4 Year Private University
School contact: Barbara Heissenbuttel email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Fall = July 1
Spring = December 1
Teaneck, New Jersey
Florham Park, New Jersey
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.
Bachelor’s, Master’s, Doctoral
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.
- 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