Fordham University Profile


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.


Entrance Difficulty: Very difficult
Overall Admission Rate: 42% of 31,792 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered: Yes
Early Decision Offered: No
Regular Admission Deadline: January 15

Factors Considered for Selection of Students

Academic GPA: Very Important
Standardized Tests: Very Important
Essay: Important
Extracurricular: Important

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA: 3.52
SAT Math: 625 average  580-670 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading: 620 average  570-670 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing: 625 average  570-680 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite: 28 average  26-30 range of middle 50%


Cost of Attendance: $57,106
Tuition and Fees: $41,732
Room and Board: $15,374
Average Percent of Need Met: 78%
Average Freshman Award: $27,170
Average Indebtedness of 2011 Graduates: $38,150


Academic Calendar System: Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum: Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates: 667
Regular Class Size: 2-9 students: 2-9 students: 15% of classes
10-19 students: 35% of classes
20-29 students: 22% of classes
30-39 students: 27% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-59 students: 1% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes

Financial Aid Office Contacts

Web Site: Financial Aid Web Site

Financial Aid Application Process

Application Deadline: February 1
Award Notification: On or about April 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid: Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms Required: Cost to File
FAFSA Code is 002722: Free

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