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The School of Business Administration at Fordham University

Business School Admissions

Application (Fall 2013)

Application deadline (U.S. residents) June 1
Application deadline (international students) May 1
Application fee $130

Admissions & Enrollment (Full-time)

Acceptance rate 46.9% - Medium
Average age of new entrants 25
Average undergraduate GPA 3.39 - Medium
Undergraduate GPA range (10th-90th percentile) 2.87-3.86
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA 353
Average GMAT score 625 - Medium
GMAT range (10th-90th percentile) 530-710
Students with prior work experience 208
Average work experience (months) 35

Admissions & Enrollment (Part-time)

Acceptance rate 85.5%
Average age of new entrants 28
Average undergraduate GPA 3.28
Undergraduate GPA range (10th-90th percentile) 2.6-3.85
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA 144
Average GMAT score 567
GMAT range (10th-90th percentile) 495-655
Students with prior work experience 139
Average work experience (months) 75

Undergraduate Majors

TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 600 paper test
100 internet-based test

Factors and Procedures Used in Admissions

(Data appear as originally submitted by this school)
Full-time program
The admissions committee looks favorably upon candidates who demonstrate academic strength, quality professional experiences, potential leadership capabilities, excellent communication skills, and well-stated goals and aspirations. A strong full and part-time candidate is one who both thrives in a teamwork-oriented culture and will add value to the lateral learning experience.
Executive program
While demonstrated academic strength is essential for admissions to the Executive MBA Program, the admissions committee places great emphasis on the quality of professional experience, managerial and leadership ability, and desire to work in a teamwork-oriented environment.
Part-time program
The admissions committee looks favorably upon candidates who demonstrate academic strength, quality professional experiences, potential leadership capabilities, excellent communication skills, and well-stated goals and aspirations. A strong part-time candidate is one who thrives in a teamwork-oriented culture and will add value to the lateral learning experience.
Part-time distance learning program N/A

Admissions Contacts

Director of admissions Patricia Caffrey
Full-time program phone (212) 636-6200
Full-time program E-mail admissionsgb@fordham.edu
Full-time program website http:/​/​www.​bnet.​fordham.​edu
Executive program phone (914) 367-3271
Executive program E-mail petit@fordham.edu
Executive program website http:/​/​www.​bnet.​fordham.​edu/​academics/​executive_mba/​index.​asp
Part-time program phone (212) 636-6200
Part-time program E-mail admissionsgb@fordham.edu
Part-time program website http:/​/​www.​bnet.​fordham.​edu
Part-time distance learning program phone N/A
Part-time distance learning program E-mail N/A
Part-time distance learning program website N/A
 

Business School Academics

Program Offerings

(9) Departments/concentrations
accounting marketing
entrepreneurship management information systems
finance tax
general management other
international business
Departments with highest M.B.A. demand N/A
Types of M.B.A. programs offered full-time traditional two year, part-time evenings and weekends, traditional executive MBA
Joint programs available law, MTA, MSGF, MSMedia, MSTax, MSQF,3CMGM,MBE,MIR

Curricula Descriptions

(Data appear as originally submitted by this school)
Full-time program
The MBA Program provides the knowledge and skills necessary for graduates to become leaders in business. Students acquire a comprehensive business education through required courses and develop expertise in a specific area by concentrating in: Accounting, Communications & Media Management, Finance, Information Systems, Management, or Marketing. The FT program can be completed in 2 years.
Executive program
The EMBA has a concentration in management & is designed for business professionals. Classes convene one weekend per month, allowing professionals to keep their full-time jobs while earning a fully accredited MBA in 22 months. The global EMBA focuses on building each student's 'Personal Portfolio' in management development & also has a 'Strategy' theme (creating, delivering, sustaining value).
Part-time program
The MBA Program provides the knowledge and skills necessary for graduates to become leaders in business. Students acquire a comprehensive business education through required courses and develop expertise in a specific area by concentrating in: Accounting, Communications & Media Management, Finance, Information Systems, Management, or Marketing. The PT program can be completed in 3-5 years.
Part-time distance learning program N/A
 

Business School Ranking

#89 Best Business Schools

(4) Ranking by Specialties

#16 in Finance
#21 in Management
#22 in Marketing
#67 in Part-time M.B.A.

Business Ranking Scores

These data apply only to full-time students.

Score 37
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 2.8
Recruiter assessment score (out of 5) 3.2
Acceptance rate 46.9% - Medium
Average starting salary and bonus $76,864 - Medium
Average undergraduate GPA 3.39 - Medium
Average GMAT score 625 - Medium
Full-time graduates employed at graduation 37.0% - Low
Full-time graduates employed three months after graduation 48.6% - Low
Enrollment (full-time) 925
 

Business School Student Body

Student Body (Overall)

Enrollment 1,494

Student Body (Full-time)

Enrollment (full-time) 925
Minority students 17.6%
International students 39.1%

Student Body (Part-time)

Enrollment (part-time) 569
Minority students 21.1%
International students 13.9%
 

Business School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Barbara Wakie
Financial aid phone (212) 636-6700

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $1,158 per credit
Part-time: $1,158 per credit
Required fees $468 per year
Room and board, books, and miscellaneous expenses $23,370
Average indebtedness of 2011 graduating class $45,998

Financial Aid Availability

College-funded aid (fellowships, assistantships, grants, or scholarships) available Yes
Fellowships N/A
Teaching assistantships N/A
Research assistantships N/A
International students eligible for college-funded aid Yes
High
Career and Salary Statistics

Business School Career and Salary Statistics

Fordham University has submitted its most recent career data in accordance with the MBA Career Services Council Standards for Reporting MBA Employment Statistics and has granted permission to the Graduate Management Admission Council to send an independent third party to review for accuracy and compliance.

