Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus is New Jersey’s largest private university. It offers co-ed undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs. The history of the university dates back to 1942 when the university was founded by Dr. Peter Sammartino and his wife Sylvia as a two-year junior college. In 1948, the college expanded to a four-year curriculum and started offering graduate programs in 1954. The college gained university status in 1956.
Fairleigh Dickinson University currently has an enrollment of more than 12,000 students. The university operates through two campuses in northern New Jersey (Metropolitan Campus at Teaneck and FDU’s College at Florham in Madison) and two international campuses in Vancouver, Canada and Wroxton, England.
Fairleigh Dickinson University is accredited by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and licensed by the New Jersey Commission on Higher Education.