Fordham University

Bronx, NY

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 9,669
Graduate Enrollment: 7,082
Doctoral Universities: High Research Activity
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Religious Affiliation: Roman Catholic

Campus Details

Large City (>250k)
Four-year, large, highly residential // full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 58.3%

Male/Female: 39% / 61% (2017)

First generation college students: 17.6% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 2.1% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.4% (2017)

Test scores for admission: Considered but not required
2022 Median Admit SAT: 1,402
SAT 25th Percentile - 75th: 1300 - 1480

2022 Median Admit ACT: 32
ACT 25th Percentile - 75th: 30 - 33

Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 84.2% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 79.3% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 74.9% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 70.7% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 52.6%
Black: 5.1%
Hispanic: 17.3%
Asian: 12.9%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.1%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
2+ races: 4.7%
Non-resident alien: 6.5%
Unknown race: 0.7%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $70,340
In-State tuition: $56,161
Out-of-State tuition: $56,161

Estimated books and supplies: $1,040 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $21,035 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $2,950 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $12,438 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $2,950 (2022)

Average Family Income: $145,043 (2017)
Median Family Income: $97,877 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 19.2%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 44.4%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $24,300 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $258 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $22,402
$30k-48k $23,301
$48k-75k $31,279
$75k-110k $34,099
$110k+ $42,733

