Middle College Program

Registration Extended Until February 24, 2020

Ready for Middle College?

The Middle College program at Fairleigh Dickinson University gives college-bound juniors and seniors the opportunity to experience university-style learning before they even graduate high school. Qualifying students are high school juniors and seniors in advanced and honors sections in subjects such as literature, science, art, mathematics and other courses. Founded in 1984, the Middle College program is now affiliated with more than 100 high schools throughout New Jersey, providing over 2800 students the opportunity to get a jump start on their college education.

Program facts

  • The Middle College Program can give you college credit and/or advanced standing
  • The tuition cost for the 2019-2020 academic year is $267.00 per three-credit course and $89.00 per one-credit course. [One-credit course applies only to the Tomorrow’s Teachers Program optional Field Experience I component]
  • Courses taken through the Middle College Program may be used for elective credits to meet college graduation requirements
  • You may list courses taken at Fairleigh Dickinson University as college courses on most college applications. It will be at the discretion of the receiving institution to accept or deny these courses
  • A note for students who have successfully participated in the Middle College Program and elect to enroll at Fairleigh Dickinson University (FDU): In some cases Middle College Program credits may transfer in as elective credit, and not credits in a student’s major area. While all course credits are accepted by FDU as transfer credits, the equivalencies for these courses and how they will transfer is evaluated on a course-by-course basis. This generally applies to most colleges and universities to which you may apply to
  • The student must receive a final grade of “C” or better in order to receive the three college credits from Fairleigh Dickinson University for the course
  • In most cases, a maximum amount of twelve college credits may be accrued while in high school
  • If you plan on taking an AP Exam, you can also participate in the Middle College Program
  • At the conclusion of the academic year, your teacher will submit your final grade for your Middle College course(s) to Fairleigh Dickinson University. Your grade will be recorded on an official transcript

Partner schools

  • Abraham Clark-Roselle
  • Academies at Englewood
  • Academy of the Holy Angels-Demarest
  • ACT – School of Architecture and Construction Trades (JFK)
  • Bais Yaacov Mechon Ora
  • Bais Yaakov of Passaic
  • Bergen Academies-Hackensack
  • Bergen County High School of Jewish Studies-Hackensack
  • Bergen County Technical Schools-Paramus & Teterboro Campuses
  • Bergenfield
  • Bogota
  • Bordentown Regional High School
  • Bruriah High School For Girls-Elizabeth
  • BTMF – School of Business, Technology, Marketing & Finance (JFK)
  • Butler
  • CAHTS – School of Culinary Arts, Hospitality & Tourism (Eastside)
  • Clifton
  • Cranford
  • Cresskill
  • Dumont
  • Dwight Morrow High School-Englewood
  • East Orange Campus High School
  • Elmwood Park Memorial High School
  • Emerson Junior-Senior High School
  • Essex County Vocational-Technical High Schools – North 13th Street Center and Newark Tech High School
  • Fair Lawn
  • Fort Lee
  • Glen Ridge
  • GOPA – School of Government & Public Administration (Eastside)
  • Hackensack
  • Hanover Park High School
  • HARP – Academy of Health Science (a.k.a. HARP Academy)
  • Hasbrouck Heights
  • Hawthorne
  • Heichal HaTorah
  • Hightstown
  • Hillel Yeshiva High School – Ocean
  • Hunterdon Central Regional
  • IHS – International High School
  • Ilan High School
  • Indian Hills High School-Oakland
  • Jonathan Dayton High School-Springfield
  • Kearny
  • Lacey Township
  • Lacordaire Academy-Upper Montclair
  • Leonia
  • Livingston
  • Lodi
  • Lyndhurst
  • Madison
  • Ma’or Yeshiva High School for Boys-Long Branch
  • Mahwah High School
  • Mary Help of Christians-North Haledon
  • Memorial High School-West New York
  • Mesivta of Clifton
  • Middletown High School North
  • Millburn
  • Monmouth County Vocational School
  • Montville
  • Morris Hills
  • Morris Knolls
  • Morristown High School
  • New Milford
  • New Providence
  • North Arlington
  • Northern Burlington Regional
  • Northern Highlands Regional High School
  • Nutley
  • Old Bridge
  • Palisades Park Junior-Senior High School
  • PANTHER – PANTHER Academy
  • Paramus
  • Park Ridge
  • Passaic Valley Regional High School
  • Passaic County Technical Institute-Wayne
  • Pequannock Township
  • Piscataway Township
  • Plainfield
  • Rahway High School
  • Ramapo High School
  • Randolph High School
  • Rav Teitz Mesivta Academy of the Jewish Educational Center-Elizabeth
  • Reenas Bais Yakov High School
  • Ridgefield Memorial
  • Ridgefield Park Jr. Sr. High School
  • Ridgewood High School
  • RPHS – Rosa L. Parks School of the Fine & Performing Arts
  • Rutherford
  • Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School
  • SET – School of Education and Training (JFK)
  • SOIT – School of Information Technology (Eastside)
  • South River
  • Southern Regional
  • Spotswood
  • STEM – School of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (JFK)
  • Teaneck
  • Union Catholic
  • Union County Vocational Technical Schools-Academy for Allied Health Sciences
  • Vernon Township
  • Verona
  • Waldwick
  • Wall
  • Wallington
  • Whippany Park High School
  • Wood-Ridge
Contact Information
Jordan Mitchell, Senior Program Director
201-692-6504
mcp@fdu.edu
201-692-6505
1000 River Road, H-DH1-02 Teaneck, NJ 07666