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4 Year Private University

Contact Information

General inquiries


Phone: 201-692-2205

Application Deadlines

Rolling admission.

Fall = July 1

Spring = December 1


Metropolitan Campus in Teaneck, New Jersey

Florham Campus in Florham Park, New Jersey


Founded in 1942, Fairleigh Dickinson University is proud to celebrate more than 75 years of service to the world! FDU is the largest private, not-for-profit university in the state of New Jersey with over 12,000 undergraduate and graduate students at our Metropolitan and Florham 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

FDU offers more than 100 undergraduate majors, and more than 60 graduate programs. Please visit to explore a full listing of our academic program offerings!

ESL Program and Support Services

FDU has an ELS Language Center based on the Metropolitan campus, which provides intensive English training and offers Conditional Admission to FDU. International Student Services Offices, tutoring services, career services, Student Life offices, and student health centers are available on both campuses.

Student Housing Options

Multiple options for on-campus housing are  available for undergraduate and graduate students, but students are not required to live on-campus.

Admission Requirements

  • Undergraduates: FDU online application or Common Application, qualifying test of English proficiency (, high school transcripts
  • Graduates: FDU online application, qualifying test of English proficiency (, university transcripts,  other materials as required by the department. 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: $59,000/year ($45,000 tuition, $14,000 room/board)

Graduate: $40,000/year ($26,000 tuition, $14,000 room/board)

Generous scholarship awards are available to international students – to learn more, please click here:

Student Activities and Campus Life

Faireligh Dickinson University students have more than 100 student clubs and organizations to explore, and the university offers a variety free or discounted trips to New York City with free or discounted tickets to major cultural events, including the New York Philharmonic, museums, Broadway shows, and more!