Rider University is my alma mater and I never hesitate to praise them for being such an amazing institution. Rider has a long tradition of being a "military friendly gold school" and now thanks to VIQTORY they've been officially recognized for it.

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According to Rider University's website, they have just been named a top institution in New Jersey for being friendly to military veterans. Rider received this distinction by VIQTORY, because of their efforts in supporting veterans and helping them pursue an education when they return to civilian life. There were only two colleges in New Jersey to receive this honor and they are proud to receive it. VIQTORY, determines the best Military Friendly Schools from student veterans themselves as well as factors such as graduation and job placement. Rider University even has it's own Veterans and Military Affairs Office and they play an important role in helping veterans achieve their college education.

Rider University has always supported the military even way back in 1865 when they opened and is proud to be apart of the Yellow Ribbon Program.

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