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Readmission is for students who previously completed coursework at FDU then left for more than 1 semester without first requesting an official leave of absence.

Readmitted international students are governed by the Course Studies Bulletin issued for the academic year of reinstatement and are subject to the current admissions and curricular requirements for the program to which they are seeking readmission.


Readmission Requirements:

  • Submit a completed Application for Readmission
  • Submit an updated resume outlining what you have been doing since last attending FDU

  • Submit any official transcripts from all college and university course work completed since last attending FDU (if applicable)

  • For applicants seeking an F-1 student visa:

    Submit an official bank statement and  Affidavit of Financial Support 

    - Bank statements must be issued directly from the bank and indicate a balance that will cover your first year of tuition and living expenses (listed on the Affidavit of Financial Support).

    - Self-sponsored applicants do not need an affidavit.

    - The Affidavit of Financial Support must be in the name of the sponsor indicated on your bank statement. Multiple bank statements will require an affidavit from each sponsor.

    - All financial documents must be dated within six (6) months of your desired start date. Fallapplicants must have documents dated after February 1Spring applicants, August 1.

    - Solvency certificates are not acceptable.

    - Alternatively, you can submit your bank statement through

For students returning after an absence of 7+ years:

  • Credit will not be recognized for courses in the student's major that are a "C" (2.00) or below
  • For any non-major courses where a student earned a "C" (2.00) or below, students can opt to not receive credit, and those courses will not be counted towards the cumulative GPA

Contact Information

  • Office Address:
    The Office of International Admissions
    1000 River Rd., T-KB1-01
    Teaneck, NJ 07666
  • E-mail: