Fordham University            The Jesuit University of New York
 


History at a Glance (2009-2010) 

TIME TO COMPLETION:
Students graduating in Academic Year 2004 through Academic year 2010

Total Graduates Mean Median
15 8.5 8.7

Ph.D. Graduates beginning at the bachelor level (with Fordham masters)
<5 years 5 years 6 years 7 years > 7 years
2 1 0 0 5
25% 13% 0% 0% 63%
 
Ph.D. Graduates beginning with advanced degree (with non-Fordham masters)
<5 years 5 years 6 years 7 years > 7 years
0 0 2 0 5
0%  0% 29% 0% 71%


PROGRAM COSTS:
Over the past 3 years students earned an average of 8 credits per term, while in coursework.  Visit our Tuition and Fees page to view the current tuition fees.



FINANCIAL AID:
In academic year 2009 - 2010, 68 students were enrolled in the history program.

40 Ph.D. Students
28 M.A. Students
  

In the history program, 31 (46%) students had stipends, including:

  • 2 (6%) distinguished fellowships
  • 15 (48%) graduate assistantships
  • 5 (16%) teaching associates
  • 9 (29%) teaching fellows
  • 0 (0%) external funding
In the history program, 36 (53%) students had scholarships, including:

  • 2 (5%) distinguished fellowships
  • 15 (42%) graduate assistantships
  • 5 (14%) teaching associates
  • 9 (25%) teaching fellows
  • 0 (0%) external funding 
  • 5 (14%) tuition scholarships

Visit the following websites regarding financial aid information:
Financial Aid 
Distinguished Fellowships



ATTRITION DATA:
Year of 
Enrollment
# Enrolled # Graduated with Doctorate # Still currently enrolled # No longer enrolled
2004  7  5  1  1
2005  7  3  1  3
2006  7  2  5  0
2007  8  5  2  1
2008  7  1  6  0
2009  9  4  5  0
2010  6  0  6  0





TIME TO COMPLETION:

Since 2001, Fordham’s History program has had:

  • 90 masters only graduates, with a median registered time to degree of 1.7 years
  • 17 students earned a master’s degree en route to a doctorate, with a median registered time to degree of 1.0 years
  • 6 students earned a doctorate with a non-Fordham master’s, with a median registered time to degree of 9.2 years
  • 11 students earned a doctorate with a Fordham master’s, with a median registered time to degree of 10.0 years for both degrees. 


INCOMING STUDENTS:

Of 48 applicants for Fall 2009, 18 (38%) made up the entering doctoral cohort.

  • 5 (28%) Ph.D. students
  • 13 (73%) M.A. students

The entering cohort had GRE score (2007 - 2009) ranges of:

  • Verbal: 550-710
  • Quantitative: 500-680
  • Analytical Writing: 4.5-5.5

The average Bachelor’s GPA for incoming students:

  • 3.63
 
 

DEGREES AWARDED:

In academic year 2009 - 2010, Fordham awarded 18 degrees in history.
 
3 (17%) Ph.D.
15 (83%) M.A.


 
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