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Fairleigh Dickinson University

Teaneck, NJ 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate85%
Acceptance Rate85%

About Fairleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus

Fairleigh Dickinson University, Metropolitan Campus Overview

Fairleigh Dickinson University, Metropolitan Campus is a private, nonprofit school in the suburban setting of Teaneck, New Jersey. Fairleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus was founded in 1942 and the school presently has around 10,545 students a year, which includes 7,860 undergrad students. Fairleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus provides on-campus housing for up to 2,654 students. Most students live in off campus housing.

Student Activities at Fairleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus

Love music or performing? Sing in a chorus or perform with one of Fairleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus's theater groups.

Interested in journalism or communications? Fairleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus students can write for the campus newspaper, host a radio show or be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Interested in Greek life? Fairleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus has both fraternities and sororities.

Planning to play sports? Fairleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at Fairleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus on the Student Life page.

2022 Fairleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar Semester
Overall Acceptance Rate 85%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED offered but % not available
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.3
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 30%
Tuition $42,780
Percent of Need Met 79%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $34,158

Is Fairleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus a Good School?


There is no one way to define a "good" college or university. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can give you a sense of how selective a school is.

Let's take a closer look at these factors to get a better idea of what Fairleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus offers and if it could be a good choice for you.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Fairleigh Dickinson University, Metropolitan Campus

Around 85% of applicants get into Fairleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus each year. Last year, 8,107 students applied to Fairleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus and 6,862 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at Fairleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. Retention measures how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Around 80% of students who start at Fairleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus return for their second year of college. 59% of Fairleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus undergrads graduate within six years. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61% for public schools and 67% for private.

Job Outcomes for Fairleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus Grads

Job placement stats are a good resource for understanding the value of a degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus by providing a look on how job placement has gone for other grads.

The average starting salary for recent Fairleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus grads is $52,000 a year. Average starting salaries vary by discipline, but the average starting salary for all 2021 graduates was around $60,000 a year.

Tuition and Financial Aid at Fairleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus

Cost is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

Fairleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus meets 79% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. First-year students that attend Fairleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus full-time are awarded $34,158 a year in financial aid, on average.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some aid is awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! No one should ever pay to fill out the FREE Application for Federal Student Aid, (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at Fairleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus.

Based on this information, is Fairleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus the school for you? Remember, the best school for one person may not be the right school for another! So ask yourself: Is Fairleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus a good school for you?

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Where is Fairleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus?

Fairleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus is located in the suburban setting of Teaneck, New Jersey, less than an hour from New York City.

If you want to see Fairleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 95 and Garden State Parkway to Teaneck, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Newark Liberty International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Fairleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus and Teaneck are like without leaving home.

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College Info

1000 River Road Teaneck, NJ 07666

Campus Setting: Suburban

Fairleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Not available

Transfer Applications are Due

Not available

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Fairleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus ACT Scores

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ACT Range

22 - 28

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

28 and Above

Good

22 to 28

Avg

22 and Less

Low

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Fairleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

1023 - 1228

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Math SAT Range

500 - 620

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Reading SAT Range

513 - 610

Fairleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$48,416

In State

$48,416

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$33,264
$33,264
Fees
$1,114
$1,114
Housing
$14,038
$14,038
Books
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Student Life

Wondering what life at Fairleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus is like? There are approximately 10,545 students enrolled at Fairleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus, including 7,860 undergraduate students and 2,685 graduate students. 52% percent of students attend school full-time, 86% percent are from NJ and 14% percent of students are from other states.

52%

Full Time

48%

Part Time

86%

In State

14%

Out-of-State

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

10,545

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

85%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$34,378

Out-of-State

$34,378

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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