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Fordham University

Admissions

Fordham Says...

Admission to Fordham is highly selective. We consider our applicants' academic records, standardized test scores, letters of recommendation, co-curricular activities, and admission essays—not in isolation, but as parts of a unified whole. This information helps to convey what applicants might do at Fordham, how Fordham might help them and how they... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

441 East Fordham Road

Duane Library

Bronx, NY 10458

United States

Phone: 718-817-4000

Fax: 718-367-9404

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Freshman Academic Profile
Admissions Selectivity Rating: 93
SAT:
% Submitting Score:82%
     Critical Reading Middle 50%:570 - 670
     Math Middle 50%:590 - 680
     Writing Middle 50%:580 - 680
ACT:
% Submitting Score:34%
     ACT Middle 50%:26 - 30
     Math Middle 50%:25 - 30
     English Middle 50%:26 - 33
     Writing Middle 50%:8 - 9
Average High School GPA:3.59
     % with GPA 3.75 of higher:39.8%
     % with GPA 3.50 - 3.74:25.8%
     % with GPA 3.25 - 3.49:16.5%
     % with GPA 3.0 - 3.24:12.5%
     % with GPA 2.5 - 2.99:4.5%
     % with GPA 2.0 - 2.49:0.9%
Students in Top Tenth of HS Class:47%
Students in Top Quarter of HS Class:82%
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Freshman Acceptance & Retention
Total applicants: 36,189
Total applicants who are accepted: 17,055
Total of accepted students who enroll: 1,944
% of students who return for their sophomore year: 91%
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Application Process
Application Fee: $70.00
Application Fee Waiver Available: Yes
Early Action Application Deadline: 11/01
Early Action Notification Date: 12/25
Early Action Plan Restrictive: No
Regular Application Deadline: 01/15
Priority Application Date: 01/15
Regular Notification Date: 04/01
Transfer Students Accepted: Yes
TOEFL required for non-native English speakers: Yes
Housing Deposit Deadline: 5/1
Housing Deposit Amount: $200.00
Housing Deposit Refundable: Yes, in part
Admission for Non-Fall Terms: Yes
Deferred Admission: Yes
Maximum Period of Postponement: 1 year
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Freshman Admissions Factors
Academic CriteriaImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record:Very important
Class Rank:Very important
Academic GPA:Very important
Standardized Test Scores:Very important
Application Essay:Important
Recommendation(s):Important
 
Non-Academic CriteriaImportance
Interview:Considered
Extracurricular Activities:Important
Talent / Ability:Important
Character / Personal Qualities:Important
First Generation:Considered
Alumni/ AE Relation:Considered
Geographical Residence:Considered
State Residency:Not Considered
Religious Affiliation / Commitment:Not Considered
Racial / Ethnic Status:Considered
Volunteer Work:Considered
Work Experience:Considered
Level of applicant's interest:Considered
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Freshman Academic Requirements
High School Completion:High school diploma required GED is accepted
Academic Units Required:
     Total Academic Units:22
     English:4
     Mathematics:3
     Science:3
     Foreign Language:2
     Social Studies:3
     History:2
     Academic Electives:6
Academic Units Recommended:
     Total Academic Units:24
     English:4
     Mathematics:4
     Science:4
     Foreign Language:4
     Social Studies:4
     History:2
     Academic Electives:6
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Key Statistics

Admissions

  • Admissions Selectivity Rating:
    93
  • SAT:
     
  •      Reading Middle 50%:
    570 - 670
  •      Math Middle 50%:
    590 - 680
  •      Writing Middle 50%:
    580 - 680
  • ACT:
     
  •      ACT Middle 50%:
    26 - 30
  •      Math Middle 50%:
    25 - 30
  •      English Middle 50%:
    26 - 33
  •      Writing Middle 50%:
    8 - 9
  • Average HS GPA:
    3.59
  • Early Action Application Deadline:
    11/01
  • Regular Application Deadline:
    01/15
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