Rider University


Founded 1865
Lawrenceville & Princeton, NJ

21st Most Innovative School

28th Best Values School

Best Regional Universities North
U.S. News & World Report

Rider University  is an independent, coeducational, nonsectarian institution of higher learning housed on two campuses — in Lawrenceville  and Princeton, N.J. Rider enrolls more than 4,400 undergraduate and 1,000 graduate students from 41 states, three U.S. territories, and 77 countries. Committed to student growth, transformation and leadership, Rider connects rigorous academic, artistic and professional programs of study with a rich array of learning experiences that engage students in and out of the classroom. The University consists of four academic units: the College of Business Administration; the College of Liberal Arts, Education and Sciences (comprising the School of Education and School of Liberal Arts and Sciences); the College of Continuing Studies; and the Westminster College of the Arts (comprising Westminster Choir College and the School of Fine and Performing Arts) — and offers undergraduate programs in 65 areas and graduate programs in 22 specialties.

U.S. News & World Report ranks Rider in the top tier of northern regional universities offering master’s degrees and Princeton Review ranks Rider as “A Best 380 College.”