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Felician University

Check whether Felician University is right for you as an international student.

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Rutherford, USA
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Study abroad at Felician University

Felician University is a private Catholic university in New Jersey, US, with two campuses, one in Lodi and another in Rutherford, only 16 kilometers from New York City. The University is made up of four schools: arts and sciences, business, education, and nursing.

The University offers a wide variety of programs at both graduate and undergraduate levels, including bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate degrees. Both campuses offer a range of facilities including cafeterias, computer labs, study lounges, and academic offices.

Felician offers a range of student clubs and organizations, including Radio Felician University, Greek life, Irish dance team and many more. Their athletics teams compete in NCAA Division II in a range of sports including baseball, basketball, cross country, and lacrosse.

Why study at Felican University?

  • Staff student ratio

    13:1 student faculty ratio helps each student receive a personalized education

  • Safe campus

    Felician is ranked the safest college campus in New Jersey (

Life as an international student

Felician University is home to students from more than 35 countries, and it offers a range of organizations and activities designed to help international students transition into life in the US. You can live on-campus in their residence hall to help you get involved in campus life and get the full college experience.

The Office of International Programs (OIP) is available to help during your application process and once you’ve arrived at Felician. The University also offers an English as a Second Language program which you can take alongside your studies to help you make the most of your time in the US.

What Felician University says

  • Tatiana Khalfani

    Tatiana Khalfani

    Felician University Assistant Director, Office of International Programs
    Tatiana Khalfani says

    Felician is a small university offering the best of both worlds! Located 16km from NYC, and voted the safest campus in all of New Jersey, creates an environment ideal for learning, internships and job opportunities.

    We offer over 60 career-focused academic programs in the School of Arts and Sciences, the School of Business, the School of Education, the School of Nursing, and the Institute for Information Sciences. With such a variety of courses and programs, you will quickly discover your interests, passions, and talents.

    As a small Catholic institution that houses over 130 students from over 35 countries, our values drive how we educate and transform students for the pursuit of competence, character, and compassion.

    Felician is also one of only 23 universities that is a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) to the United Nations offering an interdisciplinary Fellowship opportunity for all students and majors! Practicing how your major relates to the world stage creates an opportunity for future career plans and lasting connections.

    As a small university, supporting students is what we do best! The Office of International Programs is staffed by experts that will advise you from the initial enrollment process, visa process and how to best navigate and succeed in the US.

    Our Academic support office ensures all students receive adequate and above and beyond tutoring and career guidance throughout their studies. The division of Student affairs ensures your out of classroom experiences are rich and interactive, while at the same time knowing that the counseling office ensures you make sense of it all. An equally important office is our career service department which ensures students have access to an array of internships and job opportunities. Last year, the average salary of the graduating class was $55,000!

    Having the ability to know each of our students by name allows each office to offer individual support to ensure the success of every student's educational goals.

    Our top employers for Felician graduates include; United States Secret Service, United Nations, Mayo Clinic, Bergen County Sheriff Department, Federal Reserve Bank, Hackensack University Medical Center, NY Presbyterian Hospital, and GE Capital.

Student life & facilities

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  • Praying Rooms
    • Workshops
  • Library
    • Group Study Rooms
    • Quiet Areas
  • Healthcare & Medical
    • Physiotherapy
    • Counselling & Mental Health Services
    • Campus Doctor
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    • No. of Baseball Pitches 1
    • No. of Golf Coursenumber 1
    • No. of Basketball Courts 1
    • No. of Athletics Track 1
    • No. of volleyball courts 1
  • Food & Restaurants
    • Restaurants 1
    • Cafe’s 1
  • Fitness Centre
    • Machines
    • Free Weights
  • IT Support
    • Campus Wireless Connectivity
  • Clubs & Organisations
    • No. of Clubs & Organizations 21
  • Sports Facilities
    • Sport facilities 2
    • No. of Natural Turf Soccer Pitches 1
  • Tutoring Support
    • Student Tutoring & Support
    • Academic Tutoring & Support
    • Peer & Buddy Program

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Fees and funding

The Felician University cost of attendance is an estimate of a student's educational expenses for a period of enrollment.

Undergraduate tuition - US$35,000 per year Graduate tuition - US$20,050 per year

Students are automatically considered for a scholarship upon admission and an additional scholarship application is not required.

International Freshmen Scholarship

$9,500 - $18,000 per year

This scholarship is applicable toward your university tuition and is based on a complete review of your credentials.

Graduate Scholarship

International students entering a graduate program at Felician University are eligible for a $1,000 scholarship per academic year through completion of your program.


Felician University

One Felician Way, Rutherford, NJ 07070

Felician's proximity to NYC enables its faculty to integrate the attributes of commerce, finance, art, technology and entertainment into its curriculum.

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