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Dual degrees

The American Business School of Paris has established a partnership with Rider University College of Business Administration in Lawrenceville (New Jersey).

BBA students have the option to spend their 4th year of study in the United States at Rider University.

Rider university

Rider University

Rider University

Rider University
 is a renowned, selective private university, located on a 280-acre campus near Princeton, New Jersey in the suburban town of Lawrenceville. Rider is 92 km from New York City and 61 km from Philadelphia. Rider’s proximity to these centers of commerce, communications, culture and education offers both undergraduate and graduate students the rich hands-on experiences they need to prepare for a professional career.

Rider University is listed in the Princeton Review The Best 376 Colleges 2014 edition. Founded in 1865, Rider serves over 4,500 undergraduate and 1,500 graduate students. Rider has a student-to-teacher ratio of just 12 to 1, and 98 percent of its faculty members hold the Ph.D. or terminal degree in their field.

Rider’s College of Business Administration provides dynamic and innovative courses that enable graduates to be productive, socially responsible participants in a rapidly changing global marketplace. The academic environment is supportive, with many opportunities for experiential learning. In addition to developing professional knowledge and skills, students strengthen their communication, interpersonal, teamwork, leadership, critical thinking and problem-solving skills. The College of Business Administration holds the prestigious Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business International (AACSB) accreditation for both business and accounting.

Undergraduate business majors at Rider include accounting, business administration, business of sports program, information systems, economics, entrepreneurial studies, finance, global supply chain management, health administration, human resource management, international business, management and leadership, marketing and advertising. Graduate programs in business at Rider include the Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Accountancy (MAcc), and Executive MBA degrees.


How can I spend my 4th year at Rider?

American Business School of Paris students who are accepted into Rider University’s program can transfer up to 90 undergraduate credits, completing the remaining 30 credits at Rider during their 4th year. Students will graduate with dual-degrees from Rider University and the American Business School of Paris.

In addition to pursuing academic studies, student life at Rider includes a rich array of opportunities for every interest. There are several student residence halls and dining facilities on campus, as well as recreational facilities for football, tennis, swimming, and personal fitness. In addition, there are over 150 different clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. There are also many on-campus events including concerts, comedians, guest speakers as well as off-campus trips to nearby cities including, New York City, Philadelphia, Washington, DC for sightseeing, performances, and sporting events.