Financial Aid for Undergraduate Students

Fairleigh Dickinson University administers a variety of academic and need-based funding from federal, state and University sources. Financial aid is available to qualified full-time and part-time matriculated students at Fairleigh Dickinson University. Students applying for financial aid are considered for every program for which they are eligible.

If you have additional questions concerning the Metropolitan Campus, we can be reached at 201-692-2363, for questions or concerns regarding the Florham Campus, we can be reached at 973-443-8700. Also, you may email your questions to

The FAFSA should be completed EVERY year in order to determine eligibility.

New  students are expected to file their application no later than February 15th.

Returning students are expected to file their application no later than April 15th.

Financial aid awards are processed annually and are offered upon continued financial need, enrollment status, availability of funds, and maintaining satisfactory academic progress. In addition, a student may not be in default and/or may not owe a refund on any Title IV and/or HEA Loans and grants.

International Students and Athletes

International students are not eligible for federal, state or University need-based financial aid. However, international students are eligible for athletic funding, as provided by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) guidelines, as well as academic scholarships.

Community College Partnership

Students enrolled with Fairleigh Dickinson University at the Community College Partnership locations should reference the Community College Partnership Booklet designed to relay the unique financial aid information and processes particular to those academic programs. The booklet is available from the Admissions Office at 201-692-7310.