Fairleigh Dickinson University

country rank  405
world rank  1071

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University Overview

Established in 1942, Fairleigh Dickinson University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of Teaneck (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), New Jersey. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Madison. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 76 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. FDU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Acronym FDU
Founded 1942
Motto Fortiter et Suaviter
Strength and Gentleness
Colours Burgundy and blue

University Location

Address 1000 River Road
Teaneck (population range: 10,000-49,999)
07666 New Jersey
United States
T +1 (800) 338 8803
F +1 (201) 692 2560
Other locations Madison

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office 1000 River Road, T-KB1-01
Teaneck 7666
+1 (201) 692 2205
800 338 8803

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Fairleigh Dickinson University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Year of first Accreditation
1948


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)

Affiliations

  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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