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Fairleigh Dickinson University

Fairleigh Dickinson University

Top reasons to study here

  • Fairleigh Dickinson University offers a wide range of academic programs on four campuses.
  • Over 100 degrees and disciplines.
  • All University programs are delivered in a small class format where faculty-student interaction is at a maximum.



The largest private university in New Jersey, FDU is a not-for-profit, nonsectarian, multicampus institution. Founded in 1942, FDU achieved four-year status in 1948 and approval as a university in 1956.


The University offers over 100 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, including doctoral programs in pharmacy, nursing practice, clinical psychology and school psychology; and an AACSB-accredited business school. Degree programs are offered on two New Jersey campuses and at two FDU locations outside the U.S.: Wroxton College, in Oxfordshire in England, and the Vancouver Campus, in British Columbia, Canada.

FDU's 11,500 full- and part-time students pursue quality career-oriented programs on schedules tailored to their needs -- days, evenings and weekends.

The curriculum reflects a mission of global education and a foundation of a world-renowned University Core.


The Office of Institutional Research and Assessment supports the University mission by its commitment to developing and providing quality and accurate information for effective policy formulation, decision-making, accreditation, assessment and strategic planning activities at the University.


In order to figure out what to major in and what career to pursue, start out by understanding your own personality traits, skills, and desires. Then, find out the facts about majors, concentrations, and degrees (academic advising can also help) that match your unique profile. Finally, explore career options that fit. Self-assessment and career exploration tools and tips are available on-line.


Student services

FDU is dedicated to supporting the whole student--academically, physically, emotionally, socially and spiritually--through a variety of offices and services. Academic assistance and advisement, health and wellness centers, graduate and career guidance, and a variety of programs serving students of special needs and circumstances are all available and their use is actively encouraged.

Housing services

Student Health Services Metro provides support services for students who request special accommodations or advocacy for those who may have a need to interrupt their academic responsibilities due to a medical problem.

Library services

The Frank Giovatto Library is on the Teaneck side of the Metropolitan Campus. Its collections contain approximately 154,000 volumes and 1,320 DVDs. Approximately 430 periodical titles are currently received.

The Giovatto Library graces the cover of the November 2013 issue of Choice Magazine, published by the American Library Association (ALA).

ICT services

The IST department is dedicated to providing high-quality computing facilities for use by faculty, students, and administrative personnel. The facilities are operated by technical staffs who are responsible for the installation and maintenance of the systems. 

Medical services

This insurance plan is underwritten by UnitedHealthcare. The FDU Student Health Services Office is not the provider of the insurance.

Student Life

Campus life

  • The Florham Campus, in Morris County, New Jersey, is a picture-perfect collegiate environment. Ivy-covered buildings, a strong student life program, and traditional amenities and activities make Florham the kind of place people dream about.
  • The Metropolitan Campus, in Teaneck, New Jersey, is by contrast a fast-paced, professionally oriented environment in a suburban setting that feeds off the energy of nearby New York City
  • FDU in Vancouver offers undergraduate students one of the few opportunities to earn an American college degree while studying in Canada.
  • FDU’s British campus, Wroxton College is located in the heart of rural England but is still only 70 miles from London.

Sports facilities

Men's and Women's Division I (Knights) and Division III (Devils) teams in more than a dozen sports, plus a diverse club and intramural program on both campuses.

Student clubs

More than 100 active student organizations and clubs, from student government to national fraternities and sororities and professional honor societies.


  • Fairleigh Dickinson University is licensed by the State of New Jersey and is authorized to offer degree programs at the associates, bachelors, masters, and doctoral level.
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Teaneck, New Jersey, United States

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