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C+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    C+
  2. Value
    B+
  3. Diversity
    A-
  4. Campus
    C+
  5. Athletics
    C+
  6. Party Scene
    B-
  7. Professors
    C+
  8. Location
    B+
  9. Dorms
    C-
  10. Campus Food
    C-
  11. Student Life
    C+
  12. Safety
    B+
About Fairleigh Dickinson University - Florham Campus...
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Middle Atlantic Conferences
Address
285 Madison Ave
Madison, NJ 07940
Website
From Fairleigh Dickinson University - Florham Campus

Fairleigh Dickinson University is the largest private institution in New Jersey. At our picturesque Florham Campus in Madison, we offer over 100 undergraduate degree programs. With two international campuses, located in Wroxton England and Vancouver Canada, students can enjoy a truly global education. With nationally recognized academic programs and a diverse and vibrant campus life, FDU gives you a personal, transformational experience that will feed your passions and enhance your potential.

FDU provides its students with a variety of different learning experiences that will teach, challenge and prepare you for a lifetime of success. Our classes are small and personal, and give you the opportunity to better connect with your instructors and other students. Every class is taught by an experienced, engaged professor, and we emphasize experiential learning, which we believe better prepares students for the real world. We encourage you to schedule a visit, go to www.fdu.edu/visit

Fairleigh Dickinson University - Florham Campus Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
84%
SAT Range
1040-1230
ACT Range
21-26
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

Cost

Net Price
$23,754/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$30,834/ year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Academics

Professors
C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
73%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.51 responses
52%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.61 responses
60%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.60 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,640Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
107
Undergrads Over 25
2%
Pell Grant
44%
Varsity Athletes
15%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 43 responses
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  • Friendly
    33%
  • It varies
    19%
  • The students are friendly, but it is is "clique-y"
    16%
  • Dedicated
    7%
  • Nice, well-mannered
    7%
  • Preppy
    5%
  • unhappy
    5%

    Campus Life

    Freshmen Live On-Campus
    79%
    Poll
    43%
    of students say that Greek life is pretty big.72 responses
    Poll
    66%
    of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.83 responses
    Poll
    What one word or phrase best describes your school?
    Based on 42 responses
    Report
    • Beautiful
      24%
    • Nice campus
      19%
    • Expensive but pretty
      14%
    • Excellent education
      12%
    • Expensive
      12%
    • Beautiful but frustrating
      7%
    • Time wasting, no diversity
      5%

    After College

    Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
    $48,100/ year
    National
    $33,028
    Graduation Rate
    55%
    National
    49%
    Employed 2 Years After Graduation
    92%
    National
    83%
    82%
    of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.33 responses
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    Fairleigh Dickinson University - Florham Campus Reviews

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    I love my program and my department, however dealing with administration outside in other departments has been extremely frustrating. First, they wait entirely too long to distribute financial aid. Were talking WEEKS after the drop deadline. And even though financial aid knows you're paying your tuition through aid, they will still put a hold on your account. It makes no sense!

    Getting help from anyone is also frustrating. The methods to simply change your address is archaic in itself. But my program is wonderful and to me, the program is simply a diamond in the rough.
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    A Finance Major with two minors in Wealth Management and Accounting in the Silberman College at FDU. My advisors, professors, and coaches helped me balance being a full-time student, member of the Conference Champions of the Women's Lacrosse Team, a member of the Student Athletic Committee, and still having fun times with friends. There are many abroad options like a quick summer course at the campus in Wroxton, England or in Vancouver, Canada. The food has gotten better over the years, Omlette Lady is the BEST! Housing isn't great after freshman year, but live with some friends of campus and it could be great.
    Walking into the university for the first time, I was greeted with such a positive aura from not only the staff and tour guides but the university itself. I felt comfortable and part of the university's community instantly. The College Search presentation in the Dreyfuss Building opened my eyes widely to the opportunities and made finding more colleges easier, financially, as well as finding the perfect match for me in general. The community, the location, and the entire campus have given me a very positive outlook on my future academics if I were able to attend in the next Fall 2020 semester. Seeing all of the resources provided for me at the university makes me, as a student, confident that I can receive help if ever needed. There are not many changes I would make because this school perfectly fits my needs in not only making me feel comfortable but most importantly helping me thrive in my education.