Fordham, the Jesuit University of New York, offers a distinctive educational experience rooted in the 450-year old Jesuit tradition of intellectual rigor and personal attention.

Located in the world’s capital of culture and commerce — New York City — Fordham offers more than 65 undergraduate majors on two residential campuses, the tree-lined, 85-acre Rose Hill campus in the Bronx and the Lincoln Center campus in the heart of Manhattan’s performing arts center.

The University enrolls a diverse student body hailing from all states and many foreign countries, totaling approximately 15,800 students in its ten undergraduate, graduate and professional schools.

Basic details

  • Region: Northeast
  • Location: New York City, New York
  • Campus setting: Urban
  • Type of institution: Private

Admissions information and areas of study offered

  • Percentage of students admitted: 52%
  • Average ACT range: 30-34
  • Average SAT range: 1340-1480 
  • Test optional?: Yes 
  • Common Application accepted?: Yes
  • Areas of study offered include: Accounting/Finance; Anthropology; Area Studies; Art History; Arts; Biology; Business; Chemistry; Communications; Computer Science; Dance; Design; Drama/Theatre Arts; Economics; Education; Ethnic/Cultural Studies; English; Environmental Sciences; Gender Studies; History; Humanities; Information Sciences/Systems; International Relations; Journalism; Languages; Law; Liberal Arts; Literature; Management; Marketing; Mathematics; Music; Neuroscience; Philosophy; Physics; Political Science; Psychology; Social Work; Sociology; Theology/Religion; Urban Studies
  • Full list of majors available:


  • International students are eligible for: Merit/talent based scholarship, athletic scholarships, need-based aid
  • Estimated yearly cost (including tuition, board, room and student fees): $80,000


  • Athletic association for the majority of sports: NCAA - Division I
  • Varsity sports: Men's American Football; Men's Athletics / Track and Field; Women's Athletics / Track and Field; Men's Baseball; Women's Softball; Men's Basketball; Women's Basketball; Men's Cross Country; Women's Cross Country; Men's Football / Soccer; Women's Football / Soccer; Men's Golf; Women's Rowing; Men's Swimming and Diving; Women's Swimming and Diving; Men's Tennis; Women's Tennis; Men's Volleyball; Men's Water Polo

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