2022-23 Fast Facts brochure - Freshman

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2022–23 FAST FACTS
5 0 M I L E S TO THE SHORE 35 MILESTOPHILLY 38 MI TO BUCKSCOUNTY 48MILESTONYC NEW JERSEY PENNSYLVANIA Philadelphia Rider University New York City Jersey Shore Bucks County Princeton 3,232 undergraduates (that’s a lot of new friends) Our home may be in central New Jersey, but on a grander scale, it’s central to so much more. 16 students in the average Rider class 10:1 student-to-faculty ratio 93% of faculty have a Ph.D. or the highest degree possible in their fields CAMPUS 100% of four-year Rider students complete at least two Engaged Learning experiences (in fact, we require it!) RIDER.EDU/ENGAGED-LEARNING RIDER.EDU/VISIT Broncs journey from: 34 STATES 2 U.S. TERRITORIES 54 COUNTRIES
280 ACRES to wander, discover and learn by heart (including a 2.7-acre lake!)

Fall 2021

Entering Class Averages

Cumulative High School GPA: 3.41

SAT: 1160

ACT: 28

Good news!

Rider is test optional for nearly all applicants so the application can highlight a students’ strengths, not scores.


American Indian/Alaskan Native <1%

Asian 5%

Black/African American 20%

Caucasian 52%

Hispanic 20%

Hawaiian/Pacific Islander <1%

Multi-ethnic 3%

Visit campus and you could earn 1,000 textbooks!

Rider is offering $1,000 for textbooks at the Rider Bookstore ($500 per semester for your first two semesters) to new undergraduate students who attend three on-campus admissions visits prior to enrolling by the deposit deadline.

Get all the details at rider.edu/textbook-initiative

Important dates: 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

January 15

Preferred freshman deadline for scholarship consideration

February 1

Priority deadline for filing the FAFSA

Priority deadline to apply for the Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) May 1

Enrollment deposit deadline for fall admission


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#28 Best Value School (U.S. News & World Report, 2021) Explore what’s possible

Invested in your future.

We believe in you and the value of a Rider education. Through our Lifting Barriers initiative, we break through the obstacles that stand in the way of obtaining your college degree. We do this by offering generous aid packages, academic and career support, and more. Find out how we help you achieve success.


We’re committed to making Rider affordable with our generous scholarships and grants.

Here are just a few:

» Trustee Scholarship — FULL TUITION!

» Norm Brodsky Idea/Business Concept Competition FULL TUITION!

» Presidential Scholarship — $22,000/year

» Provost Scholarship — $20,000/year

» Deans’ Scholarship — $18,000/year

» Founder’s Award — $15,000/year

» Rider Recognition Award — $12,000/year

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

» Legacy Award — $2,000/year

» Sibling Grant — $2,000/year

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

Scholarship amounts apply for fall 2023 and spring 2024 applicants.

Rider’s Trustee Scholarship provides full tuition for four years, a total value of approx. $145,000.


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.*


*Terms and conditions apply. Coursework or internship to be determined by Rider in its sole discretion.

$ 21.8k

is the average student assistance package of students receive Rider-funded scholarships and financial aid


Rider alums are CEOs, presidents and organizational leaders

of bachelor’s degree recipients are employed, in graduate school, volunteering or in the military within one year of graduation

