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Fordham University

1,560 reviews
  1. The Bronx, NY
  2. 4 Year
B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    B+
  2. Value
    B+
  3. Diversity
    A-
  4. Campus
    C
  5. Athletics
    B-
  6. Party Scene
    A-
  7. Professors
    B-
  8. Location
    A
  9. Dorms
    C
  10. Campus Food
    D-
  11. Student Life
    B+
  12. Safety
    B-
Fordham University is ...
Private not-for-profit, Catholic
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-AA
Athletic Conference
Patriot League
Address
441 E Fordham Rd
Bronx, NY 10458

Fordham University Rankings

Niche ranks over 1,000 colleges based on more than 50 statistics and nearly 12 million opinions from college students.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
48%
SAT Range
1150-1350
ACT Range
26-30
Application Fee
$70
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Required
Application Website

Cost

Net Price
$35,605/ year
National
$15,431

Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $24,556/ year
  • $30-48k
    $25,082/ year
  • $49-75k
    $31,903/ year
  • $76-110k
    $35,107/ year
  • $110k+
    $38,993/ year

Academics

Professors
B-
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
14:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
74%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.81 responses
56%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.81 responses
49%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.81 responses

Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
8,058Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
3%
Pell Grant
19%
Varsity Athletes
7%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 40 responses
  • Laid back and approachable
    3%
  • Alternative or off-beat, artsy, wealthy
    28%
  • Fun, relaxed, hardworking people from nice towns
    5%
  • Hard working but stiff and a bit sheltered
    10%
  • Hot
    8%
  • Ambitious
    8%
  • Regular
    8%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
75%
Poll
0%
of students say that Greek life is pretty big.68 responses
Poll
3%
of students say almost everything on campus revolved around sports.127 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 37 responses
  • A mixed bag
    16%
  • A true New York experience
    19%
  • Great city, terrible school
    3%
  • It was worth going to
    14%
  • Jesuit education in NYC
    16%
  • Small classes, welcoming environment
    5%
  • Terrible & horrible experience, leaving the school
    5%

After Fordham University

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$55,400/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
80%
National
47%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
81%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.36 responses

Reviews

1,560 reviews
  • Excellent
    259
  • Very Good
    516
  • Average
    565
  • Poor
    132
  • Terrible
    88
The networking possibilities are abundant, there are many employees and alumni that hire Fordham students
  • College Freshman
  • 28 days ago
career services on campus is very helpful and there are a lot of job fairs throughout the year.
  • College Senior
  • 1 month ago
i love everything about fordham! variety of courses to choose from, small class sizes, approachable and smart professors, and laid back students. Beautiful campus and its in NYC.
  • College Senior
  • 1 month ago