Fairleigh Dickinson University

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world rank  1106

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University Overview

Established in 1942, Fairleigh Dickinson University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of Teaneck (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), New Jersey. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Madison. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) is a large (EduListing enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 78 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym FDU
Founded 1942
Motto Fortiter et Suaviter
Strength and Gentleness
Colours Burgundy and blue

University Location

Address 1000 River Road
Teaneck (population range: 10,000-49,999)
07666 New Jersey
United States
T +1 (800) 338 8803
F +1 (201) 692 2560
Other locations Madison

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office 1000 River Road
Teaneck 07666
+1 (201) 692 7308
800 338 8803

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 1,000-1,499
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Fairleigh Dickinson University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education CCNE
  • New Jersey State Board of Nursing
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business AACSB International
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology ABET
  • American Chemical Society ACS
  • American Psychological Association APS
  • National Association of School Psychologists NASP
  • International Association for Continuing Education and Training IACET
  • International Multisensory Structured Language Education Council IMSLEC
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation CAEP
  • American Bar Association ABA
  • Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education ACPE

Memberships and Affiliations

  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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