Information for International Students

Welcome to Fordham!

International undergraduate students at Fordham University told about their experience.

International Students

Join the Fordham Ramily
Congratulations on your admission to Fordham! We are excited to welcome you to the University. We hope you’ll read more about many opportunities for admitted students to learn more about Fordham.

Join us for our spring events
Admitted students are invited to join us for one or more of our many virtual or in-person events.  

Coronavirus/COVID-19 Update
Fordham University requires all students who are taking in-person classes, living in University housing, or entering the campus for any reason to be up to date with their COVID-19 vaccines. You can find more information on the COVID-19 Vaccine Requirement webpage.

How to Enroll at Fordham University
To make a deposit, please return to your applicant portal at admission.fordham.edu/status and fill out the Enrollment Form, found under the section "Reply Forms." Once you submit the Enrollment Form, your applicant portal will display a new link for making the deposit (and if applicable, housing) payment.

Visa Information for Admitted International Students

Application for Certificate of Eligibility (AFCOE) 2022 - 2023

F-1 Transfer Recommendation Form
Only required for students already in the United States currently in F-1 visa status.

English Language Placement Evaluation
All new international students are required to take the Fordham English Language Test (FELT) prior to orientation and the start of classes.

Transfer Students
Students with previous international coursework must have their international university transcripts evaluated by World Education Services (WES) to receive a Fordham University transfer credit evaluation.

Global Transition
All new incoming international students and other new students coming to Fordham from outside the USA should plan to attend Global Transition.

Global Transition for Spring 2023 will be held Thursday, January 12, 2023, followed by New Student Orientation on Friday, January 13. Spring 2023 classes will begin on Tuesday, January 17, 2023.

Global Transition for Fall 2023 will run from August 23 - 26, 2023. Fall New Student Orientation is planned for August 27 - 29, 2023. Fall 2023 classes will begin August 30, 2023.

Fordham Cost of Attendance

Virtual Campus Tour

US Citizens and Permanent Residents

How to Enroll at Fordham University
To make a deposit, please return to your applicant portal at admission.fordham.edu/status and fill out the Enrollment Form, found under the section "Reply Forms." Once you submit the Enrollment Form, your applicant portal will display a new link for making the deposit (and if applicable, housing) payment.

Financial Aid
If you have submitted all required financial aid information on the FAFSA and PROFILE, a financial package will be prepared for you. You can access your financial aid package through the admitted student portal.

Registration

Spring 2023 Course Registration
Fall 2023 Course Registration

Fordham ID number (FIDN)
You will find your Fordham ID (FIDN) in your admission letter on your Online Applicant Portal.

Additional Note
International students who have submitted their deposit can receive a paper copy of their admission letter if required for a student visa application. Please make this request via email to intadmission@fordham.edu.