Fairleigh Dickinson University - Vancouver:
Fairleigh Dickinson University - Vancouver campus is located in British Columbia, Canada. We offer accredited professional American degree programs to international students with majors in Business Administration, Information Technology and Individualized Studies. Students majoring in Business Administration are required to complete a concentration in International Business and may elect to complete a second concentration in Entrepreneurship, Finance, Information Technology, or Marketing. Students majoring in Information Technology can choose from Web Development and/or Network & System Administration. The B.A. in Individualized Studies provides students the opportunity to specialize in: Business, Communication, Applied Technology, Hospitality and Tourism Management, Global Security*, Health and Human Services*, and Sports Administration Studies*.
The Vancouver campus boasts an excellent and dedicated core of full- and part-time faculty; a new, state-of-the art facility; small class sizes; close working relations between students, faculty and staff; and an intensive and unrivaled student support system focused on individual student success. We are accredited by AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business making us one of the 301 best business schools in the world.
FDU-Vancouver offers the following academic programs leading to the Bachelor of Science (BS) degree from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Classes follow a trimester calendar that will enable you to fast track your studies and earn your degree in less than three years by attending classes year-round.
- Bachelor of Science in Business Management
- Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
- Bachelor of Arts in Individualized Studies
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For the most part, instructional delivery consists of in-person classroom-based lectures. A good number of lecture courses have a fully integrated laboratory component. The University also requires all undergraduates to complete four online courses to support its mission of global education, taking advantage of its online faculty around the world through its Global Virtual FacultyTM program.
The University utilizes a unique program management and course delivery model that permits a blend of onsite instruction and online learning technologies.
The University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and licensed by the State of New Jersey Commission on Higher Education. FDU's Silberman College of Business Administration holds prestigious accreditation by AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Many of the University's individual academic degree programs are accredited by the appropriate professional and educational agencies.
The term "university" is used under the written consent of the British Columbia Ministry of Advanced Education effective May 8, 2006, having undergone a quality assessment process and been found to meet the criteria established by the ministry. Fairleigh Dickinson University is the first non-Canadian institution to gain approval under the stringent standards adopted by British Columbia in 2003.
FDU’s centrally located campus in downtown Vancouver allows students to choose from a variety of local housing options.
One of the most economical ways to meet your living requirements is to live with a Canadian family.Many international students enjoy the opportunity to live with a family and share in the rich and rewarding experiences of a Canadian home life. Students can choose from a variety of locations in the city and different types of homestay plans. If you are new to the Vancouver area, Homestay is a very good option as you get settled in.
In a homestay, you will have a private bedroom in the home of a family. Generally, you will join the family for breakfast and dinner and have a lunch to take to school. Arrangements vary between families with regard to joining in family activities and the number of meals. Homestay is a very affordable living option, and will cost about $800/month (price may vary depending on meal arrangements).
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The FDU-Vancouver campus is located within the vibrant district of Yaletown which is very close to the Vancouver Public Library and surrounded by the hustle and bustle of downtown life, wonderful restaurants, incredible sporting venues, superb shops, and numerous coffee houses. Vancouver is indeed a very exciting place to live and learn, and the FDU-Vancouver campus is now part of that excitement.
Vancouver is consistently rated one of the most livable cities in the world. It is surrounded by some of the most stunning natural beauty in the world, including mountains, the Pacific Ocean, a rainforest, parks and beaches. The population of the City of Vancouver is about 600,000; Greater Vancouver's estimated total population is over 2 million.
Vancouver is a very cosmopolitan and multicultural city. While most of the population speaks English as either a first or second language, it is a very multicultural environment, in which many languages are spoken and diverse ethnic traditions are followed. Four out of every 10 residents are immigrants to the city.
After English and Chinese, the most common languages spoken are Punjabi, German, Italian, French, Tagalog (Filipino) and Spanish.
Warmed by Pacific Ocean currents and protected by a range of mountains, Vancouver enjoys mild temperatures year-round. From high 70's Fahrenheit (low 20's Celsius) in summer to a mild mid 40's Fahrenheit (0º to 5º Celsius) in winter, the climate is always mild and hospitable. Winters are wet, but it rarely snows, except on local ski hills.
Unlike many cities in North America, Vancouver has no highways cutting through it, making it possible to walk almost anywhere. The city also boasts an outstanding public transportation system that features buses, SkyTrain, SeaBus and a commuter rail service.
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