Rider University Rankings

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In the World#1143 of 14178
In North America#367 of 2629
In the United States#330 of 2528
In New Jersey#7 of 47
In Lawrenceville#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
71%
Average SAT
1115
Average ACT
23
Avg. cost to attend
$29,122 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
3,770
Graduates
904
Male:Female Ratio
41:59
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
rider.edu

Rider University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate71%72%71%
Applicants9,3883,6185,770
Admissions6,7102,5894,121
Freshmen enrolled full time856380476
Freshmen enrolled part time532

948 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

423 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
484 or 56%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1020
or below

75% of them
had 1210
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Rider University are 1020-1210 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
77 or 9%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 19
or below

75% of them
had 26
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Rider University are 19-26 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Recommendations Considered but not required
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White2646 (57%)
Hispanic692 (15%)
Black or African American615 (13%)
Asian242 (5%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown158 (3%)
Nonresident Alien156 (3%)
Two or more races154 (3%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander3 (0.1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native3 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$29,122/year
Average aid awarded
$30,050
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$21,161
$30-48K$23,326
$48-75K$24,866
$75-110K$31,013
$110K+$34,454

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$43,720$20,948
Tuition in-state$43,720$20,948
Tuition out-of-state$43,720$20,948
Fee in-district$740$450
Fee in-state$740$450
Fee out-of-state$740$450

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity2,716
Combined charge for room and board$15,390
Room charge$10,020
Meal charge$5,370

Rider University Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster's
Accounting7546
Business Administration and Management, General24969
Psychology, General91
Voice and Opera4225
Marketing & Marketing Management, General67
Elementary Education and Teaching57
Finance, General54
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth48
Applied Psychology34
Music Teacher Education293
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies25
Computer and Information Sciences, General23
Health Services & Allied Health & Health Sciences, General22
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies20
Public Relations & Image Management20
Biology & Biological Sciences, General20
Radio and Television20
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other19
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services19
Labor and Industrial Relations18
Mental Health Counseling & Counselor17
Organizational Communication, General16
Health Services Administration15
Secondary Education and Teaching15
Organizational Behavior Studies14
Organizational Leadership14
Special Education and Teaching, General13
History, General11
Speech Communication and Rhetoric10
Music, General10
Biopsychology10
Educational Leadership and Administration, General10
Dance, General9
Mathematics, General8
Political Science and Government, General8
Public Administration8
Music History, Literature, and Theory7
Graphic Design7
Music Pedagogy7
Journalism6
English Language and Literature, General6
Religious & Sacred Music42
Environmental Studies5
Industrial and Organizational Psychology5
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse5
Conducting5
Homeland Security5
General Studies4
Music Theory and Composition22
Advertising4
Keyboard Instruments31
Fine and Studio Arts Management4
Sociology4
Directing and Theatrical Production4
Chemistry, General3
Sports Communication3
Business & Managerial Economics3
Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurial Studies3
Web Page, Digital & Multimedia and Information Resources Design2
Economics, General2
Geology & Earth Science, General2
Accounting and Finance2
American & United States Studies & Civilization1
Health Policy Analysis1
Biochemistry1
Spanish Language and Literature1
Rhetoric and Composition1
International Relations and Affairs1
Science Teacher Education & General Science Teacher Education1
Environmental Science1
French Language and Literature1
Reading Teacher Education1
Grand Total6854347
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate67%68%67%
  • Full-time retention rate - 77%
  • Part-time retention rate - 25%

Publications & Citations

Publications
2,088
Citations
54,964

Publication count by topic

Psychology
501
Mathematics
221
Sociology
144
Business
134
Biology
119
Economics
114
Materials science
100
Computer science
98
Political science
89
Medicine
85
Chemistry
82
History
78
Art
63
Physics
55
Geology
42
Engineering
31
Environmental science
28
Geography
18
Philosophy
16

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Art642227
Psychology81419,560
History825186
Business9303,974
Sociology9502,256
Economics10663,096
Political science1114763
Geology12151,441
Physics12804,425
Mathematics17252,526
Environmental science18601,081
Medicine21123,049
Biology21134,922
Philosophy22148
Computer science22961,711
Materials science23981,789
Engineering2943313
Chemistry30181,500
Geography350158

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199026224
199119213
199229233
199340255
199430272
199527334
199630333
199721346
199839432
199925413
200043520
200129638
200231705
200343866
200448968
2005451121
2006661366
2007461536
2008551632
2009651941
2010572346
2011872589
2012853110
20131283377
20141073699
20151283959
2016783809
2017913889
2018633027
2019693510
2020683647

General info

Founded1865
WikipediaRider University
MottoIn Omnia Paratus
In all things prepared
Colorscranberry, white
Academic CalendarSeptember to May; also summer sessions
Total FTE staff860
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address2083 Lawrence Road
Lawrenceville, New Jersey, 08648-3099
United States
City population4,000
Phone6098965000
Fax+1 (609) 895 6645

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