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Fairleigh Dickinson, a leader in global education, is a fully accredited private university with campuses in the metropolitan New York City area; central New Jersey; Vancouver, Canada; and Wroxton, England. Founded in 1942, FDU offers over 100 undergraduate and graduate degree programs to more than 12,000 students. International scholarships, paid internships, research opporunities, and intensive English programs are available. FDU hosts one of the largest international student bodies in the NYC metropolitan area—more than 1,200 students from 82 countries.
Associates, Bachelors, Masters, Doctoral degrees are awarded. For a complete listing of all academic majors, see www.fdu.edu.
FDU ranks #13 amongst master's level institutions throughout the United States for international student enrollment. Of the more than 12,000 students enrolled at our two NJ campuses, more than 1200 are international students from 82 different countries. The undergraduate student to faculty ratio is 12:1 and the average class size is 20 students. There are no large lecture halls and FDU does not use teaching assistants for class instruction.
On campus Intensive English is offered by the ELS Language Centers. Conditional admission to FDU is available for applicants to all undergraduate and select graduate programs. Additional information about ELS is available on this site.
On campus housing is available at both of our NJ campuses. Students can choose from a variety of housing and lifestyle options, including single sex, healthy living, year-round and honors housing.
Annual estimated cost of attendance includes tuition, fees, room and board expenses (Academic Year 2011/2012):
|Undergraduate estimated costs:|
|Tuition and fees: $35,837|
|On-Campus housing and board: $12,448|
|Graduate estimated costs:|
|Tuition and fees: $22,033|
|On-Campus housing and board: $12,448|
The estimated cost of attending the university is based upon average tuition rates, actual fees/medical insurance charges and the average on-campus cost of living. International students must be prepared to incur additional expenses for books, travel to and from the U.S., vacation/summer break living and recreational expenses and other incidentals.
Fairleigh Dickinson University works closely with you and your family to make our quality private education an affordable investment. Generous merit and need-based scholarships are available to undergraduate and graduate students. To be considered for an FDU academic scholarship or grant, you must:
For more information on tuition, fees, and financial aid visit www.fdu.edu/global.
FDU offers a variety of programs, services, and facilities to meet the needs of the FDU Community and create an environment for individuals to interact and learn from one another. Through service to the campus community in volunteerism, committees and student employment, FDU fosters interactive and developmental experiences in leadership and social responsibility. The academic experience is enhanced through an extensive array of cultural, educational, recreational, social, and leadership programs that help students develop into well-rounded and confident citizens of the world.
FDU offers more than 100 student clubs and organizations including a broad mix of academic and professional honor societies, a wealth of religious and multicultural organizations and numerous social, service and athletic opportunities.
Students interested in university athletics may choose from our Division I "Knights" teams at our Metropolitan Campus (Teaneck, NJ) or our Division III "Devils" at the College at Florham (Madison, NJ). Both campuses also have very active club and intramural sports available, as well as cutting edge workout facilities.
Both campuses in New Jersey offer the full array of services to students including: health and wellness centers, psychological services, a variety of restaurants and dining options, on-campus banks, book stores, international student services, recreation centers and academic support services.
|Priority Processing Dates:|
|Fall Semester (August)||July 1|
|Spring Semester (January)||December 1|