#12 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

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 47,936 prospective students applied, and 25,180 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 2,086 enrolled in the school.  12,882 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 3,482 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $54,730 plus fees of $1,431. Fordham is ranked 95 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Fordham is rated within the top 21% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 8 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Getting In

Admission Standards
Very High
Fordham University overview
SAT 1230/1410
ACT 27/32
GPA 3.64
Applications Accepted
Fordham University overview
Applications Due Jan 15, 2023
Applicant Competition Average
Application Fee $70

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for Fordham University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,040
Other Fees$1,431
Room and Board $19,065
Budget for Other Expenses$2,950
Total One Year Cost$79,216

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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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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=191241 IPEDS survey data for Fordham University.

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