Fairlegh Dickson University

The Fairlegh Dickson University (FDU) in Canada is a center of academic excellence which aims to prepare world citizens through global education.
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About Fairlegh Dickson University

The Fairlegh Dickson University (FDU) in Canada is a center of academic excellence which aims to prepare world citizens through global education. The university was founded in 1992 by Dr. Peter Sammartino and his wife Sylvia. Today, it has grown to be the largest private university in New Jersey. More than 11,500 students from 32 states and 72 countries are enrolled on the University’s two campuses in northern New Jersey and its international campuses in Wroxton, England and Vancouver, Canada.

University at a Glance

The university has a total undergraduate enrollment of 8,944, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 266 acres. Fairleigh Dickinson University is ranked #50 in Regional Universities North. FDU offers over 100 degree programs at the associate, baccalaureate, master’s and doctor’s levels. Its wide range of offerings, coupled with the depth and expertise of its faculty, has Fairleigh Dickinson University poised to serve the citizens of New Jersey and beyond. FDU hosts one of the largest international student bodies – over 1100 students from 70 countries. At this school, 24% of the students live in college-owned, -operated or -affiliated housing and 76% of students live off campus.

Programs Available

Undergraduate Faculties

  • Administrative Science and Public Administration
  • Animation
  • Arts
  • Biology
  • Business and Accounting
  • Chemistry
  • Communication
  • Computer Science
  • Creative Writing
  • Criminology and Criminal Justice
  • Cyber and Homeland Security Administration
  • Education
  • Engineering and Technology
  • Film
  • Global Affairs
  • Graphic Design
  • Health Sciences
  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Humanities
  • Languages
  • Mathematics
  • Nursing
  • Psychology and Counseling
  • Social Sciences
  • Sport Management
  • Theater

Post Graduate Faculties

  • Administrative Science and Public Administration
  • Animation
  • Arts
  • Biology
  • Business and Accounting
  • Chemistry
  • Communication
  • Computer Science
  • Creative Writing
  • Criminology and Criminal Justice
  • Cyber and Homeland Security Administration
  • Education
  • Engineering and Technology
  • Film
  • Global Affairs
  • Graphic Design
  • Health Sciences
  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Humanities
  • Languages
  • Mathematics
  • Nursing
  • Psychology and Counseling
  • Social Sciences
  • Sport Management
  • Theater

Fees

S. No. Program Fees for the First Year (CAD)
1. MBA Management Specialization $ 34,684
2. MS in Hospitality Management Studies $ 34,161
3. B.S. in Computer Science $ 52,985
4. Dental Medicine BS-DMD $ 52,985
5. B.S.M.I.S. Medical Imaging Sciences $ 52,985

Scholarships Offered

  • Fairleigh S. Dickinson Scholarship: CAD 42,126 per student
  • FDU International Scholarship: CAD 35,543 per student
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University- Presidential Scholarship: CAD 49,068 per student
  • FDU International Graduate Scholarship: CAD 12,197 per student
  • Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship: CAD 13,164 per student

Admission Requirements

  • Application form
  • Original transcripts from high school/ college attended
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • TOEFL/IELTS/Pearson PTE-A English Proficiency Score
  • SAT/ACT scores (optional)
  • GCE-A Level or AP or IB exam scores (if available)
  • Copy of information page of passport
  • Proof of Financial Support
  • Student Permit or/and Temporary Residents Visa
  • Resume or CV
  • Bank statement
  • GRE/GMAT/NCLES scores

Accommodation

On-Campus Accommodation

The university also provides on-campus accommodation option to its international students. You can get full information on on-campus accommodation here.

Off-Campus Accommodation

Here are the details of off-campus accommodation:

  • The average rent is 550 to 750 USD/month
  • The residence type includes studio apartments, 3 bedroom apartments, 4 bedroom apartments and shared apartments
  • Each apartment home is complete with hardwood floors; complimentary WiFi and renovated bathrooms
  • The apartments are conveniently located minutes away from local grocery stores, dining and commuting possibilities