46%

Acceptance Rate

$29,468

Avg.Financial Aid

002722

FAFSA Code

About Fordham University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

16,515

Website

www.fordham.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

MSCHE

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Roman Catholic

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Fordham University is a private research university in New York City and it was founded in 1841. The university provides a number of programs from classics to science, to make a contribution to the knowledge field. The university also offers study abroad and scholarship programs and is composed of four undergraduate and six graduate schools. The university follows a semester-based academic calendar with an acceptance rate of 46% which makes it highly selective.

The Fordham graduate law program is a famous and highly ranked program. Apart from residential programs, the university also provides International and Study Abroad Programs, and in this students get over 130 study abroad opportunities. Fordham's undergraduate schools all offer honors programs for the students. The university also offers various sports activities to the students for overall personality development and over 130 clubs and organization runs on the campus. The institute is also well known for its sustainability initiative in which the university has committed to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions.

 

Online Education at Fordham University

The university has introduced an online learning system which is more interactive and responsive for their non-traditional students. Online classes are convenient and students can access the course anytime according to their own schedule and pace by just logging into their personal account.

Fordham University offers 17 online programs across 2 Majors which include Human Services and Theology.

Location & Contact

Address

441 E Fordham Rd

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 7188171000
Fax: N/A
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Rankings

To tackle the tough decision of choosing the right university, the ranking of a particular university helps the student in clearing their doubts regarding where they want to apply. The ranking of a university is a great way to gauge its performance on several factors like research excellence, the performance of its students after graduation, student experience, and academic success. Usually, the rankings by Forbes and US News are considered noteworthy by applicants and experts. Fordham University doesn't feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings of these two publications.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

N/A

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

46%

SAT Range

1250 - 1430

ACT Range

28 - 32

Application Fee

$70

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

The admission intake is about 46% giving a chance to students to fulfill their potential. The admission is based on the performance of the student in their SAT or ACT exams score than how they perform in a competitive environment. The student-faculty ratio at Fordham University is 15:1 and the average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 91 percent.  At Fordham University, 59 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid to make the journey easy and the university believes in affordable education for all who want it. Admission for the first-year student is based on enrolling high qualified students for which they primarily consider the academic factors and secondary factors as the ability to be successful in a competitive academic environment. For further information, you can check on the official website.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$39,011

Average Annual Cost

$51,285

Books And Supplies

$1,012

Other Fees

$1,402

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$17,696

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,870

Total One Year Cost

$74,265

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to FU. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $73,840 per year. This cost consists of the average annual tuition cost ($54,393), books and supplies ($1,039), room and boarding ($18,510), and budget for other expenses ($2,934). If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

NA

Student:Faculty Ratio

15:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

90%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

64%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$1,258

Faculty Overview

56%

Male Professors

44%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Communication and Media Studies

269 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

231 Graduates

Economics

163 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

160 Graduates

Psychology, General

158 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

134 Graduates

Political Science and Government

124 Graduates

International Relations and Nationa...

102 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

94 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

79 Graduates

Biology, General

73 Graduates

History

58 Graduates

Marketing

52 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

50 Graduates

Philosophy

45 Graduates

Sociology

45 Graduates

Area Studies

44 Graduates

Visual and Performing Arts, General

32 Graduates

Anthropology

31 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

31 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

29 Graduates

Biological and Physical Sciences

27 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

22 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

22 Graduates

Social Work

21 Graduates

Mathematics

20 Graduates

Neurobiology and Neurosciences

20 Graduates

Engineering Physics

19 Graduates

Mathematics and Statistics, Other

19 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

17 Graduates

Chemistry

16 Graduates

Dance

16 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

15 Graduates

Information Science/Studies

14 Graduates

Urban Studies/Affairs

12 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

10 Graduates

Music

9 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

5 Graduates

Film/Video and Photographic Arts

4 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

4 Graduates

Physics

4 Graduates

Social Sciences, Other

4 Graduates

Classical and Ancient Studies

3 Graduates

Radio, Television, and Digital Comm...

3 Graduates

Classics and Classical Languages, L...

2 Graduates

International Business

2 Graduates

Germanic Languages, Literatures, an...

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

9,645

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

19%

Full-time

95%

Part-time

5%

Students Gender

Male

43%

US National: 44%

Female

57%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

55% White

2% Unknown

4% Black

15% Hispanic

4% Two or more races

9% Non Resident alien

11% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

55%

Out Of State

36%

In State

9%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$77,653 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 77% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

77%

Undergrads in College Housing

55%

Averege Housing Cost

N/A

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around N/A.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Ram

School Colors

maroon and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Patriot League

Total Male Athletes

308

Total Female Athletes

237

Intramural Sports

9

Sports Club

20

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Water Polo

Squash

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cheerleading-Dance Team

Cross Country

Crew-Rowing

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $18,510 per year. Several dining and meal plan options are available for the students at FU. The university considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At FU, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The number of female and male students at the university are 43% and 57%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$49,100/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$59,200/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$21,812

$27,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$226 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

88%

Average Aid Per Year

$29,468

Students Receiving Federal Grants

18%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,485

Students Receiving State Aid

17%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,766

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

88%

Average Aid Per Year

$27,520

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$41,983

$30K - $48K

$40,010

$48K - $75K

$34,706

$75K - $110K

$31,984

> $110K

$25,295

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$8,025,838

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$53,986,283

In case the students at Fordham University face any financial issues concerning the fees and cost of living, and find the same to be high, they can seek help from the financial aid department of the varsity. It focuses on settling the issues that students face, and candidates can be assisted with scholarships, grants, and student loans. The average financial aid at Fordham University is around $28,521 and the federal grant is $5,736. The university provides financial assistance in the form of state-level aid worth $4,633 and institutional aid worth $28,521.

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