Fordham University

New York, NY

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Fordham University, located in urban New York, NY, offers graduate programs at its highly ranked Fordham School of Law, which is home to the first Fashion Law Institute in the country. This private institution, founded in 1841, has campuses throughout the city, walking distance to some popular attractions including the Bronx Zoo, New York Botanical Gardens, and Little Italy. To get around to the various campuses, students can hop on the Ram Van that runs every half hour. The Fordham Rams compete in the NCAA Division I Athletic 10 Conference. Notable alumni include NBA sportscaster Mike Breen, former U.S. Representative Robert Giaimo (Conn.), and U.S. Postmaster General John E. Potter.

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Quick Facts


113 W. 60th Street
New York, NY 10023
Institutional Control: Private
Year Founded: 1841

Admission

Academic calendar: Semester
January 01 application deadline
48.1% accepted

2014-2015 Tuition

February 1 Deadline for applying for financial aid
N/A Used GI Bill benefits to partially or fully finance tuition and fees
$45,623 Tuition and Fees

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Summary


Specialties

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Business
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Entrepeneurship
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Finance
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International Business
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Marketing

School Details

Has guaranteed admission agreement with at least one other institution: N/A
Guaranteed admission agreement URL: N/A

Programs Offered

bachelor's degree, doctorate, master's degree, post-bachelor's certificate, post-master's certificate

Majors Offered

Computer and information sciences, general, Information science/studies, Engineering physics/applied physics, Foreign languages and literatures, general, Comparative literature, German language and literature, French language and literature, Italian language and literature, Spanish language and literature, Classics and classical languages, literatures, and linguistics, English language and literature, general, Liberal arts and sciences/liberal studies, Humanities/humanistic studies, Biology/biological sciences, general, Ecology, Neuroscience, Mathematics, general, Mathematics and statistics, other, Environmental studies, Biological and physical sciences, Multi-/interdisciplinary studies, other, Philosophy, Religion/religious studies, Chemistry, general, Physics, general, Psychology, general, Social work, Anthropology, Economics, general, International relations and affairs, Political science and government, general, Sociology, Urban studies/affairs, Social sciences, other, American/united states studies/civilization, Near and middle eastern studies, Western european studies, Dance, general, Drama and dramatics/theatre arts, general, Art history, criticism and conservation, Fine arts and art studies, other, Music, general, Business/commerce, general, Business administration and management, general, Organizational leadership, Accounting, Accounting and finance, Finance, general, International business, Sales, distribution, and marketing operations, general, History, general, Speech communication and rhetoric, Communication, journalism, and related programs, other

Minors Offered

Computer and information sciences, general, Comparative literature, Chinese language and literature, Russian language and literature, German language and literature, French language and literature, Italian language and literature, Spanish language and literature, Arabic language and literature, Classics and classical languages, literatures, and linguistics, English language and literature, general, Liberal arts and sciences/liberal studies, Humanities/humanistic studies, Biology/biological sciences, general, Bioinformatics, Neuroscience, Mathematics, general, Environmental studies, Biological and physical sciences, Philosophy, Religion/religious studies, Christian studies, Chemistry, general, Physics, general, Anthropology, Economics, general, International relations and affairs, Political science and government, general, Sociology, Urban studies/affairs, Social sciences, other, Latin american studies, Near and middle eastern studies, Irish studies, African-american/black studies, Drama and dramatics/theatre arts, general, Art history, criticism and conservation, Fine arts and art studies, other, Music, general, Business/commerce, general, History, general, Communication and media studies

General Student Body Information

Gender distribution: 
Total number of undergraduates: 8,633
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 8,034
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 451

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service
Remedial learning services offered: study skills
Counseling services offered: academic, career, international students, minority student, older student, personal, psychological, religious, veteran student
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Activities

Student activities offered: Campus ministries, Choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, international student organization, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook

Sports

Intercollegiate varsity nonscholarship sports offered for men: Golf, water polo
Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for men: Baseball, basketball, cross country, football, soccer, swimming, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor)
Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for women: Basketball, crew (heavyweight), cross country, crew (lightweight), soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), volleyball


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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2011 2012 2013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 7 6 4
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 1 0
Aggravated assault 1 0 0
Burglary 26 26 22
Motor vehicle theft 2 2 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2011 2012 2013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 5 6 4
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 1 0 0
Burglary 7 10 4
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2011 2012 2013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 0 2
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 1 6 5
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus1 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0

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1On-Campus: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution's educational purposes, including residence halls; and (2) Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).
2On-Campus Student Housing Facility: Any student housing facility that is owned or controlled by the institution, or is located on property that is owned or controlled by the institution, and is within the reasonably contiguous geographic area that makes up the campus is considered an on-campus student housing facility.
3Noncampus Building or Property: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (2) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.