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Veterans

Student Veterans wearing Yellow Ribbons outside of Keating Hall

Our Yellow Ribbon Guarantee

Fordham rose up to #38 (up from 45) on U.S. News for 2021 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, into 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).

Fordham is one of the top-ranked Military-Inclusive colleges in NYC and 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.

Our guarantee applies to any of our three campuses, and to any of the nine Fordham colleges or schools to which you are admitted.


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)

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

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

Ms. Ursula Duran for Law School student veterans and dependents.
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
Military Advance Education and Transition logo
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