FDU’s New Jersey campuses will begin the fall semester on August 17 with online instruction. Transition to in-person classes will follow in early September. See details about the semester schedule.

USA graduate applicants applying online

Instructions on this page are for U.S. applicants for graduate studies. See links below for applications for international applicants and for applications to FDU’s Vancouver Campus in Canada.

Apply online for graduate study

USA graduate applicants applying by mail or fax

  1. Print and read through the Graduate Application Instructions (PDF).
  2. Download, complete and submit the Graduate Application writable PDF. If applicable, please use the below forms:
  3. Prepare for submission either by fax or mail, keeping one complete copy for yourself: the completed application, $50 non-refundable application fee made payable to Fairleigh Dickinson University, and supporting documents outlined below.
  4. Submit documents to the Graduate Admissions Office at the appropriate campus (See Campus Information below).

For questions or more information, please contact us via email at grad@fdu.edu, or call 800-338-8803.

Readmission and visiting students

Readmission and visiting students must complete and submit the appropriate application form below.

  • The Application for Readmission (PDF) form is for matriculated students who interrupt their studies for one or more semesters, without requesting a leave of absence in writing. No application fee is required. Readmitted students will be governed by the Graduate Studies Bulletin for the academic year of readmission and will be subject to the current admission requirements.
  • The Visiting College Student Application (PDF) form is for students enrolled at another college or university and, with permission from their current university, plan to take classes at Fairleigh Dickinson University.

Admissions status

If you need assistance in determining the admissions status appropriate for you (e.g., matriculant, non-matriculant, non-degree or auditor), please refer to the graduate admissions status terms or call the Graduate Admissions Office at the appropriate campus (See the Campus Information chart below.)

Customized applications

Some of our graduate degrees require a customized application form. Application instructions and forms for these degrees are available below:

Non-USA applicants

Supporting information for graduate admissions

Transcripts

Applicants are responsible for submitting official transcripts from all post-secondary schools attended. Note: An official transcript is one which has been signed by the registrar, carries the school seal and has been sent directly from the school to the Graduate Admissions Office. All credentials become the property of the University and cannot be returned to the applicant. Foreign educational credentials must be submitted with a certified English translation and may require evaluation by a University-approved agency.

Graduate entrance examinations

Required entrance examinations should be taken far enough in advance of your anticipated enrollment date so that the scores can be received and evaluated prior to the beginning of the semester. Official test scores for all entrance examinations must be sent directly to the Graduate Admissions Office at the appropriate campus. Please be sure to use the correct campus code number. Information on the various examination programs can be obtained from the Graduate Admissions Office or by contacting the appropriate testing service.

  • Educational Testing Service (ETS) for
    • GRE (Graduate Record Examination)
    • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
    • PRAXIS (Professional Assessments for Beginning Teachers)
  • The Graduate Management Admissions Council for GMAT (Graduate Management Admissions Test)
  • Pearson for MAT (Miller Analogies Test)

Campus codes

Entrance Exams Florham Campus Metro Campus, online,
and all off-campus sites
GRETOEFL, and PRAXIS 2262 2263
GMAT-MBA J6X-HG-66 J6X-HG-66
GMAT-MS Accounting J6X-HG-50 J6X-HG-50
GMAT-MS Supply Chain Management J6x-HG-78 J6X-HG-78
GMAT-MS Tax J6X-HG-42 N/A
MAT 2336 1394

 

Letters of recommendation

Letters of recommendation are required for most graduate degree programs. Please check the requirements specific to your intended field of study in the Graduate Studies Bulletin. Send all letters of recommendation to the Graduate Admissions Office at the appropriate campus (See the Campus Information chart below.)

Interviews

Personal interviews are not generally required but may be requested as part of the admissions process. Students must check the specific admissions requirements for the program in which they are interested.

Students whose native language is not English

All applicants whose native language is not English, and have not earned a degree at an English-speaking college or university, are required to provide a qualifying English proficiency score in accordance with the University’s English Proficiency Policy.

Graduate scholarships, grants, assistantships, fellowships, and internships

Graduate scholarships, grants, assistantships, fellowships and internships are available, and are awarded to part-time and full-time graduate students on a competitive basis. Please contact the appropriate academic school or department for details.

Financial assistance and payment plans

A variety of student loan programs are available for graduate students who are attending the University on a matriculating or non-matriculating basis. For information, please call the Office of Financial Aid. The University also participates in corporate reimbursement programs and offers a deferred payment plan for students whose companies reimburse them for their educational expenses. Installment payment plans are also available to assist graduate students in meeting their educational expenses. For information, please call the Office of Enrollment Services.

Campus contact information

FDU office Florham Campus Metro Campus, online, and all off-campus sites
Graduate Admissions Fairleigh Dickinson University
285 Madison Ave, M-RI0-01
Madison, NJ 07940
973-443-8905
973-443-8088 fax
Email: grad@fdu.edu
Fairleigh Dickinson University
1000 River Rd, T-KB1-01
Teaneck, NJ 07666
201-692-2554
201-692-2560 fax
Email: grad@fdu.edu
Financial Aid 973-443-8700
Email: finaid@fdu.edu
201-692-2363
Email: finaid@fdu.edu
Enrollment Services 973-443-8600 201-692-2214

Contact Information

Graduate Admissions Office

201-692-2554 or grad@fdu.edu
Metropolitan Campus
973-443-8905 or grad@fdu.edu
Florham Campus
201-692-2205 or global@fdu.edu
Office of International Admissions

Fairleigh Dickinson University is New Jersey’s largest private institution of higher education. The University enrolls nearly 12,000 students, including nearly 4,000 graduate students. While the majority of its graduate students hail from New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania, the University also attracts a large number of international students.

Through research and education, the University strives to enhance the professional and career skills of its graduate students. Its academic quality is reflected in the outstanding achievements of the University’s alumni, many of whom have reached the highest positions of leadership in their fields.

The master’s degree is offered in more than 60 different areas of business administration, education, engineering, liberal arts, public administration, and the sciences.

Post-graduate certificate studies for individuals already holding a master’s degree are available in many fields.