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Undergraduate Outcomes

At Fordham, you’ll receive a rigorous education in one of the world’s greatest cities—an education that will sharpen your talents, widen your vision, and prepare you to embrace and create change.

It’s an education that works—our graduates go out into the world to pursue meaningful careers and build lives that reflect Fordham’s spirit of passionate engagement.

Graph showing the past 3 years of Fordham Outcomes regarding full time employment, part time employment, continuing education, military and public service, pursuing other activities, and still seeking employment or education

First Destinations

Each year, the Office of Career Services reaches out to every member of the previous year's graduating class to find out where they landed and to offer their assistance if needed. For the Class of 2020, they were able to confirm the "first destination" of 87% of the graduates (an exceptionally high knowledge rate). See the complete 2020 Placement Report.

89%

of Fordham students in the last three years were employed, pursuing further education, doing service, or engaged in other meaningful activities within six months of graduation.

$61,660

average starting salary for the Class of 2020

More Points of Pride

95%

law school acceptance rate
(17% higher than the national average) *

76%

health professional school acceptance rate
(compared to the 45% national average)

81%

of Fordham Students complete at least one internship before graduation

* Rates of admission to JD programs are computed based on the number of Fordham applicants from all graduating classes applying for admission in the fall, not solely Class of 2019 applicants.

Supporting Success Through Access

Fordham graduates not only have a network of over 175,000 alumni worldwide to call upon, they have the life-long support of the Office of Career Services. Their diligent work and extensive connections ensure access to top employers and institutions so that students pursue meaningful work after graduation, whether that be starting a career, pursuing further education, or devoting time to public service.