Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$43,654
3.7% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$23,675
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
8.18%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
93.8%
2,954 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
3,366
91.2% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
54.5%
321 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 (72 degrees awarded), Speech Communication & Rhetoric (44 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (44 degrees).

In 2019, 943 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus. 58.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 41.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (561 degrees), 4.64 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (121 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus is $43,654, which is $21,628 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus is $43,654, which is $21,628 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $23,675.

In 2019, 94% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 67% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$43,654
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus was $43,654. The cost of tuition at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus is $21,628 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,027).

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Average Net Price

$23,675
2019 Value
3.47%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $23,675. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus grew by 3.47%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,996
Room and Board
$1,230
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus was of $11,996 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,230. The cost of room and board increased by 1.21% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

94%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
67%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

94% of undergraduate students at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 30.6% with respect to 2018, when 72% 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.
8.18%
2017 Default Rate
180
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus was 8.18%, which represents 180 out of the 2200 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 2,954 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 38.9% annual decline. Out of those 2,954 applicants, 2,771 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 93.8% acceptance rate.

There were 3,366 students enrolled at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus in 2019, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus has an overall enrollment yield of 20.9%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

93.8%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
2,771
Accepted Out of 2,954

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus was 93.8% (2,771 admissions from 2,954 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 84.4%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants declined by -38.9%, while admissions declined by -32.1%.

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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 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus has a total enrollment of 3,366 students. The full-time enrollment at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus is 3,069 students and the part-time enrollment is 297. This means that 91.2% 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 57% White, 17.6% Hispanic or Latino, 9.27% Black or African American, 7.16% Asian, 2.26% Two or More Races, 0.178% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0891% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (33.2%), followed by White Male (24.2%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (12.1%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (34.9%), followed by White Male (17.9%) and Asian Female (12.6%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

91.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,366 students. The full-time enrollment at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus is 3,069 and the part-time enrollment is 297. This means that 91.2% of students enrolled at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus are enrolled full-time compared with 69.2% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

80%
2019 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 80%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (74%), 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
    1,917
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    592
  3. Black or African American
    312

The enrolled student population at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus is 57% White, 17.6% Hispanic or Latino, 9.27% Black or African American, 7.16% Asian, 2.26% Two or More Races, 0.178% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0891% 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 53.3% White, 16% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.9% 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, 200 students (5.94%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 161 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 (561 degrees awarded). There were 4.64 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (121 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus is General Psychology (72 degrees awarded), followed by Speech Communication & Rhetoric (44 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (44 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 (59 degrees awarded), Psychology (108 degrees), and Communications (58 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 (59 degrees awarded), Psychology (108 degrees), Communications (58 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (68 degrees), and History (14 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 (59 degrees awarded), Psychology (108 degrees), Communications (58 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (68 degrees), and History (14 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 (59 degrees awarded), Psychology (108 degrees), Communications (58 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (68 degrees), and History (14 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. 72 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 44 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 44 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus was General Psychology with 72 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

391
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
552
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 391 degrees were awarded to men at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus, which is 0.708 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (552).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 53 degrees were awarded to men at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.964 times less than the 55 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 62 degrees were awarded to women at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus in General Psychology, which is 6.2 times more than the 10 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

39%
100% Completion Time
55%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 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, 55% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 56% 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.
American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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, 7.79% of graduates (25 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    561 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    121 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    79 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus is white (561 degrees awarded). There were 4.64 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (121 degrees).

7.1% of degree recipients (67 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    315 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    246 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    78 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus is white female (315 degrees awarded). There were 1.28 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (246 degrees).

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