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Finding Your College Home

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We know how much time you’ve spent trying to find the right college. We’re looking for students who can add to our community too. Each year, we have room for only about 2,200 students in our incoming class. That can make our task difficult.

We know a lot of you are pretty remarkable candidates who would make a real contribution to any institution you attend. Learn more about what we're looking for and then we'll walk you through how to apply.

Important Deadlines
Early Action (non-binding):
November 1
Early Decision (binding):
November 1
Priority Performance (Required Deadline For All Theatre Or Dance Major Applicants):
November 1
Regular Decision:
January 1*
*Although the deadline has passed, we are still accepting applications. Note we cannot guarantee a decision by April 1 for late applications.

Note: Students who are impacted by natural disasters--such as wildfires, earthquakes, or hurricanes--may need extra time and flexibility during application season. Fordham is here to help. If you need extra time or a fee waiver, please contact your admission counselor.

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