Why Fordham

Everything you do shapes everything you are.

Student standing in Rose Hill Campus

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.

You’ll thrive intellectually as you struggle with new ideas.

You’ll grow professionally through diverse internships.

Your heart and mind will expand as you meet students and faculty from all over the globe.

As the Jesuit University of New York, our spirit is one of passionate engagement. Fordham shapes students who strive for excellence in everything they do, they care for others, and they fight for justice.

So why Fordham? Because life here adds up to an education that works.

This is What Makes Us Fordham

This is what makes us Fordham: We’re a tight community in New York City, we value and educate the whole person, and our graduates tell us that Fordham has shaped them, has led them to make positive changes in their lives and in the world.