As you look at the sea of graduation caps on Eddies Parade commencement morning, you may wonder: Just how many graduates are there? 

This year, Fordham University will confer bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees upon 3,304 May graduates in fields ranging from anthropology to social work to urban studies. 

Including students who graduated in August 2023 and February 2024, and those who are expected to graduate in August 2024, the University will confer about 5,672 academic degrees in all.*

Below are the numbers of May 2024 degree recipients from each of Fordham’s schools.

Degree Recipients by School

Fordham College at Rose Hill: 675

Fordham College at Lincoln Center: 377

Gabelli School of Business (graduate): 286

Gabelli School of Business (undergraduate): 588

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences: 143

Graduate School of Education: 229

Graduate School of Religion and Religious Education: 22

Graduate School of Social Service: 347

School of Law: 552

School of Professional and Continuing Studies (undergraduate): 65

School of Professional and Continuing Studies (graduate): 20

Remember, on the evening of May 18, New York’s Empire State Building will be illuminated in Fordham maroon for our graduates.

*Numbers as of May 6.


Giorgia Sabia is the communications coordinator for the office of University Communications at Fordham. She can be reached at [email protected] or (212) 903-2040.