What will I learn?

The Associate of Arts (AA) in Liberal Arts degree is a 60-credit, undergraduate degree offered in-person at both FDU’s Metropolitan Campus in Teaneck and Florham Campus in Madison, as well as entirely online. The AA degree is ideally suited to students, including adult learners, with little or no previous college credit. The program offers a timely and cost-effective way to earn an associate’s degree as either a terminal degree or as a stepping stone to a bachelor’s degree.

Degree Requirements

The minimum requirements for the Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts degree are:

  • Completion of 60 credits of acceptable college work; up to 64 credits can be earned in the AA program prior to transferring to an upper-division program.
  • A cumulative grade point average of 2.00;
  • Completion of 30 credits (normally the last 30) taken at Fairleigh Dickinson University.

Which department am I in?

Fairleigh Dickinson University, Metropolitan Campus

Study options

Online/Distance (60 credit hours)

Start date

24 January 2022, 23 May 2022, 29 August 2022

Entry requirements

For students from United States

High school diploma or equivalent High school grade point ratio of 2.75 or higher on a 4.00 scale

For international students

High school transcripts, or equivalent.

English proficiency: TOEFL IBT - 70; IELTS - 6.0; ITEP - 3.7, Pearson’s PTE-A – 53.

Application Deadlines: Fall (August) Semester: July 1, Spring (January) Semester: December 1, Summer (limited programs): May 1.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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