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FDU Fast Facts

Institution TypeNew Jersey’s largest private university, co-educational, independent.
Founded1942
U.S. LocationsTwo distinct living/learning environments in northern New Jersey: College at Florham in Madison, NJ and Metropolitan Campus in Teaneck, NJ 
Campus DescriptionsThe College at Florham offers a classic college experience on a picturesque, 178-acre campus. The Metropolitan Campus offers a professional learning experience just minutes from Manhattan. Each campus has its own student government, athletic programs and administration. Both are located in attractive suburban communities with easy access to New York City.
International LocationsFDU owns and operates two international campuses: Wroxton College near Banbury, England (70 miles northwest of London) and FDU-Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada.
Student/Faculty Ratio12:1
Faculty361 full-time faculty; nearly 80 percent hold doctoral degrees or the highest degree in their field.
Average Class Size20
EnrollmentApproximately 12,200 students, including 8,600 undergraduate and 3,600 graduate students. Students come from 35 states and more than 80 countries around the world.
MajorsMore than 100 academic programs in the disciplines of business, education, engineering, hotel and restaurant management, liberal arts (including communication, criminal justice, film and animation, psychology and theater), nursing and allied health, and the sciences.

Innovative combined degree programs that enable students to earn a master’s or professional degree in an accelerated period are available in more than a dozen areas. A new interdisciplinary studies program in sports administration began in Fall 2009.

Academic CalendarFall, Spring and Summer semesters (FDU-Vancouver follows a year-round academic calendar.)
Athletics19 Division I (Metropolitan Campus/Knights), 17 Division III (College at Florham/Devils) men’s and women’s teams, plus diverse club and intramural programs on both campuses.
Clubs/OrganizationsMore than 100 active student clubs and organizations.