Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus Rankings Based on Salary

  • Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus ranks better than 55% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus ranks better than only 39% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus's Top Rankings

Salary and Debt by Major at Fairleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus

We calculated a salary score for each of Fairleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus's programs by comparing program-specific median alumni earnings to median alumni earnings for the same program across all schools that provide this data. This way, students can compare the relative salary strength of a specific major at Fairleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus to the same major at other schools. A school's overall score by level is a weighted average of all of its program scores. Data is sourced from the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and was last updated in December 2020. It reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid.

Salary Scores for FDU Associate Degrees

FDU ranks higher than 4% of colleges for associate degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 4% $12,000 $14,935 4%

Salary Scores for FDU Bachelor's Degrees

FDU ranks higher than 55% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 43% $24,000 $47,260 43%
Biology, General 24% $25,000 $25,194 24%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 49% $25,000 $42,682 49%
Civil Engineering Technologies/Technicians 96% Not Reported $69,338 96%
Communication and Media Studies 30% $25,000 $30,305 30%
Computer and Information Sciences, General 18% $26,680 $42,682 18%
Criminal Justice and Corrections 39% $26,000 $33,798 39%
Criminology 72% $26,000 $37,748 72%
Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft 20% $27,000 $19,455 20%
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 26% Not Reported $65,053 26%
English Language and Literature, General 61% $23,000 $31,133 61%
Film/Video and Photographic Arts 91% $25,000 $33,281 91%
Finance and Financial Management Services 58% $26,000 $52,733 58%
History 7% $25,000 $20,824 7%
Hospitality Administration/Management 66% $25,000 $40,095 66%
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 67% $23,000 $35,986 67%
Marketing 52% $25,000 $42,682 52%
Mathematics 55% $19,750 $47,260 55%
Mechanical Engineering Related Technologies/Technicians 13% Not Reported $47,260 13%
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General 39% $25,000 $29,685 39%
Political Science and Government 3% Not Reported $22,192 3%
Psychology, General 57% $25,000 $30,771 57%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 88% $26,000 $78,640 88%
Visual and Performing Arts, General 58% Not Reported $27,439 58%

Salary Scores for FDU Master's Degrees

FDU ranks higher than 61% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 29% $29,387 $57,679 29%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 61% $30,166 $76,729 61%
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 58% $45,128 $48,823 58%
Criminal Justice and Corrections 19% Not Reported $37,208 19%
Educational Administration and Supervision 52% Not Reported $57,318 52%
Health and Physical Education/Fitness 48% Not Reported $41,937 48%
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration 22% Not Reported $74,576 22%
Public Administration 83% $41,000 $65,238 83%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 77% $30,750 $117,274 77%
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies 85% $29,911 $47,260 85%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 77% $20,500 $52,246 77%

Salary Scores for FDU Doctoral Degrees

FDU ranks higher than 7% of colleges for doctorates, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 99% $69,288 $86,867 99%
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration 2% $185,776 $96,405 2%

Fairleigh Dickinson University-Metropolitan Campus Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Jawon Carter 3/4/2018

Only go to Fairleigh Dickinson University for business, nursing, or engineering because those programs are very successful. However, for any liberal arts majors, run! The only way I would suggest you go to FDU for a liberal arts major is if you minor in the QUEST program to guarantee yourself a teaching job. The tuition is too high to get a degree that does not guarantee a job after graduation. Most people transferred out during my stay there because of finances. It is an extremely expensive school, but it... Read More

Sam Reynolds 8/23/2017

Solid campus atmosphere at FDU. Good networking opportunities due to the proximity of NYC. Sadly when I was in college taking classes online was not an option so I cannot comment on their online education programs. The cost is on the high side but the quality of education and reputation of the school measure up.