Fordham University: Ranking & Review

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Bronx Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 142 389
Top 3%

Fordham University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate46%45%47%
Applicants45,14718,07027,077
Admissions20,9668,19512,771
Enrolled undergraduates2,2839571,326
Enrolled total (including graduate students)16,0376,3539,684

1,060 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

486 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $70. Application fee for graduates - $70.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores1,445
Percent of students submitting SAT scores63%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
660
Math
660

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores1,114
Percent of students submitting ACT scores49%
ACT Composite
29
ACT English
30
ACT Math
28

Fordham University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $72,239 $72,239
Off-campus $66,688 $66,688
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $17,445 and other expenses per full academic year.

Fordham University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 4,673 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $49,645 $49,645
Fees for full-time undergraduates $956 $956
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $1,006 $1,006
Tuition for Full-time graduates $32,808 $32,808
Fees for full-time graduates $609 $609
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $1,367 $1,367

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 584 889 1,473
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 19 622 6 647
Legal Professions and Studies 163 351 514
Social Sciences 396 74 10 480
Education 271 35 306
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 251 251
Psychology 154 44 40 238
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 93 127 220
Mathematics and Statistics 36 98 134
Visual and Performing Arts 124 2 126
English Language and Literature & Letters 81 14 11 106
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 92 7 5 104
Philosophy and Religious Studies 37 23 13 73
History 50 9 5 64
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies 42 11 53
Theology and Religious Vocations 25 1 26
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 13 8 21
Physical Sciences 20 20
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 20 20
Health Professions and Related Programs 20 20
Engineering 19 19
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 14 1 1 16
Natural Resources and Conservation 13 13
Grand Total2,0582,4084784,944

A total of 2,058 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Fordham University.

At the master's and doctor's level 2,886 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate79%80%79%
  • Full-time retention rate - 91%
  • Part-time retention rate - 50%

General info

Founded1841
Religious affiliationRoman Catholic
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff2,638
Instructional FTE1,027
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.fordham.edu
Address441 E Fordham Rd
Bronx, New York, 10458
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Large
City population1,000,000 - 5,000,000
Phone7188171000

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