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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

2012-2013 Tuition

$33,792 Tuition and Fees


9171 undergraduate students
41% male / 59% female


rolling application deadline
52.9% accepted

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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: 9,171
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 5,051
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 1,406
Percent of male undergraduates: 41%
Percent of female undergraduates: 59%
Percent of international undergraduates: 5%

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)


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

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