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.

3,630

undergraduates (that’s a lot of new friends)

11:1

average student-to-faculty ratio

100+

academic majors and minors to choose from

Wander with Intention

When you are a Rider Bronc, you are free to engage, free to change and free to explore. That might mean studying subjects you've loved for years. Or following one interest to the next until you arrive exactly where you are meant to be. There are so many possibilities ahead, and all you have to do is take the first step with us.

Aerial picture of Rider Campus

Get to Know Us

Rider is a beautiful campus, but the connections, lessons, and feeling you find here will follow you anywhere. We invite you to visit our Lawrenceville, NJ campus. But if you can’t come to us, don’t worry. Get a feel for Rider's living and learning community on our 360-degree virtual tour.