Welcome Mercer County!

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Mercer County partners with Rider UniversityRider University is proud to partner with Mercer County to provide a 20% tuition reduction to participating employees for undergraduate, part-time graduate on-campus and select online programs.*

Rider offers 72 undergraduate and 42 graduate accredited degree programs in business administration, education, liberal arts, sciences, music, fine and performing arts, counseling, human services and leadership; and 27 undergraduate and graduate certifications.  Classes are offered on campus, online and in hybrid formats to give you the flexibility you need to make your dream of a Rider education a reality.

Some other things you should know:

  • Your professional experience counts! Find out how you can earn up to 15 undergraduate credits.
  • In some cases standardized test scores may be waived at the graduate level. 
  • You will have an advisor from the minute you submit your application until the day you graduate to help you with every step of the process.  

Here’s how you get started:


You'll receive more information about your program of interest.


Undergraduate (Full-time)
Undergraduate (Part-time)
As a Mercer County partner, your application fee is waived.


Email [email protected] from your company email address and include your company ID to verify your employment.

*Twenty percent (20%) tuition reduction to Participating Employees (the "Tuition Reduction") for all undergraduate, part-time graduate, on-campus and select online programs. Participants who are enrolled in the Ed.D. program or qualify for Rider University scholarships for full-time programs are not eligible for the additional 20% tuition discount.

Have questions about tuition benefits through Mercer County?

Debra Bulleck
Supervising Personnel Clerk

Have questions about Rider's programs and admission process?

Jamie Mitchell
Director of Graduate and Continuing Studies Admission
Ciambelli Hall