Rider University Graduate School

Rider University (referred to as Rider) is a Private, 4 years school located in Lawrenceville, NJ.
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of Rider is $18,594 in average. The school has 885 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 4,054 including undergraduate students.

Graduate School Overview

Rider University (referred to as Rider) is a Private, 4 years school located in Lawrenceville, NJ.
The school is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education (1/1/1955 - Current).
Rider Directory Information
School NameRider University (Rider)
Address2083 Lawrence Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648-3099
Phone609-896-5000
Webhttps://www.rider.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.applyweb.com/apply/rider
Financial Infohttps://www.rider.edu/onestop
The 2023 graduate school tuition & fees of Rider is $18,594 in average. The school has 885 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 4,054 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 171 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Research). Among them, 7 programs are available online classes.
Graduate School 2023 Key Facts
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$18,594
Student Population885
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, and Doctorate (Research)
Number of Programs171 graduate programs
(7 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio10 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Rider is $18,594 in average for the academic year 2022-2023. The tuition per credit hour is $1,013.
Rider offers the alternative tuition plans.
2023 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Tuition$18,234
Required Fees$360
Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition$1,013
Rider offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, academic/career services, employment services for students are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services
Distance Learning (Online Classes)7 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army)
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students

2023 Graduate Tuition, Fees, Other Expenses

For the academic year 2022-2023, the graduate school tuition & fees of Rider University is $18,594. The graduate tuition & fees are decreased by -7.76% compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2022-2023 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022-2023 Graduate Tuition & fees
TuitionFees
2018-2019$21,598$450
2019-2020$20,948$450
2020-2021$20,508$450
2021-2022$19,599$560
2022-2023$18,234$360
The graduate school tuition & fees of Rider is average compared to private graduate schools in New Jersey. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,499 and the New Jersey graduate tuition is $23,639 (public) / $22,546 (private).
The following table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Rider University$18,594
All Graduate Schools$15,996$19,499
Public$11,279$20,404
Private$19,608
New Jersey Graduate Schools$19,472$22,451
Public$17,807$23,639
Private$22,546
For academic year 2022-2023, the living costs are $18,630 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Rider.
On-campus living costs are decreased by -5.13% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $8,800. Off-campus living costs are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Living Expenses
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2018-2019$15,280$2,500$10,020$2,500
2019-2020$15,390$2,500$10,020$2,500
2020-2021$15,500$2,500$6,100$2,500
2021-2022$16,610$2,500$6,300$2,500
2022-2023$16,130$2,000$6,300$2,500
For academic year 2022-2023, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $1,013 at Rider University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 3.26% compared to previous academic year.
2022-2023 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2018-2019$936
2019-2020$955
2020-2021$955
2021-2022$981
2022-2023$1,013

Graduate Programs at Rider

Rider University offers 78 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 572 students have completed their study at Rider University.
Offered Degrees at Rider University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree365373
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship1013
Post Bachelor's Degree370168
Post Master's Degree4018
Total785572
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Rider University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology (other) program with 45 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Business Administration and Management program with 80 completers.
  • The most popular Doctorate program is the Educational Leadership and Administration program with 13 completers.
Rider University offers 78 programs through Master's, Doctorate, and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 572 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 373 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 168 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 18 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism [+] (2 completers) 12 completers-
Organizational Communication9-
Health Communication3-
Computer and Information Sciences [+] 6 completers-
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance6-
Education [+] (2 completers) 92 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction--
Educational Leadership and Administration19-
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision--
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration2-
Secondary School Administration/Principalship--
Special Education and Teaching8-
Special Education and Teaching (other)--
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services16-
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth (other)41-
Business Teacher Education--
Music Teacher Education6-
Reading Teacher Education--
Theology and Religious Vocations [+] 1 completers-
Religious/Sacred Music1-
Psychology [+] 30 completers-
School Psychology--
Applied Psychology30-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting [+] 12 completers-
Homeland Security12-
Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism--
Human Services [+] 11 completers-
Public Administration11-
Visual and Performing Arts [+] 19 completers-
Music Theory and Composition1-
Conducting5-
Keyboard Instruments2-
Voice and Opera3-
Music Pedagogy8-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 20 completers-
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling--
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor20-
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing--
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing--
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing--
Business [+] 170 completers-
Business Administration and Management80$76,600
Organizational Leadership34-
Accounting52$64,800
Accounting and Finance4-
Management Information Systems--
Total373
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 13 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration13-
Total13
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Communication and Journalism [+] --
Organizational Communication--
Computer and Information Sciences [+] --
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance--
Education [+] 52 completers-
Curriculum and Instruction--
Educational Leadership and Administration--
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision19-
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration--
Secondary School Administration/Principalship16-
Special Education and Teaching--
Special Education and Teaching (other)7-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services--
Business Teacher Education--
Music Teacher Education--
Reading Teacher Education10-
Psychology [+] --
Applied Psychology--
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 8 completers-
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling8-
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing--
Business [+] 12 completers-
Accounting12-
Total168
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 6 completers-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services6-
Psychology [+] 12 completers-
School Psychology12-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] --
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing--
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing--
Total18

Graduate Student Population at Rider

For the academic year 2022-2023, total 885 students enrolled into Rider University graduate schools where it has total 4,054 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 309 full-time and 576 part-time graduate students. By gender, 284 male and 601 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total885284601
Full-time30998211
Part-tme576186390
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 559 White (63.16%), 99 Black/African American (11.19%), 88 Hispanic (9.94%), 39 Asian (4.41%), and 100 students with other races. 42 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total885284601
American Indian/Native American211
Asian39930
Black/African American993564
Hispanic882761
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White559178381
Two More25718
Un-Known311120
Non-resident Alien421626
Rider University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 317 graduate students (35.82% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 262 graduate students (29.60% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total885
Enrolled Online Exclusively317
Enrolled Some Online Courses262
Not in Online Courses306
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at Rider University. 277 students are aged 20 to 24 (31.30% of total students), 69 students are aged above 50 (7.80%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Rider University.
Graduate Student Population By Age
TotalMaleFemale
Total885284601
Age 20-21413
Age 22-2427394179
Age 25-2924673173
Age 30-341173879
Age 35-39732449
Age 40-491033370
Age 50-64631746
Over 64642

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