Fordham education blends a challenging curriculum with Jesuit tradition and the resources, culture, and energy of New York City — a unique combination by any measure. Fordham students serve as interns at the United Nations and are mentored by CEOs of Fortune 500 companies. They win honors that include the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award and the mtvU Student Filmmaker Award, and capture prestigious Marshall and Fulbright fellowships. As the Jesuit University of New York, Fordham is a place where talent and intellect are truly nurtured and dreams are achieved.
Strong orientation programs, special freshmen seminars and active faculty advising ensure a smooth transition to college life. With a world-class faculty who are committed to both teaching and research, every student is challenged to excel, and every student receives the individual attention needed to do so.
Students choose from more than 55 majors in the liberal arts, sciences and business. Students also complete a rich core curriculum that spans literature, history, science, religion, philosophy and the arts. Special offerings include honors programs, involvement in original research, study abroad, dual-degree programs with Fordham’s graduate schools, and pre-professional programs in law, medicine and other health professions. The G.L.O.B.E. Program combines liberal arts and business courses with immersion in another culture and international business courses and internships. Taking advantage of its location in a world center for the arts, Fordham offers a BFA in Dance through a unique partnership with The Ailey School. Degree programs in theatre provide the finest pre-professional training with a faculty of leading New York City professionals.
At Fordham, students find people and resources to support them throughout their college careers and beyond. The Campion Institute, for example, prepares students for Rhodes, Marshall, Fulbright and other fellowships.
As one of the “25 Hottest Schools in America,” named by Newsweek, Fordham draws students from across the country who want to live and learn immersed in the diversity and opportunity of a world capital. With an extensive internship program, students can choose from more than 2,600 opportunities in business, communications, education, government, health care, biomedical research, law, the arts, and other fields.
New York City not only provides unparalleled internship and career advantages, but also a never-ending list of things to see and do — from Broadway theatre, museums and music to major league sports or a bike ride through Central Park.
Fordham features two residential campuses: Rose Hill, on 85-acres adjacent to the New York Botanical Garden and the Bronx Zoo; and Lincoln Center, a cosmopolitan campus in the cultural heart of Manhattan. Enjoying the student and academic life of both is easy with the University’s “Ram Van” service between campuses.
More than 130 student organizations offer a remarkable range of activities. Student life programming also capitalizes on the resources of New York City to expose students to Broadway theatre, concerts, museums and a mosaic of cultural experiences. An extensive athletics program includes 23 varsity sports and a range of club and intramural sports.
Reflecting the values-centered education that is a Fordham hallmark, more than 1,300 students engage in community service each year, locally and in distant corners of the globe.
With its two distinctive residential campuses, Jesuit traditions of academic excellence and personal care for each student, and the great city of New York as its partner, Fordham offers students virtually unlimited opportunities for learning and personal growth. Find out why Fordham students say, “New York is my campus. Fordham is my school.” Contact firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 1-800-FORDHAM.