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Accounting at Rider University

If you plan to study accounting, take a look at what Rider University has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

Rider is located in Lawrenceville, New Jersey and approximately 4,636 students attend the school each year. In 2021, 68 accounting majors received their bachelor's degree from Rider.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Accounting section at the bottom of this page.

Rider Accounting Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • Master’s Degree in Accounting

Rider Accounting Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the accounting progam at Rider compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The accounting major at Rider is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Accounting. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Value Accounting Graduate Certificate Schools 38
Most Focused Accounting Bachelor’s Degree Schools 123
Best Accounting Schools 193
Most Popular Accounting Bachelor’s Degree Schools 224
Most Popular Accounting Basic Certificate Schools 503
Best Value Accounting Schools 600

In 2021, 42 students received their master’s degree in accounting from Rider. This makes it the #126 most popular school for accounting master’s degree candidates in the country.

How Much Do Accounting Graduates from Rider Make?

The median salary of accounting students who receive their bachelor's degree at Rider is $47,945. This is 4% higher than $46,292, which is the national average for all accounting bachelor's degree recipients.


Accounting Student Demographics at Rider

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the accounting majors at Rider University.

Rider Accounting Bachelor’s Program

35% Women
37% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 65% of accounting bachelor's degrees went to men and 35% went to women. The typical accounting bachelor's degree program is made up of only 42% men. So male students are more repesented at Rider since its program graduates 23% more men than average.


About 62% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in accounting at Rider are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Rider University with a bachelor's in accounting.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 5
Black or African American 4
Hispanic or Latino 13
White 42
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 3

Rider Accounting Master’s Program

50% Women
19% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 50% of accounting master's degrees went to men and 50% went to women. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 42% men graduate in accounting each year. Rider does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 8% more men than average.


The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Rider University with a master's in accounting.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 21
International Students 12
Other Races/Ethnicities 3

Rider also has a doctoral program available in accounting. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Accounting Grads May Go Into

A degree in accounting can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for NJ, the home state for Rider University.

Occupation Jobs in NJ Average Salary in NJ
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 43,380 $46,860
Accountants and Auditors 37,370 $90,400
Financial Managers 21,340 $175,880
Financial Analysts 10,560 $106,100
Payroll and Timekeeping Clerks 4,130 $47,450


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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