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Apply to Rider for First-Year Students

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Rider is accepting applications and scholarships are available.
Apply below

Test-optional admission is available for undergraduate applicants.

First-year Students

Apply as a freshman 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) OR if you have completed or are in the process of completing fewer than 12 credits by the time that you enroll at Rider.

Transfer Students

Apply as a transfer student if you have completed or are in the process of completing at least 12 credits by the time you enroll at Rider. Follow the steps to apply as a transfer student.


Rider's Online Application

Available for Spring 2020 and Fall 2020 applicants.

Apply using Rider's Online Application

Common Application

Available for Spring 2020 and Fall 2020 applicants​.

Apply using the Common Application


Mail all printed application materials to:
Rider University
Office of Undergraduate Admission
2083 Lawrenceville Road
Lawrenceville, NJ, USA 08648-3099

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