Tuition & Fees

$41,547

$1,861

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
29%
500-599
53%
400-499
15%
700-800
4%
600-699
23%
500-599
57%
400-499
16%
700-800
0
600-699
0
500-599
0
400-499
0
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
8%
24-29
34%
18-23
52%
12-17
6%
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undergraduateRatios

42%

male

58%

female

1

teacher

14

students

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Not Selective

86%

acceptance rate

Accepted 8,280
Declined + 1,261
Total Received 9,541
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Private (nonprofit)

8,590

undergraduate students

2,764

graduate students

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Lists & Rankings

Fairleigh Dickinson University does not appear on any Lists or Rankings

Most Popular Majors

Not Reported

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Location

School Facts

Fairleigh Dickinson University, founded in 1942, is a private university. It operates two campuses in Madison and Teaneck in the northern New Jersey suburbs, as well as campuses in Wroxton, England and Vancouver, Canada.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 11,354
Established in 1942
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABA (American Bar Association)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CSAB (Computing Sciences Accreditation Board)
•  JRCERT (Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  TEAC (Teacher Education Accreditation Council)

Teaneck, NJ

Unknown

Fairleigh Dickinson University
1000 River Road
Teaneck, NJ 07016

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
15%
Top 1/4
46%
Top 1/2
77%
Bottom 1/2
23%
Bottom 1/4
4%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
29%
500-599
53%
400-499
15%
700-800
4%
600-699
23%
500-599
57%
400-499
16%
700-800
0
600-699
0
500-599
0
400-499
0
300-399
0
200-299
0
30-36
8%
24-29
34%
18-23
52%
12-17
6%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted yes
Application 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 of some

Not Selective

86%

acceptance rate

Accepted 8,280
Declined + 1,261
Total Received 9,541

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
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment

Not Considered

State residency

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Admissions Contact

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

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $39,686
Room $8,764
Board $4,606
Additional fees $1,861
Books & supplies $1,230
Total $56,147
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

Financial Aid Office

Financial Aid Officer

Renee Volak
University Director of Financial Aid
renee_volak@fdu.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
bowling
cheerleading
cross-country
fencing
golf
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Administrative Services
Allied Health Technologies
Animation
Art
Biochemistry
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Civil Engineering Technology
Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Clinical Psychology
Communication
Communication Studies
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Construction Engineering Technology
Cosmetic Science
Creative Writing
Creative Writing/Literature for Educators
Criminal Justice
Criminology
Cyber/Homeland Security
Cybersecurity/Information Assurance
Economics
Education for Certified Teachers
Education for Certified Teachers Bilingual/Bicultural Ed Specialist
Education for Certified Teachers Literacy/Reading Multisensory Reading
Education for Certified Teachers Preschool-Grade 3
Educational Leadership
Electrical Engineering
Electrical Engineering Technology
Electronic Commerce
English Language/Literature
English as a Second Language
Entrepreneurship
Film
Film/Animation
Finance
Fine Arts
Forensic Psychology
French Language/Literature
General/Theoretical Psychology
Global Affairs/International Problems/Conflicts
Global Affairs/Political/Global Economy
Health Science
Health Studies
History
Hospitality Management Studies
Hotel/Restaurant Management
Humanities
Individualized Studies
Industrial-Organizational/Organizational Behavior
Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Information Technology
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Business
International Studies
Learning Disabilities
Liberal Arts
Management
Management Information Systems
Management for Executives
Management for Executives in Health Sector Management
Marine Biology
Marketing
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering Technology
Medical Imaging Sciences
Medical Technology
Multilingual Education
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Pharmaceutical Management
Pharmacy
Philosophy
Political Science
Pre-Pharmacy
Professional Studies
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Administration/Global Affairs
Public Administration/Global Transportation Management
Public Administration/Health Services Administration
Public Administration/Public Management
Public Administration/Public Policy
Public Administration/Sustainability
Radiography
Radiologic Technology
School Psychology
Science
Service Innovation/Leadership
Sociology
Spanish Language/Literature
Sports Administration
Sports Administration/Coaching Theory/Strategies
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
Teaching Middle School
Teaching/Elementary Education K-5
Teaching/Preschool-Grade 3
Theatre Arts
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11,354

total students

85%

in-state

15%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

76%

8,590
students

Female
58%
4,991

Male
42%
3,599

24%

2,764
students

Female
67%
1,845

Male
33%
919

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

56%

4,872
students

Female
59%
2,831

Male
41%
2,041

44%

3,718
students

Female
59%
2,160

Male
41%
1,558

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
21%
Hispanic/Latino
27%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

88%

Transfer applicants accepted

40%

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 Credits

Maximum transfered

96

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

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

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

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

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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