Applicants must successfully complete 16 academic units in a college-preparatory curriculum while in high school. Rider considers the strength and number of college-preparatory courses taken when considering students for admission and scholarships. Minimum requirements include:
|Subject||Number of Full-Year Units||Required Courses
|English||4||Academic English courses|
|Remaining units from any
required course listed
*Required, however Trigonometry, Statistics, PreCalculus, and Calculus may be accepted in place of Algebra II only
Rider also offers test optional admission along with college credit to students based on International Baccalaureate (IB) coursework and the results of the College Board Advanced Placement (AP) examinations.