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Colleges / Fordham University

Fordham University

Bronx, NY 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate54%

About Fordham

Fordham University is a private, religious university in the city of Bronx, New York. Fordham was founded in 1841. The college currently enrolls around 16,556 students a year, including 10,098 undergrads.

Fordham Acceptance Rate

It is extremely difficult to get into Fordham. Fordham admitted 54% of all applicants in 2022. Out of 47,203 applications received in 2022, 25,550 students were offered admission.

Fordham University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 54%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate 67%
Early Action Acceptance Rate 58%
Average GPA 3.7
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting ACT scores 58%
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 27.4%

Click below to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics, majors and more.


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Fordham University is located in the city of Bronx, New York, near New York City.

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College Info

441 East Fordham Road Bronx, NY 10458

Campus Setting: Urban

Fordham Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jan 3

Transfer Applications are Due

Jun 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Fordham is Jan 3.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Fordham is Jun 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Fordham SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1330 - 1460


Math SAT Range

660 - 750


Reading SAT Range

660 - 730

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1460 and Above


1330 to 1460


1330 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Fordham students is 1393. Applicants with SAT scores of 1460 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Fordham, while applicants with SAT scores between 1330 to 1460 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1330 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Fordham.

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Fordham is like? There are approximately 16,556 students enrolled at Fordham, including 10,098 undergraduate students and 6,458 graduate students. 96% percent of students attend school full-time, 41% percent are from NY and 59% percent of students are from other states.


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