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Fairleigh Dickinson, founded in 1942, is a private university. It operates two campuses in Madison and Teaneck in the northern New Jersey suburbs and a campus in England.

Website: www.fdu.edu/

Private
Co-ed
2,747
Undergraduate
Students
(56.9%) 1,562 Women
(43.1%) 1,185 Men
765
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
84% of 4,175 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.39
SAT Math
560 average
510-600 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
567 average
520-610 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
24 average
21-26 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$64,772
Tuition and Fees
$44,720
Room and Board
$13,716
Average Percent of Need Met
79%
Average Freshman Award
$41,927
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$42,122
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
153
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 13% of classes
10-19 students: 52% of classes
20-29 students: 28% of classes
30-39 students: 6% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Madison Population
16,274
Nearest Metropolitan Area
New York City
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing
61% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Devil
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
5.3% Asian
8.5% Black/African-American
18.0% Hispanic/Latino
2.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
57.5% White
7.9% Unknown
International Students
0.4% from 9 countries
First-Year Students Returning
80.9%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
38.8%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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