FDU Florham, FDUCF, FDUF

Fairleigh Dickinson University - College at Florham

285 Madison Avenue, Madison, United States
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Overview of Fairleigh Dickinson University - College at Florham (FDU Florham, FDUCF, FDUF)

About this school

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.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:2,747
    • Men:1,185 (43.1%)
    • Women:1,562 (56.9%)

Location

Admission Information (FDU Florham, FDUCF, FDUF)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Fairleigh Dickinson University - College at Florham is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
-
Science
2
3
Foreign Language
2
-
Social Studies
-
-
History
2
-
Academic Electives
3
4

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
July 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Used for admission ACT: Used for admission

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
285 Madison Avenue
City, State, Zip
Madison, NJ  07940-1099
Phone
-
Fax
-
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$50
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student cannot defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
2 required for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
-

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
84% of 4,175 applicants were admitted
Women
85% of 2,551 applicants were admitted
Men
82% of 1,624 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
808 (23%) of 3,503 admitted students enrolled
Women
501 (23%) of 2,170 admitted students enrolled
Men
307 (23%) of 1,333 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.39
375 And Above
18%
3.50 - 3.74
15%
3.25 - 3.49
14%
3.00 - 3.24
19%
2.50 - 2.99
23%
2.00 - 2.49
11%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
560 average |510-600 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
3%
• Score 600 - 700
25%
• Score 500 - 600
56%
• Score 400 - 500
16%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
567 average |520-610 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
2%
• Score 600 - 700
31%
• Score 500 - 600
54%
• Score 400 - 500
14%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
24 average |21-26 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
8%
• Score 24 - 29
34%
• Score 18 - 23
53%
• Score 12 - 17
5%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (FDU Florham, FDUCF, FDUF)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $41,780 (69.14242213616654%)
  • Room & Board: - $13,130 (21.72905702843147%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,230 (2.035547611955119%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $4,286 (7.092973223446861%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Fairleigh Dickinson University - College at Florham accepts installment plan, deferred payment

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline January 1 | Final deadline February 15
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning May 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 004738
Free
Institution's own form
-

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
767 (95.3%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
708 (92.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
708 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
112 (15.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
79%
Average Award
$41,927
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 708 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $32,218
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 535 (75.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,001
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 96 (13.6%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
96 (11.9%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $18,141

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
2,307 (87.6%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
2,151 (93.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,151 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
283 (13.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
73%
Average Award
$40,034
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,141 (99.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $29,076
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,770 (82.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,111
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 432 (20.1%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
432 (16.4%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $17,451

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
85%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$42,122
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Not reported

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction (FDU Florham, FDUCF, FDUF)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


153

Part-Time Faculty


300

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


28%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 13% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 52% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 28% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 6% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 0% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 1% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 16% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 69% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 13% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 3% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
417,655

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
Not Reported
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Fairleigh Dickinson University - College at Florham provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


80.9%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


38.8%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


53.3%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


54.7%

Programs & Majors (FDU Florham, FDUCF, FDUF)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (35)


  • Accounting
  • Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions, Other
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Cinematography and Film/Video Production
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Creative Writing
  • Criminology
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations, Other
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Finance, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • General Studies
  • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
  • History, General
  • Hospitality Administration/Management, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Visual and Performing Arts, General

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Visual and performing arts, Psychology

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Executive Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Administrative Science, Master of Science, Master of Business Administration, Master of Sports Administration, Master of Arts, Master of Public Administration, Master of Science in Nursing

Master's Programs of Study (35)


  • Accounting
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Computer Science
  • Corporate and Organizational Communication
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance and Banking
  • Gerontological Nursing
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Hospitality Management
  • Human Resources Management
  • Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • International Business
  • Management of Technology
  • Marketing
  • Nursing--General
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Organizational Management
  • Pharmacology
  • Psychiatric Nursing
  • Psychology--General
  • Public Administration
  • Reading Education
  • Sports Management
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Taxation
  • Writing

Campus Life (FDU Florham, FDUCF, FDUF)

Location & Geography

Population


16,274

Nearest Metropolitan Area


178 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


New York City

Weather


Temperature
23.4 average low in January, 82.3 average high in September
Rain
122 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
15 mile(s) from campus in Newark
Nearest Bus Station
35 mile(s) from campus in New York City
Nearest Train Station
1 mile(s) from campus in Madison

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


61% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


39%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Devil
School Colors
Navy, burgundy, and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Field Hockey
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Field Hockey
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, football, soccer, softball, volleyball, weight lifting

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Fairleigh Dickinson University - College at Florham offers choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


2,640

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
2,747
Women
1,562
Men
1,185

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 5.3% Asian
  • 8.5% Black/African-American
  • 18.0% Hispanic/Latino
  • 2.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 57.5% White
  • 7.9% Unknown

International Students


0.4% from 9 countries

Average Age


20

Number of Graduate Students


765

Student Resources (FDU Florham, FDUCF, FDUF)

Study resources