Fordham University

Bronx, NY

Fordham University

Bronx, NY

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Undergrad Diversity International Transfer Catholic

Tuition & Fees

$56,161

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

43%

male

57%

female

15

students

1

faculty

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Selective

52%

acceptance rate

Accepted 25,180
Declined 22,756
Total Received 47,936
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Private

10,576

undergraduate students

8,563

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 19,139
Established in 1841
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic

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

Fordham University
441 E Fordham Road
Bronx, NY
10458

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
49%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
76%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
46%
Top 1/4
80%
Top 1/2
97%
Bottom 1/2
3%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
700
25th
620
75th
710
25th
610
75th
35
25th
28
75th
30
25th
25
75th
32
25th
27

Admissions Facts

Application fee $70
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) November 1
Application deadline (final 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
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Selective

52%

acceptance rate

Accepted 25,180
Declined 22,756
Total Received 47,936

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Admission test scores
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-prepatory program

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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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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Financial Aid

82%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$30,115

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $54,730
Room & board $19,065
Additional fees $1,431
Books & supplies $1,040
Total $76,266
Average Financial Aid - $30,115
Total with Avg. Aid $46,151
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Football
Golf
Rowing
Soccer
Softball
Squash
Swimming and diving
Tennis
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 Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Atlantic 10 Conference, Patriot League (Division I, Football I-AA)

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting and Finance.
Accounting.
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching.
African-American/Black Studies.
American Government and Politics (United States).
American/United States Studies/Civilization.
Ancient Studies/Civilization.
Anthropology, General.
Applied Psychology.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Bilingual and Multilingual Education.
Biological and Physical Sciences.
Biology Teacher Education.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business Statistics.
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other.
Business/Commerce, General.
Chemistry Teacher Education.
Chemistry, General.
Christian Studies.
Clinical Pastoral Counseling/Patient Counseling.
Clinical Psychology.
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other.
Comparative Literature.
Computer and Information Sciences, General.
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance.
Counseling Psychology.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Dance, General.
Data Processing and Data Processing Technology/Technician.
Developmental and Child Psychology.
Digital Arts.
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia.
Dispute Resolution.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Earth Science Teacher Education.
Ecology.
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics.
Economics, General.
Education, Other.
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs.
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs.
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Secondary Special Education Programs.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Educational Psychology.
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics.
English Language and Literature, General.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Environmental Science.
Environmental Studies.
Ethics.
Film/Cinema/Media Studies.
Finance, General.
Financial Mathematics.
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other.
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General.
French Language and Literature.
General Studies.
German Language and Literature.
Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
History, General.
History, Other.
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General.
Humanities/Humanistic Studies.
Information Science/Studies.
Information Technology.
Intellectual Property Law.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
International Law and Legal Studies.
International Relations and Affairs.
Investments and Securities.
Italian Language and Literature.
Journalism.
Latin American Studies.
Lay Ministry.
Legal Professions and Studies, Other.
Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other.
Marketing, Other.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics and Statistics, Other.
Mathematics, General.
Medical Informatics.
Medieval and Renaissance Studies.
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music, General.
Near and Middle Eastern Studies.
Neuroscience.
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management.
Organizational Leadership.
Pastoral Studies/Counseling.
Philosophy.
Physics Teacher Education.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Psychology, Other.
Psychometrics and Quantitative Psychology.
Reading Teacher Education.
Real Estate and Land Development Law.
Real Estate.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Religious Education.
Research and Experimental Psychology, Other.
Russian Language and Literature.
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General.
School Psychology.
Social Sciences, General.
Social Sciences, Other.
Social Studies Teacher Education.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Statistics, General.
Taxation.
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other.
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor.
Theology/Theological Studies.
Urban Studies/Affairs.
Western European Studies.
Women's 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

19,139

total students

38%

in-state

62%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

55%

10,576
students

Female
57%
6,039

Male
43%
4,537

45%

8,563
students

Female
66%
5,674

Male
34%
2,889

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

89%

9,434
students

Female
57%
5,354

Male
43%
4,080

11%

1,142
students

Female
60%
685

Male
40%
457

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Student Break-down

8%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
15%
Hispanic/Latino
52%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

2%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: June 1

Spring: November 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

60

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

64

semester hours

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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
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