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Fordham University

150 W. 62nd Street
New York, NY 10023-7485
(212) 636-6810

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Fall 2020 Application Information
Application Deadline: March 15
Application Fee: $70
Admissions Statistics 2020 2017
Acceptance Rate 25.9% 35.1%
LSAT Score (Median) 164 163
LSAT Score (25th-75th percentile) 161-166 160-165
GPA (Median) 3.60 3.52
GPA Range (25th-75th percentile) 3.38-3.70 3.35-3.69
Bar Exam Statistics 2020 2017
State in which most graduates took bar exam: NY NY
School's bar passage rate: 92.3% 85.8%
State overall bar passage rate: 75.7% 72.7%
School bar pass rate vs. state bar pass rate: +16.6% +13.1%
Employment Statistics 2020 2017
Graduates employed at graduation: 61.9% 54.9%
Graduates employed 10 months after graduation: 76.8% 74.3%
Tuition and Expenses 2020 2017
Tuition (In-State): $60,406 N/A
Tuition (Out-of-State): $45,432 N/A
Room and Board: $20,010 $19,618
Proportion of full-time students receiving grants: 77.5% 64.6%
Median grant amount among full-time students: $21,000 $15,000
Average indebtedness of those who incurred debt: $146,217 $149,058
Proportion of graduates who incurred debt: 59.3% 60.2%
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Students & Faculty 2020 2017
Total Students: 1245 956
Men: 46.6% 52.6%
Women: 53.4% 47.4%
White: 62.2% N/A
Black: 5.1% N/A
Hispanic: 11.4% N/A
Asian: 9.7% N/A
Student-to-Faculty Ratio: 6.6 : 1 N/A
Total Faculty: 358 N/A
Male: 61.5% N/A
Female: 38.5% N/A
Minority: 13.1% N/A
Full-Time Starting Salaries 2020 2017
Private Sector (Median): $180,000 $160,000
Public Sector (Median): $61,250 $60,000
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Library Resources 2020 2017
Volumes and equivalents: 431,024 501,663