Fordham University Academic Life

Summary

The student-faculty ratio at Fordham University is 14:1, and the school has 48.2 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Fordham University include: Business Administration and Management, General; Speech Communication and Rhetoric; Psychology, General; Accounting; and Finance, General. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 88.8 percent.

Faculty & Classes

General education/core curriculum required Yes
Coursework required for graduation
Arts/fine arts Foreign languages
Humanities Sciences (biological or physical)
Mathematics History
English (including composition) Social science
Philosophy
Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 14:1
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution

Majors

Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Business Administration and Management, General 15%
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 11%
Psychology, General 7%
Accounting 5%
Finance, General 5%

Academic Programs & Offerings

Degrees offered Bachelor's, Post-bachelor's certificate, Master's, Post-master's certificate, Doctorate - professional practice, Doctorate - research/scholarship
Combined-degree programs N/A
Student participation in special academic programs
First-year experiences N/A
Service learning N/A
Senior capstone or culminating academic experience N/A
Writing in the disciplines N/A
Undergraduate research/creative projects N/A
Learning communities N/A
Institution is G.I. Bill certified Yes
Institution participates in Yellow Ribbon Program Yes
Institution is SOC Member No
Offers DANTES course(s) for credit N/A

Graduation & Retention

Average freshman retention rate 89%
4-year graduation rate 77%

* Academic Life details based on 2012 data


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