Fordham University: Ranking & Review

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New York
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United States
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World
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6142388
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

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

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

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 Services5848891,473
Public Administration and Social Service Professions196226647
Legal Professions and Studies163351514
Social Sciences3967410480
Education27135306
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs251251
Psychology1544440238
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services93127220
Mathematics and Statistics3698134
Visual and Performing Arts1242126
English Language and Literature & Letters811411106
Biological and Biomedical Sciences9275104
Philosophy and Religious Studies37231373
History509564
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies421153
Theology and Religious Vocations25126
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities13821
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies2020
Physical Sciences2020
Health Professions and Related Programs2020
Engineering1919
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics141116
Natural Resources and Conservation1313
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 population8,399,000
Phone7188171000

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