STUDY IN CANADA-FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON UNIVERSITY
Fairleigh Dickinson University is an American university with several campuses located in New Jersey, Canada, and the United Kingdom. One of their main campus locations in Canada is in Vancouver, British Columbia. In total, there are about 8,000 undergraduate and 3,500 graduate students of which many are international students. Fairleigh Dickinson University has nearly 1300 international students from 96 countries. Such a large population allows students to have the comfort of being amongst similar cultures, along with the opportunity to take part in a multi-cultural educational experience.
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Fairleigh Dickinson is home to the QUEST program, where students can study any major and combine their bachelor’s degree with a master’s in education. This allows International students to save time and money and gain an exceptional degree. Above that, Fairleigh Dickinson University also offers AACSB-accredited graduate business courses through its Silberman College of Business, one of the most recognized schools worldwide. In 2010, Fairleigh Dickinson’s Silberman College of Business was ranked as one of the top 301 Business Schools in the country by Princeton Review. The University is ranked 57th by US News and World Report of Best Colleges 2011 rankings in the Northeast for Tier 1 Universities-Masters in the United States. The University has had long-standing connections with the United Nations, offering qualified students opportunities for internships with the UN and its associated agencies and is formally recognized by the United Nations as an NGO by the UN Department of Public Information.
Fairleigh Dickenson University offers students a wide variety of undergraduate programs including Accounting, Allied Health Technologies, Arts Management, Biochemistry, and much more. Also, they offer graduate programs in Emergency Management Administration, Forensic Accounting, Global Technology, Finance, Learning Disabilities, Political Science and much more as well.
In terms of research and educational advancement, Fairleigh Dickinson University has a PublicMind, which is an independent research group that conducts public opinion polling and other research on politics, society, popular culture, consumer behavior and economic trends. PublicMind associates undertake scientific survey research for corporations, non-profits, and government agencies as well as for the public interest.
As the center of campus community life, the Office of Student Services is an integral part of the educational mission of Fairleigh Dickinson University, Vancouver Campus. By offering a variety of programs, services and facilities that meet the needs of the FDU community, the office recreates an environment for individuals to interact and learn from one another. It also provides opportunities for student, faculty and staff involvement in campus life. As for housing, students can choose to live in a residence style accommodation or also take part in home stay, a chance to live amongst a Canadian family to better obtain the language skills and learn about their culture while abroad.
Their residence option is one of the finest “Y” accommodation facilities in North America; Vancouver’s YWCA Hotel is less than a 5 minute walk to Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Campus. It offers a warm welcome to students, and is a comfortable, safe and affordable place to stay at the heart of downtown’s arts and entertainment scene
DeVry Calgary is conveniently located east of downtown Calgary near main roads and nearby a main train station as well. Above easy accessibility and transport, the campus provides spacious classrooms, a fully wired computer lab, and a comfortable commons area. DeVry Campus has all the facilities that assist students to having a comfortable and beneficial stay abroad.
Amongst the most notable alumni of Fairleigh Dickenson are Richard Cody, former Governor and State Senate President of New Jersey, and Gregory Olsen, a current entrepreneur and astronaut. Another notable alumnus is Christine King, who is currently the President and CEO of Standard Microsystems Corporation.
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