Fordham Demographics & Diversity
A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Fordham are mainly White with a smaller Hispanic population. The school has high racial diversity. 41% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.
|Race||Percent of Students|
|American Indian / Alaskan||
|Hawaiian / Pacific Islander||
|Two or more races||
There are 53% more female students than male students enrolled at Fordham University with a gender ratio of 60% women to 40% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Fordham has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.
|Gender||Percent of Students|
|Gender||Number of Students|
Fordham serves a high number of out-of-state students with 64% of the student body residing outside of New York or from other countries.
|Origin||Percent of Students|
|Out of State||
Median Household Income$77,653 per year
17% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.
|Segment||Percent of Students|
|Students Over 25 Years Old||7%|
|Part time Undergrads||4.8%|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=191241 IPEDS survey data for Fordham University.