About Fordham University
Fordham University is a four-year, coeducational, private research and nonprofit university located in Bronx, New York. It was established in 1841 and is affiliated with the Roman Catholic Church of New York. The university hosts Spring Fling, which includes big screen movie nights, live musical artists and a student versus administration softball game for every year. Fordham also hosts Leadership Weekend, an event devoted to teaching leadership and teamwork skills to student leaders.
Currently, the university has 8,427 undergraduate students and an additional 6,762 graduate students. Besides, Fordham University competes in NCAA Division I-AA, and the school mascot is the Ram. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. The president of the university is Joseph M. McShane. Fordham Preparatory School, a four-year, all-male college preparatory school, was once integrated with the university and shares its founding. Since legally separating from the university in 1972, "Fordham Prep" moved to its own facilities bordering the northwest corner of the Rose Hill campus.