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Admission Facts

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The Class of 2023 is one of the more geographically diverse in our history. More than 20 students are enrolled from each of the following states: California, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Texas.

This year's first-year class includes 206 international students from countries as far as Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Malaysia, Nigeria, and more.

But we are still committed to the city we call home. 20% of the class is from NYC's five boroughs.

Fordham is a top Fulbright producer in the United States. Since 2003, 132 Fordham students have been awarded Fulbright scholarships.

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Total Enrollment

Undergraduate Students: 9,645

Graduate Students: 6,870

Undergraduate Enrollment by School

Gabelli School of Business at Rose Hill: 2,210

Fordham College at Rose Hill: 3,990

Fordham College of Lincoln Center: 2,174

Gabelli School of Business at Lincoln Center: 421

Graduation Rate (Six-Year)

83% (National Average: 50%)

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio


Average class size


Applications for Fall 2019 Entry

Number of Applications: 47,865

Offers of Admission: 21,945

Approximate Number of Enrolled Students: 2,234

Acceptance Rate: 46%

NOTE: The profile data above represents full-time, traditional undergraduate students from Fordham College at Rose Hill, Fordham College at Lincoln Center, and the Gabelli School of Business.

Class of 2023: Gender Ratio

Women 58%
Men 42%

Class of 2023: Ethnic Breakdown

African-American 4%

American Indian <1%

Asian 13%

Hispanic/Latino 16%

International 9%

Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander <1%

Race/ethnicity unknown <1%

Two or more races 4%

White 55%

Class of 2023: Residential Breakdown

78% living on campus

22% living off campus or commuting

Class of 2023: Admitted Students Profile

H.S. Grade Point Average: 3.75 or 92% or A-

SAT EBRW+M Middle 50%: 1320-1460 

ACT Composite Middle 50%: 30-33

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Rank in Class

  • Top 10% of H.S. Class: 56%
  • Top 25% of H.S. Class: 88%

Class of 2023: Enrolled Students Profile

H.S. Grade Point Average: 3.64 or 91% or A-

SAT EBRW+M Middle 50%: 1260-1430 

ACT Composite Middle 50%: 29-32

Rank in Class
- Top 10% of H.S. Class: 41%
- Top 25% of H.S. Class: 78% 

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