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Dance at Fordham University

If you are interested in studying dance, 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. Of the 2,461 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Fordham University in 2021, 27 of them were dance majors.

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

Fordham U Dance Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Dance

Fordham U Dance Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the dance 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 dance major at Fordham U is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Dance. 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
Most Popular Dance Bachelor’s Degree Schools 17
Best Dance Schools 60
Best Value Dance Bachelor’s Degree Schools 163

Earnings of Fordham U Dance Graduates

The median salary of dance students who receive their bachelor's degree at Fordham U is $26,996. This is 25% higher than $21,579, which is the national average for all dance bachelor's degree recipients.


Dance Student Demographics at Fordham U

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

Fordham U Dance Bachelor’s Program

96% Women
56% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 4% of dance bachelor's degrees went to men and 96% went to women.


Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 18% more racial-ethnic minorities in its dance bachelor's program than the national average.*

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 4
Black or African American 3
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 11
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 6

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

Careers That Dance Grads May Go Into

A degree in dance 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
Art, Drama, and Music Professors 11,530 $99,870
Choreographers 60 $85,720


*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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