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how competitive is Fordham?

DverDver Posts: 107Registered User Junior Member
edited February 2007 in Fordham University
I did a lot of research and came out with the conclusion that Fordham is a very good school, people seem to be very friendly there and the location is very good, although RH is in Bronx, i still liked the old building and the college surroundings. I think it offers a lot of good courses, and i would be very happy if i can go to that school.
But how competitive is it? Is it difficult to get in? I heard it got more competitive this year; i would not disagree with it because it really does seem to be a good school!
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Replies to: how competitive is Fordham?

  • rainoffire87rainoffire87 Posts: 110Registered User Junior Member
    Fordham is competitive and getting much more so over the years. In 2001, acceptance rate= 63% avg sat around 1120. 2003, acc. rate= 55% avg sat around 1160. 2005- acc rate= 50% avg sat 1210, 2006 acc rate= 46% avg sat= 1205. .. despite the slight decrease in sat scores (barely even noticeable), fordham is definitely a school on the rise. It looks to be extremely competitive this yr-- Fordham admiss said over 21,500 apps this yr. Looks like I applied just in time haha.
  • DverDver Posts: 107Registered User Junior Member
    Yes it does seem to get more and more competitive. I actually really hope that sat is not the most important factor to be considered there. I think i did not do too well on it, but I know I have good grades at school etc.
    I would be delighted if i can go to US this year and Fordham seems to be one of the best school for me. No wonder it is getting more competitive!
  • AlexOCLCAlexOCLC Posts: 10Registered User New Member
    While SATs are important to any competitive school, being a Jesuit University, Fordham weighs heavily on the application as a whole. The essay is one of the biggest part of the process. The counselors really want to get a sense of who you are as a person and whether Fordham is truly the right school for you.
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