Fordham University

441 E Fordham Rd, Bronx, NY

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Fordham University is a nonprofit private institution located in Bronx, New York and provides a large number of program options for students. The school's Roman Catholic affiliation is one of its defining characteristics and plays an important role within the school's vision. Over fifteen thousand students enroll at Fordham University yearly.

Here is a list of some of the popular programs Fordham University offers:

  • Public Administration And Social Services
  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Legal Professions And Studies
  • Communications And Journalism
  • Psychology

To be considered for admissions, applicants may be asked to complete an application, provide letters of recommendations, and submit high school records and test scores, which are then evaluated by the admissions committee. Most students admitted to Fordham University achieve an SAT score in a range of 1720 - 2020, or an ACT score within the range of 26 - 30. This school admits roughly 40% of applicants yearly. Of those students accepted, nearly 15% attended the school. More information on admissions can be found at

Undergraduate tuition is approximately $44,000 for the year, though it may vary based on different types of circumstances. Students may visit the school's tuition calculator to determine cost. Financial aid may be provided to students that meet the required requirements in the form of loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs.

Athletic programs are available at Fordham University through the NCAA, allowing students to compete in intercollegiate sports. Athletic programs that are available include:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division I-AA)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division I-AA)
  • Track & Field (NCAA Division I-AA)
  • Football (NCAA Division I-AA)
  • Golf (NCAA Division I-AA)

Students can visit the Fordham University website to obtain a complete list of areas of study, programs, financial aid details, and more.

Admission Requirements & Details

The information regarding admissions below may give you an idea of the candidates Fordham University accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Fordham University has a total student population of about 15,000. The enrollment breakdown by academic level is 14% enrolling as graduate students and 58% as undergraduate students.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • The estimated tuition range is around $46,000-$55,000 per year
  • Per unit charges are around $1,000 for part time students
  • The average estimated cost for room and board is listed to be around $20,000
  • May offer prepaid tuition rates, allowing tuition to be purchased at current rates for future enrollment.

Financial Aid Details

The table listed below helps break down the types of financial aid students receive and the percent receiving aid, as well as the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid91%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships90%$25,564
Receiving Student Loans58%$8,427

Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, Fordham University may provide services to students including:

  • Distance learning
  • Weekend and night classes available
  • Career path counseling
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Assisting students to find work

Graduation Rates

With a very high graduation rate of around 81%, Fordham University is among the most successful schools in the area.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years76%
Graduating in 5 Years4%
Graduating in 6 Years0.3%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

Campus: Fordham University

  • Clinical Psychology (Ph.D.) Program
  • Counseling Psychology (Ph.D.) Program
  • Law Program (more info)
  • Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program (more info)

Campus: Fordham University - Lincoln Center

  • Counseling Psychology (Ph.D.) Program
    • * Accredited by the American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation (since 1990)
  • School Psychology (Ph.D.) Program
    • * Accredited by the American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation (since 1983)

Intercollegiate Athletics

Fordham University is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division I-AA classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Atlantic 10 Conference)
  • Basketball (Atlantic 10 Conference)
  • Track and Field (Atlantic 10 Conference)
  • Football (Patriot League)
  • Golf
  • Rowing
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Squash
  • Swimming and Diving
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Water Polo

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences



English Language and Literature

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions


Interdisciplinary Studies

Legal Professions and Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Natural Resources and Conservation

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences


Public Administration and Social Services

Social Sciences

Theology and Religious Vocations

Visual and Performing Arts

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Data Disclaimer

Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Fordham University for official up-to-date information.

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