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Fairleigh Dickinson University - Metropolitan Campus
Teaneck, NJ
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.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 5,357
   Women 3,114 (58.1%)
   Men 2,243 (41.9%)
Graduate Students 2,776
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 77% of 4,095 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.12
SAT Math 440-540 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 430-530 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite Not reported
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests X      
Essay X      
Extracurricular Activities     X  
Cost of Attendance $57,678
  Tuition and Fees $38,641
  Room and Board $13,521
Average Percent of Need Met Not reported
Average Freshman Award Not reported
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
Not reported
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 197
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
Teaneck Population 39,776
Nearest Metropolitan Area New York City
Freshman Housing Guarantee  
Students in College Housing 39% of freshmen, 20% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division I
Mascot Knight
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
5.1% Asian
11.4% Black/African-American
37.9% Hispanic/Latino
1.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
26.4% White
17.0% Unknown
International Students 3.8%
First-Year Students Returning 74.8%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 24.9%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly Not reported