Fordham University Campus Life

Housing

Dorms
C
Based on housing cost, capacity, student reviews and additional factors.
On-Campus Housing Available
Yes
Freshmen Required to Live on Campus
No
Freshmen Live On-Campus
77%
Undergrads in College Housing
55%
Average Housing Costs
$16,845/ year
Poll
49%
of students say overall dorm quality is great.101 responses
Poll
60%
of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great.172 responses

Food

Campus Food
D-
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Yes
Average Meal Plan Cost
Poll
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 243 responses
Report
  • The city is the best option. Eat outside of campus
    23%
  • The Grille
    21%
  • Cosi
    14%
  • Too expensive to eat off campus regularly
    9%
  • Cooking for yourself is often better, or Seamless
    7%
  • The dining hall and Ram Cafe are AWFUL.
    7%
  • Panda Express
    7%
21%
of students highly rate the dining facilities.104 responses

Campus Quality

Campus
C-
Based on quality of housing, food services, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Life
B-
Based on campus diversity, social scene, student reviews, and additional factors.
Poll
What is your overall opinion of your school and the campus community?
Based on 101 responses
  • I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.
    26%
  • I like mostly everything about my school, but there are some things I wish were different.
    46%
  • The school community is okay-we're all just here for an education, nothing more.
    15%
  • I hate my school and have no school spirit.
    14%

Safety

Safety
B-
Based on crimes on campus, local area crime rates, and student reviews.
Poll
92%
of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus.117 responses
Poll
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 80 responses
  • You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.
    28%
  • Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.
    54%
  • You'll definitely feel a little awkward if you don't drink.
    13%
  • If you don't partake, you're left out.
    6%
Poll
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 100 responses
  • Extremely present and willing to assist students.
    35%
  • There if you need them but not overbearing.
    51%
  • Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.
    3%
  • Not very visible.
    3%
  • We have campus police?
    8%

Sports

Poll
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 156 responses
  • Almost everything on campus revolves around them.
    4%
  • Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
    18%
  • Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
    58%
  • No one pays attention to varsity sports.
    20%
Men's Varsity Sports
Tennis, Golf, Squash, Basketball, Water Polo, Soccer, Swimming and Diving, Baseball, All Track Combined, Football
Women's Varsity Sports
Tennis, Volleyball, Basketball, Softball, Soccer, Swimming and Diving, Rowing, All Track Combined

Clubs & Activities

Clubs Offered
Campus Ministries, Dance, Drama/Theater, International Student Organizations, Literary Magazine, Radio Station, Student Government, Newspaper, Film Society, Television Station, Yearbook
Music
Choral Groups, Concert Band, Jazz Band, Marching Band, Music Ensembles, Musical Theater, Pep Band, Symphony Orchestra
Poll
What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 93 responses
Report
  • Spring Weekend
    32%
  • Midnight Breakfast
    23%
  • President's Ball
    11%
  • None
    8%
  • The Homecoming Tent
    6%
  • The President's Ball
    6%
  • End of the year
    5%

Party Scene

Party Scene
A-
Based on access to bars and student reviews on the party scene.
Poll
What is the party scene like on campus?
Based on 119 responses
  • Tons of raging parties almost any night of the week.
    6%
  • Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.
    29%
  • Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.
    21%
  • Good parties are few and far between.
    18%
  • Parties? What parties?
    25%
Poll
What is the biggest party event of the year?
Based on 63 responses
Report
  • Spring Weekend
    83%
  • Homecoming
    10%
  • I have not been part of any event
    2%
  • Orientation
    2%
  • Senior roast
    2%
  • Winterball
    2%
  • Winterfest
    2%

Greek Life

Men in Fraternities
Women in Sororities
92%
of students say they don't have Greek life.92 responses
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