Fordham University: Admission Statistics 2024

When embarking on the college search process, it’s essential to gather accurate and reliable information about prospective universities. One valuable resource for this purpose is the Common Data Set (CDS) but navigating through a college’s Common Data Set can be a time-consuming task. In this blog post, we have compiled the essential information from Fordham University’s latest admission statistics to allow you to grasp quickly and save time. 

Understanding the Common Data Set (CDS)

The Common Data Set is a standardized questionnaire that collects essential information about colleges and universities. It covers a wide range of areas, including admission statistics, enrollment figures, student demographics, financial aid, academic programs, and more. The CDS is collaboratively maintained by higher education institutions and is designed to provide accurate and comparable data for prospective students, parents, and researchers. It simplifies the college search process by providing standardized information in a consistent format, allowing for easier comparison and informed decision-making. 

Fordham Common Data Set 

Quick facts:

  • Location: Fordham University, Bronx
  • State: New York
  • Institution: Private
  • Undergraduate Institution: Coeducational
  • Academic year calendar: Semester
  • Retention Rate: 87.7%
  • Total Undergraduate Students Enrolled: 10,098
  • SAT and ACT Policies: Optional 
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 13.6:1

Factors in Admission Decisions

Academic

Very Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Important
Recommendations
Application Essay
Considered
Class Rank
Standardized test scores

Non-Academic

Important
Extracurricular Activities
Talent/Ability
Character/personal qualities
Volunteer work
Work Experience
Considered
First Generation
Alumni/ae relation
Geographical Residence
Racial/ethnic Status
Level of applicant’s interest

GPA Breakdown

20.0% of enrolled students have a GPA of 4.0 

31.9% of enrolled students have a GPA between 3.75 and 3.99

30.4% of enrolled students have a GPA between 3.50 and 3.74

10.0% of enrolled students have a GPA between 3.25 and 3.49

5.5% of enrolled students have a GPA between 3.00 and 3.24 ‎‏

2.0% of enrolled students have a GPA between 2.50 and 2.99

0.2% of enrolled students have a GPA between 2.0 and 2.49

Admission Facts

  • Application Closing Date: January 3
  • Deferred Admission: Yes (1 year maximum)
  • EA/ED: Yes (Early Decision and Early Action)
  • EA/ED Deadline: November 1
  • EA Plan: Not restrictive

Student Life Information


Student Diversity

Total Undergraduates (Both degree-seeking and non-degree seeking, including first-year)

  • 701 International (nonresidents) students
  • 1,854 Hispanic/Latino students
  • 561 Black or African American, non-Hispanic students
  • 5,027 White, non-Hispanic students
  • 4 American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic students
  • 1,353 Asian, non-Hispanic students
  • 9 Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic students 
  • 478 students with two or more races, non-Hispanic
  • 111 students with race and/or ethnicity unknown

Tuition/Fees

$70 Application Fee 

$60,335 Tuition Fee

$1,657 Required Fees

$23,075 Food and Housing (On campus)

Financial Aid

Total of Need-based Scholarship/Grants Awarded: $221,041,190

Total of Non-need-based Scholarship/Grants Awarded: $39,117,531

The data presented here was collected from the Fordham University Common Data Set 2022-2023.

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