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Veterans

Student Veterans wearing Yellow Ribbons outside of Keating Hall

Our Yellow Ribbon Guarantee

U.S. News ranks Fordham University #38 for Best Colleges for Veterans

Fordham University’s Office of Military and Veterans’ Services (OMVS) offers assistance to military-connected students transitioning from the military to civilian life, to pursuing higher education, to becoming a working professional.

Even in the face of the national cap on VA benefits, Fordham has reaffirmed and increased its Yellow Ribbon commitment to cover all tuition and fees for eligible Post-911 veterans (or dependents). Our guarantee applies to any of our three campuses, and to any of the nine Fordham colleges or schools to which you are admitted.

  • Fordham is one of the top-ranked Military-Inclusive colleges in NYC 
  • Fordham is in the top ranks of other leading national publications for military and veterans
  • one of only five universities in New York state to be included in the "Keys to Veterans Success" listing by the United States Department of Education.

Veteran Quicklinks

Undergraduate Student Veterans

If you are a prospective or current military-connected student, feel free to reach out to us to understand everything Fordham has to offer you. Email us at veterans@fordham.edu or call us at 212-636-6433.

Graduate Student Veterans

Are you a prospective military-connected Graduate student? Contact Anne Treantafeles, Fordham’s Graduate veterans' entry advisor, at 212-636-6602 or atreantafele@fordham.edu to discuss which Fordham program, school, and campus is best for you.


Contact our VA Certifying Officials (Enrolled Students)

Rose Hill/Westchester (student veterans and dependents)
Ms. Seton Heslin-Scott
Email: heslinscott@fordham.edu
Office: 718-817-5905

Lincoln Center and Online Social Work (student veterans and dependents)
Ms. Mara Saumell
Email: msaumell@fordham.edu
Office: 212-636-7717

Law School (student veterans and dependents)
Ms. Ursula Duran
Email: uduran@law.fordham.edu
Office: 212-636-6872


Learn about using VA benefits during COVID-19

Best for Vets Colleges 2019
Military Friendly School Award logo
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