Why Consider Online Learning?Distance learning at Rider University means doing school work when it's convenient for you. Online courses are an excellent option for busy students while online degree programs are popular with older students or those who work full-time.
Rider Online Degree Options
Rider University offers 4 different online degrees.
In the 2015 - 2016 school year, 147 students graduated from Rider with an online bachelor's degree.
|Online Degree||2015 - 2016 Graduates|
|Business Administration & Management||49|
|Teacher Education Subject Specific||0|
How Many Students Participate in Online Learning at Rider University?
Of the 5,069 students currently enrolled at Rider University, about 10.7% (544) participate in some form of distance or online learning, and 183 students take classes exclusively online.
Students enrolled in online programs live in a variety of places. 143 live in New Jersey, 183 live in the U.S.A. and none live outside of the U.S.A. Long live the Internet!
The following chart shows you how many students are involved in online classes depending on their degree. Non-Seekers are students who are not currently enrolled in a degree program.
|Undergraduate degree seeking students represent 79.7% of the Rider University student body.|
A small minority of undergraduate degree seekers (6.6%) take at least one class online.
Of the 268 who take at least one online course, a small minority (16.0%) take all their courses online.
The 43 undergraduate degree seekers who take all their courses online live in the following places.
|Undergraduate students who are not seeking a degree represent 2.6% of the Rider University student body.|
A small minority of undergraduate non-degree seekers (3.0%) take at least one class online.
Of the 4 who take at least one online course, the majority (75.0%) take all their courses online.
The 3 undergraduate non-seekers who take all their classes live in the following places.
|Graduate students represent 17.7% of the Rider University student body.|
The minority of graduate students (30.3%) take at least one class online.
Of the 272 who take at least one online course, about half (50.4%) take all their courses online.
The 137 graduate students who take all their classes online live in the following places.
For more information, check out our section on Graduations at Rider University.