Fairleigh Dickinson University


The largest private university in New Jersey, FDU is a not-for-profit, nonsectarian, multicampus institution. Founded in 1942, FDU achieved four-year status in 1948 and approval as a university in 1956.

The University offers over 100 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, including doctoral programs in pharmacy, nursing practice, clinical psychology and school psychology; and an AACSB-accredited business school. Degree programs are offered on two New Jersey campuses and at two FDU locations outside the U.S.: Wroxton College, in Oxfordshire in England, and the Vancouver Campus, in British Columbia, Canada.

FDU's 11,500 full- and part-time students pursue quality career-oriented programs on schedules tailored to their needs — days, evenings and weekends.

The curriculum reflects a mission of global education and a foundation of a world-renowned University Core.

Florham Campus

In Madison, NJ, the Florham Campus is a friendly small-college environment on picturesque grounds near historic Morristown. The campus is dedicated to giving students an exceptional learning experience, including residential and honors programs.

Metropolitan Campus

Our Metropolitan Campus bridges the residential communities of Teaneck and Hackensack. A relaxed suburban setting just ten miles from New York City, the Metropolitan Campus attracts a diverse student population. More than a third are minority or international students, from throughout the U.S. and over 71 nations.

Facts About FDU


  • 1942. Independent, not-for-profit


  • Teaneck, New Jersey: Metropolitan Campus is 6 miles from NYC, in Bergen County.
  • Madison, New Jersey: Florham Campus is 35 miles west, in Morris County.
  • Oxfordshire, England: Wroxton College is three miles from Banbury and 70 miles from London.
  • Vancouver, Canada: Vancouver Campus is downtown.
  • Extension sites are throughout New Jersey, and partner institutions and study abroad opportunities are around the world.

Global Education

  • The first American university to own and operate an overseas campus (Wroxton College in Oxfordshire, UK); the first comprehensive university in the world to require distance learning of its undergraduates.


  • New Jersey's largest private university. Undergraduate students: 8,585; graduate students: 3,527; student/faculty Ratio: 14.1.

Average Class Size

  • 18 students


  • Associates, Baccalaureate degrees
  • Master's and Doctoral degrees

Honors Programs

  • Offered in all majors, more than 120 throughout all four years.

Accelerated Degree Programs

  • A variety of combined degree programs let you complete your undergraduate and masters degree in five years.


  • Men's and Women's Division I (Knights) and Division III (Devils) teams in more than a dozen sports, plus a diverse club and intramural program on both campuses.

Student Activities

  • More than 100 active student organizations and clubs, from student government to national fraternities and sororities and professional honor societies.


  • 324 full-time (85% hold a Ph.D. or terminal degree in their field) and 847 part-time.


  • Two semesters plus summer sessions, at the two New Jersey campuses. Other schedules may apply to fully online courses, courses at other locations, such as, the Vancouver Campus, Wroxton College and other off-site locations.

Over 100 degrees and disciplines

FDU offers degrees, from associate to PhD, in disciplines and careers from the traditional liberal arts and sciences — biology to philosophy — engineering, nursing, criminal justice, psychology, computer science, electronic filmmaking and digital design, communication studies, fine arts, and creative writing to hotel and restaurant management, among many others. The AACSB-accredited Silberman College of Business provides career-focused preparation in entrepreneurial studies, accounting, marketing, finance, information systems, management through BS, MS, and MBA degrees, including the Executive MBA. Combined and accelerated programs for non-traditional and working students abound:

  • the QUEST program in education, which provides both a bachelor's and master of arts in teaching degree in five years;
  • the bachelor of arts in individualized studies and the master of administrative science, which can be tailored to specific careers and include online courses; and
  • the BA-MA in communication studies / corporate and organizational communications.

These are just a few of the many combined and customized study options that you will find in surfing through our site.

Honors programs flourish on both the Metropolitan and Florham campuses. FDU boasts one of the finest Regional Centers for College Students with Learning Disabilities in the State and our doctoral programs in school and clinical psychology are among the most competitive in the tri-state region. A new state-of-the-art cyber crime laboratory extends FDU's already widely respected graduate and certificate programs in computer security and forensics and global security and terrorism studies.

All University programs are delivered in a small class format where faculty-student interaction is at a maximum. Our dedicated and professional faculty excel in the classroom where the latest technology augments their classroom skills.

Each degree program at Fairleigh Dickinson University has identified learning outcomes — a list of the knowledge, skills, and attitudes that students will have acquired by the time they graduate.

With the depth and breadth of its faculty and programs, Fairleigh Dickinson University has positioned itself as a premium quality, comprehensive university serving world citizens around the globe.


  • Administrative Science
  • Business
  • Communication
  • Computer Science, Math
  • Education
  • Health and Medicine
  • Humanities
  • Psychology
  • Science and Engineering
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual and Performing Arts

Scholarships for International Students

FDU offers a wide range of generous scholarships for our international students. Most scholarships are based on academic merit and test scores and vary according to program.

Col. Fairleigh S. Dickinson Scholarship: Up to $32,000 per year

Minimum Requirements:

  • Based on academic merit
  • SAT/ACT required
  • Renewable up to four years

FDU International Scholarship: Up to $27,000 per year

Minimum Requirements:

  • Based on academic merit
  • SAT/ACT not required
  • Renewable up to four years

Global Housing Grant: $3,000

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must live on and attend the Metropolitan campus
  • Based on academic merit, financial need and extracurricular involvement
  • Recipients can still qualify for merit-based scholarships
  • Renewable up to two years

FDU Family Grant: $1,500

Minimum Requirements:

  • For families with two or more dependent children simultaneously attending FDU
  • Maximum of $1,500 will be awarded per person for up to 4 years for undergraduates
  • Recipients can still qualify for merit-based scholarships
  • Does not apply to students enrolled in Wroxton College, summer sessions, inter-sessions, mini-sessions, or other special sessions

Children of Alumni Grant: $1,500

Minimum Requirements:

  • For dependent children of FDU alumni
  • Recipients can still qualify for merit-based scholarships
  • Renewable up to four years for undergraduates

Athletic Scholarships: Varies (up to full tuition and housing)

Minimum Requirements:

  • Recognizes superior athletic ability of students participating in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I
  • Only available at the Metropolitan Campus
  • Subject to Division I rules and regulations of the NCAA.

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