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Fordham University

Breakdown of “Collaboration/Competitive” at Fordham

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By Gender
MalesB+
FemalesB
By Major
AccountingB+
Aerospace EngineeringF
AnthropologyC+
Art & Design DepartmentB+
BiologyB-
Business - Management and AdministrationB
Chemical EngineeringA+
ChemistryB
CommunicationsB+
Computer ScienceA-
EconomicsB+
EnglishB+
FinanceB+
Fine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etcA
History/Histories (art history/etc.)B
JournalismB+
Language - French/Spanish/etc.B+
MathA-
NursingC+
OtherB+
Perfomance ArtsB+
PhilosophyB+
PhysicsA
Political ScienceA-
PreDent and DentistryB-
PreLaw and LegalC-
PreMed and MedicalF
PsychologyB
Social WorkD+
SociologyA-
UndecidedB
Urban PlanningB+

Against similar schools

Collaboration/Competitive compared with similar schools in class.

Fordham University
 B+
Average of All Schools
 B
Average of schools in class
 B

New York University
 B
Harvard University
 B
Columbia University in the City of New York
 B-
Loyola University - Chicago
 B
Boston University
 B-
Cornell University
 B
Northeastern University
 B
F
A+

Collaboration/Competitive

So the last two comments make Fordham seem absolutely horrible. Though they do have some good points they're not exactly true. Ok. So alot of the pe...Read full comment
I go to Fordham at the Lincoln Center, and I really enjoy it. The faculty is nice and the dorms are amazong. Social life here is slightly cramped beca...Read full comment
Fordham is a truely great instution that I am proud to call my Alma Mater. Fordham allows you to use the work hard play hard motto and what greater ci...Read full comment
Coming to Fordham from Texas I was very nervous because I did not know anyone. Fordham students were very welcoming and although at first it was hard ...Read full comment
I enjoyed my time at Fordham, the only faults I can find with those four years rest with myself, not with the school, faculty, or student body. The s...Read full comment
Fordham University is by far the most interesting place I have ever been in my whole life. I say that in an attempt to reveal two completely different...Read full comment
I am going into my junior year, and I live on the Rose Hill Campus. All I want to say is that Fordham has been the greatest experience of my life. T...Read full comment
There is a good group of people here, and good access to the city. The afterlife scene here is mostly bars (don't even need a fake most of the places...Read full comment
Fordham University is truly a 'Princeton in the Bronx' with old collegiate gothic architecture, lovely pathways, and old New York charm that you won't...Read full comment
I read this site frequently as I was preparing to go to college and now that im in my last semester it seems like a good idea to bring it all back hom...Read full comment
I had the opportunity to attend a few universities that were rated "higher" than Fordham but am extremely happy with my choice. Fordham's national re...Read full comment
Understand that I am writing this review as a first semester Freshman at the Lincoln Center campus who is waiting for acceptance letters to transfer t...Read full comment
I decided to go to Fordham because I believed it would be a more relaxed environment than the one at NYU or Columbia. I am a very good student (gradua...Read full comment
Fordham is a truely great instution that I am proud to call my Alma Mater. Fordham allows you to use the work hard play hard motto and what greater ci...Read full comment
Fordham University is a great school! I adore it here. At first, I was skeptical and thought it was in a "bad area" and it would be hard to meet peopl...Read full comment
Well, before you read further into this review let me tell you what I was looking for in a college: I wanted to be challenged intellectually, take su...Read full comment
At first, I was so excited for Fordham. I couldn't wait to get to Rose Hill and start taking classes and making friends. The Bronx was close enough ...Read full comment
I graduated in 2011 and am now attending a top three program in my discipline. I think Fordham is a great school. The faculty is outstanding, class si...Read full comment
I go to Lincoln Center, which feels separate from Rose Hill--really, they could almost be two different schools. The best thing about FU, for me at le...Read full comment
Best 4 years of my life. I miss it every day. I wish I had taken more advantage of the clubs on campus. The ability to have internships in the city we...Read full comment
So the last two comments make Fordham seem absolutely horrible. Though they do have some good points they're not exactly true. Ok. So alot of the pe...Read full comment
I pass by tour groups on campus almost daily, and I am still working up the courage to shout: "Turn back! Before It's too late!" Maybe my outburst wil...Read full comment
It took me almost the entire year to appreciate the person I had become after going there for my first year of college. Fordham Lincoln Center i...Read full comment
It is not a real college atmosphere and the tour they give totally misrepresents the school. At rose hill your in the bronx, so don't think your going...Read full comment
I am one of the few students that have had an overall bad experience at Fordham. I'm an English major and I expected so much more from this school...Read full comment
Everyone who applies should understand that the majority of the student body is catholic school kids. Coming from a New Jersey public high school, it...Read full comment
I don't think that Fordham is an "bad" school. However, it's nowhere near worth its high price. I have completed a semester here and know that it is n...Read full comment
Fordham College at Lincoln Center is not really the best place to go to to experience the typical college campus life. Since there really is no campu...Read full comment
