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Rider University

Rider University

2083 Lawrenceville Road
Lawrenceville, NJ

Email[email protected]
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Department ContactKim Chandler Vaccaro, Ed.D

Campus Setting: Suburban
Dept Founded: The Dance Program had a concentration in the Fine Arts Department beginning late ‘90’s. The First BA in Dance Performance was offered in 2010.
Dept Accreditations: ADTA CACREP

Cost of Room & Board: $5,115
Undergraduate Tuition per year (in state/out of state): $36,000 (both instate and out-of-state)
Graduate Tuition per year (in state/out of state): $990 per credit (on-campus) $1,010 per credit (online) - both instate and out-of-state
Percentage of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 99%
Scholarships Available for Incoming Students: Yes
Are Need-based Scholarships Offered: Yes
Are Merit-based Scholarships Offered: Yes


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Description of Program: Develop an understanding of your body, both artistically and scientifically, while discovering your personal optimal potential. Rider’s holistic Dance Program will help you develop independence, creativity, strength and resiliency. Our physical therapist works with all students to prevent injuries and provides care to individuals when needed. We concentrate on the mind-body connection, promoting focus, self-awareness and an understanding of the physical, artistic, socio-cultural, emotional and spiritual aspects of dance. 

Alumni Connections and Careers

Students may go on to graduate school to become dance/movement therapists, dance physical therapists, nutritionists and researchers. Common careers include performers, choreographers, dance educators, dance or art administrators, private dance studio owners and teachers and public school educators.

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