|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Religious affiliation||Roman Catholic|
|Students with disability||6%|
|Student to faculty ratio||14:1|
|Dormitory capacity||4,661 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Fordham University is very selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 44,816 applications and only 20,268 students were granted admission. Fordham University is at the #43 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 44% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 71% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||1170 to 1370|
|ACT||27 to 31|
In 2016-2017 academic year, Fordham University's tuition was $47,850 for all students regardless of residency (78.6% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 91% of Fordham University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 19% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,781 (which is 8.7% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Fordham University in 2016-2017, was 1,216, which is 55% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,381 (which is 8.7% below the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Fordham University has enrolled a total of 15,582 students (12,884 students full-time and 2,698 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 15,582 students, 345 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 40% men and 60% women and 9,258 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 6,324 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 404 students for distance studies.
Non-resident alien: 14%
Black/African American: 7%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 2%
Two or more races: 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Fordham University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Public Administration And Social Service Professions||22%||603||0|
|Legal Professions And Studies||15%||405|
|Mathematics And Statistics||3%||79|
|Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies||3%||70|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||2%||64|
|Philosophy And Religious Studies||2%||62||0|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Fordham University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Fordham University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $45,000. Last year, out of the total 2,107 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 1,938 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 2,915 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 2,594 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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