As the Jesuit University of New York, Fordham blends a rigorous education with the resources, culture, and energy of New York City. In our three undergraduate schools across two campuses, you'll find a challenging curriculum, small class sizes, personal access to supportive professors and advisers, and exciting research, service, global, and professional opportunities. And our 200,000+ Fordham alumni make an impact: 91% of our recent graduates were employed, enrolled in graduate school, or pursuing another endeavor within six months of graduation.

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A first-year applicant is a student who is applying to college immediately after earning their high school diploma or equivalency. Your application will be reviewed holistically as we look for students who are a good match for Fordham. Our primary focus is that you will be academically successful and bring personal qualities of integrity, perseverance, and leadership to our campus communities. For more information on our most recently admitted class, please visit


A transfer applicant is a student who has pursued some college coursework after earning their high school diploma. Your application will be reviewed holistically as we look for students who are a good match for Fordham. Competitive transfer applicants are those who demonstrate academic success in a college curriculum at another institution, with a college GPA of at least 3.0. Candidates may be considered for both fall and spring entry. For more information, please visit

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Our alumni are changemakers in business, law, theater, politics, biology, journalism, medicine, and beyond. As a Fordham grad, you’ll have a local view with a global understanding. No matter where you live or how the world changes, you will leave Fordham knowing how to dig deeper, collaborate, and effect change. Learn more about our graduates.

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The investment of time, money, and energy doesn’t just get you a degree. It creates a journey that helps you evolve into your best self, and connects you to a network of others who are doing the same. Learn more about the Fordham community firsthand by visiting us on campus for a tour, information session, open house, or visit day. What will your Fordham journey be?


"As the Jesuit University of New York, we seek and attract bright, engaged students from every corner of the Earth—and welcome them into a community where they develop the intelligence and integrity to make the world a better place.”

Tania Tetlow, President, Fordham University
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Bronx, NY 10458, United States of America

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