Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus (FDU)

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Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus can be found in Teaneck, NJ, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. FDU has an enrollment of about nine thousand students.

A large majority of students at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus scored in the range of 1320 (25th percentile) to 1620 (75th percentile) on the SAT exam. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus (FDU) average GPA ranges from 2.98 to 3.25 for accepted students. 73% of all students that apply are granted admission to FDU, from which 20 percent choose to attend.

Overall Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus (FDU) Acceptance Rate - Fall 2012

73.4%

The overall acceptance rate for Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus was reported as 73.4% in Fall 2012 with over 5,190 applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • FDU SAT Scores: 1320 - 1620
  • FDU Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.25

How Hard Is It to Get into Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2019 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2019-2020 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2008-2009: 51.8%
  • 2009-2010: 57.1%
  • 2010-2011: 58.2%
  • 2011-2012: 67.1%
  • 2012-2013: 73.4%
  • Projected FDU Acceptance Rate 2019-2020: 65.6%

How Does Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus (FDU) Compare?

73.4%
This School
55.5%
National Avg

The acceptance rate for Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus is thirty-two percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Felician College88.2%
Yeshiva University82.2%
College of Mount Saint Vincent73.1%
Barnard College20.5%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2012)

TotalMaleFemale
Applicants5,19333.9%66.1%
Admitted3,81234.0%66.0%
Enrolled76038.3%61.7%

Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus (FDU) (Fall 2012)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading440 - 530
Math450 - 550
Writing430 - 540
Total Score1320 - 1620
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