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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, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Virginia.

This year's freshman class includes 225 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 have been& awarded Fulbright scholarships.

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Total Enrollment

Undergraduate Students: 9,599

Graduate Students: 6,483

Undergraduate Enrollment by School

Gabelli School of Business at Rose Hill: 2,209

Fordham College at Rose Hill: 4,081

Fordham College of Lincoln Center: 2,104

Gabelli School of Business at Lincoln Center: 366

Graduation Rate (Six-Year)

80% (National Average: 50%)

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio


Average class size


Applications for Fall 2017 Entry

Number of Applications: 45,076

Offers of Admission: 20,914

Approximate Number of Enrolled Students: 2,238

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 10%

Pacific Islander <1%

Race/ethnicity unknown 1%

Two or more races 4%

White 58%

Class of 2021: Residential Breakdown

78% living on campus

22% 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

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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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