FDU Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Fairleigh Dickinson University College at Florham
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into FDU and can I get accepted? The school has a 84% acceptance rate ranking it #27 in New Jersey for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 3,503 out of 4,175 applicants were admitted making Fairleigh Dickinson University College at Florham an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 40 percent. Fairleigh Dickinson University College at Florham typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 23% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.
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FDU SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT82%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||570|
|SAT Math 25th||550|
|SAT Composite 25th||1120|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||670|
|SAT Math 75th||630|
|SAT Composite 75th||1300|
|Average SAT Score||1210|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Fairleigh Dickinson University College at Florham?
Fairleigh Dickinson University College at Florham typically requires applicants to be in the top 37 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1120 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1030. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1210 out of 1600. The school ranks #9 in New Jersey for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 82 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1300 and Above||Good||>90%|
|1210 to 1300||Avg +||84%-90%|
|1120 to 1210||Avg -||76%-84%|
|1030 to 1120||Reach||64%-76%|
|Less than 1030||Low||<64%|
FDU ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT17%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||N/A|
|ACT Math 25th||N/A|
|ACT Composite 25th||21|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||N/A|
|ACT Math 75th||N/A|
|ACT Composite 75th||26|
|Average ACT Score||23|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into FDU?
Admission data indicates that FDU regularly accepts students with ACT's of 21 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 43 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #6 in New Jersey for highest average ACT composite score. 17 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Fairleigh Dickinson University College at Florham.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|26 and Above||Good||>91%|
|23 to 26||Avg +||84%-91%|
|21 to 23||Avg -||77%-84%|
|19 to 21||Reach||69%-77%|
|Less than 19||Low||<69%|
Avg. High School GPA3.1
Typical High School GradesB
You will need about average high school grades to get into Fairleigh Dickinson University College at Florham. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Fairleigh Dickinson University College at Florham was 3.1 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #21 in New Jersey for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.1 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as FDU accepts 84% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||14%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||12%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||20%||Avg +|
|2.75 to 3.00||29%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.75||11%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
75% of Fairleigh Dickinson University College at Florham freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||14%|
|Top 25% of class||36%|
|Top 50% of class||75%|
|Bottom 50% of class||25%|
|Bottom 25% of class||6%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||23%||23%||23%|
What are the requirements for admission to Fairleigh Dickinson University College at Florham and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=184694 IPEDS survey data for Fairleigh Dickinson University College at Florham.
Frequently Asked Questions
82% of students submit their SAT scores to FDU. 17% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
84% of those who apply are granted admission to FDU. Admission competition is and the college has challenging admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1120 and 1300. 82% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.