First-year - How to Apply
Rider is where your future begins. First-year students are defined as recent high school graduates who are attending college for the first time. There are so many opportunities ahead. Take the first step towards your tomorrow at Rider.
Transfer - How to Apply
No matter where you began your journey, Rider has the resources you need to continue moving forward. At Rider, transfer students are defined as students who are under the age of 25 and have credits from another college or university.
Continuing Education - How to Apply
Rider offers flexible pathways for adult learners aged 25 or over, including veterans and active duty military personnel, that allow you to begin or complete your college degree, prepare for an advanced degree or grow your knowledge for personal enrichment. Non-matriculated or visiting students should apply using the Continuing Education application.
Graduate - How to Apply
No matter your goals, Rider’s got you covered with 50+ graduate degree and certificate options that will set you up for future success. Our career-focused programs are offered in various formats to provide schedule flexibility and create a school-life balance.
International - How to Apply
Rider attracts students from around the world to study business, education, liberal arts and sciences, music, and the arts. Now, we welcome you to join our community of diverse voices, experiences and perspectives.
Online Programs - How to Apply
Rider’s 100% online undergraduate and graduate degree programs are designed for students who want to complete or advance their education. Our convenient online learning options give students the opportunity to reach their goals, flexibly and affordably.