Worth the investment

900 +
1 in 10 students pledges our 13 fraternities or sororities CAMPUS LIFE 12 residences for special interest housing and Living Learning Communities For the Community Leader Here are just a few . . . Ȩ Student Government Association Ȩ Student Entertainment Council Ȩ 107.7 The Bronc WRRC FM Ȩ Latin American Student Organization Ȩ Rider University Network On-Campus TV Station Ȩ Model United Nations Our Student Navigation Office guides first-year students on their transition from high school to 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, diverse community. Find out more at rider.edu/cdi. On-campus counseling and health centers Ȩ Free consultations Ȩ Wellness screenings Ȩ Physicals, vaccinations and flu shots Ȩ Fill prescriptions Ȩ Pet therapy There’s no such thing as a lone Bronc. Try a little (or a lot) of everything. 150+ Student Organizations For the Life of the Party Ȩ Cranberry Fest Ȩ Fall Concert Ȩ R-Factor Ȩ Scream Screen Drive-In Ȩ Movie Fest . . . and more. 500+ Annual Events RIDER.EDU/STUDENT-LIFE
Division I Men’s Sports » Baseball » Basketball » Cross Country » Golf » Indoor Track & Field » Outdoor Track & Field » Soccer » Swimming & Diving » Tennis » Wrestling Division I Women’s Sports » Basketball » Cross Country » Field Hockey » Indoor Track & Field » Outdoor Track & Field » Lacrosse » Soccer » Softball » Swimming & Diving » Tennis » Volleyball 2021 22 Golf team won its first-ever MAAC Championship; Austin Devereux claimed his second straight individual MAAC Golf Championship 21 NCAA DIVISION I SPORTS TEAMS For the Team Player Club sports: Ȩ Aikido Ȩ Badminton Ȩ Baseball Ȩ Basketball (M & W) Ȩ Cheerleading Ȩ Dance Ȩ Equestrian Ȩ E-sports Ȩ Golf Ȩ Ice Hockey Ȩ Lacrosse (M & W) Ȩ Rock Climbing Ȩ Soccer (M & W) Ȩ Softball Ȩ Swimming Ȩ Tennis Ȩ Ultimate Frisbee Ȩ Unified Sports (with Special Olympics NJ) Ȩ Volleyball (M & W) Ȩ Wrestling (W) Intramural sports: Ȩ Basketball Ȩ Dodgeball Ȩ Flag Football Ȩ Kickball Ȩ Soccer Ȩ Softball Ȩ Volleyball ATHLETICS 30 Intramural and Club Sports Teams GOBRONCS.COM

Undergrad Majors


Acting for Film, Television and Theatre, B.F.A. Arts & Entertainment Industries Management, B.A. Dance, B.A. Dance Science, B.A. Game & Interactive Media Design, B.A. Music, B.A.M. Music Education, B.M. Music Production, B.A. Musical Theatre, B.F.A.

Musical Theatre: Music Direction, B.M. Theatre, B.A. Voice Performance, B.M.


Elementary Education, B.A. Secondary Education, B.A.

Business Accounting, B.S.B.A. Business Administration, B.S.B.A. Business Analytics, B.S.B.A. Entrepreneurial Studies, B.S.B.A. Finance, B.S.B.A. 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. Sport Management, B.S.B.A.

Communication and Media

Communication Studies, B.A. Film and Television, B.A. Graphic Design, B.A. Journalism, B.A. Public Relations, B.A. Radio and Podcasting, B.A. Sports Media, B.A.

Humanities and Social Sciences

Criminal Justice, B.A. English, B.A. History, B.A. Organizational Psychology, B.A. Political Science, B.A. Psychology, B.A. Sociology, B.A. Spanish, B.A. Undeclared Liberal Arts

Science, Technology and Mathematics

Actuarial Science, B.S. Behavioral Neuroscience, B.S. Biochemistry, B.S. Biology, B.S. or B.A. Chemistry, B.S. or B.A. Computer Science, B.S. Cybersecurity, B.S. Earth Sciences, B.A. Environmental Sciences, B.S. Environmental Studies, B.A. Exercise Science, B.S. Geology, B.S. Health Sciences, B.S. Integrated Sciences & Math, B.A. Marine Sciences, B.S. Mathematics, B.A.

Master of Business Administration (MBA) Information Systems, M.S. Arts Management and Executive Leadership, M.A. Athletic Leadership, M.A. Cybersecurity, M.S. Education, M.A. of Music Education (M.M.E.)

Master of Accountancy (MAcc)

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