Financial Aid and Scholarships
Tuition and Fees
Scholarships and Grants
Freshmen / First Year Students: scholarships and grants
Transfer Students: scholarships and grants
Continuing Studies Students: scholarships and grants
Graduate Students: scholarships and grants
Federal and State Grants
Other Scholarship Opportunities
New York State Free Tuition Comparison
Maintaining Your Scholarship
Payments, Billing & Deposits
Make Your Deposit
Tuition and Housing Deposits
Financial Aid Recipients
Have You Filed Your 2019–2020 FAFSA?
Your 2019–2020 must be completed without delay to ensure receipt prior to Rider's February 1 priority filing date.
Stafford Loan Requirements for New Students
You must complete your and to borrow your Federal Stafford Loan. Learn more about Federal Stafford Loan Borrowing
Summer Financial Aid
Students who would like to be reviewed for summer financial aid eligibility are required to complete the 2019 Summer Financial Aid Application. Learn more about summer financial aid.
If you've borrowed a federal student loan you are required to complete Exit Counseling. Visit and click on Exit Counseling.
Learn more by downloading the Federal Exit Counseling Guide and Student Loan Borrower Guide.