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 78%
6-year graduation rate: 83%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 93.1% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $24,300 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $6,500 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $19,246 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $19,112 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 79.6% (2015)
@3 year 83.2% (2017)
@5 year 87.6% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 62.6% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 62.5% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $48,682 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $70,485 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Bachelor's Degree Physics. 6
Bachelor's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 26 $23,250 $246 $39,442 ($3,287)
Bachelor's Degree Area Studies. 56 $26,884 $276 $37,364 ($3,114) $59,590 ($4,966)
Bachelor's Degree Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies. 11
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 159 $25,700 $261 $44,808 ($3,734) $62,162 ($5,180)
Bachelor's Degree Journalism. 32 $26,324 $279 $44,842 ($3,737)
Bachelor's Degree Radio, Television, and Digital Communication. 43 $23,230 $236 $50,975 ($4,248)
Master's Degree Radio, Television, and Digital Communication. 21
Master's Degree Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other. 18 $42,718 ($3,560)
Bachelor's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 108 $26,955 $280 $64,334 ($5,361) $84,981 ($7,082)
Master's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 14 $115,454 ($9,621)
Master's Degree Data Processing. 52
Bachelor's Degree Information Science/Studies. 14
Master's Degree Information Science/Studies. 88
Master's Degree Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 1
Master's Degree Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management. 56 $331 $97,073 ($8,089)
Master's Degree Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural Education. 3
Graduate/Professional Certificate Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural Education. 1
Master's Degree Curriculum and Instruction. 11
Doctoral Degree Curriculum and Instruction. 3
Master's Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 61 $241 $91,138 ($7,595) $101,992 ($8,499)
Doctoral Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 17 $129,981 ($10,832)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Educational Administration and Supervision. 1
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 98 $27,000 $286 $28,824 ($2,402) $51,721 ($4,310)
Master's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 12
Doctoral Degree English Language and Literature, General. 9
Bachelor's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 8 $44,156 ($3,680)
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 81 $26,640 $276 $25,221 ($2,102) $58,669 ($4,889)
Master's Degree Biology, General. 8
Doctoral Degree Biology, General. 1
Bachelor's Degree Neurobiology and Neurosciences. 24 $26,917 $285 $31,704 ($2,642)
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 29 $26,949 $286
Master's Degree Applied Mathematics. 65
Master's Degree Statistics. 54
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics and Statistics, Other. 30 $24,625 $237 $57,431 ($4,786)
Bachelor's Degree Biological and Physical Sciences. 49 $24,250 $253 $28,973 ($2,414) $58,912 ($4,909)
Bachelor's Degree Medieval and Renaissance Studies. 3
Master's Degree Medieval and Renaissance Studies. 7
Bachelor's Degree Classical and Ancient Studies. 6
Master's Degree Dispute Resolution. 7
Bachelor's Degree Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. 27 $27,000 $286 $48,715 ($4,060)
Bachelor's Degree Philosophy. 42 $22,999 $217 $28,634 ($2,386) $64,223 ($5,352)
Master's Degree Philosophy. 19
Doctoral Degree Philosophy. 4
Bachelor's Degree Religion/Religious Studies. 23 $26,320 $268 $21,812 ($1,818) $75,263 ($6,272)
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 206 $26,915 $265 $55,260 ($4,605) $78,039 ($6,503)
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 233 $572 $95,135 ($7,928) $142,996 ($11,916)
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 139 $23,970 $244 $71,589 ($5,966) $96,453 ($8,038)
Master's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 141 $421 $72,211 ($6,018) $103,323 ($8,610)
Bachelor's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 150 $26,850 $285 $77,189 ($6,432) $112,777 ($9,398)
Master's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 1
Graduate/Professional Certificate Finance and Financial Management Services. 27
Bachelor's Degree International Business. 71 $23,250 $246 $65,785 ($5,482)
Master's Degree Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods. 322
Bachelor's Degree Marketing. 59 $26,933 $286 $50,009 ($4,167)
Master's Degree Real Estate. 4
Master's Degree Taxation. 28 $233 $75,219 ($6,268) $106,134 ($8,845)
Master's Degree Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other. 1
Bachelor's Degree History. 44 $26,000 $276 $30,734 ($2,561) $58,741 ($4,895)
Master's Degree History. 7
Doctoral Degree History. 5
Master's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 49 $370 $60,273 ($5,023) $70,676 ($5,890)
Master's Degree Student Counseling and Personnel Services. 10 $44,012 ($3,668)
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 11 $74,315 ($6,193)
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 13 $70,602 ($5,884) $76,802 ($6,400)
Master's Degree Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language. 11
Doctoral Degree Education, Other. 5
Bachelor's Degree Engineering Physics. 14 $43,921 ($3,660)
Bachelor's Degree Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services. 7
Bachelor's Degree Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 1
Bachelor's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 24 $27,000 $286 $43,946 ($3,662) $52,464 ($4,372)
Bachelor's Degree Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 4
Doctoral Degree Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 1
First Professional Degree Law. 382 $1,679 $158,382 ($13,199) $153,462 ($12,789)
Master's Degree Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies. 37 $707 $75,972 ($6,331)
Master's Degree Legal Professions and Studies, Other. 123 $804
Doctoral Degree Legal Professions and Studies, Other. 8
Master's Degree Theological and Ministerial Studies. 2
Doctoral Degree Theological and Ministerial Studies. 4
Master's Degree Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries. 30 $39,177 ($3,265)
Doctoral Degree Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries. 4
Graduate/Professional Certificate Pastoral Counseling and Specialized Ministries. 5
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 11
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 144 $26,000 $265 $33,060 ($2,755) $58,590 ($4,883)
Master's Degree Psychology, General. 14
Master's Degree Research and Experimental Psychology. 7
Doctoral Degree Research and Experimental Psychology. 4
Master's Degree Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 29 $60,122 ($5,010) $72,930 ($6,078)
Doctoral Degree Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 37 $947 $63,504 ($5,292) $91,894 ($7,658)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 23 $1,213 $62,110 ($5,176) $78,752 ($6,563)
Master's Degree Psychology, Other. 9
Graduate/Professional Certificate Psychology, Other. 1
Bachelor's Degree Social Work. 24 $27,000 $286
Master's Degree Social Work. 663 $574 $53,799 ($4,483) $62,655 ($5,221)
Doctoral Degree Social Work. 12
Bachelor's Degree Anthropology. 25 $24,000 $239 $30,957 ($2,580) $46,873 ($3,906)
Bachelor's Degree Economics. 169 $24,000 $246 $53,951 ($4,496) $77,636 ($6,470)
Master's Degree Economics. 24 $67,307 ($5,609) $102,478 ($8,540)
Doctoral Degree Economics. 5
Graduate/Professional Certificate Economics. 14
Bachelor's Degree Business/Commerce, General. 5
Bachelor's Degree International Relations and National Security Studies. 105 $25,843 $262 $43,030 ($3,586) $67,198 ($5,600)
Master's Degree International Relations and National Security Studies. 31 $56,977 ($4,748)
Graduate/Professional Certificate International Relations and National Security Studies. 12
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 123 $24,575 $246 $40,906 ($3,409) $65,198 ($5,433)
Master's Degree Political Science and Government. 10
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 57 $25,000 $270 $40,609 ($3,384) $57,799 ($4,817)
Bachelor's Degree Urban Studies/Affairs. 12
Master's Degree Urban Studies/Affairs. 5
Bachelor's Degree Social Sciences, Other. 1
Bachelor's Degree Visual and Performing Arts, General. 52 $27,000 $286 $42,278 ($3,523)
Bachelor's Degree Dance. 32 $26,000 $265 $20,091 ($1,674) $32,434 ($2,703)
Bachelor's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 29 $27,000 $284 $17,234 ($1,436) $34,556 ($2,880)
Bachelor's Degree Film/Video and Photographic Arts. 50 $25,000 $265 $25,428 ($2,119)
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 60 $24,495 $268 $39,444 ($3,287) $49,855 ($4,155)
Bachelor's Degree Music. 8
Master's Degree Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions. 32 $803 $46,507 ($3,876) $63,551 ($5,296)
Master's Degree Religious Education. 6
Doctoral Degree Religious Education. 3


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $131,346
Full time faculty: 100%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 14.0

School's endowment start of year: $712,775,000 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $1,003,039,000 (2022)