Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$36,423
1.45% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$16,030
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
2.5%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
84.1%
4,294 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
7,285
34.5% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
49.2%
182 Graduates

About

Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus is a higher education institution located in Bergen County, NJ. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus were General Studies (230 degrees awarded), General Psychology (60 degrees), and Registered Nursing (41 degrees).

In 2022, 1,359 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus. 57.8% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 42.2% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (517 degrees), 1.46 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (353 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus is $36,423, which is $12,427 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus is $36,423, which is $12,427 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $16,030.

In 2022, 39% of undergraduate students attending Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 23% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$36,423
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus was $36,423. The cost of tuition at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus is $12,427 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$16,030
2022 Value
30.3%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $16,030. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus grew by 30.3%.

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Other Student Expenses

$14,038
Room and Board
$1,520
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus was of $14,038 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 0.171% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,520. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

39%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
23%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

39% of undergraduate students at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 0% with respect to 2021, when 39% 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.
2.5%
2019 Default Rate
54
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus was 2.5%, which represents 54 out of the 2161 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-Metropolitan Campus received 4,294 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 7.84% annual growth. Out of those 4,294 applicants, 3,611 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 84.1% acceptance rate.

There were 7,285 students enrolled at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus in 2022. 12% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus has an overall enrollment yield of 14.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

84.1%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
3,611
Accepted Out of 4,294

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus was 84.1% (3,611 admissions from 4,294 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 84.7%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 7.84%, while admissions grew by 7.02%..

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SAT Scores

12%
Submission Percentage (2022)
65
Scores Submitted (2022)

12% of enrolled first-time students at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus had a total enrollment of 7,285 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus is 2,514 students and the part-time enrollment is 4,771. This means that 34.5% of students enrolled at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus, both undergraduate and graduate, is 42.6% White, 22.2% Hispanic or Latino, 7.82% Black or African American, 5.52% Asian, 1.67% Two or More Races, 0.329% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0824% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Hispanic or Latino Female (23.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Male (15.7%) and White Female (12.3%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (20.9%), followed by White Male (14%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (7.88%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

34.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 7,285 students. The full-time enrollment at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus is 2,514 and the part-time enrollment is 4,771. This means that 34.5% of students enrolled at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

76%
2022 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-Metropolitan Campus was 76%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    3,103 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    1,614 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    570 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus is 42.6% White, 22.2% Hispanic or Latino, 7.82% Black or African American, 5.52% Asian, 1.67% Two or More Races, 0.329% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0824% 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 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% 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, 1,036 students (14.2%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 211 more women than men received degrees from Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus is white (517 degrees awarded). There were 1.46 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (353 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus is General Studies (230 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (60 degrees) and Registered Nursing (41 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Psychology (123 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (279 degrees), and Public Administration and Social Service (47 degrees).

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-Metropolitan Campus are Accountants & auditors (1,066,310 people), Other managers (878,240 people), Financial managers (520,849 people), Physicians (449,771 people), and Chief executives & legislators (433,058 people).

The most specialized majors at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus in 2022 are Psychology (123 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (279 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (47 degrees), Biology (78 degrees), and Business (358 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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-Metropolitan Campus are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Skincare specialists, Broadcast announcers and radio disc jockeys, and Aircraft pilots & flight engineers

The most specialized majors at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus are Psychology (123 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (279 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (47 degrees), Biology (78 degrees), and Business (358 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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-Metropolitan Campus are Elementary & secondary schools (1,082,285 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (954,906 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (769,946 people), Computer Systems Design (606,600 people), and Banking & related activities (523,011 people).

The most specialized majors at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus are Psychology (123 degrees awarded), Liberal Arts & Humanities (279 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (47 degrees), Biology (78 degrees), and Business (358 degrees) (as of 2022).

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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-Metropolitan Campus.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 134 degrees awarded
  2. 100 degrees awarded
  3. 72 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common masters degree concentration at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus was Accounting with 134 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

574
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
785
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 574 degrees were awarded to men at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus, which is 0.731 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (785).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 124 degrees were awarded to men at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus in General Studies, which is 1.17 times more than the 106 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 106 degrees were awarded to men at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus in General Studies, which is 0.855 times less than the 124 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

38%
100% Completion Time
52%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 38% of students graduating from Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 52% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 53% within 200%.

The following chart shows these completion rates over time compared to the average for the Masters Colleges and Universities Carnegie Classification group.

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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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

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 in 2022 at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan 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 (73.2%).

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, 11% of graduates (20 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    517 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    353 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    137 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus is white (517 degrees awarded). There were 1.46 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (353 degrees).

11.7% of degree recipients (159 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    276 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    241 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    234 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus is white female (276 degrees awarded). There were 1.15 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (241 degrees).

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Operations

Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus has an endowment valued at nearly $92.4M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of −NaNM (−17.3%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus had a total salary expenditure of 206M. Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus employs 36 Assistant professors, 35 Professors and 26 Lecturers. Most academics at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus are Male Professor (22), Female Assistant professor (19), and Male Assistant professor (17).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus are: Management, with 175 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 78 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 40 employees.

Endowment

$92.4M
2022 Endowment
17.8%
decline from 2021

Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus has an endowment valued at about $92.4M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus declined 17.8% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $45.8M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$91.2M
2022 Salaries
3.01%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus paid a median of $91.2M in salaries, which represents 44.3% of their overall expenditure ($206M) and a 3.01% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$11.5M
Instructional Salaries
128
Number of Employees

In 2022, Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus paid a total of $11.5M to 128 employees working as instructors, which represents 12.6% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
36 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
175 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus were Assistant professor with 36 employees, Professor with 35 employees, and Lecturer with 26 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus were Management with 175 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 78 employees, and Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 40 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Assistant professor
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus was Male Professor with 22 employees, Female Assistant professor with 19 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 17 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus.

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