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Health Sciences & Services at Rider University

If you are interested in studying health sciences and services, you may want to check out the program at Rider University. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

Rider is located in Lawrenceville, New Jersey and has a total student population of 4,636. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 35 students received a bachelor's degree in health science from Rider.

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

Rider Health Sciences & Services Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Health Science

Online Classes Are Available at Rider

If you are a working student or have a busy schedule, you may want to consider taking online classes. While these classes used to be mostly populated by returning adults, more and more traditional students are turning to this option.

Are you one of the many who prefer to take online classes? Rider offers distance education options for health science at the following degree levels:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

Rider Health Sciences & Services Rankings

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

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The health science major at Rider is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Health Sciences & Services. 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 Health Sciences & Services Bachelor’s Degree Schools 9

Health Science Student Demographics at Rider

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

Rider Health Sciences & Services Bachelor’s Program

71% Women
40% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 29% of health science bachelor's degrees went to men and 71% went to women. The typical health science bachelor's degree program is made up of only 20% men. So male students are more repesented at Rider since its program graduates 8% more men than average.


About 57% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in health science 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 health science.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 6
Hispanic or Latino 5
White 20
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

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

Careers That Health Science Grads May Go Into

A degree in health science 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
Community Health Workers 1,250 $51,560


*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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