Rider University

country rank  369
world rank  1065

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University Overview

Established in 1865, Rider University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the small town of Lawrenceville (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), New Jersey. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Princeton. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Rider University is a medium-sized (EduListing enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Rider University offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 155 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Founded 1865
Motto In Omnia Paratus
In all things prepared
Colours Cranberry and white

University Location

Address 2083 Lawrence Road
Lawrenceville (population range: 2,500-9,999)
08648-3099 New Jersey
United States
T +1 (609) 896 5000
F +1 (609) 895 6645
Other locations Princeton

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 2083 Lawrenceville Road
Lawrenceville 08648-3099
+1 (609) 896 5042
800 257 9026

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 6,000-6,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Rider University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business AACSB International
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation CAEP
  • Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs CACREP

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020