2024 Comprehensive Report on Rankings, Costs, Graduation Rate and More

$15,810

Net Price

85%

Admitted

14%

Enrolled

62%

Graduation Rate

11/1

Student / Faculty

University Detail

Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus

is a private not-for-profit, four or more years institution with a total student enrollment of 3,078. In 2021, there were 141 psychology and social work graduates. This institution ranks #10 in New Jersey and ranks #555 in the U.S. for schools that offer psychology degree programs.

Psychology Degrees Offered

Bachelor, Master

Psychology Graduates

141

Total Enrollment

3,078

Type

Private Not-for-profit, Four or more years

Institution Accreditation

Ranking for Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus

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#10

New Jersey Rank

Combining ranking factors for 26 schools that offer psychology degrees in New Jersey, Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus ranks #10.

#555

U.S. Rank

Combining ranking factors for 1,438 schools that offer psychology degrees in the U.S., Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus ranks #555.

Psychology Programs Offered

For psychology degrees, Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus offers General Psychology at the bachelor level. At the master level, the university offers Counseling and Applied Psychology, Counseling Psychology and Industrial Organizational Psychology.

In the table below, see the programs offered and the number of graduates in each program.

Psychology Graduates in 2021BSMA
Counseling and Applied Psychology29
Counseling Psychology15
General Psychology83
Industrial Organizational Psychology14
Total Graduates8358
US Department of Education

Admission, Enrollment, Graduation

In the fall of 2021, 4,125 students applied to the Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus. The university admitted 85% and 14% of those who were admitted also enrolled.

By comparison, the average number of applicants for New Jersey universities is 10,058. On average, all New Jersey institutions admit 79% and 18% of those who were admitted end up enrolling into the institution.

The percentage of Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus students who return after their first year to begin their second year is 77%. Compared to all New Jersey four or more years colleges, the percentage is 74%.

The overall graduation rate for Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus is 62%, compared to 63% for all New Jersey universities, while the number of students who transferred out of the program is 34%.

  • Credits Accepted: Dual enrollment, Credit for life experiences, Advanced placement (AP) credits

Compare FDU-Florham to New Jersey Four or more years Colleges
Offering Psychology Degrees

Compare admission, acceptance, retention and graduation rates of Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus to the average of all New Jersey four or more years schools that offer psychology degrees.

Why it Matters

Compare Admission and Enrollment

Low admission rates and high enrollment rates denote not only how selective a school is, but also how in-demand the school is. High graduation rates show the overall success of an institution.

FDU-Florham

4,125

Applicants

85%

Percent Admitted

14%

Percent Enrolled

77%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

62%

Graduation Rate

NJ Colleges

10,058

Applicants

79%

Percent Admitted

18%

Percent Enrolled

74%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

63%

Graduation Rate

Student & Faculty Information

In the fall of 2021, there were 164 or 41% full-time instructional or research faculty members of all faculty and there were 239 or 59% part-time faculty members employed at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus. The number of full-time instructional faculty was 164 or 41%.

Part-time teachers are paid less and cost less, so any organization with a disproportionate number of part-time teachers can invest money in more important areas. However, as part-time teachers, participants can work full-time in their profession and bring experience to the classroom.

Why it Matters

Compare Faculty Numbers

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional percentages indicate that institutions focus their investments in areas that matter most to students.

FDU-Florham

11 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

41%

Percent Full-Time

59%

Percent Part-Time

41%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

NJ Colleges

15 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

35%

Percent Full-Time

65%

Percent Part-Time

34%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

Tuition and Student Expenses

For the 2021-2022 academic year at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus the average cost of undergraduate tuition is $38,940, and the average cost for books and supplies is $1,520.

For graduate students, the average cost for tuition is $9,780 and the average cost for graduate fees is $942.

In the table below, find the average total expenses to attend Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus in 2021-2022 including tuition, room, board and living expenses for both undergraduate and graduate students.

Note that the average total expenses do not include financial aid, grants, loans or scholarships. You can find the average financial aid and net price data in the sections below.

Expenses for Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus2021-2022
On Campus Room & Board$14,035
On-Campus Living Expenses$4,868
Total Living Expenses$18,903
Tuition for In-State, Undergraduate$38,940
Books and Supplies, Undergraduate$1,520
Total Undergraduate Expenses$59,363
In-State, Graduate Tuition$9,780
In-State, Graduate Fees$942
Total Graduate Expenses$10,722
US Department of Education

Net Price

Average Net Price

The average net price to attend Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus is $15,810. Average net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board, living costs, books, supplies together and then subtracting the average financial (grants, scholarships and loans) for federal financial aid recipients.

In other words, the average net price is the average amount students pay to attend this university for one year.

Average net price is calculated from the most recent data supplied by each institution to the US Department of Education and is found by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. The total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

Compare Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus to all New Jersey universitas that offer psychology degrees for the cost to attend, average financial aid, percent of students receiving aid and the average net price to attend.

For program ranking, we see a lower overall cost of tuition and cost of living expenses minus the average financial aid a student may receive as the ranking factor student may want to consider.

Why it Matters

Compare Average Cost to Attend and Net Price

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional professors indicates to us institutions that focus their investments in areas that matter most: the education of students by the best instructors possible.

FDU-Florham

$59,363

Cost to Attend

$33,867

Average Financial Aid

100%

Percent Receiving Aid

$15,810

Net Price

NJ Colleges

$38,355

Cost to Attend

$15,202

Average Financial Aid

88%

Percent Receiving Aid

$15,122

Average Net Price

Financial Aid

The number of beginning students who enter postsecondary education for the first time and receive financial aid is 544 or 100%.

The number of undergraduate students who receive a grant or scholarship is 2,475 and the average amount of their grant or scholarship is $33,867.

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid# Receiving AidAverage Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship Aid2,475$33,867
Pell Grants898$5,168
Federal Student Loans1,571$6,611
US Department of Education

Below, compare the financial aid students receive at the Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus to all schools across the United States that offer psychology degrees.

We see higher percentages of those receiving aid and the percent that aid covers the net price of education as an indicator of the strength of the institution.

Why it Matters

Compare Financial Aid

Financial Aid can make the difference between being able to afford college or being priced out of college. Many students may find college far more affordable than they could imagine, when accounting for the various kinds of financial aid available.

FDU-Florham

2,475

Grant or Scholarship Aid

50%

Grants or Scholarships

898

Number of Pell Grants

18%

Pell Grants

1,571

Federal Student Loans

32%

Federal Student Loans

NJ Colleges

4,080

Grant or Scholarship Aid

47%

Grants or Scholarships

2,299

Number of Pell Grants

26%

Pell Grants

2,326

Federal Student Loans

27%

Federal Student Loans

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