|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Student to faculty ratio||12:1|
|Dormitory capacity||2,716 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Rider University is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 8,902 applications and 6,366 students were granted admission. Rider University is at the #70 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 23% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 88% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||916 to 1110|
|ACT||19 to 24|
In 2016-2017 academic year, Rider University's tuition was $39,080 for all students regardless of residency (45.9% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 100% of Rider University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 33% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,529 (which is 2.9% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Rider University in 2016-2017, was 636, which is 73% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $6,261 (which is 6.2% above the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Rider University has enrolled a total of 5,057 students (4,003 students full-time and 1,054 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 5,057 students, 244 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 40% men and 60% women and 4,085 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 972 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 260 students for distance studies.
Black/African American: 11%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 4%
Non-resident alien: 4%
Two or more races: 3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Rider University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||32%||1,390||459|
|Visual And Performing Arts||9%||386|
|Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs||6%||272|
|Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities||3%||118|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||1%||61||0|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||1%||48|
|English Language And Literature/letters||1%||44|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Rider University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Rider University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $37,800. Last year, out of the total 1,620 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,523 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 1,618 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 1,489 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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