English Proficiency

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Rider University requires that non-native English speakers submit evidence of English language proficiency in the form of the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS). Students who have attended high school in which English is the medium of instruction may have this requirement waived. For freshman students, the SAT I exam will then be required. For more information, e-mail the admissions office. Please note that Rider does not offer English as a Second Language (ESL) coursework.

Minimum Scores:

  • TOEFL iBT: 79 (scores that fall between 75 – 78 will require further review)
  • TOEFL CBT: 213
  • TOEFL PBT: 540
  • IELTS: 6.0

To Send Your Scores to Rider University:

TOEFL Institution Code: 2758

IELTS: Send scores to: Rider University, Office of Undergraduate Admission, 2083 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648, USA

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