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General Psychology at Rider University

What traits are you looking for in a psychology school? To help you decide if Rider University is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's psychology program.

Rider is located in Lawrenceville, New Jersey and has a total student population of 4,636. In 2021, 77 psychology majors received their bachelor's degree from Rider.

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

Rider General Psychology Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’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 General 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 General 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.

Ranking Type Rank
Best General Psychology Bachelor’s Degree Schools 16
Best General Psychology Schools 20
Best Value General Psychology Schools 241
Most Popular General Psychology Bachelor’s Degree Schools 382
Most Focused General Psychology Schools 604

How Much Do Psychology Graduates from Rider Make?

The median salary of psychology students who receive their bachelor's degree at Rider is $37,548. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 31% higher than the national average of $28,637 for all psychology bachelor's degree recipients.


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 General Psychology Bachelor’s Program

83% Women
55% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 77 students who graduated with a bachelor’s in psychology from Rider in 2021, 17% were men and 83% were women.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 8% 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
Asian 5
Black or African American 12
Hispanic or Latino 20
White 35
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 5

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

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
Managers 18,370 $138,820
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 3,760 $98,470
Psychology Professors 1,150 $99,670
Industrial-Organizational Psychologists 30 $119,700


*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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