Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$39,222

2.95% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$25,257

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

6.18%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

79.1%

4,179 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

3,333

89.2% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

53.2%

344 Graduates

About

Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus is a higher education institution located in Morris County, NJ. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus were General Psychology (60 degrees awarded), Speech Communication & Rhetoric (38 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (31 degrees).

In 2016, 804 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus. 59.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.9% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (486 degrees), 5.86 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (83 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus is $39,222, which is $19,062 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus is $39,222, which is $19,062 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $25,257.

In 2016, 92% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 68% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$39,222

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus was $39,222. The cost of tuition at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus is $19,062 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,160).

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Average Net Price

$25,257

2016 Value

1.83%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $25,257. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus grew by 1.83%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,709

Room and Board

$1,230

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus was of $11,709 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,230. The cost of room and board increased by 0.614% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

92%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

68%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

92% of undergraduate students at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 2.22% with respect to 2015, when 90% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

6.18%

2015 Default Rate

136

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus was 6.18%, which represents 136 out of the 2202 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus received 4,179 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 8.34% annual decline. Out of those 4,179 applicants, 3,305 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 79.1% acceptance rate.

There were 3,333 students enrolled at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus in 2016, and 85% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus has an overall enrollment yield of 17.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

79.1%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

3,305

Accepted Out of 4,179

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus was 79.1% (3,305 admissions from 4,179 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 83.2%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants declined by -8.34%, while admissions declined by -128%.

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SAT Scores

85%

Submission Percentage

500

Scores Submitted

85% of enrolled first-time students at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus has a total enrollment of 3,333 students. The full-time enrollment at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus is 2,973 students and the part-time enrollment is 360. This means that 89.2% of students enrolled at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus, both undergraduate and graduate, is 54.9% White, 15.5% Hispanic or Latino, 10.3% Black or African American, 7.08% Asian, 2.13% Two or More Races, 0.42% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.15% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (30.5%), followed by White Male (25.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (10.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (30.2%), followed by White Male (15.2%) and Asian Female (11.7%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

89.2%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,333 students. The full-time enrollment at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus is 2,973 and the part-time enrollment is 360. This means that 89.2% of students enrolled at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus are enrolled full-time compared with 68.7% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

78%

2016 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus was 78%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,829

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    515

  3. Black or African American

    342

The enrolled student population at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus is 54.9% White, 15.5% Hispanic or Latino, 10.3% Black or African American, 7.08% Asian, 2.13% Two or More Races, 0.42% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.15% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 54.7% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.3% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 261 students (7.83%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 146 more women than men received degrees from Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus. The majority of degree recipients at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus are white (486 degrees awarded). There were 5.86 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (83 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus is General Psychology (60 degrees awarded), followed by Speech Communication & Rhetoric (38 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (31 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are English (43 degrees awarded), Psychology (119 degrees), and Physical Sciences (26 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus are Elementary & middle school teachers (397,794 people), Miscellaneous managers (397,755 people), Postsecondary teachers (272,153 people), Designers (224,959 people), and Counselors (203,201 people).

The most specialized majors at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus are English (43 degrees awarded), Psychology (119 degrees), Physical Sciences (26 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (63 degrees), and Communications (46 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus are Physicians & surgeons, Dentists, Dental hygienists, Chief executives & legislators, and Aircraft pilots & flight engineers

The most specialized majors at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus are English (43 degrees awarded), Psychology (119 degrees), Physical Sciences (26 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (63 degrees), and Communications (46 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus are Elementary & secondary schools (818,697 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (586,726 people), Hospitals (361,331 people), Computer Systems Design (246,296 people), and Insurance carriers & related activities (202,682 people).

The most specialized majors at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus are English (43 degrees awarded), Psychology (119 degrees), Physical Sciences (26 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (63 degrees), and Communications (46 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus.

Most Common

  1. 60 degrees awarded

  2. 38 degrees awarded

  3. 31 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus was General Psychology with 60 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 329

  2. 475

In 2016, 329 degrees were awarded to men at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus, which is 0.693 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (475).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 49 degrees were awarded to men at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.4 times more than the 35 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 47 degrees were awarded to women at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus in General Psychology, which is 3.62 times more than the 13 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

42%

100% Completion Time

56%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 42% of students graduating from Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 56% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 57% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Male

Highest Graduation Rate (63.6%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus is Male and Asian (63.6% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 9.59% of graduates (33 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    486 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    83 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    72 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus is white (486 degrees awarded). There were 5.86 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (83 degrees).

6.34% of degree recipients (51 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    286 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    200 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    47 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus is white female (286 degrees awarded). There were 1.43 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (200 degrees).

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Operations

Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus has an endowment valued at nearly $N/A, as of the end of the N/A fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $N/A (N/A%), compared to the 2.07% average return ($597k on $28.9M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In N/A, Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus had a total expenditure of $N/A. Of that $N/A, they spent $N/A on salaries and $N/A on benefits.

Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus employs 47 Assistant professors, 44 Professors, and 41 Associate professors. Most academics at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus are Male Professors (28), Female Assistant professors(28), and Male Associate professors (25).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus are: Management, with 57 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 51 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 33 employees.

Finances

Endowment

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N/A Endowment

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

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  2. $N/A - State

  3. $N/A - Local

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

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Salary Expenditure

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Benefits Expenditure

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

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N/A Salaries

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The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 31.3M (42.2% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

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Instructional Salaries

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Number of Employees

In N/A, Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus paid a total of $N/A to N/A employees working as instructors, which represents N/A% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $9.7M (31%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

47 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

57 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus were Assistant professor with 47 employees; Professor with 44 employees; and Professor with 41 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus were Management with 57 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 51 employees; and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 33 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Female Assistant professor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus was Male Professor with 28 employees, Female Assistant professor with 28 employees, and Male Associate professor with 25 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus.

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