Veterans

Fordham is the only New York City university to be among those ranked Best For Vets by Military Times

Fordham has been ranked as a top Military-Friendly Yellow Ribbon University by Military Times for five consecutive years.

An approved Yellow Ribbon Program university, Fordham guarantees that all tuition and fees are fully covered for admitted veterans, active military, and eligible family members who fall in the VA's maximum benefit category.

Getting ready for discharge? Read our Checklist for New Student Veterans

Want to learn more about Fordham's veteran community?

Visit our Veterans website

Guaranteed Admission

Fordham is a proud participant in the Yellow Ribbon program, which covers 100% of all tuition and fees for eligible students under the Post 9/11 GI Bill. Fordham's School of Professional and Continuing Studies (PCS) has unlimited seat and tuition caps, and is one of only three New York colleges to offer the Veterans Promise Program.

The Veterans Promise Program

  • Guaranteed undergraduate admission into Fordham's School of Professional and Continuing Studies
  • Available to student veterans who have graduated high school in New York with a minimum GPA of 3.0, who received an honorable discharge, and have no disciplinary or criminal history
  • Open to anyone enlisting in active duty, National Guard, or Reserve Forces of the U.S. military

Why veterans love Fordham’s School of Professional and Continuing Studies (PCS):

  • Fordham is a top-ranked, nationally recognized accredited university
  • Generous transfer, prior learning, and life-experience credit policy – up to 75 credits may be transferred
  • Small classes and personal guidance and attention
  • Active veterans student association with a weekly newsletter.
  • Transition workshops and networking opportunities
  • Students may take classes at all three campuses (Manhattan, the Bronx, and Westchester, New York)

PCS offers unlimited Yellow Ribbon seats to qualifying veterans.

Ready to take the next step?
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If you have any admissions questions, please call Glen Redpath at 212-636-6399 or email [email protected].
 
Attend either an Information Session or Express Admission Day event and the application fee will be waived.

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Thursday, March 7, 2024
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Friday, April 26, 2024
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