Tuition & Fees

$52,687

$52,687

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

42%

male

58%

female

1

teacher

15

students

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Selective

46%

acceptance rate

Accepted 20,966
Declined + 24,181
Total Received 45,147
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Private (nonprofit)

9,599

undergraduate students

6,438

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

Not Reported

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Codes

SAT 2259
ACT 2748

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Location

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 16,037
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: 8,537,673). 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 Road
Bronx, NY 10458

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
50%
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
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
48%
Top 1/4
78%
Top 1/2
97%
Bottom 1/2
3%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
30%
600-699
55%
500-599
15%
400-499
1%
700-800
33%
600-699
49%
500-599
17%
400-499
1%
700-800
19%
600-699
52%
500-599
26%
400-499
3%
30-36
62%
24-29
33%
18-23
5%
30-36
30%
24-29
60%
18-23
9%
12-17
1%
30-36
49%
24-29
47%
18-23
4%

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

46%

acceptance rate

Accepted 20,966
Declined + 24,181
Total Received 45,147

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

Financial Aid

76%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$34,723

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $51,285
Room & board $17,969
Additional fees $1,402
Books & supplies $1,012
Total $71,668
Average Financial Aid - $34,723
Total with Avg. Aid $36,945
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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
February 10

CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE
February 10

State aid form
February 10

Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent's Statement
February 10

Business/Farm Supplement
February 10

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE

State aid form

Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent's Statement

Business/Farm Supplement

Financial Aid Office

P: 718 817-3800
F: 718 817-3921
financialaid@fordham.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Angela Van Dekker
Associate Vice President for Student Financial Services
financialaid@fordham.edu

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

Club Sports - Men's

Badminton, Baseball, Crew, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Rugby, Sailing, Soccer, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee

Club Sports - Women's

Badminton, Dance, Lacrosse, Rugby, Sailing, Soccer, Squash, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Dodgeball, Flag Football, Kickball, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball

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Athletic Directors

David Roach (men's)
Director Of Intercollegiate Athletics
email

Djenane Paul (women's)
Senior Associate Athletic Director/swa
email

Athletic Facts

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

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Accounting Information Systems
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
Communication/Culture
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
Education Administration/Supervision
Educational Leadership
Elections/Campaign Management
Engineering
English
Environmental Science
Film/Television
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
Interdisciplinary Mathematics/Economics
International Humanitarian Action
International Political Economy
International Political Economy/Development
International/Intercultural Studies
Investor Relations
Italian
Italian Studies
Journalism
Latin American/Latino Studies
Literacy/Adolescent
Literacy/Childhood
Management
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 Accountancy
Public Accounting
Public Media
Quantitative Finance
Religion/Religious Education
Religious Studies
School Counseling
School Psychology
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language/Literature
Spanish Studies
TESOL
Taxation
Theatre
Theology
Theology/Religion
Theology/Religious Studies
Theology/Sacred Sciences/Religious Studies
Urban Studies
Visual Art
Women's Studies
Women/Gender/Sexuality Studies
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Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-theology
  • Pre-veterinary science

16,037

total students

38%

in-state

62%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

60%

9,599
students

Female
58%
5,524

Male
42%
4,075

40%

6,438
students

Female
65%
4,160

Male
35%
2,278

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

95%

9,132
students

Female
58%
5,251

Male
42%
3,881

5%

467
students

Female
59%
273

Male
41%
194

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Student Break-down

8%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
14%
Hispanic/Latino
57%
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

52%

Transfer applicants accepted

35%

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

64

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

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

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

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 73
Countries most often represented Brazil
Canada
China
India
Indonesia
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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