Fairleigh Dickinson University is a private, coeducational and nonsectarian university founded in 1942. Fairleigh Dickinson University is the first American university to own and operate an international campus and now offers more than 100 degree programs to its students. It now has several campuses located in New Jersey (United States), Canada and the United Kingdom. Fairleigh Dickinson University is New Jersey's largest private institution with 12,000+ students. The institution has two main campuses located in New Jersey: the College at Florham in Madison, which is centered on the former estate of Florence Vanderbilt and Hamilton Twombly; and the Metropolitan Campus located close to New York City and spanning the Hackensack River in Teaneck and Hackensack. It also has two international campuses, one in Vancouver, British Columbia, and another in Wroxton, England, known as Wroxton College.
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