Lawrenceville, NJ
Rider University


93 Ratings

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Recent Reviews

dana
What is your overall opinion of this school?

Rider is a very reputable university with a lot of culture and diversity. The professors are very knowledgeable and easy to g...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Rider is a very reputable university with a lot of culture and diversity. The professors are very knowledgeable and easy to get in touch with. The campus offers on campus living with on campus dining . The classes are reasonably sized and there's always someone who wants to ensure your learning experience. Rider is AWSOME!

ylexis
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If you’re looking for a smaller school and a tight knit community Rider is for you. Everything is walking distance on campus,...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

If you’re looking for a smaller school and a tight knit community Rider is for you. Everything is walking distance on campus, which is great because you don’t have to drive to class or catch a shuttle to get there. Most of the class sizes are also around 20 people, so you will be able to get one on one time with your professor if you have any questions. On the weekends people usually leave campus because nothing really goes on. Because the campus is so small you will see the same faces everyday, which can be a pro or a con depending on who you ask. I’d rate the cafeteria food a 3.5. They definitely put effort into being culturally diverse on certain holidays, which is appreciated. The student body is also very diverse. Overall Rider is a good school if your looking for something small and tight knit.

Kayla
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Professors, sports, and academics are great. I wish there were more honors options and that housing along with dining was bet...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Professors, sports, and academics are great. I wish there were more honors options and that housing along with dining was better. Dining options are awful for vegetarians and vegans. The bathrooms in the dorm buildings are disgusting. However, the majors are great.

Christopher
What is your overall opinion of this school?

As a rising senior at Rider University, my experience during the first three years has been nothing short of amazing. The aca...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

As a rising senior at Rider University, my experience during the first three years has been nothing short of amazing. The academic faculty at the College of Business are extremely knowledgeable and are always available when I have a question regarding a class or to have intelligent conversations with them. Although it is a relatively small campus, we are a close knit community and we all have fun participating in various on-campus events. I have made strong friendships that I hope last a lifetime. Living on campus is always an interesting experience, but it nonetheless prepares students for the future (at least if they move out of their parents' house). All in all, I am proud to be part of the Rider University family and I cannot wait to start my final academic year at the college.

Andrea
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Rider is a developing school. This means they are always late to the "trend". Rider is usually the last to catch up on the fu...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Rider is a developing school. This means they are always late to the "trend". Rider is usually the last to catch up on the fun things, morally correct things, and improvements. Rider has only been catching negative attention. This academic school year, Rider caught internet attention by being voted "Worst Dorms in America", and for rejecting Chick-Fil-A being served on campus, after already have accepted the contact to do so. After this year, important roles in Rider Administration have resigned due to not wanting to be a part of such who make such decisions. Rider's dining has had many counts of under cooked/raw food, and fault housing functions. This includes, but is not limited to, lack of heat, lack of air conditioning, lack of hot water, lack of security. Within the last two years of me attending Rider, a student has been run over a snow plow on campus, and they hired (then fired) a pedophile as a public safety officer. There are some decent things, such as residence hall improvements, or updating dining, but overall, not worth the money paid.

Theresa
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I will always be happy that I chose to attend Rider University. The training I am recieving is superb, I have made lifelong f...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I will always be happy that I chose to attend Rider University. The training I am recieving is superb, I have made lifelong friends, and being extremely close to the big apple is always a plus. But, they could improve their housing facilities and dining...a lot. It is something that could make campus life so much more enjoyable! Overall, I love Rider but there are some flaws that could be an easy fix.

Hazim
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Rider university is a very diverse school with all type of people who attend creating a respectable environment for all peop...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Rider university is a very diverse school with all type of people who attend creating a respectable environment for all people. The teachers are always there willing to help. Some are very tough but their intent is in the right place they want to see you succeed. I must say having people genuinely wanting you to succeed motivates you because you don't want to let them down.

Marilyn
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Coming from a community college, transferring to a university was overwhelming. I had applied to multiple colleges and univer...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Coming from a community college, transferring to a university was overwhelming. I had applied to multiple colleges and universities but Rider quickly gained my dedication. This school and their faculty seem to genuinely care about their students and their success. They have guided me step by step and provide yearly to do lists depending upon your status as a student.

Jasmine
What is your overall opinion of this school?

Rider Univerity is the type of school that brings various communities together. Which is why our campus population is so dive...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Rider Univerity is the type of school that brings various communities together. Which is why our campus population is so diverse. I love Rider so much, that it was the only school I applied too. If you're looking for a small campus that is active through the week with fun events, lots of academic help, and smaller classrooms to learn, then Rider University is the school for you.

Melanie
What is your overall opinion of this school?

I truly feel as though I chose the right school. This school has met all of my requirements that I felt necessary upon applyi...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I truly feel as though I chose the right school. This school has met all of my requirements that I felt necessary upon applying. The campus is easy to navigate and the people who work on campus are very kind and personable. I found the academics to be very organized and rigorous but there is always someone there to guide you to make the right decisions. I am very grateful to have been given the opportunity to attend Rider University.

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  • 4,085
  • Tuition & Fees
  • $39,820
  • Acceptance rate
  • 72%

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