Fordham University

Bronx, NY

Fordham University

Bronx, NY

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Undergrad Diversity International Transfer Catholic

Tuition & Fees

$55,788

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

43%

male

57%

female

13

students

1

faculty

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Selective

45%

acceptance rate

Accepted 21,988
Declined 25,942
Total Received 47,930
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Private

9,767

undergraduate students

7,205

graduate students

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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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 16,972
Established in 1841
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic (Jesuit)

85-acre campus at Rose Hill in the Bronx and eight-acre Lincoln Center campus in midtown Manhattan (New York City population: 8,622,698). Branch campus in West Harrison. Served by air, bus, and train. Public transportation serves campus. School operates van service between campuses.

  • Campus Setting: Major city
  • Metropolitan area: New York City
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: LaGuardia

Fordham University
441 E Fordham Road
Bronx, NY
10458

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
49%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
no
No freshman housing consideration
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • United Student Government
  • Commuting Student Association
  • Residence Hall Association
  • Ambassador Program (Admission Department Student Tour Guides)
  • Campus Activities Board

Top Events

  • President's Ball
  • Homecoming Weekend
  • Spring Weekend

Fun Facts

  • Back when she was still known as Elizabeth Woolridge Grant, Lana Del Rey signed her first record deal while still a senior at Fordham University.
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
46%
Top 1/4
80%
Top 1/2
97%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
33%
600-699
52%
500-599
13%
400-499
0
700-800
42%
600-699
42%
500-599
14%
400-499
0
30-36
58%
24-29
37%
18-23
3%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $70
Application deadline January 1
Has early decision program yes
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.64

Selective

45%

acceptance rate

Accepted 21,988
Declined 25,942
Total Received 47,930

Admissions Factors

Very Important

rigor of secondary school record

Important

extracurricular activities
character/personal qualities
application essay
recommendation(s)
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
class rank
standardized test scores

Not Considered

interview
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 82
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Crew
Cross-country running
Football
Golf
Rowing
Soccer
Softball
Squash
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
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, softball, squash, tennis, ultimate Frisbee

Intramural Sports Men

Baseball, Basketball, Lacrosse, Rowing, Rugby, Soccer, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Lacrosse, Rugby, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Divison I

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Accounting and Finance
African-American/Black Studies
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Ancient Studies/Civilization
Anthropology
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Communication, General
Comparative Literature
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Dance, General
Digital Arts
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Finance, General
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
French Language and Literature
French Studies
German Language and Literature
German Studies
History, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Information Science/Studies
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International Relations and Affairs
Italian Language and Literature
Italian Studies
Journalism
Latin American Studies
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics and Statistics, Other
Mathematics, General
Medieval and Renaissance Studies
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music, General
Natural Sciences
Near and Middle Eastern Studies
Neuroscience
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Dentistry Studies
Pre-Law Studies
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Pre-Veterinary Studies
Psychology, General
Religion/Religious Studies
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Spanish and Iberian Studies
Urban Studies/Affairs
Women's Studies
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

16,972

total students

42%

in-state

58%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

58%

9,767
students

Female
57%
5,585

Male
43%
4,182

42%

7,205
students

Female
66%
4,739

Male
34%
2,466

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

94%

9,229
students

Female
57%
5,252

Male
43%
3,977

6%

538
students

Female
62%
333

Male
38%
205

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 91%
Student 4 year graduation rate 78%
Student 5 year graduation rate 4%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

8%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
15%
Hispanic/Latino
55%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

323

Transfer students enrolled

2%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: June 1

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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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 Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • 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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