Why choose Rider

Rider University ranks on U.S. News and World Report's Best Colleges list and the Wall Street Journal's Top U.S. College list.


undergraduates (that’s a lot of new friends)


student-to-faculty ratio


majors, minors and programs to choose from

Follow your unique path

At Rider, we believe your future is wide open and we're here to empower you to reach your full potential. Use the Program Finder to browse Rider's 70+ programs in the arts, business, education, sciences and more.

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A variety of students' hands on the Rider Rock

Our campus commitment

We are a community of diverse perspectives. Discover our commitment and ongoing efforts to ensure that we are an inclusive learning environment that embraces and enables all to achieve success.