Recent Updates Fordham offices remain staffed and operating remotely. The University has released its plan, Fordham Forward, to resume in-person teaching and learning for the Fall semester. Full Details
Fordham University encourages applications from international students. Students are recommended to apply early, to allow extra time for international mail and preparation of visa documents.
All official transcripts from previously attended post-secondary institutions must be submitted in English, or with a certified English translation. Transcripts and credentials conversion could be submitted to one of the following for evaluation:
World Education Services
PO Box 5087
Bowling Green Station
New York, NY 10274-5087
website - www.wes.org
Phone - 212 966-6311
Fax - 212 739-6120
Fill out only what you can. When you arrive at Fordham please visit the Office of Academic Programs and Support (Keating 216) where you will receive instructions. The deadlines in these specific forms do not apply to foreign students.
Before you can be matriculated, you must complete the test of English as a Second Language (ESL) and test at a required level. To accomplish this, please visit the Institute of American Language and Culture’s website at www.fordham.edu/esl. There you will have access to the Institute’s programs and contact information.
Students with an ESL condition
If you were given an ESL condition for the fall semester, the Fordham English Language Test (FELT) will be given on August 21, 2019 at the Institute of American Language and Culture (IALC) located at 45 Columbus Ave, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10023 at 9:30 a.m. For more information you may call the office at 212 636-6353.
Please review the essay writing process to prepare for the test.