#14 Best Private Colleges in New York

Fordham University

Bronx, New York

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Student Population
Fordham University overview
Location Bronx, New York
Online fordham.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large City
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Fordham University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Bronx, New York, Fordham University is a mid-size four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Roman Catholic faith. In the most recent statistical year 47,930 prospective students applied, and 21,988 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 2,270 enrolled in the school.  13,736 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 2,779 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $52,980 plus fees of $1,413. Fordham is ranked 128 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



Fordham is rated within the top 24% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 8 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
Fordham University overview
SAT 1240/1450
ACT 28/32
GPA 3.59
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Jan 15, 2022
Applicant Competition Average
Application Fee $70

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Fordham University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,039
Other Fees$1,413
Room and Board $18,510
Budget for Other Expenses$2,949
Total One Year Cost$76,891

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$64,200 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
78% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Fordham University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 26%
Social Sciences 20%
Communication 13%
Psychology 7%
English and Literature 6%

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