Fordham University: Admission & Tests

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - ExcellentQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Bad
ReviewMajors / RatingsTuition / LoansFaculty / SalariesCampus CrimeAdmissions

Here is a brief overview of Fordham University general admissions procedures, aplication policies and fees, as well as desirable SAT and ACT college test scores that you might need to have in order to enroll at this school.

Admission Information

Dual Credits
Accepted
Yes
Fordham University admission requirements are pretty competitive; in 2015/16 the college accepted only 48% of the applicants.

This college requires you to submit reference letters with your application but does not require admission test scores.

Fordham University generally will accept your:
  • credits for life experience
    (for instance, learned through independent study, non-credit adult courses, work experience, portfolio demonstration, previous licensure or certification, or completion of other learning opportunities)
  • advanced placement credits
    (from the college-level courses taught in high school)
and will decline your:
  • dual credits

Application Fee

Application
Fee
$70
Fordham University requires a fee paid when you submit an application for admission.

The undergraduate application fee at Fordham University is $70.00. The graduate application fee is $70.00. The first-professional application fee is also 70 dollars.

SAT Test Scores

Completing Scholastic Aptitude Test is a very important part of the application process. 77% of applicants at Fordham University submitted results of their SAT test.

Most applicants who took SAT scored from 560 to 700 on Critical Reading, from 570 to 710 on Math, and from 570 to 710 on Writing. It looks like if you got above 660 in SAT Critical Reading, 670 in SAT Math, and 670 in SAT Writing, this will most likely get you accepted at this college.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

SAT Critical Reading
520
630
660

SAT Math
530
640
670

SAT Writing
530
640
670

ACT Test Scores

American College Test is common part of the application at Fordham University. 37% of applicants took the ACT test.

Most applicants who took ACT scored from 26 to 32 on Composite, from 26 to 34 on English, from 25 to 31 on Math, and from 7 to 10 on Writing. So, if you scored above 31 in ACT Composite, 32 in ACT English, 30 in ACT Math, and 9 in ACT Writing - this good enough to get accepted at this college.

Test Section
Minimum Score
Desired Score
Safe Score

ACT Composite
24
29
31

ACT English
24
30
32

ACT Math
23
28
30

ACT Writing
7
9
9

Contact Admissions

Phone
(718)
817-1000
To request the most accurate and up-to-date information about applying to Fordham University, please contact the school directly.

You can call this school's general information office at (718) 817-1000 or check Fordham University Website

Read all information about Fordham University:

ReviewMajors / RatingsTuition / LoansFaculty / SalariesCampus CrimeAdmissions

New York Colleges Offering Similar Degree Programs

Accounting and Finance
Read about 154 accounting and finance colleges in New York City, Brooklyn, Rochester, Bronx, Albany, Buffalo, Syracuse, and 84 more cities. About 13,700 accounting and finance diplomas and certificates are granted every academic year. Average tuition price for accounting and finance programs in NY is approximately $23,800.

Art
Get details on 111 art colleges in New York City, Rochester, Brooklyn, Buffalo, Bronx, Poughkeepsie, Oneonta, and 66 other cities. About 6,200 art diplomas and certificates are granted every year. Average tuition price for art programs in NY is around $28,000.

Biology
Read about 129 biology colleges in New York City, Brooklyn, Buffalo, Rochester, Bronx, Syracuse, Albany, and 68 other cities. Around 10,900 biology diplomas and certificates are granted every academic year. Average tuition charges for biology programs in NY: $31,300.

Business
We list 172 business schools in New York City, Buffalo, Bronx, Rochester, Brooklyn, Albany, Utica, and 90 other cities. Approximately 30,200 business diplomas are awarded every academic year. Average tuition for business degree programs in NY is roughly $24,600.

Chemistry
We list 94 chemistry schools in New York City, Buffalo, Brooklyn, Rochester, Bronx, Syracuse, Oneonta, and 50 more cities. Around 3,200 chemistry degrees are granted each year. Average tuition charges for chemistry degree programs in NY is about $33,300.

Communication and Journalism
Get details on 115 communication and journalism schools in New York City, Brooklyn, Rochester, Buffalo, Bronx, Albany, Syracuse, and 66 more cities. Approximately 9,500 communication and journalism diplomas and certificates are granted every year. Average tuition for communication and journalism degree programs in NY is approximately $28,900.

