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History at Fairleigh Dickinson University - Florham Campus

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History at Fairleigh Dickinson University - Florham Campus

What traits are you looking for in a history school? To help you decide if Fairleigh Dickinson University - Florham Campus is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's history program.

FDU is located in Madison, New Jersey and approximately 3,396 students attend the school each year. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 8 students received a bachelor's degree in history from FDU.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in History section at the bottom of this page.

FDU History Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in History

FDU History Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the history progam at FDU compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The history major at FDU is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for History. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular History Schools 790

How Much Do History Graduates from FDU Make?

The median salary of history students who receive their bachelor's degree at FDU is $25,225. Unfortunately, this is lower than the national average of $28,881 for all history students.


History Student Demographics at FDU

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the history majors at Fairleigh Dickinson University - Florham Campus.

FDU History Bachelor’s Program

50% Women
Of the 8 students who earned a bachelor's degree in History from FDU in 2020-2021, 50% were men and 50% were women. The typical history bachelor's degree program is made up of only 43% women. So female students are more repesented at FDU since its program graduates 7% more women than average.


About 100% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in history at FDU are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Fairleigh Dickinson University - Florham Campus with a bachelor's in history.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 8
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

FDU also has a doctoral program available in history. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That History Grads May Go Into

A degree in history can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for NJ, the home state for Fairleigh Dickinson University - Florham Campus.

Occupation Jobs in NJ Average Salary in NJ
High School Teachers 29,140 $76,390
Managers 18,370 $138,820
History Professors 750 $91,270
Curators 120 $75,750
Historians 80 $76,320


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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