By the Numbers

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.


founded as Trenton Business College; Merged with Westminster Choir College in 1992


average student-to-faculty ratio


of Rider students complete at least two high-impact Engaged Learning experiences prior to graduation


best value school (as ranked by U.S. News & World Report)

9 in 10

Broncs are employed, in grad school or volunteering a year after graduation


NCAA Division I sports teams for men and women

Why Choose Rider?

What distinguishes Rider from other universities is the sum of the many experiences we offer you – in and out of the classroom – from your first day on campus to graduation and beyond.

Student in cap and gown at 2019 commencement
Overhead shot of campus bern and library

Follow Your Career Path to Rider

Working at Rider is more than just a job. Our Human Resources Office is here to help you join our tight-knit family, and have a meaningful impact on students’ lives.

Moore Library at sunset

Our Leadership

Rider’s leadership team is committed to fulfilling our University mission statement and Rider Promise, advancing a vision for our future and sustaining academic excellence. Get to know our leadership team comprised of our President, Dr. Gregory G. Dell’Omo, the Rider University cabinet and Board of Trustees.

Rider sign at sunset in front of Moore library

University Partnerships

Now more than ever, it is important for companies to engage, build and invest in their workforce. Rider University welcomes partnerships with companies and organizations that demonstrate a commitment to employee achievement by making higher education more accessible and affordable.
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Resolved and Ready

View Rider University's Plan for a safe, enriching and adaptive academic year. As the knowledge and understanding of the COVID-19 virus continues to evolve and new information becomes available, all relevant policies and plans will be updated as appropriate. Please check back frequently to stay informed.

Our People, Places & Things

If there’s something you need, we have an office or resource for it. From Athletics to Dining Services to Student Affairs, see all the ways we’re here to help you succeed.