Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$43,654
0% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$23,130
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
6.27%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
86.3%
4,759 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
3,396
88.6% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
63.4%
447 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 (53 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (51 degrees), and General Biological Sciences (35 degrees).

In 2020, 852 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus. 58.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 41.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (465 degrees), 3.32 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (140 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus is $43,654, which is $21,124 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus is $43,654, which is $21,124 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $23,130.

In 2020, 95% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 67% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$43,654
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus was $43,654. The cost of tuition at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus is $21,124 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

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Average Net Price

$23,130
2020 Value
2.3%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $23,130. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus grew by 2.3%.

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Other Student Expenses

$13,716
Room and Board
$1,230
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus was of $13,716 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,230. The cost of room and board increased by 14.3% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

95%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
67%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

95% of undergraduate students at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus received grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 1.06% with respect to 2019, when 94% 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.
6.27%
2018 Default Rate
133
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus was 6.27%, which represents 133 out of the 2122 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 4,759 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 61.1% annual growth. Out of those 4,759 applicants, 4,108 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 86.3% acceptance rate.

There were 3,396 students enrolled at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus in 2020, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus has an overall enrollment yield of 13.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

86.3%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
4,108
Accepted Out of 4,759

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus was 86.3% (4,108 admissions from 4,759 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 93.8%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants grew by 61.1%, while admissions grew by 48.2%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
N/A
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus has a total enrollment of 3,396 students. The full-time enrollment at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus is 3,009 students and the part-time enrollment is 387. This means that 88.6% 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 54.4% White, 17.8% Hispanic or Latino, 9.39% Black or African American, 7.18% Asian, 2.47% Two or More Races, 0.147% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0589% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (33.5%), followed by White Male (23.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (12.8%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (35.2%), followed by White Male (16.3%) and Asian Female (13.4%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

88.6%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,396 students. The full-time enrollment at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus is 3,009 and the part-time enrollment is 387. This means that 88.6% of students enrolled at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus are enrolled full-time compared with 68.8% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

82%
2020 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 82%. 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
    1,849
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    604
  3. Black or African American
    319

The enrolled student population at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus is 54.4% White, 17.8% Hispanic or Latino, 9.39% Black or African American, 7.18% Asian, 2.47% Two or More Races, 0.147% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0589% 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 52.6% White, 16.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% 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, 175 students (5.15%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 142 more women than men received degrees from Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus is white (465 degrees awarded). There were 3.32 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (140 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus is General Psychology (53 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (51 degrees) and General Biological Sciences (35 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 (47 degrees awarded), History (14 degrees), and Psychology (78 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

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 Other managers (360,076 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (343,846 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (258,460 people), Postsecondary teachers (241,649 people), and Secondary school teachers (204,633 people).

The most specialized majors at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus are English (47 degrees awarded), History (14 degrees), Psychology (78 degrees), Communications (50 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (61 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 Surgeons, Agents & business managers of artists, performers, & athletes, Computer hardware engineers, Physicians, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus are English (47 degrees awarded), History (14 degrees), Psychology (78 degrees), Communications (50 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (61 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 (940,262 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (591,775 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (286,048 people), Computer Systems Design (271,396 people), and Legal services (234,905 people).

The most specialized majors at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus are English (47 degrees awarded), History (14 degrees), Psychology (78 degrees), Communications (50 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (61 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. 53 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 51 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 35 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus was General Psychology with 53 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

355
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
497
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 355 degrees were awarded to men at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus, which is 0.714 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (497).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 68 degrees were awarded to men at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.21 times more than the 56 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 56 degrees were awarded to women at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.824 times less than the 68 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

39%
100% Completion Time
54%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 39% 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, 54% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 55% 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 Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

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, 6.04% of graduates (27 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    465 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    140 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    80 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus is white (465 degrees awarded). There were 3.32 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (140 degrees).

6.57% of degree recipients (56 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    262 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    203 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    82 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus is white female (262 degrees awarded). There were 1.29 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (203 degrees).

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