Fordham University

United States of America

801-1000thQS World Ranking

Fordham University is a private, independent research university in New York City, and was established in the year 1841.

Fordham University is composed of ten schools/departments/colleges: School of Management; Continuing Education; School of Education, College of Engineering and Technology; Graduate Studies Family Home and Social Sciences; Fine Arts and Communications; Humanities; International Studies; Law School; Life Sciences; Nursing; Physical Mathematical Sciences; Religious Education; Undergraduate Education. There are 3 campuses across New York State: the Rose Hill campus in the Bronx, the Lincoln Center campus in Manhattan's Upper West Side, and the Westchester campus in Harrison, New York. In addition to these locations, the university maintains a study abroad center in the London and field offices in Spain and South Africa. The university offers degrees in over 60 disciplines.

All undergraduates pursuing bachelor's degrees at Fordham are required to complete the Core Curriculum, a distribution of 17 courses in nine disciplines: English, mathematics/computational reasoning, social science, philosophy and ethics, history, fine arts, religious studies, natural science, and modern or Classical languages. Based on the curriculum established by the Society of Jesus in the sixteenth century, the Core is shared by Jesuit schools all over the world and emphasizes the liberal arts as a basis of education. Upon the completion of the Core Curriculum, students choose from approximately 50 major courses of study, in which they will receive their degree. One option is the personalized interdisciplinary major, which allows students to create their own course of study across various disciplines.

In addition to the bachelor's degrees offered to undergraduates, the university also offers specialized academic programs, including: pre-medical and health professions; pre-professional programs in architecture, law, and criminal justice; a 3-2 engineering program, in conjunction with Columbia and Case Western Reserve Universities; a five-year teacher certification program; an Applied Public Accountancy (CPA certification) program; a BFAprogram in dance, in conjunction with the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater; as well as cross-registration opportunities with the Juilliard School for advanced music students.

Notable Alumni: Donald Trump (President of the United States), Denzel Washington (two-time Academy Award and two-time Golden Globe Award-winning actor), Carl Jung (founder of analytical psychology)

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English

African and African American Studies embraces diverse intellectual and ideological perspectives in researching, teaching, and civic engagement.

Common Application, Essay, Letter of Recommendation, High School Transcript, Test scores: ACT, SAT, IELTS, TOEFL

African American Academic and Enrichment Counselor, Assistant/Associate Professor, Director, Coordinator

1st Jan

English

American Studies is as diverse as the country we inhabit. You will study with faculty and students from departments all over Fordham, including African and African American studies,

Common Application, Essay, Letter of Recommendation, High School Transcript, Test scores: ACT, SAT, IELTS, TOEFL

Research Assistant, Instructor, Social Studies Teacher, Assistant Professor

1st Jan

English

Sciences and the humanities team up in anthropology. This interdisciplinary approach is essential to understanding the origins of our species millions of years ago and the development of ancient cultures, but it is equally important for understanding our present living conditions with high levels of inequality and discrimination.

Common Application, Essay, Letter of Recommendation, High School Transcript, Test scores: ACT, SAT, IELTS, TOEFL

Equality and Diversity Officer, Higher Education Lecturer, Human Resources Officer, Museum/Gallery Curator, Public Relations Officer, Social Worker, UX Analyst

1st Jan

English

The accounting majors are offered through the Gabelli School of Business at Rose Hill. New York City is your living lab to explore the power of business, from financial firms to Bronx bodegas. You ll gain practical industry experience in the world s financial capital.

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Actuarial Analyst, Chartered Accountant, Chartered Certified Accountant, Chartered Public Finance Accountant, Data analyst, Economist, Financial Risk Analyst Forensic Accountant

1st Jan

English

You will study the great accomplishments of European, Latin American, U.S., and Asian art, and beyond and will learn how artists were inspired by and grappled with the historical, political, and intellectual challenges of their day through images and the built environment.

Common Application, Essay, Letter of Recommendation, High School Transcript, Test scores: ACT, SAT, IELTS, TOEFL

Commercial Art Gallery Manager, Conservator, Heritage Manager, Museum/Gallery Curator, Museum/Gallery Exhibitions Officer

1st Jan

a) Common Application

b) High school transcript

c) Letter of recommendation and Essay

d) Official SAT/ACT scores

e) Typical SAT scores: Math (590-680), Critical reading (580-670), Writing (590-680), ACT Composite (27-31)

f) Average GPA 3.64

g) TOEFL/IELTS scores if the applicant’s native language is not English

h) TOEFL: IBT-90, IELTS-7

i) Acceptance rate: 44% (2016)

Requirements may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific requirements.

Fees

Undergraduate: $49,645

Graduate: Fees vary for each program.

Fees may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees. 

Cost of Living

The annual cost of living at Fordham University is $16,350 approx.

Accommodation

Yes, the university has in campus dorm facilities

Undergraduate: January 1

Graduate: Deadlines vary for each program.

Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific deadlines.

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University Stats

15286

Students

1704

International Students

8855

Undergraduates

6431

Postgraduate

1025

Faculty Strength

4

International Faculty

14

Student Faculty Ratio

46
%

Acceptance Rate

$
49645

Tuition Fees

$
17445

Living Cost

$
1771

Other Fees

3.6

Avg. GPA

* All cost are in USD