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Can I get into Fordham University? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 20,366 out of 42,811 applicants or 48% were admitted making Fordham University a more competitive school to get into with a lesser chance of acceptance for average applicants. Academically, it has extremely high requirements for admission test scores. Fordham University typically accepts and attracts B+ average high school students. Only 11% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||11%||11%||11%|
What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to Fordham University and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.
Admission data indicates that Fordham University regularly accepts students with ACTs of 27 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 25 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 29 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 31 and above have very competitive chances. 37 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Fordham University.
Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1260 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1175. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1345 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 77 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|25th Percentile Score||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Est. Admission Chances|
|31 and Above||Good||>61%|
|29 to 31||Avg +||48%-61%|
|27 to 29||Avg -||35%-48%|
|25 to 27||Reach||24%-35%|
|Less than 25||Low||<24%|
|SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1430 and Above||Good||>61%|
|1345 to 1430||Avg +||48%-61%|
|1260 to 1345||Avg -||35%-48%|
|1175 to 1260||Reach||24%-35%|
|Less than 1175||Low||<24%|
You will need very good grades in high school to get into Fordham University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Fordham University was 3.59 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. Even with a competitive GPA, admission to Fordham University will be challenging as the school denies more applicants than it admits.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Admission Chances|
|3.50 to 3.75||26%||Avg +|
|3.25 to 3.50||17%||Avg -|
|3.00 to 3.25||13%||Reach|
|2.75 to 3.00||5%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||1%||Low|
|2.25 to 2.50||0%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||0%||Low|
The application deadline for Fall 2017 has passed. Applications were due on Jan 1, 2017.
What are the requirements for admission to Fordham University and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=191241 IPEDS survey data for Fordham University.