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#172 Overall Influence #66 Desirability Rank

Fordham University

Private research university in New York City

Fordham University was founded in 1841 by the Jesuit religious order. It still retains its Catholic affiliation.

Originally located in the Fordham section of New York City’s borough of the Bronx, today the university’s flagship campus lies just to the east of the original campus in that same borough’s Rose Hill neighborhood. Fordham also has three satellite campuses: one on the Upper West Side of Manhattan near Lincoln Center; one in southern Westchester County, immediately north of the Bronx; and one in London in the UK.

Fordham is organized into four undergraduate schools offering some 50 degree programs, as well as six graduate-level liberal arts and professional schools and a School of Professional and Continuing Studies. Among the most popular programs offered by Fordham are those in business administration and management, in economics and finance, in political science and government, and in psychology.

Fordham Online offers two doctoral programs, a baker’s dozen of master’s degree programs, and seven professional certificate programs.

Fordham is associated with one Nobel laureate, Victor Hess, for physics.

Other distinguished Fordham-connected individuals include the following:

Fordham is regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE).

From Wikipedia

Fordham University is a private Jesuit research university in New York City. Established in 1841 and named for the Fordham neighborhood of the Bronx in which its original campus is located, Fordham is the oldest Catholic and Jesuit university in the northeastern United States, and the third-oldest university in New York State.

Source: Wikipedia

Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

47,936

Acceptance

53%

Graduation Rate

83%

Median SAT Score

1345

Median ACT Score

30

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$54,730

Fees (in-state)

$1,046

IncomeAverage Net Cost
0 - 30K$23,727
30K - 48K$25,520
48K - 75K$33,129
75K - 110K$37,527
110K+$43,314

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$67,000

Employed

90%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

16K

Under-Grads

10K

Graduates

5K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

441 E Fordham Rd, Bronx NY 10458

What is Fordham University known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#48 World Rank
Law
#78 World Rank
Business
#130 World Rank
Literature
#107 World Rank
Philosophy
#107 World Rank
Education
#67 World Rank
Religious Studies
#130 World Rank
History
#141 World Rank
Political Science
#109 World Rank
Communications
#152 World Rank
Psychology
#310 World Rank
Medical
#204 World Rank
Economics
#566 World Rank
Engineering
#578 World Rank
Biology
#453 World Rank
Mathematics
#366 World Rank
Physics
#453 World Rank
Computer Science
#223 World Rank
Sociology
#883 World Rank
Chemistry
#74 World Rank
Social Work
#356 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#308 World Rank
Anthropology

Other areas of influence

#86 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#256 World Rank
Nursing

Influential People

Who are Fordham University's Most influential alumni?

Fordham University 's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Law, Religious Studies, and Social Work

Kenneth Francis Ripple

American judge

Lauren Duca

Lauren Duca

American journalist

Andrew Weinreich

Andrew Weinreich

American serial entrepreneur

Mary T. Clark

American philosopher

Ezra Suruma

Ezra Suruma

Ugandan economist

Faith Evans

American recording artist; singer

Rob Astorino

Politician

Dennis Walcott

American politician

Michael J. Dowling

American administrator

John Carro

John Carro

American judge

John Timoney

American police chief

Theodore J. St. Antoine

American legal scholar