Tuition & Fees

$43,957

$43,957

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
31%
500-599
53%
400-499
14%
700-800
3%
600-699
25%
500-599
56%
400-499
16%
700-800
3%
600-699
10%
500-599
40%
400-499
42%
300-399
5%
30-36
8%
24-29
34%
18-23
53%
12-17
5%
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undergraduateRatios

43%

male

57%

female

1

teacher

13

students

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Moderately Selective

83%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,503
Declined + 672
Total Received 4,175
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Private (nonprofit)

2,747

undergraduate students

765

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Business Management
  3. Communications
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Codes

SAT 2262
ACT 2552

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Location

School Facts

Fairleigh Dickinson University - Florham Campus, founded in 1942, is a private, coed institution. Its 170-acre campus is located in Madison.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 3,512
Established in 1942
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABA (American Bar Association)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  JRCERT (Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  TEAC (Teacher Education Accreditation Council)

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Madison, NJ

170-acre campus in Madison (population: 16,033).

Fairleigh Dickinson University — Florham Campus
285 Madison Avenue
Madison, NJ 07940

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
61%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
79%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
19%
Top 1/4
49%
Top 1/2
81%
Bottom 1/2
19%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
31%
500-599
53%
400-499
14%
700-800
3%
600-699
25%
500-599
56%
400-499
16%
700-800
3%
600-699
10%
500-599
40%
400-499
42%
300-399
5%
30-36
8%
24-29
34%
18-23
53%
12-17
5%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $40
(waived if filed online)
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline January 15 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Uknown
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

83%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,503
Declined + 672
Total Received 4,175

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Standardized test scores

Important

Recommendations

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Secondary school record
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Traci Banks
Associate Vice President for Admissions & Financial Aid
P: 800 338-8803
F: 973 443-8088
admissions@fdu.edu

Financial Aid

73%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$40,034

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $42,096
Room $7,378
Board $3,518
Additional fees $1,861
Books & supplies $1,230
Total $56,083
Average Financial Aid - $40,034
Total with Avg. Aid $16,049

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $4,827,797
State $7,879,055
Institutional $49,286,763
Other external $443,842
Total $62,437,457

Non-need-based

Federal $169,286
State $3,000
Institutional $11,249,055
Other external $274,995
Total $11,696,336
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 973 443-8700
F: 973 443-8534

Financial Aid Officer

Renee Volak
Director of Financial Aid
renee_volak@fdu.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
field hockey
football
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

Weight Lifting

Club Sports - Women's

Boxing, Weight Lifting

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Football, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball, Weight Lifting

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Athletic Directors

William Klika (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Mascot
Devil

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Administrative Science
Allied Health Technologies/Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Allied Health Technologies/Nuclear Medicine
Allied Health Technologies/Respiratory Care
Allied Health Technologies/Vascular Technology
Allied Health/Radiological Technology
Animation
Biochemistry
Biology
Biology/Anatomy/Physiology
Biology/Cell/Molecular
Biology/Chemistry/Pharmaceutical Studies
Biology/Ecology/Environmental Biology
Biology/Education
Biology/Finance
Biology/Management
Biology/Marketing
Biology/Psychology/Counseling
Business Administration
Business Administration/International Business
Chemistry
Chemistry/Pharmaceutical Chemistry
Chemistry/Pharmacy
Chemistry/Pre-Pharmacy
Clinical Lab Science
Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Communication
Communication Studies
Communication Studies/Advertising
Communication Studies/Human Communication Theory
Communication Studies/Multimedia Journalism
Communication Studies/Public Relations
Computer Science
Computer Science/Cybersecurity
Computer Science/Game Development
Corporate/Organizational Communication
Creative Writing
Creative Writing/Creative Nonfiction
Creative Writing/Fiction
Creative Writing/Literature for Educators
Creative Writing/Poetry
Creative Writing/Translation
Creative Writing/Young Adult/Children Literature
Criminology
Cytotechnology
Digital Art/Design
Economics
Education for Certified Teachers
Educational Leadership
English Language/Literature
English Language/Literature/World Literature
Entrepreneurial Studies
Executive M.B.A.
Film
Film/Animation
Film/Animation/Cinematography
Film/Animation/Film
Film/Animation/Film Directing
Film/Animation/Film Editing/Post-Production
Film/Animation/Video Game Animation
Finance
Finance M.B.A.
Fine Arts/Computer Graphics
Fine Arts/Studio Arts
Fine Arts/Theatre
French Language/Literature
Health Science
Health Studies
History
Homeland Security
Homeland Security/Emergency Management
Homeland Security/Leadership
Homeland Security/Terrorism/Security Studies
Hospitality Management Studies
Hotel/Restaurant Management
Human Resource Management
Humanities
Individualized Studies
Industrial-Organizational/Organizational Behavior
Industrial/Organizational Psychology
International Business
Management
Management for Executives in Health Sector Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Mathematics/Actuarial Science
Mathematics/Computer Science
Medical Imaging Sciences
Medical Imaging Sciences/Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Medical Imaging Sciences/Nuclear Medicine
Medical Imaging Sciences/Vascular Technology
Medical Laboratory Science
Nursing
Organizational Behavior
Pharmaceutical Management
Pharmacy
Philosophy
Political Science
Political Science/Campaign/Elections
Political Science/International Relations
Professional Studies
Psychology
Psychology/Behavioral Neuroscience
Public Administration
Public Administration/Health Services Administration
Public Administration/Jewish Communal Service
Public Administration/Nursing Management
Public Administration/Public Management
Sociology
Spanish Language/Literature
Student Services Administration
Student Services Administration/Admissions/Financial Aid Administration
Student Services Administration/Institutional Risk Administration
Student Services Administration/Intercollegiate Sports Administration
Student Services Administration/On-Campus Student Administration
Supply Chain Management
Taxation
Teaching
Theatre
Theatre Arts
Theatre/Acting
Theatre/Design/Technical Theatre
Theatre/Musical Theatre
Theatre/Playwriting
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Business Management
  3. Communications

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • External degree program
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors
  • Weekend College

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Other

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

3,512

total students

82%

in-state

18%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

78%

2,747
students

Female
57%
1,562

Male
43%
1,185

22%

765
students

Female
62%
474

Male
38%
291

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

96%

2,640
students

Female
58%
1,517

Male
42%
1,123

4%

107
students

Female
43%
45

Male
57%
62

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
18%
Hispanic/Latino
57%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

92%

Transfer applicants accepted

30%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Recommended of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Winter: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

34%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 7
Countries most often represented Australia
Ecuador
India
Nigeria
South Africa
Thailand
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Heather Augar
Associate Director of International Admissions
201 692-2205
heather_augar@fdu.edu

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