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Fairleigh Dickinson University - Metropolitan Campus
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  • 4 Year
  • TEANECK, NJ

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade A+
  4. Campus
    grade C minus
  5. Athletics
    grade A minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade C+
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade B
  9. Dorms
    grade C+
  10. Campus Food
    grade C+
  11. Student Life
    grade C+
  12. Safety
    grade A minus

About

1000 RIVER RD
TEANECK, NJ 07666
About Fairleigh Dickinson University - Metropolitan Campus...
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I (without football)
Athletic Conference
Northeast Conference
From Fairleigh Dickinson University - Metropolitan Campus

Fairleigh Dickinson University is the largest private institution in New Jersey. At our high-energy Metropolitan Campus in Teaneck, 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

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Fairleigh Dickinson University - Metropolitan Campus Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
92%
SAT Range
1000-1200
ACT Range
20-25
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$15,601 / 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
$35,131 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
14:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
67%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 73 responses
59%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 97 responses
51%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 99 responses

Majors

FDU Engineering Students

Students at FDU can pursue Engineering degrees such as Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering Technology, Electrical Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering, as well as participate in competitions and research projects, and gain valuable experience through internship opportunities.

Online

Online Programs Offered
2
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
2
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    12%
  • On Campus
    84%
  • Online
    4%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,113 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
4,240
Undergrads Over 25
10%
Pell Grant
56%
Varsity Athletes
12%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 50 responses
  • Unique
    40%
  • Different
    20%
  • Stuck up scumbag
    16%
  • Highly Social
    10%
  • Hard working
    6%
  • Outgoing
    4%
  • Not Cared About
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
44%
Poll
61%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 100 responses
Poll
51%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 98 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 56 responses
  • Diverse
    36%
  • A little bit of everything
    14%
  • Excellent school with many cultures around it.
    11%
  • Metro
    11%
  • Great
    9%
  • High School vibes
    5%
  • Too small.
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$48,100 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
49%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
71%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 51 responses

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