Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU) is a liberal arts college providing both undergraduate and graduate programs to over 14,000 students across our two campuses. The Florham campus is located in Morris County New Jersey, approximately 40 kilometers west of New York City.
The campus consists of 72 hectares in a beautiful park-like setting, which was the former country estate of late 19th-century socialites Florence Vanderbilt and Hamilton Twombly. It is convenient to railroad stations and bus lines to various locations in New Jersey, New York and the Northeast corridor.
FDU enjoys all four seasons: spring, summer, fall, and winter. The average temperature in the winter is 30 degrees Farenheit / O degrees Celesius and the summer is 70 degrees Farenheit / 20 degrees Celsius.
FDU is a residential campus, with more than three-quarters of the student population living on campus. All residence halls feature free weekly housekeeping services in the common areas, laundry facilities and access to cable television link-ups to each room. Rooms are wired with connections to the University computer network, providing students with PCs access to the University's servers and Internet.
First-year students generally are assigned to one of two traditional-style residence halls with double rooms and a common bath. Upper-division students live in The Village, featuring apartment-style suites, or the new Park Avenue Residence Halls. Some apartments and rental shares available in nearby communities. There are three different meal plans from which to choose.
- Various student groups and organizations are available
- NCAA Division III sports teams for men and women.
- Facilities include a recreation complex with a competition swimming pool, basketball courts, racquetball courts and a weight room.
- Computer center with free tutorial services, a library, bookstore and Student Center.