Rider Rankings and Evaluation

Overview

Rider University is ranked 5th in New Jersey Colleges, 3rd in Federal Region II.
Next statements evaluate Rider University by comparing key academic facts to similar schools.
  • The tuition & fees ($44,460) is very expensive.
  • The acceptance rate (71%) is average.
  • The SAT & ACT scores (1,115 SAT, 23 ACT) is average.
  • The number of students (4,824) is very large.
  • It offers very diverse area of study (115 programs).
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New Jersey Colleges
#5 in New Jersey Colleges
Federal Region II
#3 in Federal Region II

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees of Rider are $44,460 and it is very expensive compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey.

Rider University $44,460

All U.S. Colleges $17,692

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges $26,737

4-Years or High Colleges $22,926

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey $22,587

Graduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 graduate tuition & fees of Rider are $21,398 and it is average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey.

Rider University $21,398

All U.S. Colleges $18,842

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges $18,688

4-Years or High Colleges $18,848

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey $21,148

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Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate of Rider is 71% and it is average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey.

Rider University 71%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 66%

4-Years or High Colleges 68%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey 73%

Yield (Enrollment Rate)

The yield, also known as enrollment rate, of Rider is 13% and the yield is very lower (admitted, but not enrolled) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey.

Rider University 13%

All U.S. Colleges 37%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 35%

4-Years or High Colleges 35%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey 54%

SAT Scores

The average SAT score submitted by enrolled students at Rider is 1,115 and it is average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey.

Rider University 1,115

All U.S. Colleges 1,123

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 1,132

4-Years or High Colleges 1,124

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey 1,127

ACT Scores

The average ACT score submitted by enrolled students at Rider is 23 and it is lower compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey.

Rider University 23

All U.S. Colleges 68

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 69

4-Years or High Colleges 68

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey 70

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Graduation Rate

The average graduation rate at Rider is 67% and it is extremely higher (most students completed in-time) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey.

Rider University 67%

All U.S. Colleges 56%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 56%

4-Years or High Colleges 51%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey 46%

Retention Rate

The average retention rate at Rider is 78% and it is average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey.

Rider University 78%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 74%

4-Years or High Colleges 73%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey 74%

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Student Population

The total student population at Rider is 4,824 and its population very large compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey.

Rider University 4,824

All U.S. Colleges 2,931

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 2,477

4-Years or High Colleges 4,686

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey 2,007

Financial Aid Amount

The average amount of financial aid received at Rider is $25,354 which is 57.03% of tuition & fees. The rate of the financial aid over its tuition is lower compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey.

Rider University $25,354

All U.S. Colleges $7,676

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges $16,488

4-Years or High Colleges $12,161

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey $19,446

Student to Faculty Ratio

The students to faculty ratio at Rider is 10 to 1 and the ratio is very lower (smaller size classes) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey.

Rider University 10 to 1

All U.S. Colleges 15 to 1

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 12 to 1

4-Years or High Colleges 14 to 1

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey 13 to 1

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Number of Programs

Rider offers 115 programs and it means very diverse area of study compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey.

Rider University 115

All U.S. Colleges 37

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 45

4-Years or High Colleges 58

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey 31

Number of Online Programs

Rider offers 8 online programs and it means relatively few online programs compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey.

Rider University 8

All U.S. Colleges 13

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges 12

4-Years or High Colleges 15

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years or High Colleges in New Jersey 9

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