441 East Fordham Road Bronx, NY USA 10458
Fordham University is a private Jesuit university in New York City, New York. Founded in 1841, Fordham has five campuses around the New York City area and abroad, including the Bronx, Manhattan, West Harrison, and Armonk, NY, as well as in London. Notable alumni include Oscar-winning actor Denzel Washington, “Queen of Suspense” novelist Mary Higgins Clark, and former Director of Central Intelligence William J. Casey.
Ranked 63 nationwide, Fordham is considered a selective school. Its acceptance rate is 53%. The tuition rate is $54,730 per year, plus fees, and Fordham provides financial aid to over 84% of students. More than 9,000 undergraduate students and nearly 7,000 graduate and professional students are enrolled. Across its nine schools, the university offers over 60 undergraduate programs and more than 130 graduate degrees and programs. Fordham follows a semester-based academic calendar.
With campuses spread across one of the world’s cultural hubs, Fordham promotes student life as a truly New York City experience. Promoting the notion, “New York is my campus; Fordham is my school,” the university offers students an urban experience with the comfort of a close-knit community. Students enjoy access to some of the world’s most famous sites and experiences, but many reside in the university’s on-campus residential housing. Fordham has over 160 student clubs, a vibrant intramural sports program, and 22 men’s and women’s varsity teams, most of which participate in the NCAA Division I Atlantic Ten Conference. Honoring its Jesuit heritage, students are active in community service, and the university boasts over 1 million service hours each year.
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