Class of 2011

Full-time graduates 223
Full-time graduates known to be seeking employment 173
Full-time graduates employed at graduation 37.0% - Low
Full-time graduates employed three months after graduation 48.6% - Low

Base Salary: Overall

Total reporting base salary 83
Low base salary $35,000
Average base salary $74,539
High base salary $150,000

Base Salary: U.S. Citizens

Low base salary: U.S. citizens $35,000
Average base salary: U.S. citizens $76,711
High base salary: U.S citizen $150,000

Base Salary: Foreign Nationals

Low base salary: Foreign nationals $42,000
Average base salary: Foreign nationals $63,678
High base salary: Foreign nationals $120,000

Signing Bonus: Overall

Total reporting signing bonus 21
Low signing bonus $1,000
Average signing bonus $9,190
High signing bonus $22,000

Signing Bonus: U.S. Citizens

Low signing bonus: U.S. citizens $1,000
Average signing bonus: U.S. citizens $8,894
High signing bonus: U.S. citizens $22,000

Signing Bonus: Foreign Nationals

Low signing bonus: Foreign nationals $10,000
Average signing bonus: Foreign nationals $12,000
High signing bonus: Foreign nationals $14,000

Other Compensation: Overall

Total reporting other compensation 21
Low other compensation $1,000
Average other compensation $16,488
High other compensation $50,000

Other Compensation: U.S. Citizens

Low other compensation: U.S. citizens $1,000
Average other compensation: U.S. citizens $16,955
High other compensation: U.S. citizens $50,000

Other Compensation: Foreign Nationals

Low other compensation: Foreign nationals $5,000
Average other compensation: Foreign nationals $14,500
High other compensation: Foreign nationals $20,000

Base Salary by Occupation

Numbers for employment by occupation are based on those graduates who reported base salary information by three months after graduation.
Number reporting marketing/sales jobs 14
Marketing/sales low salary $45,000
Marketing/sales average salary $72,643
Marketing/sales high salary $105,000
Number reporting operations/production jobs 3
Operations/production low salary $35,000
Operations/production average salary $52,666
Operations/production high salary $78,000
Number reporting general management jobs 4
General management low salary $55,000
General management average salary $102,750
General management high salary $150,000
Number reporting finance/accounting jobs 51
Finance/accounting low salary $42,000
Finance/accounting average salary $69,858
Finance/accounting high salary $147,000
Number reporting management information systems (MIS) jobs 0
Management information systems (MIS) low salary $0
Management information systems (MIS) average salary $0
Management information systems (MIS) high salary $0
Number reporting consulting jobs 7
Consulting low salary $50,000
Consulting average salary $88,928
Consulting high salary $110,000
Number reporting human resources jobs 0
Human resources low salary $0
Human resources average salary $0
Human resources high salary $0
Number reporting having jobs in other areas 4
Other occupations low salary $90,000
Other occupations average salary $105,000
Other occupations high salary $120,000

Base Salary by Industry

Numbers for employment by industry are based on those graduates who reported base salary information by three months after graduation.
Number reporting government jobs 0
Government low salary $0
Government average salary $0
Government high salary $0
Number reporting manufacturing jobs 3
Manufacturing low salary $45,000
Manufacturing average salary $75,000
Manufacturing high salary $95,000
Number reporting non-profit jobs 0
Non-profit low salary $0
Non-profit average salary $0
Non-profit high salary $0

Base Salary by Geographic Region

Numbers for employment by location are based on those graduates who reported base salary information by three months after graduation.
Number reporting jobs in the Northeast (CT, MA, ME, NH, NJ, NY, RI, VT) 73
Northeast low salary $35,000
Northeast average salary $73,360
Northeast high salary $150,000
Number reporting jobs in the Middle Atlantic (DC, DE, MD, PA, VA, WV) 1
Middle Atlantic low salary $54,000
Middle Atlantic average salary $54,000
Middle Atlantic high salary $54,000
Number reporting jobs in the South (AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN) 1
South low salary $115,000
South average salary $115,000
South high salary $115,000
Number reporting jobs in the Midwest (IA, IL, IN, KS, MI, MN, MO, ND, NE, OH, SD, WI) 2
Midwest low salary $55,000
Midwest average salary $62,500
Midwest high salary $70,000
Number reporting jobs in the Southwest (AZ, CO, NM, OK, TX) 1
Southwest low salary $90,000
Southwest average salary $90,000
Southwest high salary $90,000
Number reporting jobs in the West (AK, CA, HI, ID, MT, NV, OR, UT, WA, WY) 1
West low salary $78,000
West average salary $78,000
West high salary $78,000
Number reporting jobs located internationally 5
International low salary $45,000
International average salary $88,000
International high salary $147,000
 


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