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Fordham University

Breakdown of “Surrounding City” at Fordham

By Gender
By Major
Aerospace EngineeringF
Art & Design DepartmentA+
Business - Management and AdministrationA-
Chemical EngineeringB+
Computer ScienceB
Fine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etcA+
History/Histories (art history/etc.)A
Language - French/Spanish/etc.A+
Perfomance ArtsA+
Political ScienceA-
PreDent and DentistryA
PreLaw and LegalC
PreMed and MedicalF
Social WorkF
Urban PlanningA+

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Fordham University
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Surrounding City

... The social scene is mostly bars, you're in the city ...Read full comment
... Going to college in the world's greatest city is unlike any other ...Read full comment
... Fordham is a place for students who want a campus community in the biggest city in the world ...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 ...Read full comment
... There are TONS of things to do on campus and a LOT of things to do in the city ...Read full comment
... The university boasts a breathtaking New England-esque campus, complete with rolling hills and Gothic architecture - yet it sits amidst N...Read full comment
... The neighborhood has so much personality and character, and we are located in the greatest city in the world ...Read full comment
... I got a lot of INCREDIBLE opportunities that you could not find outside of the city ...Read full comment
... The campus is absolutely beautiful and all that talk that it's not even close to the city ...Read full comment
... The ability to have internships in the city were incredible ...Read full comment
... Other than bar-hopping, the city is another big destination on the weekends ...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, tak...Read full comment
... Fordham allows you to use the work hard play hard motto and what greater city to do it in then New York City ...Read full comment
... Beautiful campus and incredible access to New York City ...Read full comment
... The campus is absolutely beautiful and all that talk that it's not even close to the city ...Read full comment
... Fordham allows you to use the work hard play hard motto and what greater city to do it in then New York City ...Read full comment
... $50,000+ and the massive expenses of living in New York City just aren't worth it ...Read full comment
... You have to go to the city bars or expensive clubs if you want to really party at night ...Read full comment
... Most students are NYU-rejects who wanted to live in the city ...Read full comment
... Being that Fordham is in the capital of the world, New York City, it is composed by great diversity and exciting things to do ...Read full comment
... And the greatest city in the world is only a subway ride (or more appealing Metro North train ride) away ...Read full comment
... However Fordham is becoming a recognizable force in the world of higher education and stands alongside it’s fellow city schools (New York ...Read full comment
... " The rest of the assignment involved going to tourist shops in the city to take photos of t-shirts ...Read full comment
... Fordham allows you to use the work hard play hard motto and what greater city to do it in then New York City ...Read full comment
... Studying in New York City demands that you be a motivated, self-starters, resourceful, creative, and open-minded individual ...Read full comment
... Just like New York City, no one will hold your hand here ...Read full comment
... I was very hesitant moving to New York City from small town New England and the transistion was daunting at times but it was completely worth it...Read full comment
... Being in NYC is great but the conventional nature of the Rosehill campus allows for a combination of "big city" school with a more conventional, ...Read full comment
... While the school is in the Bronx, the campus is completely gated and nothing like the city campuses of other schools like NYU or BU ...Read full comment
... the campus is beautiful and i think this is the perfect school for me, you have the combination of a classic college campus, and new york city a ...Read full comment
... I attend Fordham College at the Lincoln Center, which means our campus is literally in the middle of New York City ...Read full comment
... There's nothing like going to school in the city, and I like Fordham because it's a small school, so I feel more at home ...Read full comment
... Most people here drink (pretty heavily) but you can probably have fun here if you dont by going out to the city more often ...Read full comment
... The Bronx was close enough to the city, and I would have a countless number of things to do on the weekends or at night ...Read full comment
... Yes, the Lincoln Center campus is in the City, but Rose Hill, where I am, is in the Bronx ...Read full comment
... Many people go to clubs and bars in the city, or bars off-campus in the Bronx ...Read full comment
... I suggest pre-gaming and going out to the city, even if it's just to walk around and hang with your friends ...Read full comment
... Top notch faculty, beautiful campus and New York City a short train ride away ...Read full comment
... The alumni network is outstanding and Fordham has a strong reputation in the city - you're well positioned for getting a good job on graduation ...Read full comment
... The campus is absolutely beautiful and all that talk that it's not even close to the city ...Read full comment
... If you can get past all the monotonous, archaic crap that pervades this school in terms of the superficial nature of the rich jackassess that flo...Read full comment
... There is no on-campus social life because everyone goes out into the city ...Read full comment
... Last winter, Fordham's food service received a failing grade during the NYC City health inspection ...Read full comment
... Yes there's little italy and the city but good-luck finding people that actually want to take the trip that far ...Read full comment
... There is a good group of people here, and good access to the city ...Read full comment
... The ability to have internships in the city were incredible ...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...Read full comment
... Since the campus sucks, just step outside and the city is your's ...Read full comment
... New York City is also really awesome to live in ...Read full comment
... The city is great and very convenient as it has everything one may think of ...Read full comment
... The campus is gorgeous and a nice seclusion from the city, which is close enough to go to a few times a week ...Read full comment
... Despite what you think, the Bronx is nothing like New York City ...Read full comment
... If you are from Westchester, you know, probably better than most in the New York area, that the Bronx is not the city ...Read full comment
... New York City is close by and offers much in the way of a platform for launching your career, no matter what your major ...Read full comment
... Since it's pretty close to the heart of New York City, not many students spend their time on the Fordham campus, which makes it difficult to make...Read full comment
... The ability to have internships in the city were incredible ...Read full comment
... I have taken advantage of the many areas of the city as well as its museums and cultural institutions and it has enlightened me ...Read full comment
... At rose hill your in the bronx, so don't think your going to be living it up in new york city ...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 ...Read full comment
... Get involved early enjoy the city whenever possible ...Read full comment
... Being in the middle of Manhattan there was plenty to do in the city that never sleeps ...Read full comment
... You can have a lot of fun with the city and there's plenty of opportunities for everything -- if you go to it ...Read full comment
... In the city, there are pretty much three schools with three distinct reputations and student niches, NYU, Columbia and Fordham ...Read full comment
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