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Fordham University

New York, NY

Fordham, founded in 1841, is a church-affiliated university. Its 85-acre Rose Hill campus is located in the Bronx, adjacent to the Botanical Gardens and Bronx Zoo. Its seven-acre Lincoln Center campus is located in Manhattan.

Web Sitewww.fordham.edu/
Institution TypePrivate
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students9,258
   Women5,294 (57.2%)
   Men3,964 (42.8%)
Graduate Students6,324

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyVery difficult
Overall Admission Rate48% of 42,811 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedYes
Early Decision OfferedYes
Regular Admission DeadlineJanuary 1
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
EssayX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA3.64
SAT Math636 average
590-680 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading623 average
580-670 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing632 average
590-680 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite29 average
27-31 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of Attendance$72,239
Tuition and Fees
$50,986
Room and Board
$17,445
Average Percent of Need Met81%
Average Freshman Award$34,004
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$25,069

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
736
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 8% of classes
10-19 students: 39% of classes
20-29 students: 23% of classes
30-39 students: 27% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes

CAMPUS LIFE

New York Population8,244,910
Nearest Metropolitan AreaNew York City
Freshman Housing Guarantee 
Students in College Housing 77% of freshmen, 51% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division I
MascotRam
Sororities 
Fraternities 

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
10.3% Asian
4.8% Black/African-American
15.6% Hispanic/Latino
3.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
63.5% White
2.4% Unknown
International Students7.7% from 73 countries
First-Year Students Returning91.1%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
74.4%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
58%
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
17.0%
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Average 3.65 4.02 671 662 30
Low 2.50 2.50 520 510 20
High 4.00 5.00 800 780 35
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DID YOU KNOW?

• Fordham has two campuses and three undergraduate colleges.

• Fordham's picturesque Rose Hill campus frequently appears on the big and small screen.

• Rose Hill Gymnasium was used as a barracks during WWII.

• Fordham's Founder "Dagger" John Hughes is briefly featured in Gangs of New York.

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