Info for Counselors

Important Updates for 2022-23

  • Test-optional policy updates
    • EA/ED Changes to testing status deadline: November 20
    • EA/ED self-reported score submission deadline: November 20
    • RD self-reported score submission deadline: January 20
  • Short response updates
    • All short responses are optional
  • EA/ED school document submission deadline: November 16
Counselor Resources

Undergraduate Admission Blog

Early Action, Early Decision, Priority Performance Application Deadline Extended

Early Action, Early Decision, Priority Performance Application Deadline Extended

The Early Action, Early Decision, Priority Performance Application Deadline has been extended to November 8th.

Applying to College Guide

Applying to College Guide

Fordham has launched How to Apply to College: A Step-by-Step Guide. It features lists of key things for students to do in each year of high school plus tips for understanding financial aid, writing college essays, gathering recommendation letters, and making the most of extracurricular activities. I invite you to check it out!

Presidential Perspective-Virtual Event

Presidential Perspective-Virtual Event

Join us Wednesday, November 9, 2022 at 6:30 PM until 8:00 PM for a special virtual session designed for both students and families! The evening will open with an opportunity to hear from the President of Fordham University, Tania Tetlow as she shares her Fordham perspective. After her address, stay for an interactive session on Admission and Financial Aid with Brian

Fall Preview-Junior Open House

Fall Preview-Junior Open House

I encourage all juniors (and seniors who were not able to visit during the October Open House!) to visit our campuses the weekend of November 12-13.  At the events, take a tour, talk to current students and hear our President speak about what makes Fordham great.

Early Action, Early Decision and Priority Performance Application Deadline is November 1st

Early Action, Early Decision and Priority Performance Application Deadline is November 1st

Only the application is due by the deadline. Supporting materials can arrive up to two weeks after the deadline. For more information go to fordham.edu/apply.

Common Application Opens August 1st.

Common Application Opens August 1st.

Start your Fordham Common Application! For more information on how to apply visit us here!

Regular Decision Applicant Deadline Extended to January 15th

Regular Decision Applicant Deadline Extended to January 15th

We have extended the Regular Decision application deadline to January 15th. Please note: only the application needs to be submitted by the deadline. Additional documents can arrive up to two weeks after submission and still be considered timely.

Fordham Extends its Test Optional Pilot until Fall 2024

Fordham Extends its Test Optional Pilot until Fall 2024

Fordham is test optional beginning with the Fall 2021 application cycle. For more information about our test optional policy, please go here.

Early Action, Early Decision and Priority Performance Application Deadline is November 1st

Early Action, Early Decision and Priority Performance Application Deadline is November 1st

November 1st is the deadline date for EA, ED and Priority Performance applications.  For more information, visit our “Apply” page.

For Counselors and Students Impacted by  Natural Disasters

For Counselors and Students Impacted by Natural Disasters

If you and your families have been impacted by the recent natural disasters, please know you are in our thoughts.  Should you need assistance with the college application process, or require flexibility regarding submission of  applications and/or documents or a fee waiver, please do not hesitate to contact your admission counselor​.  ​