Fairleigh Dickinson University

4 Year Private University
www.fdu.edu/global

Contact Information

School contact: Barbara Heissenbuttel                                                      email: global@fdu.edu

Phone: 201-692-2205

Fax: 201-692-2560

Application Deadlines

Rolling admission.

Fall = July 1

Spring = December 1

Locations

Teaneck, New Jersey

Florham Park, New Jersey

 

Additional Information:

www.fdu.edu/global

About

Founded in 1942, Fairleigh Dickinson University is the largest private university in New Jersey with over 12,000 undergraduate and graduate students at our Metropolitan (Teaneck, NJ) and Florham (Madison, NJ) campuses, both conveniently located in the metro New York City area. In addition, FDU has campuses in Vancouver, Canada and Wroxton, England. FDU has over 1,400 international students from over 80 countries and over 100 academic programs in the liberal arts, sciences, engineering, business, hospitality management, and more at the Bachelor’s and Master’s levels. International student scholarships, intensive English courses, and paid internship programs are also available.

Degrees/Certificates Offered

Bachelor’s, Master’s, Doctoral

Student Profile

8,585 undergraduates; 3,527 graduates; majority are full-time students

ESL Program and Support Services

FDU has an ELS Language Center based on the Metropolitan campus, which offers Conditional Admission to FDU. International Student Services are available on both campuses.

Student Housing Options

On-campus housing is available for undergraduates and graduates but is not compulsory.

Admission Requirements

  • Undergraduates: FDU online application (free), qualifying test of English proficiency (TOEFL, IELTS, PTE, or ELS Certificate), high school transcripts, 2 letters of recommendation, copy of your passport, bank statement and affidavit of support showing enough funding for 1 year of tuition+housing (international students only)Graduates: FDU online application (free), qualifying test of English proficiency (TOEFL, IELTS, PTE, or ELS Certificate), GRE or GMAT for most programs, university transcripts, statement of purpose, resume, 2-3 letters of recommendation, copy of your passport bank statement and affidavit of support showing enough funding for 1 year of tuition+housing (international students only).Requirements vary according to major; please check the department’s website for more information.

Types of international student visas issued

  • F-1, J-1

Cost of Attendance

Undergraduate: $54,000/year ($40,000 tuition, $14,000 room/board)

Graduate: $38,000/year ($24,000 tuition, $14,000 room/board)

Student Activities and Campus Life

100+ clubs and organizations, free or discounted trips to New York City