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The application process for admission to Rider University varies slightly depending on where you are in your educational process. Use the links below to apply online, download an application, or request an application by mail.

Choose the type of student you are and apply today!

First-Year Students

If you will have graduated from an accredited high school or passed the GED examination before your anticipated date of enrollment, you may be considered for admission as a degree-seeking student. 

Fall 2014 EOP applicants:  Rider is no longer considering Fall 2014 applicants to the Educational Opportunity Program (EOP).

Apply using Rider's Online Application 
Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 Applicants.

Links and Downloadable Files

How to Apply as a First-Year Student

Download the Transcript Request and School Counselor Recommendation Form (pdf)

Download the Academic/Talent/Professional/Personal Recommendation Form (pdf)

Download the International Student Supplement (pdf)

 

Transfer Students

If you have completed college courses at an accredited institution.  

Apply using Rider's Online Application 
Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 Applicants.

 

Links and Downloadable Files

How to Apply as a Transfer Student

Download the Application (pdf)

Download the Rider University Common Application Supplement (pdf)

Request an Application by Mail

Download the Academic/Talent/Professional/Personal Recommendation Form (pdf)

 

International Students

If you are not a United States citizen or permanent resident, you intend to study at Rider on a student (F-1 or J-1) visa, and you are applying as an undergraduate freshman or transfer student.

Apply using Rider's Online App
Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 Applicants.
Freshmen Students 
Transfer Students 
English Language Institute (ELI)  

 

Links and Downloadable Files

How to Apply as an International Student

Download the Application for First-Year Students (pdf)

Download the Application for Transfer Students (pdf)

Request an Application by Mail

Download the International Undergraduate Student Supplement (required for F-1 visa applicants) (pdf)

Download the International Transfer Student Release Form (for students entering from a US high school or college) (pdf)