Fordham University is Affiliated With the Roman Catholic Faith.
Some, but not all, schools with a religious affiliation may require a statement of faith or religious studies component. Contact the school to see what their requirements are. If an affinity with the Roman Catholic faith interests you, check out our ranking of The Best Roman Catholic Colleges and Universities.
Fordham U Has a Disability Services Site
Individuals with disabilities make up 8.0% of the student population at Fordham U. For more information on policies and accommodations that the university provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit Fordham U Disability Services.
Fordham U for the Military
While not a "service academy", Fordham U does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. Undergraduates have access to one or more ROTC programs and there is an active student veterans group on campus. For more information on policies related to veterans, you can visit Fordham U Veteran Services . For more information, check out our Fordham U for Veterans Guide.
Freshmen Living Arrangements at Fordham University
Fordham U offers on-campus housing, but freshmen are not required to take advantage of it. In the end though, most do choose to live in the dorms.
* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.
Full-time vs. Part-time Studies at Fordham University
Fordham U has a comparatively large, student body. There were 9,645 undergraduates in 2019. Full-time attendance was 9,149 (94.9%). Part-time attendance was 496 (5.1%).
Fordham University is Ranked #128 for Overall Diversity
Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, Fordham U receives top marks for overall diversity. We rank Fordham U #128 out of 3,514.
The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.
Fordham University Competes in the NCAA
Fordham U has a total of 693 student athletes, 403 men and 290 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.
|Total Revenue (all teams)||$25,215,048|
|Total Expenses (all teams)||$25,215,048|
For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to Fordham University Athletics