Computer Science
Learn more about 178 computer science schools in New York City, Brooklyn, Buffalo, Rochester, Bronx, Albany, Utica, and 87 more cities. Approximately 12,300 computer science degrees are granted each academic year. Average tuition for computer science programs in NY is about $27,200.

Dance and Ballet
We reviewed 51 dance and ballet colleges in New York City, Brooklyn, Bronx, Troy, Garden City, Purchase, Herkimer, and 27 other cities. About 1,000 dance and ballet diplomas and certificates are granted every academic year. Average tuition charges for dance and ballet degree programs in NY is roughly $21,600.

Economics
Our listing contains 75 economics schools in New York City, Rochester, Bronx, Buffalo, Oneonta, Purchase, Staten Island, and 42 other cities. About 5,700 economics diplomas and certificates are granted every year. Average tuition cost for economics programs in NY: $33,700.

Education
Read information about 138 education schools in New York City, Brooklyn, Bronx, Buffalo, Rochester, Albany, Poughkeepsie, and 75 more cities. About 22,100 education diplomas are granted every academic year. Average tuition for education degree programs in NY is about $23,900.

Engineering
We reviewed 87 engineering colleges in New York City, Bronx, Albany, Brooklyn, Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse, and 54 other cities. Around 14,000 engineering diplomas and certificates are granted each academic year. Average tuition price for engineering programs in NY - $32,500.

English and Literature
Our directory contains 116 english and literature colleges in New York City, Brooklyn, Buffalo, Rochester, Bronx, Albany, Purchase, and 63 other cities. About 8,600 english and literature diplomas are awarded each academic year. Average tuition for english and literature programs in NY is around $27,300.

Ethnic and Cultural Studies
Read about 63 ethnic and cultural studies colleges in New York City, Rochester, Poughkeepsie, Bronx, Garden City, Saratoga Springs, Albany, and 39 more cities. Approximately 1,300 ethnic and cultural studies diplomas and certificates are awarded every year. Average tuition cost for ethnic and cultural studies programs in NY is roughly $33,500.

Foreign Languages
Our directory contains 90 foreign languages schools in New York City, Rochester, Buffalo, Bronx, Brooklyn, Purchase, New Rochelle, and 54 more cities. About 2,300 foreign languages diplomas and certificates are awarded every academic year. Average tuition charges for foreign languages degree programs in NY: $32,700.

General Studies
Read about 151 general studies colleges in New York City, Buffalo, Bronx, Brooklyn, Rochester, Albany, Utica, and 83 other cities. About 27,900 general studies degrees are granted every year. Average tuition for general studies degree programs in NY is about $14,400.

History
Learn more about 89 history schools in New York City, Buffalo, Brooklyn, Rochester, Bronx, Albany, Potsdam, and 50 more cities. Around 3,100 history diplomas are awarded every year. Average tuition for history degree programs in NY: $29,300.

Law
Our directory contains 29 law colleges in New York City, Rochester, Ithaca, Albany, Troy, Brooklyn, Buffalo, and 12 other cities. Around 5,500 law diplomas and certificates are awarded each academic year. Average tuition charges for law programs in NY is approximately $41,000.

Management
Learn more about 185 management schools in New York City, Buffalo, Bronx, Rochester, Brooklyn, Albany, Syracuse, and 92 other cities. Around 31,700 management diplomas are granted each year. Average tuition charges for management degree programs in NY is approximately $24,600.

Marketing and Advertising
Get details on 108 marketing and advertising schools in New York City, Rochester, Albany, Brooklyn, Bronx, Syracuse, Buffalo, and 63 other cities. Around 5,900 marketing and advertising degrees are awarded each academic year. Average tuition for marketing and advertising programs in NY is approximately $26,600.

Mathematics
Detailed information about 104 mathematics colleges in New York City, Brooklyn, Rochester, Bronx, Buffalo, Purchase, Albany, and 53 more cities. Approximately 5,400 mathematics diplomas are awarded every academic year. Average tuition price for mathematics degree programs in NY: $33,900.

