Psychology at Rider University
Rider is located in Lawrenceville, New Jersey and has a total student population of 4,636. Of the 1,010 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Rider University in 2021, 86 of them were psychology majors.
Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Psychology section at the bottom of this page.
Rider Psychology Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology
- Master’s Degree in Psychology
Online Classes Are Available at Rider
Don't have the time or the flexibility in your schedule to take traditional classes? Online courses may be the perfect solution for you. They allow independent learners to study when and where they want to while offering the rigor of in-person classes.
For those who are interested in distance learning, Rider does offer online courses in psychology for the following degree levels:
- Bachelor’s Degree
Rider Psychology Rankings
The following rankings from College Factual show how the psychology 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 psychology major at Rider is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Psychology. 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.
|Most Popular Online Psychology Bachelor’s Degree Schools||49|
|Best Psychology Schools||57|
|Best Value Psychology Master’s Degree Schools||115|
|Best Value Psychology Schools||178|
|Most Popular Psychology Bachelor’s Degree Schools||394|
Psychology Student Demographics at Rider
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the psychology majors at Rider University.
Rider Psychology Bachelor’s Program
Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 9% more racial-ethnic minorities in its psychology bachelor's program than the national average.*
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Rider University with a bachelor's in psychology.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||12|
|Hispanic or Latino||22|
Rider Psychology Master’s Program
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Rider University with a master's in psychology.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||2|
|Hispanic or Latino||3|
Rider also has a doctoral program available in psychology. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.
Concentrations Within Psychology
If you plan to be a psychology major, you may want to focus your studies on one of the following concentrations. The table shows all degrees awarded in this field awarded for all degree levels at Rider University. A concentration may not be available for your level.
|Concentration||Annual Degrees Awarded|
|Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology||100|
- Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies
- Social Sciences
- Communication & Journalism
Careers That Psychology Grads May Go Into
A degree in psychology 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|
|Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists||3,760||$98,470|
*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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
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More about our data sources and methodologies.
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