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Built on the strengths of our people, history, and shared values, Rider University is committed to student growth, transformation and leadership in an environment that embraces diversity and contributes meaningfully to the changing world in which we live and work. We invite you to join us on Our Path Forward. Together let’s continue Rider’s legacy of success!

Historic Rider

Founded in 1865 as Trenton Business College, the institution was established to train leaders in the booming, industrialized post-Civil War economy. Today, while Rider still produces some of today’s leading executives, it has also evolved into a diverse, comprehensive university with vibrant and expansive programs in the arts, sciences and education. Learn more.

Facts & Figures

U.S. News & World Report ranks Rider in the top tier of northern regional universities offering master’s degrees. Princeton Review ranks Rider as "A Best 382 College."

With more than 50,000 alumni and over 5,000 current students, the faculty and staff at Rider University are proud to support our students as they achieve academic success. Learn more.

Human Resources

The mission of Rider University’s Human Resources department is to attract, retain and develop quality employees. We are located on the Lawrenceville campus in Library Suite 108. You can reach us via:

Phone – 609-896-5225
Fax – 609-895-5766
Email –

Affirmative Action Statement

Rider University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, handicap/disability, Vietnam-era/disabled veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other non-job related criteria.