Character & Location
Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) was founded in 1942 and is now the largest private university in New Jersey. Today, more than 12,000 students are enrolled on the University’s two campuses in northern New Jersey and its international campuses in Wroxton, England and Vancouver, B.C., Canada. FDU is host to more than 1,200 international students from over 80 countries.
FDU offers over 100 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Popular bachelor programs include Biology, Business, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering and Hospitality Management. Renowned graduate programs include MBA, MS Computer Science, MS Electrical Engineering, MS Hospitality, MA in Psychology and MA in Teaching English (TESL). Doctoral programs are offered in Pharmacy and Psychology. FDU’s Business faculty holds prestigious accreditation from AACSB. The Princeton Review ranks FDU as one of the “Best 296 Business Schools” in the U.S. and FDU was recognized by U.S. News & World Report as having one of the best undergraduate engineering and business programs in the U.S. FDU’s International School of Hospitality Management was ranked #4 in the U.S. by thebestschools.org.
The Metropolitan campus is 16 kilometers from New York City (NYC). The College at Florham is located on a beautiful 19th century country estate. Situated in suburban locations, both campuses offer on-campus student housing. Local shopping, restaurants and places of interest are easily accessible by an extensive public transit system. NYC can be reached from either campus in less than one hour.
On campus housing is available. Residence halls can accommodate single-, double- and triple occupancy. Students choose from one of three meal plans. Interested resident students can take advantage of special interest living options such as 24-hour quiet, honors, and health and wellness housing.
For those students who prefer to live off-campus there is ample parking and the campus is near several major bus and train stops.