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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
5,467
Undergraduate
Students
(56.8%) 3,104 Women
(43.2%) 2,363 Men
2,379
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
88% of 3,777 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.32
SAT Math
500-595 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
533 average
500-600 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
23 average
20-25 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$62,224
Tuition and Fees
$42,218
Room and Board
$13,670
Average Percent of Need Met
73%
Average Freshman Award
$40,106
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$40,151
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
172
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 25% of classes
10-19 students: 44% of classes
20-29 students: 22% of classes
30-39 students: 6% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Teaneck Population
39,776
Nearest Metropolitan Area
New York City
Freshman Housing Guarantee
 
Students in College Housing
22% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Knight
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
6.5% Asian
7.4% Black/African-American
32.2% Hispanic/Latino
1.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.4% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
39.0% White
12.5% Unknown
International Students
3.7% from 50 countries
First-Year Students Returning
73.8%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
29.9%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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