Fordham University

Bronx, NY

Fordham University

Bronx, NY

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Undergrad Diversity International Transfer Catholic

Tuition & Fees

$56,161

not including housing and food

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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%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
76%
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-preparatory 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
Housing & Food $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 yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Football yes
Golf yes
Rowing yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Squash yes
Swimming and diving yes yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes
Water polo yes

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

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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 transferred

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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