Yellow Ribbon Program

Since 1865, America’s veterans have chosen Rider University for professional advancement. With the Yellow Ribbon program, our University continues to provide veterans like you with the programs and funding to successfully realize your educational goals.

Tradition of Service 

For more than 140 years, Rider University has been helping adults respond to the challenges of the times and prepare for the future. Indeed, our first students included veterans of the Civil War seeking job skills to succeed in a rapidly changing national economy.

Academic Excellence

Rider offers a wide range of nationally accredited and innovative undergraduate and graduate programs to help you retool, retrain, revitalize and advance in your current field or new career.

U.S. News & World Report and Princeton Review consistently rank Rider among New Jersey’s leading institutions of higher education. Our adult and graduate programs feature a student-centered focus; convenient evening, weekend and online classes; and nationally ranked academic programs.

View the Rider University Veterans & Military Affairs brochure.

Tuition Benefits
Whether you plan to begin or complete your undergraduate degree or pursue graduate credentials, Rider is committed to fully meeting the tuition needs of eligible Yellow Ribbon participants enrolled in the University's:

You also will receive personalized advisement services for veterans that will:

  • Assist you in identifying the most effective and efficient way to achieve your educational goals;
  • Guide you through the admission process; and
  • Support you throughout the program.