New Jersey Colleges
#5 in New Jersey Colleges
Federal Region II
#3 in Federal Region II

Overview

Rider University is ranked 5th in New Jersey Colleges and 3rd in Federal Region II.
Next statements evaluate Rider University by comparing key academic facts to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New Jersey.
  • It has very expensive tuition & fees of $45,860.
  • The acceptance rate (71%) is average.
  • The SAT & ACT scores (1,115 SAT, 23 ACT) is average.
  • It has very large number of students of 4,824.
  • It offers very diverse area of study (115 programs).

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 undergraduate tuition & fees of Rider are $45,860 and it is very expensive compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New Jersey.

Rider University $45,860

All U.S. Colleges $17,692

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

4-Years Colleges $22,926

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

Graduate Tuition & Fees

The 2020 graduate tuition & fees of Rider are $20,958 and it is average compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New Jersey.

Rider University $20,958

All U.S. Colleges $18,842

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

4-Years Colleges $18,848

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

Acceptance Rate

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

Rider University 71%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

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

4-Years Colleges 68%

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

Yield (Enrollment Rate)

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

Rider University 13%

All U.S. Colleges 37%

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

4-Years Colleges 35%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years 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 Colleges in New Jersey.

Rider University 1,115

All U.S. Colleges 1,123

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

4-Years Colleges 1,124

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years 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 Colleges in New Jersey.

Rider University 23

All U.S. Colleges 68

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

4-Years Colleges 68

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

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 Colleges in New Jersey.

Rider University 67%

All U.S. Colleges 56%

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

4-Years Colleges 51%

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years 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 Colleges in New Jersey.

Rider University 78%

All U.S. Colleges 69%

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

4-Years Colleges 73%

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

Student Population

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

Rider University 4,824

All U.S. Colleges 2,931

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

4-Years Colleges 4,686

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

Financial Aid Amount

The average amount of financial aid received at Rider is $25,354 which is 55.29% of tuition & fees. The rate of the financial aid over its tuition is lower compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New Jersey.

Rider University $25,354

All U.S. Colleges $7,676

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

4-Years Colleges $12,161

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years 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 Colleges in New Jersey.

Rider University 10 to 1

All U.S. Colleges 15 to 1

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

4-Years Colleges 14 to 1

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

Number of Programs

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

Rider University 115

All U.S. Colleges 37

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

4-Years Colleges 58

Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years 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 Colleges in New Jersey.

Rider University 8

All U.S. Colleges 13

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

4-Years Colleges 15

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