Cost of college went up for all students at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus


Tuition and fees rose 3.3 percent for 2018-19 at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus, according to recent data from the U.S. Department of Education.

New Jersey students paid $40,732 to attend the four-year private not-for-profit institution this year – $1,286 more than the $39,446 charged for 2017-18.

Data shows 99 percent of full-time undergraduates who started school in 2015-16 received student financial aid in some form. In all, 656 students received grants or scholarships totaling $23.2 million and 446 students took out student loans totaling more than $3.2 million.

Including all undergraduates (7,871), 3,119 students used grants or scholarships totaling $70.1 million, and 2,568 students took out $25.7 million in federal student loans.

The cost of attending
Enrollment
2015-16
2016-17
2017-18
2018-19
Change in tuition and fees 2015-16 to 2018-19
In-state
~6,376
$36,910
$37,988
$39,446
$40,732
10.4%

Undergraduate financial aid
The following data includes only full-time students who began an undergraduate program at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus in 2015-16.
Type of Aid
Number of students receiving aid
Percent receiving aid
Total amount of aid received
Average amount of aid per student
Federal grants
395
59%
$2,446,922
$6,195
State / local grant or scholarship
327
49%
$3,508,960
$10,731
Institutional grants or scholarships
651
98%
$17,216,294
$26,446
Grant or scholarship aid total
656
99%
$23,172,176
$35,323
Federal student loans
435
66%
$2,412,882
$5,547
Other student loans
56
8%
$817,852
$14,605
Student loan aid
446
67%
$3,230,734
$7,244
Total student aid
658
99%
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