Fairleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus

Fairleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus

Fairleigh Dickinson University - Metropolitan Campus, a private university in America, was founded in 1942. The campus spans Hackensack River and Hackensack, and offers bachelors and masters degrees in various fields. The Metropolitan Campus has more than 5,000 undergraduate and nearly 2,000 graduate students.

The athletics team of Fairleigh Dickinson University - Metropolitan Campus is known by the name Knights. In intercollegiate athletics, the sports teams of the college participate in NCAA Division I.

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Contacting Fairleigh Dickinson - Metropolitan

Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus
1000 River Rd
Teaneck , NJ 07666
General Phone: (201) 692-2000

Fairleigh Dickinson - Metropolitan Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts498Spanish language, English, creative writing, liberal arts and sciences, general studies, humanities, international relations, political science, sociology, ...
Family and Social Work345public administration, social service professions
Business and Management299business management, electronic commerce, business administration, accounting, managerial economics, small business operations, finance, human resources, MIS, ...
Education and Teaching125multilingual education, educational administration, education of learning disabled, teacher ed
Engineering104electrical engineering
Science78biology, biochemistry, neuropharmacology, marine biology, biological and physical sciences, chemistry
Computer Science and Engineering77computer and info science, information technology, computer science, computer engineering
Therapy and Counseling75psychology, clinical psychology, school psychology
Nursing and Emergency Medicine65registered nursing, various nursing
Media35media studies, communication and journalism
Security and Law Enforcement30criminal justice and administration
Hospitality27hospitality management
Engineering Technician19civil engineering tech, electronics tech, mechanical engineering tech, construction engineering tech
Medical Support and Technology13radiographer, clinical lab tech
Art Studies11visual and performing arts
Conservation and Resource Management8environmental science

Number of programs and degrees for Fairleigh Dickinson - Metropolitan in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree80235
Master's degree95933
Associate's degree452
Doctor's degree112
Postbaccalaureate certificate21

Fairleigh Dickinson - Metropolitan Student Body

In 2007-2008, Fairleigh Dickinson - Metropolitan had a total enrollment of 8,658 students (5,102 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 42%
Women 58%
Full-Time 90%
Part-Time 10%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 66%
Graduate 34%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 46%
Black 9%
Hispanic 11%
Asian 6%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 15%
(Foreign Students) 11%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 23%
18-19 13%
20-21 9%
22-24 14%
25-29 12%
30-34 7%
35-39 5%
40-49 11%
50-64 5%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

New Jersey72%
(International Students)10%
New York8%

Fairleigh Dickinson - Metropolitan Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 73 %
Part-Time 33 %

Fairleigh Dickinson - Metropolitan Room and Board (2007)

Fairleigh Dickinson - Metropolitan offers campus housing for 982 of its 5,102 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Teaneck, New Jersey for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other New Jersey Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 11 meals per week.

Fairleigh Dickinson - Metropolitan Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal420520
SAT Math430540
SAT Writing420530

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrequired
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT94%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required

Fairleigh Dickinson - Metropolitan Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 28,519
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 28,519
Room and board $ 12,126
Room charge $ 6,998
Board (meal plan) charge $ 4,014
Books and supplies $ 908
Other expenses $ 2,900

Financial Aid:
Fairleigh Dickinson - Metropolitan participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 260700)

Fairleigh Dickinson - Metropolitan Faculty

Fairleigh Dickinson - Metropolitan has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track1726
Non-tenured and not on tenure track2223

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year5$104,1183$109,505
Associate professorcalendar year5$116,9861*
Assistant professorcalendar year1*4$72,317
Instructorcalendar year0*1*
Lecturercalendar year2*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year13$100,62410$85,232

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year35$96,30517$96,075
Associate professoracademic year24$78,32915$74,801
Assistant professoracademic year17$68,04214$67,641
Instructoracademic year2*6$60,101
Lectureracademic year17$57,35715$53,404
All faculty totalacademic year95$79,06367$72,596

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Fairleigh Dickinson - Metropolitan Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball Northeast Conference
Baseball Northeast Conference
Track Northeast Conference

Students on Athletic Scholarships (2007):

All Other Sports285280

Fairleigh Dickinson - Metropolitan Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Visual and Performing Arts, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
Business/Managerial Economics
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce
Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations, Other
Finance, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing Research
Marketing/Marketing Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Science
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Information Technology

Conservation And Resource Management
Environmental Science

Education And Teaching
Bilingual and Multilingual Education
Education/Teaching Individuals - Specific Learning Disabilities
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels

Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering

Engineering Technician
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician
Construction Engineering Technology/Technician
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician

Family And Social Work
Public Administration
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other

Hospitality Administration/Management, General

Liberal Arts
Creative Writing
English Language and Literature, General
General Studies
History, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
International Relations and Affairs
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Political Science and Government, General
Spanish Language and Literature

Mathematics, General

Communication and Media Studies, Other
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing, Other
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration

Therapy And Counseling
Clinical Psychology
Psychology, General
School Psychology

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Fairleigh Dickinson - Metropolitan Highlights

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What Sets Fairleigh Dickinson - Metropolitan Apart:

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Number of students
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% of degrees in computer science and engineering
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% of degrees in liberal arts
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checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan
checked Tenure system for quality teaching
checked Has ROTC (army, air force)
checked Offers athletic scholarships
checked NCAA athletic conference member

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