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Fairleigh Dickinson University

Teaneck, NJ
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Fairleigh Dickinson University, located in Teaneck, New Jersey, is a private institution founded in 1942. Fairleigh Dickinson has two campus locations to choose from: the suburban College at Florham in Madison, which emphasizes a liberal arts education and has Division III sports teams; and the Metropolitan Campus in Teaneck, which has a variety of co-op education experiences and Division I teams.

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Quick Facts


1000 River Road
Teaneck, NJ 07666

2013-2014 Tuition

$34,882 Tuition and Fees

Students

8382 undergraduate students
42% male / 58% female

Admission

rolling application deadline
52.7% accepted

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Summary


School Details

Institutional Control: private
Year Founded: 1942

Programs Offered

associate degree, terminal associate degree, bachelor's degree, certificate, doctorate, master's degree, post-bachelor's certificate, post-master's certificate

Majors Offered

Computer and Information Sciences, General, Information Technology, Computer Science, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Civil Engineering Technology/Technician, Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician, Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician, Construction Engineering Technology/Technician, French Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, English Language and Literature, General, General Studies, Humanities/Humanistic Studies, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Biochemistry, Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography, Mathematics, General, Environmental Science, Biological and Physical Sciences, Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other, Philosophy, Chemistry, General, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration, Criminology, Economics, General, International Relations and Affairs, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, Visual and Performing Arts, General, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Cinematography and Film/Video Production, Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator, Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist, Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist, Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer, Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions, Other, Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist, Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse, Business Administration and Management, General, Accounting, Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations, Other, Finance, General, Hospitality Administration/Management, General, Marketing/Marketing Management, General, History, General, Speech Communication and Rhetoric, Communication and Media Studies, Other

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 8,382
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 4,785
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 1,372
Percent of male undergraduates: 42%
Percent of female undergraduates: 58%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, women's center, health service, health insurance
Remedial learning services offered: reading, math, writing, study skills
Counseling services offered: academic, birth control, career, psychological, veteran student
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Activities

Student activities offered: campus ministries, choral groups, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, literary magazine, model UN, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, television station, yearbook

Sports

Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for men: baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, tennis, track and field (indoor)
Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for women: basketball, bowling, cross country, fencing, golf, soccer, softball, tennis, track and field (indoor), volleyball

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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 1 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 1 1
Aggravated assault 1 1 0
Burglary 0 0 0
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 1 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 0 0 0
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter N/A N/A N/A
Negligent manslaughter N/A N/A N/A
Sex offenses - Forcible N/A N/A N/A
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) N/A N/A N/A
Robbery N/A N/A N/A
Aggravated assault N/A N/A N/A
Burglary N/A N/A N/A
Motor vehicle theft N/A N/A N/A
Arson N/A N/A N/A
Arrests - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 1 4 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 1 3 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession N/A N/A N/A
Drug law violations N/A N/A N/A
Liquor law violations N/A N/A N/A

Comments



1On-Campus: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution's educational purposes, including residence halls; and (2) Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).
2On-Campus Student Housing Facility: Any student housing facility that is owned or controlled by the institution, or is located on property that is owned or controlled by the institution, and is within the reasonably contiguous geographic area that makes up the campus is considered an on-campus student housing facility.
3Noncampus Building or Property: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (2) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.