Admissions Information

The application fee is $70 for applying undergraduate school and $70 for graduate school at Fordham University. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$70
Graduate Application Fees$70
Admission Informationhttps://www.fordham.edu/admissions/
Online Applicationhttps://www.fordham.edu/info/20541/how_to_apply
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Credits for Life Experiences, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree OfferedBachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master, Post-Master Certificate, Doctoral (Research), Doctoral (Professional Practice)

Admission Statistics

For the academic year 2021-22, the acceptance rate is 58.30% and the yield is 10.67%. 16,799 men and 29,476 women applied to Fordham and 8,788 men and 18,192 women students were accepted. Among them, 1,002 men and 1,877 women were enrolled in the school (Fall 2021). The following table and chart show the admission statistics including the number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants46,27516,79929,476
Admitted26,9808,78818,192
Enrolled2,8791,0021,877
Acceptance Rate 58.30%52.31%61.72%
Yield 10.67%11.40%10.32%
Data source: NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: June 25, 2022)

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For the academic year 2021-2022, 760 students (26% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 327 students (11%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 730 and the 25th percentile is 650. The SAT Math score is 750 (75th) and 650 (25th). The submitted ACT composite score is 33 (75th percentile) and 30 (25th percentile).
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing650730
SAT Math650750
ACT Composite3033
ACT Math2732
ACT English3135
Data source: NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: June 25, 2022)
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at Fordham University are very competitive and high when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,278, ACT: 81 - private (not-for-profit) Research University (high research activity)).

Application Requirements

It requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), Completion of College Preparatory Program, and Recommendations to its applicants. The next table summarizes the application requirements to apply Fordham University.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and deadlines, see its online application page .
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Fordham Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankConsidered but not Required
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRequired
RecommendationsRequired
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresConsidered but not Required
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended



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