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FDU Demographics & Diversity

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at FDU are mainly White with a smaller Hispanic population. The school has high racial diversity. 42% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Fairleigh Dickinson University College at Florham students
Race Percent of Students
White 58%
Black 11%
Hispanic 16%
Asian 4%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 0%
Race Unknown 7%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

There are 48% more female students than male students enrolled at Fairleigh Dickinson University College at Florham with a gender ratio of 60% women to 40% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, FDU has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Fairleigh Dickinson University College at Florham students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 40%
Women 60%
Enrollment by gender for Fairleigh Dickinson University College at Florham students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,371
Women 2,025

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

FDU serves a very low number of students outside of New Jersey, with 80 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Fairleigh Dickinson University College at Florham students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 80%
Out of State 18%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 2%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$80,740 per year

42% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
3,396
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 3.7%
Part time Undergrads 4.9%

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.