who come under the $30,001-$48,000 income category, the net cost is $23,326. Meanwhile, the net price stands at $24,866 for the $48,001-$75,000 income bracket and at $31,013 for an income between $75,001 and $110,000. This amount adds up to $34,454 for students whose annual family income is more than $110,000.

Undergraduate Tuition and Fees

Student typeIn-stateOut-State
Tuition & Fees$42,860$42,860
Room & Board Cost$15,280$15,280
Total Tuition & Fees$58,140$58,140

At Rider University, the estimated tuition and fees for candidates who have enrolled in undergraduate programs are $44,460 per year. They would also be required to pay around $12,705 for their room and boarding expenses. In view of this information, the estimated total cost for undergraduate students at RU adds up to $61,165.

Graduate Tuition and Fees

In-stateOut-State
Tuition$21,598$21,598
Fees$450$450

As for the students looking to enroll in postgraduate programs at RU, the tuition and fees they are charged add up to $21,398 per year. This includes $20,948 for the graduate tuition as well as an amount of $450 for the graduation fees.

Cost Per Credit Hour

DegreeYearCost per Credit hour
Graduate2018 - 2019$936
Undergraduate2018 - 2019$779

The total program cost divided by the total number of credit hours of the program – also called cost per credit hour – that the student has to pay to attend Rider University varies for graduate and undergraduate courses. The 2019-2020 fee structure places the cost per credit hour for graduate courses at $356 and the undergraduate cost per credit hour at $342. Rider University also offers a wide range of online programs across 82 different majors for students at present.

Campus Housing Expenses

Housing & other expensesOn CampusOff Campus
Room & Board$15,280$10,020
Other Expense$2,500$2,500
Book & Supplies$1,500$1,500

Now, coming to the lodging and related expenses at RU, the actual amount to be paid varies based on whether the candidate opts to live on-campus or off-campus. The on-campus logding facilities cost $17,890 per year, while students have to pay $12,520 a year for off-campus housing. For on-campus students at the university, the room and board charges total around $15,390 per year, while the amount charged for off-campus candidates stands at $10,020. Coming to the books and supplies charges, the students will be required to pay an amount of $1,500. Furthermore, the other expenses that the students should plan for come to around $2,500.

Campus Housing Expenses

Housing & Other Expenses

Room & Boards

On Campus

$15,280

Off Campus

$10,020

Housing & Other Expenses

Other Expenses

On Campus

$2,500

Off Campus

$2,500

Housing & Other Expenses

Book & Supplies

On Campus

$1,500

Off Campus

$1,500

Now, coming to the lodging and related expenses at RU, the actual amount to be paid varies based on whether the candidate opts to live on-campus or off-campus. The on-campus logding facilities cost $17,890 per year, while students have to pay $12,520 a year for off-campus housing. For on-campus students at the university, the room and board charges total around $15,390 per year, while the amount charged for off-campus candidates stands at $10,020. Coming to the books and supplies charges, the students will be required to pay an amount of $1,500. Furthermore, the other expenses that the students should plan for come to around $2,500.

Online Degree Programs, Tuition and Cost Per Credit Summary

Degree TypeTotal Average TuitionAverage Tuition Per Credit
Masters $28,440 $790
Bachelors $94,800 $790
Graduate Certificate $11,850 $790

Rider University offers 12 online programs across 7 Majors.

Projected Price for a 4 year degree

As per official data, the current projected cost for a four-year bachelor's degree, along with the living expenses, at the university is estimated to be around $308,202. To note, the total expenses for undergraduate students stood at $29,122 for 2018-2019, $29,284 for 2017-2018, and $30,028 for 2016-2017.

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