Admissions requirements

  • Completed online application. There is no fee to apply
  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a minimum GPA of 2.75 or better
  • Official transcripts
  • Current professional resume
  • GMAT and GRE scores are NOT required

State authorizations indicate which U.S. States authorize FDU online programs for their residents.

Required documents

  • Official transcripts. For transcripts not in English, a notarized or certified English translation must accompany the original transcript.
    A transcript is official only when it is sent directly from an institution to Fairleigh Dickinson University’s School of Administrative Science, or when it is submitted with the application in a sealed envelope stamped by the institution. Applicants must submit official transcripts for a minimum of four years of previous university study. Transfer and graduate applicants must submit transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended whether or not a degree was granted. (FDU students can view their transcripts online via Webadvisor and should visit the Enrollment Service Transcripts page for more information and to request official transcripts.)
  • Resume. All MAS applicants must submit a current professional resume with their application
  • English proficiency test. All applicants whose native language is not English are required to submit the results of a test of English proficiency to the Office of International Admissions. Students from Australia, the Bahamas, Bermuda, Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, and United Kingdom do not need to submit test scores. The TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) is the most frequently submitted test. However, applicants may submit the results of other recognized tests including the IELTS. An IELTS score of 6.0. A TOEFL-C score of 213 or higher or a score of 79 on the new TOEFL is recommended for application to Fairleigh Dickinson University The test code for the TOEFL is 2263 (Metropolitan Campus). Applicants who have previously attended an American high school, college or university for more than two years and have earned passing grades in English courses may request that the TOEFL/IELTS entrance requirement be waived.
Contact Information
Lorraine S. Nienstedt, Associate Director
(201) 692-7172
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(201) 692-7179