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2021–22 FA S T FAC T S

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Broncs journey from:

Our home may be in central New Jersey, but on a grander scale, it’s central to so much more.

36 STATES 2 U.S. TERRITORIES 53 COUNTRIES

RIDER.EDU/VISIT

100%

of four-year Rider students complete at least two Engaged Learning experiences (in fact, we require it!)

R I D E R . E D U / E N G AG E D - L E A R N I N G

17 students in the average Rider class

11:1 student-to-faculty ratio

94% of faculty have a Ph.D. or the highest degree possible in their fields


280 ACRES

to wander, discover and learn by heart (including a 2.7-acre lake!)


B R O N C S AT A G L A N C E

Important dates: Ȩ November 7

Fall 2021 Entering Class Averages

UNDERGRADUATE DEMOGRAPHICS American Indian/Alaskan Native. . <1% Asian. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6%

Cumulative High School GPA: 3.4

Black/African American. . . . . . . . . . 15%

SAT: 1120

Hispanic. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19%

Caucasian. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56%

Hawaiian/Pacific Islander. . . . . . . . . <1% ACT: 22

Multi-ethnic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4%

Norm Brodsky Idea/Business Concept Competition deadline

Ȩ November 15 Early action application deadline (non-binding) Trustee Scholarship deadline B.F.A. and B.A. in Musical Theatre application deadline B.F.A. in Acting for Film, Television, and Theatre deadline

Ȩ January 15 Good news! Rider is test-optional for nearly all applicants, so your application can highlight your strengths, not your scores. No SAT or ACT required.

Westminster Choir College updates: Learn more at rider.edu/wcc-future

Preferred freshman deadline for scholarship consideration

Ȩ February 1 Priority deadline for filing the FAFSA Priority deadline to apply for the Educational Opportunity Program (EOP)

Ȩ May 1 Enrollment deposit deadline for fall admission

Questions? Ȩ Admissions admissions@rider.edu 609-896-5042 rider.edu/admissions

Ȩ Financial Aid onestop@rider.edu 609-896-5360 rider.edu/finaid

1 IN 4 STUDENTS is first-generation to college, so everyone can feel at home here

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Best Value School (U.S. News & World Report, 2020)

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possible


VA L U E & A F F O R D A B I L I T Y

We adjusted our tuition! In the fall of 2021, we implemented our Lifting Barriers initiative to help students break through significant obstacles

9 OUT OF 10 BRONCS

to obtain their college education. Because nothing should

are employed, in grad school or volunteering a year after graduation

stand in the way of student achievement.

RIDER.EDU/LIFTING-BARRIERS

We’re committed to making Rider affordable the entire time you’re here with our generous scholarships and grants. Here are just a few: »

Trustee Scholarship — F U L L T U I T I O N !

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Norm Brodsky Idea/Business Concept Competition — FULL TUITION!

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Presidential Scholarship — $21,000/year

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Provost Scholarship — $19,000/year

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Deans’ Scholarship — $17,000/year

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Founder’s Award — $15,000/year

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Rider Recognition Award — $12,000/year

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Community Scholars/Bonner Leaders — $2,500/year

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Legacy Award — $2,000/year

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Sibling Grant — $2,000/year

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Gail Bierenbaum Women's Leadership Council Mentoring Program — $1,000/year

Scholarship amounts apply for fall 2022 and spring 2023 applicants.

95% of Rider students are expected to participate in Enriched Career Experiences such as internships, fieldwork and co-ops

The Cranberry Investment We guarantee that Rider graduates will gain an entry-level position or acceptance into a graduate or professional program in their field of study within six months of graduation or we’ll provide career coaching and may recommend either nine additional credits of coursework in your field of study at no cost or a paid six-month internship.* R I D E R . E D U / C R A N B E R RY- I N V E S T M E N T *Terms and conditions apply. Coursework or internship to be determined by Rider in its sole discretion.

Rider’s Trustee Scholarship provides

full tuition for four years, a total value of approx. $145,000.

RIDER.EDU/SCHOL ARSHIPS

$ 19.1k is the average student assistance package

99% of students receive Rider-funded scholarships and financial aid


900+ Rider alums are CEOs, presidents and organizational leaders

$

106k

median salary for Rider graduates with 10+ years’ experience in their field (Payscale.com)

Wo r t h the

investment


CAMPUS LIFE

Try a little (or a lot) of everything. R I D E R . E D U / S T U D E N T- L I F E

There’s no such thing as a lone Bronc.

For the Community Leader Here are just a few . . .

Ȩ Cranberry Fest

Our Student Navigation Office

Ȩ Student Government Association

Ȩ Fall Concert

guides first-year students on their

Ȩ Student Entertainment Council

Ȩ R-Factor

transition from high school to

Ȩ 107.7 The Bronc WRRC FM

Ȩ Scream Screen Drive-In

Ȩ Latin American Student Organization

Ȩ Movie Fest

college to ensure they have all the resources they need to be successful in their first year — and beyond.

The Center for Diversity & Inclusion is a cornerstone of the University's efforts to cultivate a welcoming climate or its vibrant,

150+ Student Organizations

Ȩ Rider University Network On-Campus TV Station

Leadership & Mentoring Opportunities Ȩ Gail Bierenbaum Women’s Leadership Council Ȩ Leadership Enrichment & Development (LEAD) Camp

diverse community.

