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Academics

9 schools. 3 campuses.

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Fordham is a world-class comprehensive research institution.

Fordham is a place where our core curriculum helps you to develop a capacity for critical thought before you ever choose a major.

Fordham is a stepping stone to the world, which you’ll find through endless opportunities in New York City.

The Jesuit Tradition

The real strength of a Fordham education comes from a much deeper place—the five-century-old tradition of Jesuit education that infuses every part of the Fordham experience. It’s a tradition that encourages curiosity, introspection and, most importantly, action—to reach out, to settle injustice, to leave a healing mark.

This isn’t about reading books and memorizing facts: Your education is dynamic, challenging you to understand contexts as much as concepts.

Cura Personalis is Fordham's commitment to educating the whole person.

We don’t just learn to recognize inequalities in access to national and global health services, we learn what we can do to right them.

Celia Fisher, Professor of Psychology, on her course, Health Disparities and Social Justice

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