Fairleigh Dickinson University, Florham Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, Scholarships & More

Fairleigh Dickinson University at Florham
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Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham's admissions are not highly competitive, in that it admits 83 percent of applicants each year. Those with good grades and test scores have a decent shot of being accepted. Students can apply to FDU online, or with a paper application. Additional required materials include official scores from the SAT or ACT, and a high school transcript. Check out the school's website for more, or schedule a visit to the campus.

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Admissions Data (2016)

Fairleigh Dickinson University at Florham Description

Fairleigh Dickinson University has four campuses, with two in New Jersey, one in England and a new facility in Vancouver, British Columbia. The College at Florham is located in Madison, New Jersey, east of New York City. The school's proximity to New York, and other urban areas allows students to explore a number of cultural events and activities.

The Florham campus features attractive red brick buildings, and despite the numerous strong graduate programs, the campus has the feel of a quintessential liberal arts college.

Psychology and business are the most popular undergraduate majors. Outside of academics, the University has an active Greek system, with both fraternities and sororities open to students. There are a number of student-run clubs and organizations, and an active drama department that puts on several performances per year.

On the athletic front, the Fairleigh Dickinson Devils compete in the NCAA Division III MAC Freedom Conference (the Metropolitan campus fields Division I teams).

Enrollment (2016)

  • Total Enrollment: 3,333 (2,513 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 45% Male / 55% Female
  • 96% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17)

  • Tuition and Fees: $40,234
  • Books: $1,230 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $13,040
  • Other Expenses: $2,856
  • Total Cost: $57,360

Fairleigh Dickinson University at Florham Financial Aid (2015 - 16)

  • Percentage of Students Receiving Aid: 100%
  • Percentage of Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 100%
    • Loans: 72%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $28,258
    • Loans: $9,978

Academic Programs

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 78%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 38%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 53%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs

  • Men's Sports: Football, Tennis, Track and Field, Swimming and Diving, Basketball, Golf, Lacrosse, Baseball, Cross Country
  • Women's Sports: Field Hockey, Basketball, Softball, Volleyball, Swimming and Diving, Track and Field, Cross Country

    Data Source

    National Center for Educational Statistics

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