Fordham University: Review & Facts

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Fordham University is a large four-year, private not-for-profit school with 15,290 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1841 and is one of the 11 schools and colleges located in Bronx, New York.

Fordham University is affiliated with Roman Catholic Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
101
Good
Bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, and doctoral degree are available at Fordham University.

Fordham University follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 101 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Business, Social Work, Accounting and Finance, and Law. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools.


Student Retention
91%
Good
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The rate of student retention at Fordham University is very high at 91% (well above New York average). Considering this statistic, apparently students love their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
14 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Fordham University is very good - 81%.

Student to faculty ratio at Fordham University is pretty decent - 14:1. Read more information regarding faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$47,100
High
Average tuition costs are extremely high, about $46,200 a year. The additional fees at Fordham University beyond tuition are approximately $900; which totals $47,100 a year.

Read the details about Fordham University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
48%
Doable
As reported in recent government data, 42,811 applications were submitted and 20,366 were accepted; so it is pretty hard to be accepted at this school.

This college might accept credits for life experience and advanced placement credits for admission.

Read more about admissions as well applicants test score stats at Fordham University in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$9,100
High
Fordham University provides a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Fordham University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D
Unsafe
Fordham University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 4,900 students, which provides a decent on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is high: roughly $9,100 a year.

Army, Navy, and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Fordham University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Fordham University seems to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Fordham University Location and Maps



Post Address: Fordham University, 441 E Fordham Rd, Bronx, New York 10458, USA
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