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Chances of getting into Fairleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
92.2%
Admission Difficulty for Fairleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsUnavailable
Applicant CompetitionVery Low
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How hard is it to get into FDU and can I get accepted? The school has a 92% acceptance rate ranking it #33 in New Jersey for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,590 out of 2,808 applicants were admitted making Fairleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Fairleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 21% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

Test Requirements

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required or recommended by Fairleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus.

FDU SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting SAT
-
SAT Scores for Fairleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th N/A
SAT Math 25th N/A
SAT Composite 25th N/A
SAT Scores for Fairleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
SAT Math 75th N/A
SAT Composite 75th N/A
Average SAT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

FDU ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT
-
ACT Scores for Fairleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for Fairleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A
Average ACT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

FDU GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.2
Typical High School Grades
B

What GPA do you need to get into Fairleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus?

Applicants need about average high school grades to get into FDU. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Fairleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus was 3.2 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #17 in New Jersey for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.2 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as FDU accepts 92% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Fairleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 17% Good
3.50 to 3.75 18% Good
3.25 to 3.50 12% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 19% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 23% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 11% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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High School Class Rank

82% of Fairleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Fairleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 18%
Top 25% of class 45%
Top 50% of class 82%
Bottom 50% of class 18%
Bottom 25% of class 1%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

Applying

Admission Statistics

Fairleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,616 1,192 2,808
Accepted 1,502 1,088 2,590
Acceptance Rate 93% 91% 92%
Enrolled 318 237 555
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 21% 22% 21%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jul 1, 2022
Days left to Apply
255

Applicants have 255 days left until the Fall 2021 term applications are due on Jul 1, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Fairleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus is $50.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Fairleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Fairleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus Admission Requirements
Test Scores Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Fairleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=184603 IPEDS survey data for Fairleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus.

FAQs

What is my chance of getting into Fairleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus?

92% of those who apply are granted admission to FDU. Admission competition is and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.