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RIDER UNIVERSITY, LAWRENCEVILLE, NEW JERSEY - ADMISSION

Lawrenceville, New JerseyLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1865Established Year
  5073Enrollment

Rider University 2020-2021 Admissions: Acceptance Rate, Requirements, Deadlines, Application Process

Rider University is home to five scholastic units that incorporate the Norm Brodsky College of Business, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, College of Education and Human Services, Westminster College of the Arts, and the College of Continuing Studies. Rider University offers 71 undergraduates and 40 graduate degree programs in the five academic units and 27 undergraduate and graduate certifications.

  • NOTE: Early Action first-year applicants to programs requiring auditions must apply by November 15 and audition by December 4.
  • When applying to Rider University, it's basic to observe that the application cutoff time is rolling, and the early action cutoff time is November 15, 2019. Understudies applying for Early Action freshman affirmation may get assertion and authenticity based award decisions by December 20.
  • All the applicants applying for admission in Rider University are outside the US, considered International Students
  • All the international students must submit SAT/ACT scores as per University guidelines and submit a Letter of Recommendation with Essay.
  • Rider Universityis ranked #38, in Regional schools by US News and =319th, in US College by Times Higher Education

Highlights

APPLICATION PORTALUG Application Portal
Graduate Application Portal
HOW TO APPLYONLINE/OFFLINE
APPLICATION FEE$50
MODE OF PAYMENTCredit Card or By Check
ACADEMIC CALENDARSEMESTER
RETENTION RATE79%
RIDER UNIVERSITY CODETOEFL/SAT- 2758
ACT- 2590
SAT SCOREEBRW-580
MATH- 540
ACT SCORE24
INTERNATIONAL INFORMATIONInternational student Information Portal

Admission Deadlines

Undergraduate Admission Deadlines:

FALL SEMESTERDEADLINE
EARLY ACTION (Domestic Students)November 15
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTSMARCH 15
TRANSFER STUDENTSMAY 1
SPRING SEMESTERDEADLINE
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTSNOVEMBER 1
FIRST YEAR AND TRANSFER STUDENTSDECEMBER 1

Graduate Admission Deadlines

FALL SEMESTERDEADLINE
FALL (Education Program)MAY 1
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS(Business Program)JUNE 1
DOMESTIC STUDENTS(Business Program)JULY 1
EDUCATION AND BUSINESS PROGRAMSDEADLINE
SPRINGNOVEMBER 1
SUMMERAPRIL 1

Programs

  • Rider University offers programs in 5 academic domains. It includes 27 undergraduate and graduate certifications.
  • 17 Online programs
  • Rider University offers 71 undergraduates and 40 graduate (both Major and Minor) degree programs in 5 academic units: Business and Economics, Life Science, Social Science, Physical Science, Arts and Humanities and Computer Science.

In response to COVID-19, the University is closely monitoring the situation and preparing campuses accordingly.

  • All courses offered: remotely
  • Summer I: runs from Monday (May’18) through Wednesday (July’1)
  • Summer II: runs from Monday (July’6) through Tuesday(August’18)

Rider University offers 2 summer sessions:

  • Fall: early September through mid-December
  • Spring: late January through early May

Application Process

  • How to apply: Online or Offline
  • Application Fee: $50, paid by Credit Card or by Check
  • Documents Required: Transcripts, Essay (Topic requested in Application), One Letter of Recommendation, Proof of Finances, Copies of all Previous Visa and other program-specific requirements.

English Language Proficiency Score

Non-native English speakers must submit proof of English language proficiency by providing Test Scores of TOEFL, IELTS, ITEP, ISE II, and Duolingo. This evidence is required for admission to undergraduate and graduate programs.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY TESTMINIMUM TEST SCORE
TOEFL iBT79
TOEFL PBT540
IELTS6.0
PTE53
ITEP3.7
Trinity ISEII Distinction
Duolingo95

Visa Process for International Students

International applicants can apply for a USA student visa, to study in Rider University. If their applications will get approved, they will be provided with an I-20 form by the university.

Students planning to hold F-1 student Visa should submit the following documents: 

  • International Student Supplement (Completed by Student, Sponsors, and Bank)
  • Supporting Financial documents (Bank statement, Letter of Employment, etc.)

Undergraduate Admissions

Rider University offers more than 71 Undergraduate programs. To apply for confirmation the understudies need to satisfy the accompanying prerequisites

Documents Required

  • Submit Transcripts: Mark sheets, and/or Exam Results from all Secondary and post-secondary school attended(must have Official School Seal and must be translated into English)
  • Other Documents: Submit Essay (Topic requested in Application), One Letter of Recommendation, Proof of Finances, Copies of all Previous Visa and/or I-20’s processed(if applicable), SAT/ ACT scores, English proficiency test scores.
  • Audition required as a part of the Application process for Westminster College of Arts

Applicants must submit their SAT and Act score (valid for 5 months), along with the application.

SCORESAT MATHSAT EBRWSAT CompositeACT Composite
Average Score540550113023
Percentile(25th)490500102019
Percentile(75th)590600129026

Graduate Admissions

Rider University offers in excess of 40 advanced education and endorsement programs in business, training, administration, counselling, psychology, liberal arts and sciences, and music.

Documents Required

  1. Submit academic records: Official transcripts, mark sheets, graduation certificates, degree certificates and/or exam results from college attended
  2. List of courses taken and grades received
  3. Must have an evaluation of your credits by NACES(if the institution was outside the US)
  4. Applicants must have all bachelor’s degrees from accredited college/university
  5. Proof of English language proficiency test
  6. Submit Written Personal Statement(minimum 500 words reasons for pursuing graduate study in the area selected)
  7. Current Resume
  8. Proof of Finances
  9. Applicants must submit required information applying for(Graduate Business, Graduate Education, Counseling and Leadership, Graduate Liberal Arts, Graduate Westminster Choir College )-GMAT, GRE, LSAT, MCAT.

*All understudies are required to present their application frames one week preceding the cutoff time. 

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