Earn 3 Credits in 3 Weeks

Fast-track your studies with Rider's J-Term winter session

J-Term offers courses that can help you to catch-up or move ahead in your studies, or discover new interests. All courses are offered online to give you the flexibility to study from anywhere.

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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.

3,800

undergraduates (that’s a lot of new friends)

10:1

average student-to-faculty ratio

100+

academic majors and minors to choose from

Free to Roam

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.

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Get to Know Us

Rider is a beautiful campus, but the connections, lessons, and feeling you find here will follow you anywhere. So if you can’t come to us, don’t worry. Through virtual events, video calls, texting, live chat—you name it—we’ll bring the spirit of Rider to you.