Medical
Detailed information about 182 medical schools in New York City, Buffalo, Brooklyn, Albany, Bronx, Rochester, Syracuse, and 89 other cities. Around 18,700 medical degrees are awarded each year. Average tuition for medical programs in NY is about $25,600.

Music
Read about 90 music colleges in New York City, Buffalo, Rochester, Brooklyn, Albany, Poughkeepsie, Ithaca, and 54 other cities. Around 4,600 music diplomas are awarded each academic year. Average tuition charges for music degree programs in NY is around $34,200.

Natural Resources and Environment
Our directory contains 102 natural resources and environment colleges in New York City, Rochester, Buffalo, Bronx, Syracuse, Brooklyn, Troy, and 61 more cities. Around 2,600 natural resources and environment diplomas are awarded every year. Average tuition charges for natural resources and environment programs in NY - $30,800.

Paralegal
We list 62 paralegal colleges in New York City, Albany, Rochester, Bronx, Brooklyn, Binghamton, Poughkeepsie, and 37 more cities. About 1,500 paralegal diplomas and certificates are granted every academic year. Average tuition charges for paralegal programs in NY is around $18,300.

Philosophy
Our directory contains 85 philosophy schools in New York City, Rochester, Buffalo, Bronx, Brooklyn, Poughkeepsie, Queens, and 50 more cities. About 1,100 philosophy diplomas and certificates are awarded each academic year. Average tuition price for philosophy programs in NY - $33,900.

Physics
Learn about 79 physics colleges in New York City, Bronx, Brooklyn, Syracuse, Rochester, Troy, Buffalo, and 42 more cities. About 2,500 physics degrees are awarded each year. Average tuition charges for physics programs in NY is approximately $27,000.

Political Science
Learn about 89 political science colleges in New York City, Buffalo, Rochester, Bronx, Brooklyn, Albany, Ithaca, and 51 more cities. Around 5,400 political science diplomas are granted every academic year. Average tuition cost for political science programs in NY is about $34,800.

Psychology
Our listing contains 128 psychology schools in New York City, Rochester, Buffalo, Bronx, Brooklyn, Poughkeepsie, Troy, and 71 other cities. About 17,500 psychology degrees are granted each year. Average tuition for psychology programs in NY is roughly $24,200.

Retailing and Wholesaling
Our directory contains 61 retailing and wholesaling colleges in New York City, Brooklyn, Albany, Bronx, Saratoga Springs, Garden City, Troy, and 35 more cities. About 4,100 retailing and wholesaling diplomas and certificates are awarded each year. Average tuition for retailing and wholesaling degree programs in NY is around $25,100.

Social Work
We reviewed 115 social work schools in New York City, Brooklyn, Bronx, Buffalo, Rochester, Albany, Troy, and 66 more cities. About 11,500 social work diplomas and certificates are awarded each academic year. Average tuition charges for social work degree programs in NY: $26,500.

Sociology and Anthropology
Learn about 100 sociology and anthropology colleges in New York City, Rochester, Buffalo, Bronx, Brooklyn, Albany, Purchase, and 54 more cities. Approximately 6,500 sociology and anthropology diplomas are granted every year. Average tuition cost for sociology and anthropology programs in NY is approximately $25,800.

Theater and Drama
We reviewed 93 theater and drama schools in New York City, Bronx, Brooklyn, Troy, Rochester, Garden City, Oneonta, and 53 more cities. About 3,500 theater and drama diplomas and certificates are awarded every academic year. Average tuition price for theater and drama degree programs in NY - $29,200.

Theology and Religion
We list 65 theology and religion colleges in New York City, Rochester, Bronx, Brooklyn, Poughkeepsie, Buffalo, Queens, and 36 other cities. About 1,400 theology and religion diplomas and certificates are awarded each year. Average tuition cost for theology and religion programs in NY: $21,500.

Urban Development
Our listing contains 31 urban development colleges in New York City, Bronx, Buffalo, Brooklyn, Syracuse, Paul Smiths, Morrisville, and 14 more cities. Around 1,200 urban development diplomas and certificates are awarded every academic year. Average tuition price for urban development programs in NY is about $35,800.

Quick College Search

Click to Search Colleges

search by college name, city, or state

Admissions in Nearby Schools