Freshman Admission Reqs
Freshman Admission Reqs
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High School Preparation
High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is required
High School Units Req or Recommended
Subject Req Reco
English 4
Mathematics 3 4
Science 3 4
Foreign Language 2 4
Social Studies 3 4
Examinations
Subject Required Units Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT Considered if submitted January 15
SAT Only Considered if submitted January 15
ACT Only Considered if submitted January 15
SAT & SAT Subject Tests, or ACT Considered if submitted January 15
SAT Subject Tests Only Considered if submitted Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Accepted with or without writing component SAT: Not used, ACT: Not used
Applying For Admission
Applying For Admission
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Admissions Office
Address
441 East Fordham Road
New York
NY
10458
Phone
(800) FORDHAM
Fax
(718) 367-9404
Application Dates & Fees
Regular Admission Deadline
January 1, 2022
Application Fee
$70
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
April 1
Accept Offer of Admission
May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted
Early Admission
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Early Decision Deadline
November 1
Early Decision Notification
December 20
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
November 1
Early Action Notification
December 20
Application Form
Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Accepted
Other Application Requirements
Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of Recommendation
Required for all freshmen
Other
Applicants are encouraged to review The Office of Undergraduate Admission "What We're Looking For" page for insight into our review process and requirements. "www.fordham.edu/info/20976/what_were_looking_for" required for freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is a consideration in the admissions process
Selection of Students
Selection of Students
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Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X
Profile of Fall Admission
Profile of Fall Admission
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Overall Admission Rate
53% of 47,936 applicants were admitted
Women
53% of 29,162 applicants were admitted
Men
52% of 18,774 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
2,451 (10%) of 25,180 admitted students enrolled
Women
1,411 (9%) of 15,485 admitted students enrolled
Men
1,040 (11%) of 9,695 admitted students enrolled
Students Offered Wait List
7,904
Students Accepting Wait List Position
2,557
Students Admitted From Wait List
1,040
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 Scale)
4.00 and Above
21.1%
3.50 - 3.74
21.5%
3.25 - 3.49
16%
3.00 - 3.24
9%
2.50 - 2.99
3%
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math: 662 average , 610-710 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
32.9%
Score of 600 - 700
49.5%
Score of 500 - 600
16.8%
Score of 400 - 500
0.8%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT EBRW: 657 average , 620-700 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
28.4%
Score of 600 - 700
54.9%
Score of 500 - 600
15.8%
Score of 400 - 500
0.9%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
29 average , 27-32 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
49.4%
Score of 24 - 29
46.3%
Score of 18 - 23
4.3%
Score of 12 - 17
0%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%
ACT Math: Not reported
Score of 30 - 36
30%
Score of 24 - 29
58%
Score of 18 - 23
12%
Score of 12 - 17
0%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%
ACT Eng: Not reported
Score of 30 - 36
70%
Score of 24 - 29
25%
Score of 18 - 23
5%
Score of 12 - 17
0%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 44%
Top quarter: 71%
Top half: 93%
National Merit Scholar
2%
Valedictorian
1%
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported
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