Admission Facts

Students Exiting from Campus Building

The Class of 2021 is one of the most geographically diverse in our history. More than 20 students are enrolled from each of the following states: California, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Virginia.

This year's freshman class includes 253 international students from countries as far as Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Malaysia, Nigeria, and more.

But we are still committed to the city we call home. 17% of the class is from NYC's five boroughs.

Fordham is a top Fulbright producer in the United States. Since 2003, 125 Fordham students were awarded Fulbright scholarships.

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Total Enrollment

Undergraduate Students: 9,258

Graduate Students: 6,324

Undergraduate Enrollment by School

Gabelli School of Business at Rose Hill: 2,120

Fordham College at Rose Hill: 4,027

Fordham College of Lincoln Center: 2,044

Gabelli School of Business at Lincoln Center: 266

Graduation Rate (Six-Year)

80% (National Average: 50%)

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio

14:1

Average class size

22

Applications for Fall 2017 Entry

Number of Applications: 45,061

Offers of Admission: 20,905

Approximate Number of Enrolled Students: 2,160

Acceptance Rate: 46%

** The profile data above represents full-time, traditional undergraduate students from Fordham College at Rose Hill, Fordham College at Lincoln Center, and the Gabelli School of Business.

Class of 2021: Gender Ratio

Men 42%; Women 58%

Class of 2021: Ethnic Breakdown

African-American 3%

American Indian <1%

Asian 11%

Hispanic/Latino 13%

International 11%

Pacific Islander <1%

Race/ethnicity unknown 1%

Two or more races 4%

White 57%

Class of 2021: Residential Breakdown

79% living on campus

21% living off campus or commuting

Class of 2021: Admitted Students Profile

H.S. Grade Point Average: 3.7 or 92% or A-

SAT EBRW+M Middle 50%: 1290-1420 

ACT Composite Middle 50%: 28-32

See fordham.edu/testscores for more detailed information

Rank in Class
- Top 10% of H.S. Class: 56%
- Top 25% of H.S. Class: 89%

Class of 2021: Enrolled Students Profile

H.S. Grade Point Average: 3.65 or 91% or A-

SAT EBRW+M Middle 50%: 1250-1400 

ACT Composite Middle 50%: 27-31

Rank in Class
- Top 10% of H.S. Class: 44%
- Top 25% of H.S. Class: 78% 

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