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Aug. 10, 2020 Update Fordham Forward, the plan to resume in-person teaching and learning on Aug. 26, is available below, along with extensive resources for students, parents, faculty, and staff. Full Details

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Finding the Right Fit

Students meet on the Lincoln Center campus

We know how much time you’ve spent trying to find a good fit for college. We’re looking for students who are the right fit, too. Each year, we have room for only about 2,200 students in our incoming class. That can make our task difficult.

We know a lot of you are pretty remarkable candidates who would make a real contribution to any institution you attend. Learn more about what we're looking for and then we'll walk you through how to apply.

Important Deadlines
Early Action (non-binding):
November 1
Early Decision (binding):
November 1
Priority Performance (Required Deadline For All Theatre Or Dance Major Applicants):
November 1
Regular Decision:
January 1


Note: Applicants From Puerto Rico
Due to continuing recovery efforts on the island, we will waive the application fee for students from Puerto Rico for the Fall 2021 admission cycle. Should you need assistance with the college application process, or require flexibility regarding submission of applications and/or documents or a fee waiver, please do not hesitate to contact your admission counselor.

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