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Fordham Facts

Male and Female Student at Rose Hill

First Five Facts

Joseph M. McShane, SJ
The Ram
School Color:
Who we are:
The Jesuit University of New York

Points of Pride

192 Fulbright Scholars
658 prestigious scholarships in the past five years
78% health professional school acceptance rate
1 million+ community service hours annually
3,500 NYC-based internship companies

Fordham University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education

The Numbers


16,972 students in nine schools
9,767 undergraduates
2,270 first-year students
7,205 graduate and professional students

University Housing Residents

3,425 at Rose Hill
1,368 at Lincoln Center
4,649 undergraduates
144 graduate and professional students


Rose Hill, Bronx, NY
7,179 undergraduate and graduate students

Lincoln Center, Manhattan, NY
9,376 undergraduate and graduate students

Westchester, West Harrison, NY
394 undergraduates and graduates

The Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station, Armonk, NY

The Fordham University London Centre

Undergraduate Schools and Colleges

Fordham College at Rose Hill (1841)
3,912 students enrolled

Fordham College at Lincoln Center (1968)
2,179 students enrolled

Gabelli School of Business (1920)
2,265 students enrolled at Rose Hill, 503 undergraduates and 1,526 graduates at Lincoln Center

Graduate and Professional School

Fordham School of Professional and Continuing Studies (1944)
258 students at Rose Hill, 537 at Lincoln Center, 58 at Westchester

Gabelli School of Business (1969)
1,526 students enrolled at Lincoln Center, 15 at Westchester

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (1916)
562 students enrolled at Rose Hill, 304 at Lincoln Center

Graduate School of Religion and Religious Education (1968)
182 students enrolled at Rose Hill

Graduate School of Education (1916)
769 students enrolled at Lincoln Center

Graduate School of Social Service (1916)
1,905 students enrolled at Lincoln Center, 288 at Westchester

School of Law (1905)
1,518 students enrolled at Lincoln Center

Undergraduate Demographics

57.2% Women
42.8% Men

31.2% Underrepresented Populations
15.6% Hispanic/Latino
11.2% Asian
4.3% Black/African American
0% American Indian/Alaskan
0.1% Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

Geographical origins:
47 states, D.C., Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, and 82 countries

Degrees Conferred in 2019

96 Doctor of Philosophy
12 Doctor of Education
4 Doctor of Ministry
8 Doctor of Juridical Science
382 Juris Doctor
1,519 Master of Arts, Science, Education, Law, and Philosophy
157 Master of Business Administration
663 Master of Social Work
84 Graduate Certificate or Professional Diploma
2,217 Bachelor of Arts, Science, or Fine Arts

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 82.7% (Approximate National Average: 50%)


195,000+ total


753 Full-time Instructors
55% Men
45% Women
21% Underrepresented Populations

459 Tenured Faculty
61% Men
39% Women
18% Underrepresented Populations

94% of full-time faculty hold a Ph.D. or other terminal degree

13:1 undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio
22 students average class size

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition (2019-2020)
$52,980 annually undergraduate
$929 to $1,766 per graduate credit
$61,770 annually law school

Financial Aid
81% of undergraduates received financial aid


As of and for the year ended June 30, 2018:

$661,239,000 operating revenues
$635,194,000 operating expenses
$733,516,000 endowment

University Libraries

2,450,115 Books (Physical and Digital)
0 Databases (Digital)
139,715 Media (Physical and Digital)
117,809 Serials (Physical and Digital)
2,707,639 Total Collection (Physical and Digital)

Carnegie Classification

Research University (High Research Activity)

Based on the number of doctoral degrees awarded, research expenditures, and numbers of research staff, Fordham is one of 135 public and private universities in the U.S. to receive this classification.

Varsity Sports

22 men’s and women’s varsity sports teams

NCAA Division I

Atlantic 10 Conference in baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, indoor and outdoor track, rowing, soccer, softball, squash, swimming, diving, tennis, and volleyball.

Mid-Atlantic Conference for water polo

Patriot League (Division I-AA) for football