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Tuition & Fees

$49,073

$49,073

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
16%
600-699
49%
500-599
30%
400-499
5%
700-800
20%
600-699
51%
500-599
26%
400-499
3%
700-800
19%
600-699
53%
500-599
23%
400-499
5%
30-36
56%
24-29
36%
18-23
7%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
30%
24-29
60%
18-23
9%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
42%
24-29
53%
18-23
5%
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

44%

56%

male

female

1
14

teacher

students

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Selective

47%

acceptance rate

Accepted 20,366
Declined + 22,445
Total Received 42,811
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Private (nonprofit)

8,855

undergraduate students

6,431

graduate students

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Codes

SAT 2259
ACT 2748

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School Facts

Fordham University is the Jesuit University of New York. Founded in 1841, our 85-acre Rose Hill campus is located in the Bronx, adjacent to the Botanical Gardens and Bronx Zoo. Our eight-acre Lincoln Center campus is located in Manhattan, right next to the Lincoln Center arts complex.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 15,286
Established in 1841
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABA (American Bar Association)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)

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Bronx, NY

85-acre campus at Rose Hill in the Bronx and eight-acre Lincoln Center campus in midtown Manhattan (New York City population: 8,405,837). Branch campus in West Harrison. Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus. School operates van service between campuses.

Fordham University
441 E Fordham Rd
Bronx, NY 10458

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
55%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
77%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
46%
Top 1/4
79%
Top 1/2
97%
Bottom 1/2
3%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
16%
600-699
49%
500-599
30%
400-499
5%
700-800
20%
600-699
51%
500-599
26%
400-499
3%
700-800
19%
600-699
53%
500-599
23%
400-499
5%
30-36
56%
24-29
36%
18-23
7%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
30%
24-29
60%
18-23
9%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
42%
24-29
53%
18-23
5%
12-17
0
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $70
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline November 1 (priority deadline)
January 1
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 1
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required

Selective

47%

acceptance rate

Accepted 20,366
Declined + 22,445
Total Received 42,811

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Volunteer Work

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Work Experience

Not Considered

Interview
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

John Buckley
Associate Vice President for Undergraduate Enrollment
P: 800 FORDHAM
F: 718 367-9404
enroll@fordham.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $8,601,445
State $6,033,763
Institutional $92,303,206
Other external $5,562,257
Total $112,500,671

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State $593,266
Institutional $27,865,199
Other external $3,502,144
Total $31,960,609

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cheerleading
crew
cross-country
diving
football
golf
soccer
softball
squash
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
water polo

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Atlantic 10 Conference (Division I), Patriot League (Division I, Football I-AA)
Mascot
Ram
School colors
maroon and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Administration/Supervision
Adolescence Education/Chemistry
Adolescence Education/Earth Science
Adolescence Education/English
Adolescence Education/Mathematics
Adolescence Education/Physics
Adolescence Education/Social Studies
Adolescence Special Education
Adolescent Education/Biology
African-American/African Studies
American Studies
Anthropology
Applied Development Psychology
Applied Psychological Methods
Applied Statistics/Decision Making
Art History
Bilingual Childhood Education
Bilingual School Psychology
Biological Sciences
Business
Business Administration
Business Analytics
Chemistry
Childhood Education
Childhood Special Education
Christian Spirituality
Classical Civilization
Classical Languages
Classics
Clinical Psychology
Clinical Research Methods
Communications
Comparative Literature
Computer Science
Contemporary Learning/Interdisciplinary Research
Counseling Psychology
Curriculum/Teaching
Cybersecurity
Dance
Data Analytics
Early Childhood Education
Early Childhood Special Education
Early Childhood/Childhood Education
Economics
Educational Leadership
Elections/Campaign Management
Engineering
English
Environmental Science
Finance
French Language/Literature
French Studies
General Science
German
German Studies
Global Business
Global Finance
History
Humanitarian Studies
Individualized Major
Information Sciences
Information Systems
Integrative Neuroscience
International Humanitarian Action
International Political Economy
International Political Economy/Development
International/Intercultural Studies
Investor Relations
Italian
Italian Studies
Latin American/Latino Studies
Literacy/Adolescent
Literacy/Childhood
Marketing
Marketing Intelligence
Mathematics
Mathematics/Economics
Media Management
Medieval Latin
Medieval Studies
Mental Health Counseling
Middle Eastern Studies
Music
Natural Science/Interdisciplinary
Natural Sciences
New Media/Digital Design
Nonprofit Leadership
Pastoral Care
Pastoral Counseling
Pastoral Studies
Philosophical Resources
Philosophy
Physics
Playwriting
Political Science
Psychology
Psychometrics
Public Media
Quantitative Finance
Religion/Religious Education
Religious Studies
School Counseling
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language/Literature
Spanish Studies
TESOL
Taxation
Theatre
Theology/Religion
Theology/Religious Studies
Theology/Sacred Sciences/Religious Studies
Urban Studies
Visual Art
Women's Studies
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Undergraduate

58%

8,855
students

Female
56%
4,988

Male
44%
3,867

Graduate

42%

6,431
students

Female
63%
4,071

Male
37%
2,360

undergraduateFull-time

94%

8,329
students

Female
57%
4,691

Male
43%
3,638

undergraduatePart-time

6%

526
students

Female
57%
297

Male
43%
229

Student Break-down

7%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
14%
Hispanic/Latino
58%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

48%

Transfer applicants accepted

37%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 3.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: June 1

Spring: November 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

60

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

60

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Study skills

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

80%

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 68
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Indonesia
Italy
South Korea
The Philippines
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Monica Esser
Director of Enrollment Group International Initiatives
718 817-5204
esser@fordham.edu

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