U.S. News & World Report ranks Rider in the top tier of northern regional universities offering master’s degrees.
Rider University is listed by the Princeton Review in the 2014 edition of its annual college guide, The Best 379 Colleges, where it is also ranked #19
As a united entity, Rider University is a student-centered institution firmly grounded in a continued standard of excellence that is the hallmark of the Westminster and Lawrenceville programs, regardless of discipline, across the entire academic spectrum.Over 4,400 undergraduate and 1,000 graduate students from 41 states, 3 US territories, and 77 countries. 65 undergraduate programs and 26 graduate programs in business administration, education, liberal arts, sciences, fine and performing arts, counseling, and leadership
Location & Facilities
Two campuses in Lawrenceville and Princeton, N.J.; within easy driving distance of both Philadelphia and New York City. orty-three buildings, athletic fields, tennis courts, indoor swimming pool and lake on Rider’s 280-acre Lawrenceville Campus; 13 buildings on Westminster Choir College’s 23-acre campus in Princeton.Moore Library is home to more than 425,000 print volumes, 616,000 microforms, access to more than 51,000 periodical titles in a mix of print and electronic formats, and a wide variety of electronic research tools.
Talbott Library, on the Princeton campus, supports the music curriculum of Westminster Choir College. The emphasis is on music with holdings of more than 79,000 scores and music-related books, 200 current periodical titles in print, as well as access to over 51,000 periodical titles electronically, approximately 5,500 choral music titles in performance quantities and over 35,000 sound and visual recordings.
Special Collections at Talbott Library include achoral music reference collection of over 70,000 titles, D. DeWitt Wasson research collection of organ music, hymnals, 19th Century American choral music, music education materials, and the Westminster Archives.
List of Departments
65 undergraduate programs and 26 graduate programs in business administration, education, liberal arts, sciences, fine and performing arts, counseling, and leadership
- College of Business Administration
- College of Liberal Arts, Education, & Science
- School of Education College of Continuing Studies
Part-time, Evening and Online Programs
Westminster College of the Arts
- School of Fine and Performing Arts
- Westminster Choir College
Freshman Scholarships Deadline: January 15
MAXIMUM VALUE OVER 4 YEARS
| PRESIDENTIAL SCHOLARSHIP
|| $19,000 - $21,000
|| $84, 000
| PROVOST SCHOLARSHIP
| DEANS' SCHOLARSHIP
| FOUNDER'S AWARD
|| $10,000- $12,000
| RECOGNITION AWARD
Rider offers a graduate scholarship program that is designed to reward applicants with a strong record of performance. There is no separate scholarship application to complete, as all applications are automatically reviewed for eligibility. Scholarship recipients are notified of their award upon their acceptance.
At Rider University, a limited number of Graduate Assistantships available to students who are interested in gaining valuable experience working on campus. These jobs provide an excellent opportunity to engage in meaningful work, allow you to make contacts both on and off campus, while enabling you to defray the cost of your graduate work. We encourage you to research the available positions.
Major 2 Intake - Fall & Spring
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