Rider University

Lawrenceville, NJ

Rider University says, "The University community believes that essential to the college experience is the development of skills in critical thinking, communication, and computation. These skills are developed throughout students’ academic programs to provide links among academic disciplines and to support students’ intellectual progress and academic and career success." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.rider.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:4,085
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:58%
  • Tuition & Fees:$39,820 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

    YES
  • 2. Literature

    YES
  • 3. Foreign Language

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Foreign Language because students may fulfill the requirement with elementary-level study.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for U.S. Government or History because the qualifying courses for the "History" requirement are world history courses rather than U.S. government or history surveys, and a survey course in American government or history is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Social Sciences and Communication" requirement.

  • 5. Economics

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Economics because it is one of five areas of the "Social Sciences and Communication Core Curriculum" requirement, from which students need only select two.

  • 6. Mathematics

    YES
  • 7. Science

    YES

Curriculum last evaluated: 06/08/2017

B

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