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Located in Teaneck, New Jersey, Fairleigh Dickinson University - Metropolitan Campus is a private not-for-profit institution. Teaneck is a good match for students who enjoy the safety and convenience of the suburbs.

$48,897 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
85% Acceptance Rate

Where Is Fairleigh Dickinson University - Metropolitan Campus?


Contact details for FDU are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1000 River Rd, Teaneck, NJ 07666
Phone: 201-692-2000

How Do I Get Into FDU?

You can apply to FDU online at:

Admission Requirements for FDU

Submission Required?
High School GPA Required
High School Rank Recommended
High School Transcript Required
College Prep Program Required
Recommendations Required
SAT or ACT Scores Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL Required

How Hard Is It To Get Into FDU?

85% Acceptance Rate
57% Of Accepted Are Women
FDU has an acceptance rate of 85%, which means that is not quite as selective as some other schools. Still, you'll need good grades and a solid application if you want to be admitted.

Approximately 43% of accepted students are men and 57% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 82%, and the acceptance rate for women is 87%.

Can I Afford Fairleigh Dickinson University - Metropolitan Campus?

$48,897 Net Price
52% Take Out Loans
2.4% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of FDU is $48,897. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At FDU, approximately 52% of students took out student loans averaging $5,754 a year. That adds up to $23,016 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at FDU is 2.4%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

Fairleigh Dickinson University - Metropolitan Campus Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,890 Full-Time Undergraduates
56% Women
63% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 5,540 undergraduate students at FDU, with 1,890 being full-time and 3,650 being part-time.


There are also 1,927 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 1,890 full-time undergraduates at FDU, 44% are male and 56% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Fairleigh Dickinson University - Metropolitan Campus students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 117
Black or African American 264
Hispanic or Latino 754
White 421
International Students 180
Other Races/Ethnicities 154

Geographic Diversity

New Jersey students aren't the only ones who study at Fairleigh Dickinson University - Metropolitan Campus. At this time, 13 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 73 countries are represented at FDU. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, China, and Saudi Arabia.

Online Learning at Fairleigh Dickinson University - Metropolitan Campus

325 Took All Classes Online
356 Took At Least One Class Online
294.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2020-2021, 356 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at FDU has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of FDU

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Fairleigh Dickinson University - Metropolitan Campus was 294.0%. This is the #113 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at FDU regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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