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Rider, founded in 1865, is a private, multipurpose university. Its 353-acre campus is in Lawrenceville, two miles north of Trenton.

Website: www.rider.edu/

Private
Co-ed
3,763
Undergraduate
Students
(56.4%) 2,123 Women
(43.6%) 1,640 Men
914
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
71% of 9,388 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.33
SAT Math
510-600 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
510-610 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
19-26 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$61,540
Tuition and Fees
$42,860
Room and Board
$15,280
Average Percent of Need Met
79%
Average Freshman Award
$37,576
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$35,781
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
228
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 9% of classes
10-19 students: 40% of classes
20-29 students: 32% of classes
30-39 students: 16% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Lawrenceville Population
3,887
Nearest Metropolitan Area
New York City, Philadelphia
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
53% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Bronc
Sororities
11% of women participate
Fraternities
5% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
5.5% Asian
14.1% Black/African-American
17.6% Hispanic/Latino
4.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
57.4% White
1.1% Unknown
International Students
2.5%
First-Year Students Returning
76.8%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
Not reported
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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