Fairleigh Dickinson University

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Fairleigh Dickinson University - At A Glance

  • The largest private university in New Jersey, FDU is a not-for-profit, multi-campus 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. Our business school is AACSB-accredited. 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 12,000+ 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 nationally-renowned Core
  • Student faculty ratio stands at 12:1
  • FDU is named among the Best Value Colleges in the north by U.S. News & World Report, 2020 & 2019
  • FDU is ranked among “America’s Best Colleges” by Forbes magazine (2019)
  • FDU is listed among the top U.S. colleges in the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education rankings (2020)
  • FDU’s graduate programs in nursing, clinical psychology, pharmacy, psychology, and public affairs are ranked among the best in the country by U.S. News & World Report’s Grad School Rankings (2020)