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Fordham University

New York, NY
#58

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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

2013-2014 Tuition

$43,577 Tuition and Fees

Students

8345 undergraduate students
46% male / 54% female

Admission

January 15 application deadline
47.1% accepted

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Summary


School Details

Institutional Control: private
Year Founded: 1841

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, Mathematics, General, Biological and Physical Sciences, Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other, Philosophy, Religion/Religious Studies, Chemistry, General, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Social Work, Social Sciences, General, Anthropology, Economics, General, International Relations and Affairs, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, Urban Studies/Affairs, Social Sciences, Other, American/United States Studies/Civilization, Latin American Studies, Near and Middle Eastern Studies, Western European Studies, African-American/Black 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, Accounting, Accounting and Finance, Finance, General, Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General, History, General, Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Minors Offered

Computer and Information Sciences, General, Engineering Physics/Applied Physics, Foreign Languages and Literatures, General, 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, Creative Writing, Humanities/Humanistic Studies, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Biostatistics, Mathematics, General, Biological and Physical Sciences, Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Philosophy, Applied and Professional Ethics, Religion/Religious Studies, Christian Studies, Chemistry, General, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Social Work, Anthropology, Economics, General, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, Urban Studies/Affairs, Social Sciences, Other, American/United States Studies/Civilization, Latin American 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, Business Administration and Management, General, Accounting, Accounting and Finance, Finance, General, Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General, History, General, Speech Communication and Rhetoric

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 8,345
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 7,662
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 531
Percent of male undergraduates: 46%
Percent of female undergraduates: 54%

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, international student organization, jazz band, 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 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 6 7 6
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 1
Aggravated assault 5 1 0
Burglary 24 26 26
Motor vehicle theft 0 2 2
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 4 5 6
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 4 1 0
Burglary 11 7 10
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 0 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 4 1 6
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0

Comments



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.