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Fairleigh Dickinson University - Florham Campus
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  • 4 Year
  • MADISON, NJ

Report Card

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

About

285 MADISON AVE
MADISON, NJ 07940
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (with football)
Athletic Conference
Middle Atlantic Conferences
From Fairleigh Dickinson University - Florham Campus

Fairleigh Dickinson University is the largest private institution in New Jersey. FDU prioritizes access to an affordable education by offering academic scholarships ranging up to $25,000 a year in addition to generous financial aid.

At our picturesque Florham Campus, we offer over 100 degree programs. With two international campuses, located in Wroxton England and Vancouver Canada, students can enjoy a truly global education. With nationally ranked academic programs and a diverse and vibrant campus life, FDU gives you a personal, transformational experience that will feed your passions.

FDU provides a variety of 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.

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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
85%
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

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Cost

Net Price
$15,810 / 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
$37,280 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
9:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
73%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 56 responses
54%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 72 responses
61%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 71 responses

Majors

Biological Sciences at FDU: Pathway to Advanced Degrees in Health Sciences

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Undergraduate students at Fairleigh Dickinson can choose to pursue advanced degrees in healthcare through the FDU School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    1%
  • On Campus
    99%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,211 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
109
Undergrads Over 25
3%
Pell Grant
43%
Varsity Athletes
20%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 53 responses
  • Friendly
    28%
  • It varies
    23%
  • The students are friendly, but it is is "clique-y"
    15%
  • Dedicated
    9%
  • Nice, well-mannered
    8%
  • Preppy
    4%
  • unhappy
    4%

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Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
73%
Poll
41%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big. 83 responses
Poll
66%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 94 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 53 responses
  • Beautiful
    21%
  • Nice campus
    21%
  • Excellent education
    17%
  • Expensive
    11%
  • Expensive but pretty
    11%
  • Beautiful but frustrating
    8%
  • Time wasting, no diversity
    4%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$48,100 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
62%
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. 34 responses

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