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Accounting at Fordham University

If you are interested in studying accounting, you may want to check out the program at Fordham University. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

Fordham U is located in Bronx, New York and approximately 16,364 students attend the school each year. In 2021, 117 accounting majors received their bachelor's degree from Fordham U.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Accounting section at the bottom of this page.

Fordham U Accounting Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • Master’s Degree in Accounting

Fordham U Accounting Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the accounting progam at Fordham U compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The accounting major at Fordham U is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Accounting. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

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In 2021, 64 students received their master’s degree in accounting from Fordham U. This makes it the #75 most popular school for accounting master’s degree candidates in the country.

Earnings of Fordham U Accounting Graduates

The median salary of accounting students who receive their bachelor's degree at Fordham U is $68,968. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 49% higher than the national average of $46,292 for all accounting bachelor's degree recipients.


Accounting Student Demographics at Fordham U

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the accounting majors at Fordham University.

Fordham U Accounting Bachelor’s Program

39% Women
29% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 61% of accounting bachelor's degrees went to men and 39% went to women. The typical accounting bachelor's degree program is made up of only 42% men. So male students are more repesented at Fordham U since its program graduates 19% more men than average.


About 60% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in accounting at Fordham U are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Fordham University with a bachelor's in accounting.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 18
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 12
White 70
International Students 13
Other Races/Ethnicities 3

Fordham U Accounting Master’s Program

63% Women
28% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
The accounting program at Fordham U awarded 64 master's degrees in 2020-2021. About 38% of these degrees went to men with the other 63% going to women.


The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Fordham University with a master's in accounting.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 7
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 8
White 19
International Students 27
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

Fordham U also has a doctoral program available in accounting. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Careers That Accounting Grads May Go Into

A degree in accounting can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for NY, the home state for Fordham University.

Occupation Jobs in NY Average Salary in NY
Accountants and Auditors 110,780 $96,300
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 104,580 $45,590
Financial Analysts 53,250 $137,270
Financial Managers 42,460 $210,510
Financial Examiners 9,030 $115,980


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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