B.A. On Campus

Public Relations

Rider University

48 months
36000 USD/year
36000 USD/year
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Learn the theories behind effective public communication, explore publication design and feature writing and analyze publicity methods in organizations and cases and campaigns in public relations. We offer a Public Relations degree at Rider University. 


Rider University’s B.A. in Public Relations will give you the tools behind effective public communication. Students learn all facets of practical campaigns, learning from professionals in the field. 

In the capstone course, students work with local corporate or nonprofit clients and have the opportunity to participate in the Rider Public Relations Student Society America.


  • Our program will prepare you to join the next generation of public relations professionals by building your skills in campaign strategy, writing and storytelling, social media, multimedia production and media relations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Communication, Culture and Media 
  • Persuasive Writing for Media 
  • Fundamentals of Video Production 
  • Communication Law 
  • Communication Ethics 
  • Advanced Speech Communication 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Rider practices rolling admissions. Applications completed after the stated deadlines will be considered on a space-available basis.


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete the online application
  • Pay the application fee
  • Submit your transcript(s) 
  • Submit evidence of english language proficiency
  • Submit the essay
  • Submit one letter of recommendation
  • Submit proof of finances
  • Auditions
  • Submit testing information

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    36000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18000 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    36000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18000 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Princeton

2022 - 4977 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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