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Fordham U Demographics & Diversity Report

Below Average Overall Diversity
Below Average Racial-Ethnic Diversity
Below Average Male/Female Diversity
What does the Fordham U student population look like? College Factual wanted to know the truth so we ran the numbers. We analyzed racial demographics, gender ratios, age and geographic origins of college campuses accross the country. See how Fordham University fared in our <nil> diversity report.

Fordham U Student Population

16,364 Total Students
8,887 Undergraduates
3,995 Graduate Students

How Many Students Attend Fordham University?

Fordham U total enrollment is approximately 16,364 students. 8,887 are undergraduates and 3,995 are graduate students.

Fordham U Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Fordham U undergraduate population is made up of 57% women, and 43% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Fordham U Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 4,916
Hispanic 1,416
Asian 1,093
International 643
Multi-Ethnic 383
Black or African American 346
Unknown 79
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 8

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Fordham U Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 62% of full-time grad students are women, and 38% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Fordham U Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 1,824
International 711
Hispanic 567
Black or African American 420
Asian 263
Unknown 115
Multi-Ethnic 82
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 3

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Racial/Ethnic Diversity

38% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *
High Faculty Racial/Ethnic Diversity

Fordham U Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 8,195
Hispanic 2,668
International 1,720
Asian 1,566
Black or African American 1,324
Multi-Ethnic 546
Unknown 309
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 17

High Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Fordham University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 2,146
Black or African American 265
Asian 187
Multi-Ethnic 37
Hispanic 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
International 0
Unknown 0

Learn more about the faculty at Fordham U.

Fordham U Male/Female Diversity

More Female Students
More Male Teachers
This school is more popular with women than with men.


There are approximately 9,976 female students and 6,388 male students at Fordham U.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Fordham U is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  98.24 out of 100.
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There are more male teachers than female teachers at this school.


More about Fordham U faculty.

There are approximately 1,621 female teachers and 1,679 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

59.24% Out of State
8.78% Out of the Country

Fordham U ranks 196 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

59.24% of Fordham U students come from out of state, and 8.78% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  91 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 39 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.


Top 5 States

State Amount
New York 773
New Jersey 306
Connecticut 147
California 121
Pennsylvania 117

International Students at Fordham U

Students from 107 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, India, and South Korea.

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High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
51.96% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  81.23 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Fordham U, 51.96% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
20-21 4,209
18-19 4,124
22-24 2,718
25-29 2,230
35 and over 1,486
30-34 970
Under 18 0

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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