Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus

Madison, NJ

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 2,230
Graduate Enrollment: 758
Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Suburb: Large (outside principal city, in urbanized area with population of 250,000 or more)
Four-year, medium, highly residential // full-time, inclusive, lower transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 84.56%

Male/Female: 41% / 59% (2017)

First generation college students: 42.6% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 8.3% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.5% (2016)

Test scores for admission: Neither required or recommended
2018 Median Admit SAT: 1,140


2018 Median Admit ACT: 24


Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 68.7% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 53.9% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 45.0% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 37.2% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 55.4%
Black: 9.6%
Hispanic: 22.3%
Asian: 4.7%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.2%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
2+ races: 3.0%
Non-resident alien: 0.2%
Unknown race: 4.6%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $54,402
In-State tuition: $33,114
Out-of-State tuition: $33,114

Estimated books and supplies: $1,520 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $14,035 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $4,868 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $14,038 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $4,868 (2022)

Average Family Income: $68,992 (2017)
Median Family Income: $39,799 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 30.8%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 53.9%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $25,000 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $265 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $7,365
$30k-48k $9,607
$48k-75k $13,464
$75k-110k $18,296
$110k+ $27,589

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 53%
6-year graduation rate: 62%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 94.9% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $25,000 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $9,500 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $19,500 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $20,000 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 66.1% (2015)
@3 year 71.8% (2017)
@5 year 77.7% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 42.3% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 48.8% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $41,191 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $54,153 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 44 $25,000 $265 $30,637 ($2,553) $45,729 ($3,811)
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 2
Bachelor's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 2
First Professional Degree Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration. 76 $2,262 $95,226 ($7,936) $120,112 ($10,009)
Bachelor's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 12 $26,500 $244 $78,588 ($6,549) $94,288 ($7,857)
Master's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 4 $460 $120,774 ($10,065) $127,214 ($10,601)
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 44 $25,798 $265 $41,638 ($3,470) $61,772 ($5,148)
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 64 $311 $80,471 ($6,706) $96,972 ($8,081)
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 43 $25,000 $265 $43,464 ($3,622) $76,127 ($6,344)
Master's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 29 $290 $60,826 ($5,069) $88,337 ($7,361)
Bachelor's Degree Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations. 5
Bachelor's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 39 $25,000 $265 $48,921 ($4,077) $76,708 ($6,392)
Bachelor's Degree Hospitality Administration/Management. 12 $25,000 $265 $34,697 ($2,891) $52,002 ($4,334)
Master's Degree Hospitality Administration/Management. 2
Master's Degree Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods. 3
Bachelor's Degree Marketing. 27 $25,000 $265 $41,596 ($3,466) $64,985 ($5,415)
Master's Degree Taxation. 12
Bachelor's Degree History. 14 $25,125 $266 $29,671 ($2,473) $38,858 ($3,238)
Master's Degree Biology, General. 1
Bachelor's Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 6 $27,000 $286
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 10
Bachelor's Degree Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General. 14 $25,000 $265 $24,410 ($2,034) $52,604 ($4,384)
Master's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 7 $38,155 ($3,180) $54,257 ($4,521)
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 4
Master's Degree Chemistry. 5
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 72 $24,966 $254 $29,822 ($2,485) $46,962 ($3,914)
Master's Degree Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 36 $483 $48,755 ($4,063) $63,048 ($5,254)
Master's Degree Public Administration. 1 $466 $67,082 ($5,590) $75,229 ($6,269)
Bachelor's Degree Criminology. 33 $25,000 $265 $33,456 ($2,788) $47,200 ($3,933)
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 9 $52,212 ($4,351)
Bachelor's Degree Design and Applied Arts. 12
Bachelor's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 22 $25,139 $265 $14,387 ($1,199) $31,424 ($2,619)
Bachelor's Degree Film/Video and Photographic Arts. 32 $25,000 $265 $19,568 ($1,631) $34,823 ($2,902)
Bachelor's Degree Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General. 2
Master's Degree Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other. 14
Bachelor's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 24 $25,000 $265 $37,494 ($3,125) $58,629 ($4,886)
Master's Degree Computer Science. 6
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 50 $233 $55,389 ($4,616) $56,442 ($4,704)
Bachelor's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 1
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 12 $25,500 $270 $44,074 ($3,673)
Bachelor's Degree Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies. 15 $26,000 $276 $15,475 ($1,290)
Master's Degree Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies. 32 $427 $51,290 ($4,274)
Bachelor's Degree Visual and Performing Arts, General. 2 $46,345 ($3,862)
Bachelor's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 21 $26,000 $265 $38,944 ($3,245) $47,240 ($3,937)
Master's Degree Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General. 28
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 38 $25,000 $265 $25,459 ($2,122) $55,349 ($4,612)


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $83,169
Full time faculty: 41%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 11.0

School's endowment start of year: $44,152,000 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $56,162,500 (2022)