Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$40,752

3.9% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$23,754

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

7.65%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

83.9%

4,175 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

3,512

90.9% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

54.7%

320 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), Speech Communication & Rhetoric (42 degrees), and General Business Administration & Management (33 degrees).

In 2017, 845 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus. 59.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 40.6% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (500 degrees), 4.5 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (111 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus is $40,752, which is $20,019 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus is $40,752, which is $20,019 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $23,754.

In 2017, 92% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 68% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$40,752

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus was $40,752. The cost of tuition at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus is $20,019 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($20,733).

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Average Net Price

$23,754

2017 Value

5.95%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $23,754. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus grew by 5.95%.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,808

Room and Board

$1,230

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus was of $11,808 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,230. The cost of room and board increased by 0.841% between 2016 and 2017. 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 2017. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2016, when 92% 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.

7.65%

2016 Default Rate

163

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus was 7.65%, which represents 163 out of the 2130 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 4,175 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 0.0957% annual decline. Out of those 4,175 applicants, 3,503 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 83.9% acceptance rate.

There were 3,512 students enrolled at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus in 2017, and 82% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus has an overall enrollment yield of 23.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

83.9%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

3,503

Accepted Out of 4,175

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus was 83.9% (3,503 admissions from 4,175 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 79.1%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -0.0957%, while admissions grew by 5.99%.

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SAT Scores

82%

Submission Percentage

666

Scores Submitted

82% of enrolled first-time students at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus has a total enrollment of 3,512 students. The full-time enrollment at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus is 3,193 students and the part-time enrollment is 319. This means that 90.9% 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 56.6% White, 15.9% Hispanic or Latino, 9.17% Black or African American, 7.4% Asian, 2.16% Two or More Races, 0.313% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.142% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (32%), followed by White Male (25.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (11.7%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (33.5%), followed by White Male (17.4%) and Asian Female (11.8%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

90.9%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,512 students. The full-time enrollment at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus is 3,193 and the part-time enrollment is 319. This means that 90.9% of students enrolled at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus are enrolled full-time compared with 68.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

81%

2017 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 81%. 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

    1,988

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    559

  3. Black or African American

    322

The enrolled student population at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus is 56.6% White, 15.9% Hispanic or Latino, 9.17% Black or African American, 7.4% Asian, 2.16% Two or More Races, 0.313% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.142% 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 54.4% White, 15% Hispanic or Latino, and 13.2% 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, 248 students (7.06%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 159 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 (500 degrees awarded). There were 4.5 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (111 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus is General Psychology (53 degrees awarded), followed by Speech Communication & Rhetoric (42 degrees) and General Business Administration & Management (33 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 (52 degrees awarded), Psychology (93 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (77 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 (478,876 people), Other managers (333,891 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (259,683 people), Postsecondary teachers (234,351 people), and Education administrators (156,844 people).

The most specialized majors at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus are English (52 degrees awarded), Psychology (93 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (77 degrees), Communications (55 degrees), and History (13 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, Electrical & electronics engineers, Physicians, Dentists, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus are English (52 degrees awarded), Psychology (93 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (77 degrees), Communications (55 degrees), and History (13 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 (951,436 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (547,217 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (317,532 people), Computer Systems Design (250,755 people), and Legal services (238,255 people).

The most specialized majors at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus are English (52 degrees awarded), Psychology (93 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (77 degrees), Communications (55 degrees), and History (13 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 degrees awarded

  2. 42 degrees awarded

  3. 33 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus was General Psychology with 53 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 343

  2. 502

In 2017, 343 degrees were awarded to men at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus, which is 0.683 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (502).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 47 degrees were awarded to men at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.15 times more than the 41 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 52 degrees were awarded to women at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus in Pharmacy, which is 1.58 times more than the 33 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

39%

100% Completion Time

53%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 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, 53% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 54% within 200%.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Two or More Races Male

Highest Graduation Rate (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus is Male and Two or More Races (66.7% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 2.81% of graduates (9 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    500 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    111 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    79 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus is white (500 degrees awarded). There were 4.5 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (111 degrees).

6.98% of degree recipients (59 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    278 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    222 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    74 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus is white female (278 degrees awarded). There were 1.25 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (222 degrees).

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