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Institution Profile

Fairleigh Dickinson University is a center of academic excellence dedicated to the preparation of world citizens through global education. The University strives to provide students with the multidisciplinary, intercultural, and ethical understandings necessary to participate, lead and prosper in the global marketplace of ideas, commerce, and culture.


Founded in 1942, FDU is New Jersey’s largest private University, serving nearly 12,000 graduate and undergraduate students, including more than 1,000 international students from around the world. The University’s two U.S. campuses are in northern New Jersey, near New York City. In addition to the Vancouver Campus, the University owns and operates a campus in Wroxton, England.


The Vancouver Campus is operated through the Fairleigh Dickinson University of British Columbia Foundation, which is a not-for-profit entity in British Columbia, Canada.

Main Fields of Study

Business Administration, Information Technology, Arts, Hospitality and Tourism Management, Administrative Science, Applied Computer Science

City, Province

Vancouver, British Columbia

Student Population


International Students


Tuition Fees

Scholarship/Financial Aid


Fall - September; Spring - January; Summer - May

Application deadline

September 18 - Fall; January 29 - Spring; May 27 - Summer

Application Link

updated July 2023

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