Rider University

Address:
2083 Lawrence Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648-3099
Phone:
609-896-5000
Website:
http://www.rider.edu
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About Rider University

Rider University is classified as a college or university with a large master’s program. Colleges and universities with a large master’s program typically award over 200 master’s degrees and less than 20 research doctorate’s during the academic year. This large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 3,000 to 9,999 students. 80% or more of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and at least half of undergrad students reside on campus. This institution awards a balanced number of bachelor’s degrees in both the arts and sciences and the professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards master’s degrees in arts and sciences and professional fields. The majority of graduate degrees are awarded within the education field. According to data for fall enrollment, this institution has a low transfer rate, and at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Fewer than 20% of entering students are undergrad transfer students. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with only 10-24% of students enrolled in the graduate program.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate4,856
 Graduate1,180
 Total6,036
GenderFemale60%
 Male40%
Student Age% Under 2574%
 % 25 and Over26%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time73%
 % Part-time27%
Race/Ethnicity% White67.3%
 % Black9.1%
 % Asian3.2%
 % Latino5.5%
 % Native American0.4%
 % Race Unknown10.3%
 % International student4%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesNO
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus settingSuburb
Intitution typePrivate
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyAdvertising
Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal8,200
 % Admitted71%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled17%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesRequired
 Letter of RecommendationRequired
 Demonstration of CompetenciesRequired
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Recommended
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT96%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT19%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800570 / 800
 SAT Writing470 / 800570 / 800
 SAT Math480 / 800590 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite20 / 3625 / 36
 ACT English / 36
 ACT Writing / 12 / 12
 ACT Math / 36 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$50
 Graduate Application Fee$50
 In-State Tuition & Fees$30,470
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$30,470
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid96%
 % Undergraduates with Loans73%
 % Undergraduates with Grants92%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,500
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$11,200
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$9,600
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,000
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,500
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,500

Neighborhood Data for the Lawrenceville Area

Median Age45.6
Median Household Income$99,000
Total Population3,500
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total46.5% 53.5%
 Age 0-952.1%47.9%
 Age 10-1754.4%45.6%
 Age 18-2466.1%33.9%
 Age 25-2972.8%27.2%
 Age 30-3936.5%63.5%
 40+43.0%57.0%
Race/Ethnicity% White88.1%
 % Black3.0%
 % Asian3.6%
 % Latino2.4%
 % Native American0.0%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)1.5%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals in the maximum meal plan offered
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$11,200
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$9,600
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$1,323
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