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Study at Fairleigh Dickinson University College At Florham

Fairleigh Dickinson University, also known as FDU, is a two-year, private university with two main campuses in Madison/Florham Park and Teaneck/Hackensack, New Jersey, United States. It is the largest private university in New Jersey. FDU was originally established in 1942 as Fairleigh Dickinson College. The university offers graduate, undergraduate, and doctoral degrees in several Course Topics.

FDU's athletics department sponsors several men's and women's sports teams. The Metropolitan Campus competes in the NCAA Division I, and the Florham campus competes in Division III. The athletes participate in basketball, cross country, field hockey, golf, lacrosse, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, and volleyball. Their sports teams are nicknamed the Knights.

Profile of Fairleigh Dickinson University College At Florham

Fairleigh Dickinson Florham can be found in Madison, NJ (a large suburb). The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. The Post-Master's certificate is the highest degree at Fairleigh Dickinson Florham.

Course Topics

The most common majors at the school are in media, art studies, business and management, and therapy and Counselling.

Fairleigh Dickinson Florham Selectivity

Fairleigh Dickinson Florham does not have an open admissions system. Not everyone who applies is accepted. Only 25% of students scored 460 or lower in 2007 on the verbal SAT test. Math SAT scores at the school centered around 460 to 570, but ranged both higher and lower.


A tenure system is one way Fairleigh Dickinson Florham works to keep a high-quality staff. Instructors at the school are well-paid.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, 3, 463 students were enrolled in Fairleigh Dickinson Florham.

Student Life

Student dorms or apartments are common at the school. Fairleigh Dickinson Florham offers students meal plans. The school student athletes compete in Freedom Conference and Middle Atlantic States Athletic Corporation competitions.

Fairleigh Dickinson Florham Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Business and Management299business management, accounting, finance, managerial economics, marketing research, marketing, taxation, small business operations, . . .
Therapy and Counselling138psychology, Counselling psychology, organizational psychology
Liberal Arts130general studies, political science, English, sociology, history, creative writing, humanities, Spanish language, . . .
Education and Teaching87teacher ed
Media55communication studies, communication and journalism
Science38biology, chemistry, marine biology
Art Studies26visual and performing arts
Hospitality25hospitality management
Photography and Commercial Art25cinematography
Drama and Performing Arts11drama
Computer Science and Engineering4computer and info science, computer science
Medical Support and Technology3radiation therapist
Family and Social Work2public administration, social service professions

Contact: Fairleigh Dickinson Florham

Fairleigh Dickinson University College At Florham

285 Madison Ave

Madison, NJ 07940

General Phone: (973) 443-8500


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