Fairleigh Dickinson University

Fairleigh Dickinson University
Vancouver, British Coumbia

Founded : 2007
Type : Private, University


Founded in the year 2007, the Farleigh Dickinson University is renowned for its global education system and intercultural atmosphere. Its Vancouver campus is known to offer the students with a rare opportunity of getting an American degree – that too while studying in Canada.

More than 11500 students across a whopping 32 states and 72 countries study at Farleigh Dickinson University – making it one of the best colleges for international students in terms of a diverse community and globally recognized teaching techniques.

It has over 100 distinct programs to offer the students across different levels such as associate, bachelor’s programs, master’s programs and doctorate level programs. The faculties here are known for their superior expertise and personalized teaching approach.



Application Fees : $100 USD

Tuition Fees : $16,000 – $26,000 CAD Approx Annually

Acadamic Requirements

Graduate Programs: 65 – 70% or above in qualifying degree

Undergraduate Programs: 60-65% or above

(Few programs may have higher academic requirement)

IELTS Requirements

Graduate Programs:
IELTS – Overall band score of 6.0 or higher

Undergraduate Admissions:
IELTS – Overall band score of 6.0 or higher


Programs Duration Level Intake Admission Requirement Apply
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration 4 Years Degree Jan, Sept Students pursuing a business administration major without a concentration must complete 21 credits of business major courses as follows:
Required Courses
MIS4307 Introduction to E-Business OR
MIS4303 Spreadsheet Applications in Business
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Bachelor of Science in Information Technology 4 Years Degree Jan, Sept Mathematics, Science and Programming Requirements — 21 credits
Liberal Arts Requirements — 17 credits
IT Core Requirements — 57 credits
Minor Requirements — 18 credits
Free Electives — 9 credits
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Bachelor of Arts in Individualized Studies 4 Years Degree Jan, Sept The use of basic intellectual tools, specifically to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; to use mathematical reasoning; and to comprehend the nature, techniques and limits of the humanities, natural or physical sciences and the social and behavioral sciences.
The ability to learn and apply learning to the graduate’s career and life experience, requiring the capability to define problems; to use information resources such as libraries and computers; and to analyze, synthesize and integrate knowledge, perspectives and techniques.
An understanding of the historic and global context of events and achievements over time as treated in subjects such as history, the arts and the humanities. Mastery of a considerable body of knowledge in one subject area or a group of related subjects.
The degree consists of 120 credits (30 courses) in multiple disciplines.
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Bachelor of Arts in Individualized Studies with a specialization in Hospitality and Tourism Management 4 Years Degree Jan, Sept completion of a minimum of 120 credits
cumulative grade point ratio of 2.00
cumulative grade point ratio of 2.00 in the upper-level courses completed at FDU
upper-level credit courses: of the courses completed at FDU 24 credits (eight courses) must be upper-level
a grade of C or better in all seven HRTM Specialization courses
at least 30 credits, normally the last 30, must be completed at FDU
residency requirement/time limit on degree completion as explained below
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Master of Administrative Science 2 Years Master Jan,May,Sept At least 21 credits must be completed at FDU.
Students must achieve a grade point average of 2.75 for the current trimester and keep a cumulative grade point average of 2.75. Students who receive two or more C grades will be warned, and if evidence of definite improvement in their academic performance does not ensue, they will be put on academic probation or be asked to withdraw from graduate study.
All students must take the Capstone Course, MADS 6612 – Seminar on Strategic Management.
Students are required to take 10 courses to complete the MAS which are chosen from a range of courses. Students may pursue a single area of study or design a program that will support their specific career-related goals.
The curriculum areas and credit distribution requirements are designed to provide students with flexibility in planning a program of study within a competency-focused framework for professional development. Students must successfully complete 30 credits of graduate course work in the following categories.
Administrative Competencies (6 classes / 18 credits)
Analytic and Decision-Making Competencies (3 classes / 9 credits)
Capstone Seminar (last class/3 credits) MADS6612 – Seminar in Strategic Management
Completion of EPS 5299 Academic Research Foundation.
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Master of Science in Hospitality Management ‐ Vancouver Campus 2 Years Master Jan,May,Sept Completion of a minimum of 33 graduate credits.
Cumulative grade point ratio of 3.00 for the degree program of study.
Must earn a grade point ratio of 3.00 in each of the 4 required hospitality management courses.
Minimum of 30 credits completed at Fairleigh Dickinson University.
Maximum of six years to complete the Master’s degree requirements.
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