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    United States of America
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    Min. 50
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    BDT 1421233
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    BDT 13700
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    Upto 3 Years
About the University

As a leading innovator in global education, Fairleigh Dickinson University seeks new ways to offer its unique learning opportunities to students worldwide. The University's newest campus opened in 2007 in Vancouver, British Columbia. Located in western Canada near the U.S. border, Vancouver is one of the world’s most scenic, cosmopolitan and multicultural cities.

The Vancouver Campus offers students one of the few opportunities to earn an American college degree while studying in Canada. All degree programs offered at the Vancouver Campus have been authorized by the British Columbia Ministry of Advanced Education. Fairleigh Dickinson University - Vancouver welcomes students from around the world to create a culturally diverse learning environment. Vancouver offers resources to students who need additional support in developing their English-language skills before starting degree studies.


Fairleigh Dickinson University is a center of academic excellence dedicated to the preparation of world citizens through global education. The University strives to provide students with the multidisciplinary, intercultural and ethical understandings necessary to participate, lead and prosper in the global marketplace of ideas, commerce and culture.

Founded in 1942, FDU is New Jersey's largest private University, serving nearly 12,000 graduate and undergraduate students, including more than 1,000 international students from around the world. The University's two U.S. campuses are in northern New Jersey, near New York City. In addition to the Vancouver Campus, the University owns and operates a campus in Wroxton, England.

The Vancouver Campus is operated through the Fairleigh Dickinson University of British Columbia Foundation, which is a not-for-profit entity in British Columbia, Canada.

English Language Requirements

International applicants are required to submit a copy of qualifying results from an acceptable English proficiency test as part of their application for admission. Official scores need to be reported before the first academic semester.

Students who do not meet the requirements for direct admission may be eligible to apply for admission via an undergraduate or graduate pathway program or may be eligible for conditional admission via our ELS language center.. See our pathways programs for more information.

Requirements for Admission

Regular (Direct) Admission Pre-University Program (undergraduate) Pre-Master’s Program (graduate) Conditional Admission via ELS Language Center
TOEFL IBT 70 50 [Special consideration for applicants who score within 10 points] 60 [Special consideration for applicants who score within 10 points] Not required
TOEFL PBT (old) 550 497 520 Not required
TOEFL PBT (revised) 59 45 51 Not required
IELTS 6.0 5.0 [Special consideration for applicants who score within 0.5 band] 5.5 [Special consideration for applicants who score within 0.5 band] Not required
ITEP 3.7 3.2 3.5 Not required
Pearson’s PTE-A 53 45 50 Not required
GTEC 1150 1000 1075 Not required
Other SAT EBRW: 480

ACT English: 22

ELS EAP level 112


ELS EAP level 110 ELS EAP level 110 Not required

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Scholarship and grant consideration will be given to all undergraduate applicants to the Vancouver Campus. No separate application is required.

Generous entrance scholarships will be competitively awarded to academically talented applicants from around the world on the basis of prior academic achievement. All scholarships are renewable annually, for the life of a student's program, based on continued academic performance (maintaining a 3.00 GPA or higher).

FDU institutional scholarships are only eligible to undergraduate students.

1. Entrance scholarships and grants

Application procedure

  • Complete the on-line undergraduate application form and attach required documents to your application. For more details on how to apply, please visit the Admissions pages.
  • SAT or ACT test scores are required for top scholarships consideration. Please attach copies of the results with your application.
  • Please check the Admissions pages for application deadlines, unless a specific deadline is specified with the scholarship information.

2. Colonel Dickinson Scholarship at Vancouver Campus

3. Gregory H. Olsen Scholarships

4. Global Leaders Grant at Vancouver Campus

5. Study Grants at Vancouver Campus

6. Provost's Scholarship at Vancouver Campus

7. Global Scholars Scholarship at Vancouver Campus

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All information related to this institution has been extracted from the Fairleigh Dickinson University - Vancouver website, accessible at The data provided here is true until its extraction on 23 December 2019. Hence, all information here is subject to change without notice as per the institution's policy. For the latest update, please visit the institution website.

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