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2015-2016

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47 GOING TO COLLEGE IN NEW JERSEY • WWW.HESAA.ORG • 1-609-584-4480 ACADEMIC YEAR: • Annual Tuition & Fees: 37,650 • Per Credit Tuition: Above 18: $620 1-11 credits: $1,110 FINANCIAL AID: • Application Deadline: rolling OTHER INFORMATION: • Student Body Size: 4,200 undergraduate, 1,000 graduate • Student Teacher Ratio: 12:1 • % Students Living on Campus: 55% • Middle States Accredited • Number of degreed under- graduate programs: 68 FOUR-YEAR PRIVATE COLLEGE Admission Ofce: Phone: (800) 257-9026 | 609-896-5042 Hours: Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 5 pm admissions@rider.edu rider.edu/admissions Directions: www.rider.edu/directions Financial Aid Ofce: Lawrenceville Campus Bart Luedeke Center, 2nd Floor Phone: 609-896-5360 | fnaid@rider.edu Princeton Campus Williamson Hall, Lower Level Phone: 609-896-5360 | fnaid@rider.edu Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30am – 5pm RIDER UNIVERSITY 2083 Lawrenceville Road, Lawrenceville, NJ 08648 | www.rider.edu facebook.com/RiderUniversity | @RiderUAdmission Rider University is a comprehensive private university of approximately 5,400 students who are drawn to its programs in business, education, liberal arts and sciences, and music and the fne and performing arts. At Rider, we believe that we learn best in the company of others. Our vibrant and engaged learning community brings together people from diverse backgrounds, talents and perspectives to explore subjects, tackle problems, share ideas, embark on adventures and create solutions. Originally founded in 1865 as a business college to prepare professionals for the booming post-Civil War economy, Rider moved to its current 280-acre campus in Lawrenceville, New Jersey, in 1959. It is home to the College of Business Administration; College of Liberal Arts, Education, and Sciences; College of Continuing Studies; School of Fine and Performing Arts; and School of Education. In nearby Princeton, N.J., is Westminster Choir College of Rider University, considered one of the leading schools of music of its kind in the world. The merger between Westminster Choir College and Rider in 1992 also led to the successful integration of the fne and performing arts University-wide with the creation of Westminster College of the Arts in 2007, which ofers select majors on both the Princeton and Lawrenceville campuses. Centrally located between Philadelphia and New York, Rider's proximity to these centers of commerce, communications, culture and education ofers graduate and undergraduate students alike the rich hands-on experiences they need to prepare for a professional career. Rider boasts a student-to-teacher ratio of just 12 to 1, and 98 percent of its faculty members hold the Ph.D. or terminal degree in their feld. The University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and holds specialized accreditation with the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB), the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM), the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Education Programs (CACREP), and the National Accreditation of School Psychologists (NASP). Rider is also on the approved list of the American Association of University Women and the American Chemical Society. IMPORTANT FACTS: E

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