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Rider University: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees $24,790 $26,230 $27,730 $29,060 4.8%
Books and supplies $1,400 $1,400 $1,400 $1,500 7.1%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $9,280 $9,780 $10,280 $10,720 4.3%
Other $2,000 $2,000 $2,000 $2,000 0.0%
Off Campus          
Room and board $9,200 $9,200 $9,200 $9,600 4.3%
Other $2,500 $2,500 $2,500 $2,500 0.0%
Off Campus with Family          
Other $2,500 $2,500 $2,500 $2,500 0.0%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
On Campus $37,470 $39,410 $41,410 $43,280 4.5%
Off Campus $37,890 $39,330 $40,830 $42,660 4.5%
Off Campus with Family $28,690 $30,130 $31,630 $33,060 4.5%
 

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Map of Rider University

Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $50
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2009
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 7,372 2,975 4,397
Percent admitted 75% 74% 76%
Percent admitted who enrolled 19% 19% 18%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA X  
Secondary school rank   X
Secondary school record X  
Completion of college-preparatory program X  
Recommendations X  
Formal demonstration of competencies X  
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X  
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)   X
Test Scores: Fall 2009 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 987 96%
ACT 186 18%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading 460 560
SAT Math 470 580
SAT Writing 470 580
ACT Composite 19 24

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Higher Education 1/1/1955 -   Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / Program Periods of Accreditation Status
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools 1/1/1973 -   Accredited