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Fordham University’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences is a selective school with a population of 426 master's and 334 doctoral students enrolled in over 40 degree and advanced certificate programs.

The Admissions Process

Holistic Application Review
Admissions application is considered complete and ready for review only when it consists of your submitted online application and all required supplemental materials.

Application Fee: $70

Letters of Recommendation
Provide all recommenders with at least one month’s advance notice to submit their recommendations. To facilitate this process, enter each recommender’s name and email address into the application as soon as you begin filling it out. They will be notified electronically of your request before you submit your application.

GRE Exams
GRE exams should be taken at least one month prior to the application deadline to ensure timely receipt of scores by GSAS Admissions. Our GRE school code is 2259.

Transcripts should be ordered at least one month prior to the application deadline and sent to:

Fordham University
Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Keating 216
441 East Fordham Road
Bronx, NY, 10458


Admissions Decision
Notification of admission decision for will be sent via email beginning mid-February.

Admission Questions
Email questions regarding admissions to
Students are encouraged to visit Fordham to speak with the faculty of the department/program to which they are applying.

Online Application Assistance
If you need assistance filling out or submitting the online application please contact GSAS Admissions by telephone during business hours (9 a.m. - 5 p.m. EST) at 718-817-4416.

Facts about 2016 - 2017 class


  • M.A./M.S. - 49%
  • Ph.D. - 15%


  • M.A./M.S. - 3.6
  • Ph.D. - 3.6

GRE Verbal:

  • M.A./M.S. - 159
  • Ph.D. - 161

GRE Quantitative:

  • M.A./M.S. - 154
  • Ph.D. - 156

GRE Analytical Writing:

  • M.A./M.S. - 4.25
  • Ph.D. - 4.5

The 2016 - 2017 Facts at a Glance

  M.A./M.F.A./M.S. Ph.D.
Selectivity 49% 15%
GPA 3.6 3.6
GRE Verbal 159 161
GRE Quantitative 154 156
GRE Analytical Writing 4.25 4.5