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Fairleigh Dickinson University

Fast Facts

  • School Size


  • Tuition

    $50,000—$60,000 Year

  • Affiliation


  • Type of School


  • Student Body Gender


  • Religious Affiliation

    No Affiliation

  • Scholarships for International Students


  • Conditional Admission Available


  • Setting


  • Type of Housing

    Residence Hall

  • Social Media

Fairleigh Dickinson University Fast Facts

  • "The Leader in Global Education"
  • Two unique campuses in suburban New Jersey located close to New York City
  • Overseas campuses in Vancouver, Canada and Wroxton, England
  • A large, private university with over 11,000 students
  • Over 1,100 international students from 70 different countries
  • Accredited programs in over 100 undergraduate and graduate majors
  • Student to faculty ratio 12:1
  • International student scholarship and paid internship programs available
  • Designated as an NGO of the United Nations (U.N.)
  • First university in the world to be approved for special consultative status as a nongovernmental organization with the U.N. Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC)
  • Ranked by Open Doors as one of the most popular universities for international students
  • AACSB accredited business programs and ABET accredited engineering programs

Metropolitan Campus: Teaneck, New Jersey

  • 10 km from New York City
  • 125 acre campus situated on the banks of the Hackensack River
  • 6,000 full and part time undergraduate students
  • 2,000 full and part time graduate students
  • Division I athletic program

Florham Campus: Madison, New Jersey

  • 50 km from New York City
  • Located on a beautiful 178 acre wooded estate once owned by Florence Vanderbilt Twombly
  • Located near many Fortune 500 companies
  • 2,300 full and part time undergraduate students
  • 700 full and part time graduate students
  • Division III athletics program

Programs of Study

  • Bachelors, Masters, Doctoral degree programs offered.
  • Accelerated Master's Programs
  • Paid cooperative internships and fieldwork available
  • Most popular programs: Business, Engineering, Computer Science, Hospitality Management, Cosmetic Science, Communications, Psychology, Nursing, Information Technology, Computer Engineering, Biology, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Supply Chain Management, TESL/TEFL, Accounting, and Public Administration

Application Requirements

  • International Student Application (all students) or Common Application (Undergraduate Freshmen only)
  • Official transcripts (and translations)
  • Test of English proficiency (TOEFL, IELTS, PTE-A)
  • Graduate applicant tests: GRE or GMAT (required for some programs)
  • Letters of recommendation (required for some programs)
  • Copy of face page of passport
  • Financial support documentation

English Proficiency

A TOEFL-ibt score of 70; IELTS 6.0, SAT EBRW 480 or Pearsons PTE-A 53 or higher is required unless applying to the intensive English program. Conditional admission can be offered to qualified students who apply to the ELS Language Center (see www.els.edu). The ELS program is offered on-site at FDU's Metropolitan Campus. Students whose English proficiency test scores are just below the requirements for direct entry may also qualify for a Pathway Program (see www.fdu.edu/Englishpro).

Conditional Admission

Students who do not meet the University's English proficiency requirement may apply for conditional admission through an FDU pathway program (www.fdu.edu/pathways) or through the ELS intensive English program, located at the Metropolitan Campus.



  • Pre-University Program Requirement:  TOEFL 50 or IELTS 5.0 (www.fdu.edu/pup)
  • ELS Intensive English Requirement:  No English examination required (www.els.edu)
  • Conditional admission is available for all bachelor degree programs


  • Pre-Master's Program Requirement:  TOEFL 60 or IELTS 5.5 (www.fdu.edu/pmp)
  • ELS Intensive English Requirement:  No English examination required (www.els.edu)

Conditional admission is available for following master's degree programs:

  • MBA (all concentrations)
  • Accounting
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Cybersecurity and Information Assurance
  • Electronic Commerce
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Hospitality Management
  • Management Information Systems (MIS)
  • Public Administration
  • Sports Administration
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Teaching English as a Second/Foreign Language (TESL/TEFL)

Application Deadlines

For fall (August) semester: July 1
For spring (January) semester: December 1


  • Scholarships are offered to international freshmen, transfer and graduate students based on academic merit and demonstrated financial need and are awarded at the time of admission.
  • Scholarships up to $30,000 available to qualified freshmen applicants; up to $20,000 for transfer students and up to $10,000 for graduate students
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Fairleigh Dickinson University
International Admissions Office 1000 River Road - T-KB1-01
Teaneck NJ 07666
P: +1 201.692.2205
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English Programs
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  • Summer Intensive English
  • TESOL and Teacher Training

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