Financial Aid and Scholarships
Financial aid at Rider.  Learn how affordable Rider is.

Make Your Deposit
Tuition and Housing Deposits 

Financial Aid Recipients
Have You Filed Your 2015–2016 FAFSA?
Your 2015–2016 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) must be completed without delay to ensure receipt prior to Rider's March 1 priority filing date.

Stafford Loan Requirements for New Students

You must complete your Master Promissory Note and Entrance Counseling to borrow your Federal Stafford Loan. Learn more about Federal Stafford Loan Borrowing

Summer Financial Aid 
Students who would like to be reviewed for summer financial aid eligibility are required to complete the 2015 Summer Financial Aid Application. Learn more about summer financial aid.

If you've borrowed a federal student loan you are required to complete Exit Counseling. Visit and click on Exit Counseling.
Learn more by downloading the Federal Exit Counseling Guide and Student Loan Borrower Guide.

Step by Step Guide
to Financial Aid
A step by step guide for financial aid applicants.
New Students
  1. Applying for Financial Aid
  2. File FREE application for FAFSA
  3. Review your Federal Student Aid Report (SAR)
  4. NJ and Other State Grants
  5. Review your Federal Aid Award Letter
  6. Quality Assurance Verification
  7. Tuition and Housing Deposits
  8. Complete Federal Loan Requirements
  9. Determine Your Financial Plan
    Plan your strategy to bring your balance to zero utilizing financial options.

Returning Students
FAFSA Reminder
Maintaining Your Scholarship

Understanding Financial Aid
Understanding Financial Aid Overview
Net Price Calculator
Financial Aid FAQs
Satisfactory Academic Progress
Documents & Forms
Rights & Responsibilities
Code of Conduct and Ethics (.doc)
Glossary of Terms
Tuition and Fees: 2015-2016
Undergraduate Students
Graduate Students
Continuing Studies Students
Scholarships and Grants
Scholarships for:
Freshmen / First Year Students
Transfer Students
Continuing Studies Students
Graduate Students
Federal and State Grants
Other Scholarship Opportunities
Maintaining Your Scholarship
Federal Stafford Loans
Additional Unsubsidized Stafford
Federal Perkins Loan
PLUS Loans
Private Supplemental Loans
Payments, Billing & Deposits
Calculate your Remaining Costs - coming soon
Pay your Bill
Deferred Payment Plans
TuitionPay Payment Plan
Billing Schedule
IRS Form 1098-T
Need Help?
Lawrenceville Campus
Bart Luedeke Center
2nd Floor

Princeton Campus
Williamson Hall
Lower Level

Contact the Office of Financial Aid Staff
Contact Bursar's Office Staff
Contact Cashier's Office Staff