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Fordham Tuition & Cost

Bronx, New York

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How much does it cost to attend?

Sticker Price
Costs for Fordham University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,039
Other Fees$1,413
Room and Board $18,510
Other Expenses Budget$2,949

Annual Prices

The annual list price to attend Fordham University on a full time basis for 2018/2019 is $76,891 for all students regardless of their residency. This fee is comprised of $52,980 for tuition, $18,510 room and board, $1,039 for books and supplies and $1,413 for other fees. Out of state tuition for Fordham University is $52,980, the same as New York residents.

All price data is sourced from the 2019/2020 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.
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Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend Fordham University when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2018/2019
Net Price by Income Fordham University
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$23,727
$30,001 to $48,000$25,520
$48,001 to $75,000$33,129
$75,001 to $110,000$37,527

The average reported annual net price for Fordham University for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $39,558 in 2018/2019. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

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Financial Aid

90% of full-time undergrad Fordham University received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $30,636 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 52% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $5,290 and 6% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $24,926.

Finanical Aid Fordham University
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $30,636 90%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $28,521 90%
Pell Grants $5,256 19%
Other Federal Grants $998 9%
State and Local Grants $4,633 17%
Federal Student Loans $5,290 52%
Other Student Loans $24,926 6%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to Fordham University, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $134,716. The loan balance of $134,716 is a four year multiple of the $33,679 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $1,285 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 2.75%.

Example Loan $134,716
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $1,285.34
Total Interest Paid $19,524.71
Sum of All Loan Payments $154,240.71

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
Year All Residents
1 $76,891
2 $79,842
3 $82,906
4 $86,088

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at Fordham University to be $307,564 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 3.8% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at Fordham University
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
All Residents $1,037 $3,111 $4,148

Estimated cost for a class at Fordham University based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at Fordham University versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

Fordham University Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan Yes
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

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