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General Psychology at Fordham University

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General Psychology at Fordham University

Every general psychology school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the psychology program at Fordham University stacks up to those at other schools.

Fordham U is located in Bronx, New York and approximately 16,364 students attend the school each year. Of the 2,461 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Fordham University in 2021, 129 of them were general psychology majors.

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

Fordham U General Psychology Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology
  • Master’s Degree in Psychology

Fordham U General Psychology Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks psychology programs across the country. The following shows how Fordham U performed in these rankings.

Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The psychology major at Fordham U is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for General Psychology. 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.

Ranking Type Rank
Best General Psychology Bachelor’s Degree Schools 209

In 2021, 12 students received their master’s degree in psychology from Fordham U. This makes it the #128 most popular school for psychology master’s degree candidates in the country.

How Much Do Psychology Graduates from Fordham U Make?

The median salary of psychology students who receive their bachelor's degree at Fordham U is $36,127. This is great news for graduates of the program, since this figure is 26% higher than the national average of $28,637 for all psychology bachelor's degree recipients.


Psychology Student Demographics at Fordham U

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

Fordham U General Psychology Bachelor’s Program

86% Women
40% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
In the 2020-2021 academic year, 129 students earned a bachelor's degree in psychology from Fordham U. About 86% of these graduates were women and the other 14% were men.


About 54% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in psychology 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 psychology.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 14
Black or African American 3
Hispanic or Latino 28
White 70
International Students 3
Other Races/Ethnicities 11

Fordham U General Psychology Master’s Program

67% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 12 students who earned a master's degree in General Psychology from Fordham U in 2020-2021, 33% were men and 67% were women. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 20% men graduate in psychology each year. Fordham U does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 13% more men than average.


In the psychology master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 50% of degree recipients. That is 3% better than the national average.*

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 4
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

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

Careers That Psychology Grads May Go Into

A degree in psychology 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
Managers 16,600 $124,160
Clinical, Counseling, and School Psychologists 11,370 $94,140
Psychology Professors 4,840 $99,690
Psychologists 480 $99,640


*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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