Fordham UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Bronx, New York Private Nonprofit regional Accreditation

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$54,393

Avg tuition

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About Fordham University

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.

Admissions Breakdown

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.

Acceptance Rate 46%

Retention Rate (High Retention Rate) 91%

Graduation Rate (High Graduation Rate) 83%

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

Ways to 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.

Learning Environment

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

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61%

Female Student Population

13:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

17k

Students Enrolled

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%

Socio-Economic Diversity

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

Financial Aid 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
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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.