Info for Counselors

Important Updates for 2022-23

  • Test-optional policy updates
    • EA/ED Changes to testing status deadline: November 20
    • EA/ED self-reported score submission deadline: November 20
    • RD self-reported score submission deadline: January 20
  • Short response updates
    • All short responses are optional
  • EA/ED school document submission deadline: November 16
Counselor Resources

Undergraduate Admission Blog

Common Application Opens August 1st.

Common Application Opens August 1st.

Start your Fordham Common Application! For more information on how to apply visit us here!

Regular Decision Applicant Deadline Extended to January 15th

Regular Decision Applicant Deadline Extended to January 15th

We have extended the Regular Decision application deadline to January 15th. Please note: only the application needs to be submitted by the deadline. Additional documents can arrive up to two weeks after submission and still be considered timely.

Early Action, Early Decision, Priority Performance Application Deadline Extended

Early Action, Early Decision, Priority Performance Application Deadline Extended

The Early Action, Early Decision, Priority Performance Application Deadline has been extended to November 8th.

Early Action, Early Decision and Priority Performance Application Deadline is November 1st

Early Action, Early Decision and Priority Performance Application Deadline is November 1st

Only the application is due by the deadline. Supporting materials can arrive up to two weeks after the deadline. For more information go to fordham.edu/apply.

Fordham Extends its Test Optional Pilot until Fall 2023

Fordham Extends its Test Optional Pilot until Fall 2023

Fordham is test optional beginning with the Fall 2021 application cycle. For more information about our test optional policy, please go here.

Early Action, Early Decision and Priority Performance Application Deadline is November 1st

Early Action, Early Decision and Priority Performance Application Deadline is November 1st

November 1st is the deadline date for EA, ED and Priority Performance applications.  For more information, visit our “Apply” page.

For Counselors and Students Impacted by  Natural Disasters

For Counselors and Students Impacted by Natural Disasters

If you and your families have been impacted by the recent natural disasters, please know you are in our thoughts.  Should you need assistance with the college application process, or require flexibility regarding submission of  applications and/or documents or a fee waiver, please do not hesitate to contact your admission counselor​.  ​

Virtual Fall Preview for Juniors (Seniors are welcome too!)

Virtual Fall Preview for Juniors (Seniors are welcome too!)

I encourage all juniors (and seniors)  to  join us for live virtual campus tours  on November 14.  At the event, take a tour with current students and hear our University President speak about what makes Fordham an unique institution.

Important Admission Updates

Important Admission Updates

We have made some updates to assist you and your students with the application process: Admission Process Updates The short response on the Common Application that was required is now optional. We now have three optional short responses where students can share more about themselves: a unique Fordham question, a COVID-19 impact statement, and additional information. Early Action/Early

Virtual Open House for Seniors

Virtual Open House for Seniors

Fordham’s Open House event for Seniors is October 1718. You and your student your students are invited to attend. Information about the events and registration links can be found here. Along with Open House, there are an array of other virtual visit options.