89%

Acceptance Rate

$35,323

Avg.Financial Aid

002607

FAFSA Code

About Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU)

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

7,871

Website

www.fdu.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

MSCHE

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Fairleigh Dickinson University is a private not-for-profit University started in 1942. The University is located at Teaneck, New Jersey. The institute was approved university status in 1956. FDU is the largest private University in New Jersey. Preparation of world citizens through global education is the motive of the FDU. Multi-disciplinary, intercultural, ethical progress necessary to lead and actively participate in today’s fast-evolving world is provided by the University’s academic and non-academic ventures.

  • The student population at FDU is 8,133. The student-faculty ratio is 14:1.

  • The total acceptance rate of FDU is 77% and the retention rate is 75%.

  • The total graduation rate at FDU is 38%.


Online

  • FDU provides 11 online programs across 6 disciplines. This includes Nursing, Arts, Engineering, Business Management, Science and Education courses.

  • The university employs the web campus online classroom service to provide online classes. Students can log in to this service using FDU webmail credentials provided upon admission.

  • Courses, student services, and FDU community management options are listed on web camps.

  • The application is free for all prospective online students. 


Reviews

Some of the student reviews about FDU are

  • FDU is a beautiful, serene college with lots of engaging activities and student organizations. 
  • Professors do a wonderful job of explaining the syllabus and making sure everyone understands the material.

  • FDU provides a peaceful experience. The campus is small hence the same friendly faces are met every day. 

Location & Contact

Address

1000 River Rd

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 2016922000
Fax: 2016922000
Request Info

Rankings

  • Forbes has ranked 528 in Top Colleges list and No.338 in Private Colleges list.

  • They are also ranked 213 in Research Universities.

  • According to US News, FDU ranks No.62 in North Regional Universities and No.36 in Best Colleges for Veterans.

  • They have bagged the 33rd position in Best Value Schools.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

N/A

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

89%

SAT Range

N/A

ACT Range

N/A

Application Fee

$50

SAT/ACT

Neither required nor recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$13,974

Average Annual Cost

$39,686

Books And Supplies

$1,230

Other Fees

$1,046

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$13,370

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,856

Total One Year Cost

$58,188

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

13:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

80%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

43%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$174

Faculty Overview

56%

Male Professors

44%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

493 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

73 Graduates

Psychology, General

67 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

51 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

49 Graduates

Biology, General

25 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

24 Graduates

Biological and Physical Sciences

20 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

19 Graduates

Electrical, Electronics and Communi...

17 Graduates

Civil Engineering Technologies/Tech...

15 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering Related Tech...

15 Graduates

Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, G...

15 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

12 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

10 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

10 Graduates

History

10 Graduates

Marketing

10 Graduates

Computer Science

8 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

8 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

8 Graduates

Hospitality Administration/Manageme...

7 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

6 Graduates

Chemistry

5 Graduates

Mathematics

5 Graduates

Political Science and Government

4 Graduates

Electrical Engineering Technologies...

2 Graduates

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science...

1 Graduates

Construction Engineering Technologi...

1 Graduates

Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, an...

1 Graduates

Health and Medical Administrative S...

1 Graduates

International Relations and Nationa...

1 Graduates

Philosophy

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

5,860

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

28%

Full-time

38%

Part-time

62%

Students Gender

Male

42%

US National: 44%

Female

58%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

37% White

8% Unknown

8% Black

35% Hispanic

2% Two or more races

3% Non Resident alien

7% Asian

0 American Indian/Alaska native

0 Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0

Unknown Location

13%

Out Of State

81%

In State

6%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$80,741 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 48% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

48%

Undergrads in College Housing

42%

Averege Housing Cost

$8,764/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $5,006/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$5,006/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Knights

School Colors

N/A

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

118

Total Female Athletes

113

Intramural Sports

12

Sports Club

2

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Soccer

Tennis

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Bowling

Cheerleading-Dance Team

Cross Country

Fencing

Golf

Soccer

Softball

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$38,200/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$48,100/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0 $100,000

$12,000

$27,532

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$125 - 286

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

99%

Average Aid Per Year

$35,323

Students Receiving Federal Grants

59%

Average Aid Per Year

$6,195

Students Receiving State Aid

49%

Average Aid Per Year

$10,731

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

98%

Average Aid Per Year

$26,446

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$40,055

$30K - $48K

$37,970

$48K - $75K

$33,668

$75K - $110K

$26,907

> $110K

$27,771

FDU provides various scholarships, grants and other financial supports like a work-study program for students. These financial aids can be availed after filling in the FAFSA form. Fairleigh Dickinson University federal school code 002697.

  • Federal Aids provided at FDU are Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, TEACH Grant, and Federal Work-Study. Federal Loans provided are Direct Subsidized and Unsubsidized Loans, Direct PLUS Loans and Federal Nursing Loan Program.

  • Military Aids are also provided. These are Montgomery GI Bill, Vocational Rehabilitation, Veterans Educational Assistance Program, Post 9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program and Tuition Assistance Program.

  • Institutional Aids provided are Merit Scholarship, Phi Theta Kappa Scholarship, Athletic Scholarship, and Transfer aids. Institutional Grants include Need Grant, Priority Applicant Grant, Children of Alumni Grant, FDU Family Grant, Alumni-Faculty-Trustee Endorsement Grant.