Student Housing at Rider University for MCCC Students


As a student attending Mercer County Community College, you can now experience university campus life through a special program with Rider University.


As a resident student at Rider, you’ll enjoy:

  • Reduced room and board*

Rider will offer you a significant housing grant toward your room and board. A shared room and weekly 19-meal plan are available at the reduced cost of $5,695 per semester — a $2,000 savings per semester from the regular cost of $7,695, for the 2019-2020 academic year.

  • Full access to campus resources

Your Rider Bronc ID will give you access to the campus library, gym, athletic center, pool, food venues, campus events and other opportunities.

  • Future reduced tuition and housing rates

If you decide to continue your bachelor’s degree at Rider after earning your associate degree at Mercer, Rider will offer you a guaranteed 40% tuition discount over its regular tuition rate.

  • Additionally, you will continue to receive a $2,000 housing grant toward your room and board

          *Payment plans are only accessible online


On-Campus Housing for Mercer County Community College Students

The Benefits of Campus Living at Rider

You will instantly become part of a welcoming college community: You’ll love living and interacting with students on Rider’s Lawrenceville Campus where you’ll make connections and form friendships that will last a lifetime.

Your life will have less stress: Campus living at Rider eliminates the demands and responsibilities of renting an apartment. You won’t need to shop, cook your meals every day, or worry about paying your monthly bills for electricity, gas and rent.

You will have access to the resources of a major university: As a campus resident, you can take full advantage of Rider’s library, study areas, exercise and sports facilities, and dining halls. You will be encouraged to participate in Rider’s 150 student clubs and organizations, intramural sports, and on-campus events — from concerts, musicals and plays to art shows and guest lectures by leading business executives, artists, authors, politicians and educators.

Commuting to Mercer is easy: Rider is just 12.8 km (8 miles) from Mercer County Community College. A free shuttle bus makes travel between the two campuses convenient and easy.



Other Services


    Free shuttle service (Schedule) is available to Mercer students. 

Vehicle Registration

     Students are welcome to register their vehicle on campus. Instructions can be
      found on the Public Safety webpage. There is no fee for this service.

Clubs and Organizations

     Explore clubs and organizations you can join through Bronc Nation or visit 
     Student Life at Rider website.