Rider named a College of Distinction in 7 categories

Jul 14, 2021

Tuesday, Jul 13, 2021

Specific recognition included business and education programs

Rider University has once again been recognized for its commitment to engaged, hands-on education by Colleges of Distinction.

In addition to being named to the national list, Rider was named a College of Distinction in New Jersey and recognized in five other categories: business; education; career development; equity and inclusion; and military support. 

“We are proud to accept these accolades as a reflection of Rider’s commitment to creating a warm and welcoming community, where the ambition of our students is rewarded with an enriching education and a fulfilling career,” says Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs DonnaJean A. Fredeen.

Colleges of Distinction’s long-standing support for student-centered schools focuses on elevating institutions that offer great teaching in a vibrant community and produce engaged students and successful outcomes. 

“It’s inspiring to see Rider commit to the learning styles and community involvement that will best allow their students to succeed in and beyond their college years,” says Wes Creel, the founder of Colleges of Distinction.