Admission Information for Adult Students

There are countless reasons why adult learners come to Rider to begin or complete their degree.
Some come for their families - to show their children that everything is possible with a dream and determination.  Others enroll to begin a new career or to advance in their current job.  All discover the transforming power a degree can make - and the increased self-confidence and pride that comes on graduation day.

Now is the time to create a better future. You can make it possible through part-time study, evening, online or accelerated courses at Rider

How to Apply What is the process for me?

Take online, evening and part-time courses.  
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JTerm (winter):  Earn 3 Credits in 3 Weeks over winter break.
Summer: 3 and 6 week courses offered in two summer sessions.
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Rider Facts

  • Ranked among the top 15% of all colleges and universities nationwide by the Princeton Review
  • The College of Business Administration is New Jersey’s only dual-accredited institution by AACSB International
  • Rider is fully committed to meeting the financial needs of our military and veteran students
  • Online, evening, accelerated, and day programs for adult students
  • Prior Learning Assessment given for life and work knowledge
  • Specially priced tuition rate for part-time students
  • Corporate or third party sponsorship payment deferral program
  • Scholarships for adult learners
  • Student to faculty ratio is 12:1
  • Credit-by-exam is offered through two testing agencies. Make the most of the knowledge you already have.