Fairleigh Dickinson University at Florham

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Madison, NJ

$43,654

Avg tuition

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About Fairleigh Dickinson University at Florham

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Military Friendly: YesMilitary-friendly schools are Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, offer the Yellow Ribbon Program, and have a dedicated point of contact to support veterans, military service members, and their families. Explore our college guide for service members and veterans to learn more.

Fairleigh Dickinson University at Florham is a small private university located on a suburban campus in Madison, New Jersey. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,707, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 86%. The university offers 40 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 63%, and a student-faculty ratio of 13:1. Tuition and fees for students are $43,654.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

86% of students were accepted during the 2020-2021 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

82% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020.

Graduation Rate Insight

63% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2014. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Test scores Not required or recommended

High school rank Recommended

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Required

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Required

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

SAT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of fewer than 5,000 students.

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3k

Students enrolled

100%

Online student enrollment

13:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

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Demographics

White

54%

Hispanic

18%

Black

9%

Asian

7%

Unknown

5%

Non-U.S. Citizen

3%

Two or more races

2%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

60%

Socio-economic diversity

42% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Student Charges

Tuition and Required Fees

Student Level In-state Out-of-state
Undergraduate $43,654 $43,654
Graduate $9,732 $9,732

Cost of Undergraduate Attendance

Costs based on full-time, first-time degree or certificate-seeking undergraduates for the 2020–2021 academic year.

Costs to Consider Price
Books and supplies $1,520
On-campus room and board $14,038
On-campus other expenses $2,856
Off-campus (not with family) room and board $14,038
Off-campus (not with family) other expenses $2,856
Off-campus (with family) other expenses $2,856

Total Undergraduate Cost

Total cost by category In-state Out-of-state
On-campus $62,068 $62,068
Off-campus without family $62,068 $62,068
Off-campus with family $48,030 $48,030

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

42%

State Grant Aid

38%

Institution Grant Aid

100%

Pell Grant

42%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,160
State Grant Aid $10,478
Institution Grant Aid $29,478
Pell Grant Aid $4,944

Financial Outlook

$25k

Average student debt after graduation

$42k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

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Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.