Undergraduate Outcomes

At Fordham, you’ll receive a rigorous education in one of the world’s greatest cities—an education that will sharpen your talents, widen your vision, and prepare you to embrace and create change.

It’s an education that works—our graduates go out into the world to pursue meaningful careers and build lives that reflect Fordham’s spirit of passionate engagement.

First Destinations of the Class of 2016

The Office of Career Services reached out to every member of the Class of 2016 and was able to learn the "first destination" of 99% of the graduates (an exceptionally high knowledge rate). See the complete 2016 Placement Report.

83%

graduates employed, doing service, or pursuing further education within six months

$51,005

annual starting salary

95%

law school acceptance rate
(17% higher than the national average) *

81%

student internship participation

34

graduates pursuing public service as men and women for others

Undergraduate Outcomes

* Rates of admission to JD programs are computed based on the number of Fordham applicants from all graduating classes applying for admission in the fall, not solely Class of 2016 applicants. More detailed law school admissions information.

 

Leading Industries

Industry Number of 2015 Grads
Financial Services 189
Media and Communications 151
Arts, Leisure, and Entertainment 101
Services 75
Education 61
Consumer Products/Trade 55
Technology, Engineering, and Science 51
Healthcare 49
Accounting 34
Nonprofit Organization 33
Government 16
Consulting 15
Construction and Manufacturing 8
Other 28
Unreported 299

Leading Occupations

Occupation Number of 2015 Grads
Finance 155
Office and Administrative Support 97
Marketing 86
Media and Communication 83
Sales 65
Research 61
Accounting 60
Education, Training, and Library Services 53
Management 42
Arts and Design 40
Computer and Information Technology 27
Law 27
Production 26
Consulting 16
Healthcare 15
Real Estate 15
Entertainment and Sports 13
Personal Care and Service 13
Community and Social Services 10
Food Preparation and Serving 7
Counselor 6
Fundraising 5
All Other Responses 33

Top Hiring Employers

Employer Number of 2015 Grads
JPMorgan Chase & Co. 41
Fordham University 20
PricewaterhouseCoopers 13
Deloitte 13
Ernst & Young 12
Morgan Stanley 9
KPMG 8
Citigroup Inc. 7
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater 6
Teach for America 5
Northwestern Mutual 5
NBC Universal 5
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center 5
Mediacom Communications Corporation 5
Grant Thornton LLP 5
Duff & Phelps LLC 5
CBS 5
Bloomingdale's 5
TD Bank, N.A. 4
National Futures Association 4
Merrill Lynch & Co. 4
Hearst Corporation 4
Fox News 4
Credit Suisse 4
Bank of America 4
AXA Financial 4
UM Worldwide 3
UBS 3
Transperfect Translations 3
Sony Music Entertainment 3
Societe Generale 3
RBC Capital Markets 3
Prudential Financial 3
Ogilvy & Mather Advertising 3
New York City Ballet 3
IBM Corp. 3
GroupM 3
Grey Healthcare Group 3
Cushman & Wakefield 3
CIT Group, Inc. 3
Business Development Institute 3
BNY Mellon 3
All Other Responses 941

Public Service

Service Organization Number of 2015 Grads
Armed Forces 22
Jesuit Volunteer Corps 12
Americorps 11
City Year 7
Peace Corps 5
New York Teaching Fellows 2
All Others 3