Best 4 years of my life. I miss it every day. I wish I had taken more advantage of the clubs on campus. The ability to have internships in the city we...Read full comment
I absolutely love Fordham(I attend the Rose Hill campus so I won't be writing about the Lincoln Center campus). It is a beautiful school with a great ...Read full comment
I chose to attend Fordham at Lincoln Center, and (sadly) it was BIG mistake!!!!! I don’t know about the Rose Hill campus, but Lincoln Center w...Read full comment
Listen, I'm going to provide a review that is not often seen for Fordham; and that is one of a student who came from a small public school that was ge...Read full comment
Fordham is a full-scale university, complete with all the resources that encompass a free marketplace of ideas - yet Fordham's outstanding profes...Read full comment
Fordham is a truely great instution that I am proud to call my Alma Mater. Fordham allows you to use the work hard play hard motto and what greater ci...Read full comment
PROS: Excellent teaching, small classes (many Fordham prof's also teach at Columbia and NYU). The Rose Hill campus is really beautiful albeit in a "di...Read full comment
I went to Fordham over highly regarded schools, mainly because they gave me a scholarship. BIGGEST MISTAKE OF MY LIFE. I transferred to a higher quali...Read full comment
Fordham is the greatest place to come to, only if you are openminded, ready to work hard, and eager to accomplish great things. Being that Fordham is...Read full comment
Fordham is a place for students who want a campus community in the biggest city in the world. With that said, it takes a person who is independent an...Read full comment
I attend Fordham College at the Lincoln Center, which means our campus is literally in the middle of New York City. This provides great opportunities...Read full comment
I have spent four years at Fordham's Rose Hill campus and it has been an up and down battle. Going to college in the world's greatest city is unlike a...Read full comment
Best 4 years of my life. I miss it every day. I wish I had taken more advantage of the clubs on campus. The ability to have internships in the city we...Read full comment
Fordham University is not for everyone. Just like New York City, no one will hold your hand here. Fordham deflates their grades, so getting all As is ...Read full comment
Everyone who applies should understand that the majority of the student body is catholic school kids. Coming from a New Jersey public high school, it...Read full comment
As a first semester freshman, I am just starting to discover all the wonderful opportunities which FU has to offer. The teaching staff are very friend...Read full comment
This is a great University. Top notch faculty, beautiful campus and New York City a short train ride away. It is expensive but in the end worth it. Read full comment
I've noticed a majority of the the negatives were coming from students up in the Bronx campus and/or commuters. As a LC alum I can see where the compl...Read full comment
... With half the students going to their non-dorm homes, many students with jobs and/or internships, and the competition of New York City nightlife...Read full comment
So the last two comments make Fordham seem absolutely horrible. Though they do have some good points they're not exactly true. Ok. So alot of the pe...Read full comment
Fordham University is a great school. Through the core curriculum i discovered my interests and even found my major. Beautiful campus and incredible a...Read full comment
Here's what you need to know about Fordham: Academics - The work is somewhat challenging, but as long as you're decently smart you'll get by withou...Read full comment
don't even waste your time with Fordham. I've been lucky to live and take classes at both campuses (LC and RH) and they are pretty different but here ...Read full comment
Here are the pros and the cons of Fordham University. I am providing for both campuses (I have taken many classes at each) I will provide the pros and...Read full comment
I love fordham at rose hill. the campus is beautiful and i think this is the perfect school for me, you have the combination of a classic college camp...Read full comment
I came here as a second semester freshman transfer from a local commuter college. I was expecting the school to be great! I denied a full ride to anot...Read full comment
(regarding Lincoln Center Campus ONLY) Having lived on the west coast in the suburbs my whole life, it was quite a change coming to new york city. B...Read full comment
What I like about Fordham is that you are given the reins and permitted to do with your college career as you see fit. This being said, it is up to yo...Read full comment
Fordham is a great mid sized school for those looking to be in a city (the greatest city in the world) yet have a beautiful campus. It is small enoug...Read full comment
Lots of great people, but you have to find them. You can have a lot of fun with the city and there's plenty of opportunities for everything -- if you...Read full comment
(based on Rose Hill campus) Fordham is a great school for a student who want a suburban environment in a major city. This is a rare combination that ...Read full comment
I am a Freshman at Rose Hill and I love it! The campus is gorgeous and a nice seclusion from the city, which is close enough to go to a few times a we...Read full comment
F-U! F-U, F-U , F-U! F-U! F-U! I am going to be a senior this fall and it will be a sad, sad day when I pack my bags and leave The Bronx. I was very ...Read full comment
There are endless opportunities at Fordham. Get involved early enjoy the city whenever possible. Don't just keep to the bronx; explore all of new yo...Read full comment
I did not want to go to Fordham. I had gotten into some really prestigious schools but, because of money, I had to take a scholarship to Fordham. A...Read full comment
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