Fordham UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Bronx, NY

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$54,393

Avg tuition

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About Fordham University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: Catholic, Roman Catholic  While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Military Friendly: YesMilitary-friendly schools are Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, offer the Yellow Ribbon Program, and have a dedicated point of contact to support veterans, military service members, and their families. Explore our college guide for service members and veterans to learn more.

Fordham University — based in the Bronx — enrolls about 17,000 students annually. The private Jesuit school has an acceptance rate of 46% and a graduation rate of 83%. Fordham features more than 60 undergraduate programs and over 130 graduate programs. Online learners can choose from six degree options. As a research institution, Fordham is home to three libraries with over 2 million volumes, plus more than 60 research centers and institutes. Students also enjoy access to more than 160 student organizations.

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Admissions Breakdown

This school has a competitive acceptance rate.

This school is a little more selective about its students. Competitive acceptance schools welcome 15-50% of all applicants.

Acceptance Rate Insight

46% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

SAT & ACT

Students who attend this school typically have higher standardized test scores than students at other schools.

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SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1240-1450

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 28-32

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of more than 15,000 students.

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17k

Students Enrolled

12%

Online Student Enrollment

13:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Demographics

White

49%

Hispanic

16%

Non-U.S. Citizen

14%

Asian

9%

Black

8%

Two or more races

3%

Unknown

2%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

61%

Socio-economic diversity

19% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Breakdown

On average, students at this school receive more financial aid than students at other schools.

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Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

19%

State Grant Aid

17%

Institution Grant Aid

90%

Pell Grant

19%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $5,736
State Grant Aid $4,633
Institution Grant Aid $28,521
Pell Grant Aid $5,085

Financial Outlook

$54k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$26k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.