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Rider University

Lawrence Township, New Jersey

Rider University believes that we learn best in the company of others. Rider’s vibrant and engaged learning community brings together people from diverse backgrounds, talents and perspectives to explore subjects, tackle problems, share ideas, embark on adventures and create solutions.

Student Profile

Fall 2014 Enrollment
4,296 undergraduate students
88% of undergrad students are full time
41% male — 59% female
25% of students are from out of state

Faculty Profile

2014-2015 Academic Year
244 full-time faculty
310 part-time faculty
12 to 1 student/faculty ratio

Retention Fall 2014

81% of students began in Fall 2013 and returned in Fall 2014 (full time, first time freshmen)

6 year graduation rate 2014

63% of students graduated in 6 years

ENROLLMENT BY RACIAL/ETHNIC CATEGORY - FALL 2014

Nonresident aliens 3%
Hispanic/Latino 11%
Black or African American 11%
White 64%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 5%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown 4%

Academic Programs

Accounting, Advertising, American Studies, Arts Administration, Behavioral Neuroscience, Biochemistry, Biology, Business Administration, Business Economics, Business Education, Chemistry, Communication Studies, Criminal Justice, Dance, Film, TV & Radio, Economics, Elementary Education, English, Entrepreneurial Studies, Environmental Sciences, Finance, Fine Arts – Art, French, Geosciences, German, Global Studies, Global Supply Chain Management, Graphic Design, Health Care Management, Health Sciences, History, Human Resource Management, Information Systems, Integrated Sciences & Math, International Business, Journalism, Management & Leadership, Marine Science, Marketing, Mathematics, Music, Music Education (Organ, Piano, or Voice), Music Education/Voice Performance (Double Major), Music Studies, Music Theory/Composition, Musical Theatre, Organ Performance, Organizational Psychology, Philosophy, Piano, Political Science, Popular Music Culture, Psychology, Public Relations, Secondary Education, Sociology, Spanish, Sport Management, Sports Media, Theatre, Voice Performance, Web Design

ADMISSIONS

Admissions Fall 2014

9,366 Total Applicants
6,641 Total Admissions
1,000 Total Freshmen Enrollment

Selectivity
70.91% of applicants admitted

Freshmen Profile Fall 2014

  25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Critical Reading 460 550
SAT Math 470 570
SAT Writing 450 560
ACT Composite 19 25
ACT Math 18 25
ACT English 19 26
ACT Writing    

TUITION AND COSTS

NET PRICE CALCULATOR

https://www.rider.edu/netpricecalculator/ 

TUITION AND COSTS BEFORE FINANCIAL AID 2014-2015

Expenses  
Tuition $36,120
Fees $710
Total $36,830
   
Room and Board (on campus) $13,330
Room Only $8,570
Board Only $4,760
Estimated Total On Campus $50,160

FINANCIAL AID

Financial Aid Breakdown 2014-2015

99% of full-time first-time undergraduates receiving any financial aid
70% of full-time first-time undergraduates receiving student loan aid

$20,735 Average amount of federal, state, local, or institutional grant aid received
$10,987 Average amount of student loan aid received by full-time first-time undergraduates

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