Visiting students are those students who are currently enrolled in a degree program at the university level at another institution, but who wish to study at Fordham University for one or two semesters and then transfer their credits back to their home institution.
Visiting students are responsible for the full cost of attendance at Fordham University.
Availability of university housing varies each semester
International Visiting Student Application Deadlines Fall Semester Admission
Deadline - May 1 // Notification Date - Rolling after May 1 Spring Semester Admission
Deadline - Please note: Due to recent issues with the Common Application, the Early Action Deadline has been extended from November 1st to November 8th // Notification Date - Rolling after November 1
Professor/Faculty recommendation and letter from your current institution acknowledging your study abroad
Non-native English speakers should submit results from TOEFL, IELTS, PTE-A or CAE exams
Expected minimum scores:
90+ iBT TOEFL (Fordham code is 2259)
575+ PBT TOEFL
62+ PTE-A (Pearson Test of English - Academic)
67+ CAE (Cambridge English Advanced)
As an alternative to submitting these test results, local applicants can also choose to take the Fordham University ESL placement evaluation at the Institute of American Language and Culture (IALC) at our Lincoln Center campus.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call +1-212-636-6353 to arrange this. Results will then be forwarded to the undergraduate admission office upon request.
Transcripts from all university study
A transcript is a list of courses taken and grades received. All transcripts should be original documents submitted directly from your school to Fordham University's admission office or copies certified by the school or an EducationUSA center. If the transcript is in a foriegn language, please provide an english language translation of the document with your application.