Ȩ Multicultural Student Leadership Institute (MSLI)

Find out more at rider.edu/cdi.

Ȩ SPECTRUMentoring Ȩ Peer-to-Peer (P2P) mentoring program

On-campus counseling and health centers Ȩ Free consultations Ȩ Wellness screenings Ȩ Physicals, vaccinations and flu shots Ȩ Fill prescriptions Ȩ Pet therapy

1 10 in

students

pledges our 15 fraternities or sororities

For the Life of the Party 500+ Annual Events

. . . and more.

12

residences for special interest housing and Living Learning Communities


AT H L E T I C S

For the Team Player 28 Intramural and Club Sports Teams

Club sports: Ȩ Aikido Ȩ Badminton Ȩ Baseball

2020–21 Women’s Field Hockey, Women's Volleyball and Men's Baseball all claimed conference championships

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NCAA DIVISION I S P O RTS T E A M S

Division I Men’s Sports

Ȩ Basketball (W)

» Baseball

Ȩ Cheerleading

» Basketball

Ȩ Dance

» Cross Country

Ȩ Equestrian Ȩ E-sports

» Golf

Ȩ Golf

» Indoor Track & Field

Ȩ Ice Hockey

» Outdoor Track & Field

Ȩ Lacrosse (M & W)

» Soccer

Ȩ Rock Climbing Ȩ Soccer (M & W)

» Swimming & Diving

Ȩ Softball

» Tennis

Ȩ Swimming

» Wrestling

Ȩ Tennis Ȩ Ultimate Frisbee Ȩ Unified Sports (with Special Olympics NJ) Ȩ Volleyball (M & W)

Intramural sports: Ȩ Basketball

Division I Women’s Sports » Basketball » Cross Country » Field Hockey

Ȩ Dodgeball

» Indoor Track & Field

Ȩ Flag Football

» Outdoor Track & Field

Ȩ Floor Hockey

» Soccer

Ȩ Handball Ȩ Kickball

» Softball

Ȩ Soccer

» Swimming & Diving

Ȩ Softball

» Tennis

Ȩ Volleyball

» Volleyball

GOBRONC S.COM


70+ Undergrad Majors: Business Accounting, B.S.B.A. Actuarial Science, B.S.B.A.

Organizational Psychology, B.S.B.A. Sport Management, B.S.B.A. Education

Business Analytics, B.S.B.A.

Elementary Education, B.A.

Economics, B.S.B.A.

Secondary Education, B.A.

Entrepreneurial Studies, B.S.B.A.

Arts

Global Supply Chain Management, B.S.B.A. Health Care Management, B.S.B.A. Human Resource Management, B.S.B.A. Information Systems, B.S.B.A. International Business, B.S.B.A. Management and Leadership, B.S.B.A. Marketing, B.S.B.A.

Environmental Sciences, B.S.

Musical Theatre: Music Direction, B.M.

Environmental Studies, B.A.

Music Theory and Composition, B.M.

French, B.A.

Organ Performance, B.M. Piano, B.M. Sacred Music, B.M.

Business Administration, B.S.B.A.

Finance, B.S.B.A.

Musical Theatre, B.F.A.

Theatre, B.A. Voice Performance, B.M.

Exercise Science, B.S. Geosciences, B.S. Global Studies, B.A. Graphic Design, B.A. Health Care Policy, B.A. Health Sciences, B.S. History, B.A.

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Integrated Sciences & Math, B.A.

Actuarial Science, B.A.

Journalism, B.A.

American Studies, B.A.

Marine Sciences, B.S.

Behavioral Neuroscience, B.S.

Mathematics, B.A.

Arts & Entertainment Industries Management, B.A.

Biochemistry, B.S. Biology, B.S. or B.A.

Organizational Psychology, B.A.

Chemistry, B.S. or B.A.

Philosophy, B.A.

Dance, B.A.

Communication Studies, B.A.

Political Science, B.A.

Dance Science, B.A.

Computer Science, B.S.

Psychology, B.A.

Film & Television, B.A.

Criminal Justice, B.A.

Public Relations, B.A.

Game & Interactive Media Design, B.A.

Cybersecurity, B.S.

Radio and Podcasting, B.A.

Earth Sciences, B.A.

Sociology, B.A.

Music, B.A.M.

Economics, B.A.

Spanish, B.A.

English, B.A.

Sports Media, B.A.

Acting for Film, Television and Theatre, B.F.A.

Music Education, B.M. Music Production, B.A.

Undeclared Liberal Arts

Fifth-Year Graduate Options:

Pre-Professional Programs:

Master of Accountancy (MAcc)

Pre-Allied Health Advising

Pre-Med

Pre-Law

Pre-Dental

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Master of Music Education (M.M.E.) Athletic Leadership, M.A.

Information Systems, M.S.

Business Communication, M.A.

Guaranteed admission with Thomas Jefferson University

Cybersecurity, M.S.

Athletic Training, M.S.

Arts Management and Executive Leadership, M.A.

Browse Rider’s majors, minors and programs at . . .

Homeland Security, M.A. Special Education, M.A.

RIDER.EDU/PROGRAM-FINDER

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