Application Fee
$70
Graduate Application Fee
$70
Acceptance Rate
46%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)
10%
Freshmen Enrollment
2,270
SAT Scores
1,345
ACT Scores
30

2020 Acceptance Rate

A total of 47,930 students have applied and 21,988 students have allowed to admit to Fordham University (Acceptance rate: 45.88%). The yield, also known as enrollment rate, is 10.32 % where 2,270 students have finally enrolled out of 21,988 admitted students.
The acceptance rate of the school is lower (tighter to admit) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New York. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as University of San Diego and Chapman University, its acceptance rate is average (the average acceptance rate of the schools is 45.40%).
The yield of the school is lower (less admitted-students enrolled) compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New York. Compared to similar schools in rankings, its yield is average (average yield is 22.20%).

Admission Statistics Charts

2020 Test Scores Comparison

For the academic year 2019-2020, the average SAT score is 1,345 and the average ACT score is 30 over scores submitted by enrolled first-time students. Compared to similar schools in college rankings, the admission score of Fordham University is average than the schools (average score is 1,332). You can check and compare the SAT and ACT scores by subject with tables and charts.
SAT/ACT Scores Comparison
SAT AverageACT Average
Fordham University1,34530
Similarly Colleges in Rankings1,30329
All U.S. Colleges112368
Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges113269
4-Years Colleges112468
Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New York120677

SAT/ACT Scores by Subject

SATACT
At Fordham University, 1,689 students submitted SAT scores (74% of enrolled students).
The average SAT score is about 1,345 and it is average than average for Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New York. The following table shows the SAT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
SAT Scores by Subject
25th percentile75th percentile
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing620710
Mathematics620740
Total1,2401,450
At Fordham University, 727 students submitted ACT scores (32% of enrolled students).
The average ACT score is about 30 and it is lower than average for Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in New York. The next table shows the ACT average scores by subject and 25th/75th percentile.
ACT Scores by Subject
25th percentile75th percentile
Reading2832
English2935
Mathematics2631
Total8398

Admission Requirements

The following table summarizes the admission requirement to apply to Fordham University. The school requires 6 items to submit - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record, Completion of college-preparatory program, Recommendations, Admission test scores and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language).
Admission Requirements for Applying to Fordham University
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankConsidered but not required
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended