Tuition & Fees

$54,393

$54,393

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

43%

male

57%

female

1

teacher

15

students

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Selective

46%

acceptance rate

Accepted 21,313
Declined + 24,995
Total Received 46,308
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Private (nonprofit)

9,645

undergraduate students

6,870

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 16,515
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: 8,622,698). 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
76%
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
44%
Top 1/4
76%
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
56%
500-599
13%
400-499
1%
700-800
42%
600-699
42%
500-599
15%
400-499
1%
700-800
19%
600-699
52%
500-599
26%
400-499
3%
30-36
68%
24-29
25%
18-23
7%
30-36
30%
24-29
60%
18-23
9%
12-17
1%
30-36
58%
24-29
37%
18-23
5%

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 21,313
Declined + 24,995
Total Received 46,308

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
Vice President for Admission and Student Financial Services
P: 800 FORDHAM
F: 718 367-9404
enroll@fordham.edu

Financial Aid

77%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$38,093

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $52,980
Room & board $18,510
Additional fees $1,413
Books & supplies $1,039
Total $73,942
Average Financial Aid - $38,093
Total with Avg. Aid $35,849
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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
February 7

CSS/Financial Aid PROFILE
February 7

State aid form
February 7

Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent's Statement
February 7

Business/Farm Supplement
February 7

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

John Buckley
Vice President for Admission and 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, softball, squash, tennis, ultimate Frisbee

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, dance alliance, dodgeball, flag football, Irish dance, 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 Accounting/Finance
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
Digital Technologies/Emerging Media
Early Childhood Education
Early Childhood Special Education
Early Childhood/Childhood Education
Economics
Education Administration/Supervision
Educational Leadership
Elections/Campaign Management
Engineering Physics
English
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Film/Television
Finance
French Language/Literature
French Studies
General Science
German Language/Literature
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 Language/Literature
Italian Studies
Journalism
Latin American/Latino Studies
Literacy/Adolescent
Literacy/Childhood
Management
Marketing
Marketing Intelligence
Mathematics
Mathematics/Computer/Information Sciences
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/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

16,515

total students

42%

in-state

58%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

58%

9,645
students

Female
57%
5,530

Male
43%
4,115

42%

6,870
students

Female
65%
4,458

Male
35%
2,412

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

94%

9,149
students

Female
58%
5,234

Male
42%
3,915

6%

496
students

Female
60%
296

Male
40%
200

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Student Break-down

9%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
11%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
14%
Hispanic/Latino
55%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

43%

Transfer applicants accepted

36%

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 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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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 77
Countries most often represented Canada
China
India
Indonesia
Philippines
Taiwan
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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