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Admitted Student Portal for Full-Time MBA Programs

Admitted Student Portal for Full-Time MBA Programs

Welcome to the Gabelli School of Business resource page for Fall 2020 admitted Full-Time MBA students. Here you will find helpful news, links and information to guide you through the months ahead. This site is regularly updated, so check back for the latest information. For questions or additional information, please contact our help desk at gsbgraduate@fordham.edu or 212-636-6104.

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General FAQ

Check here for the latest answers to frequently asked questions.

If you have any additional questions, please contact the Graduate Admissions Office:
Phone: 212-636-6200
Email: admissionsgb@fordham.edu

Tuition and Fees FAQ

How should I budget for the academic year?

To assist you in your financial planning, estimated 2020-2021 charges for tuition and fees are listed below. Direct charges are billed to you by Fordham University.

Estimated DIRECT CHARGES Amount
Tuition $50,375 annually
General Fee 82 per term
Technology Access Fee $164 per term
Health Insurance* $1,100 fall term, $1,973 spring term
Enrichment Fee** $7,000 one term only
International Student Fee*** $40 per term
Total Direct Charges $60,940 ($61,020 for international students)

Indirect costs are an estimate of various other expenses you can anticipate while attending college. Indirect costs are not billed by Fordham.

INDIRECT CHARGES  
Books and Supplies $4,000
Personal Miscellaneous $4,000
Living expenses $24,000

Cost of Attendance = the sum of your direct and indirect charges.

Cost of Attendance = $92,940 ($93,020 for international students)
As per Federal policies, students can receive assistance in the form of scholarships, grants, and loans up to their cost of attendance.

*Health Insurance charges can be waived by providing proof of sufficient coverage.
**Enrichment Fee is a mandatory fee.
***Not applicable to U.S. students.

How and when can I apply for federal loans?

If you are a U.S. citizen, you may be eligible to borrow Federal Direct Loans. The maximum Direct Unsubsidized loan eligibility is $20,500 for one academic year. In order to be eligible for a Federal Direct Loan you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident
  • Be enrolled at least half-time in a degree granting program
  • Complete a FAFSA, Entrance Counseling and sign a Master Promissory Note
    • We suggest completing this step a month prior to orientation
  • Make satisfactory academic progress
  • Not have defaulted on a prior federal student loan
  • Not borrowed more than $138,000 in previous Federal Direct Loans

If you need to borrow more than your maximum eligibility in the Federal Direct Unsubsidized Loan, consider the Federal Direct Graduate Plus Loan:

Graduate Plus Loans are educational loans through the Department of Education for graduate students only. The Graduate Plus loan has the same requirements as the Federal Direct Loans and includes a credit check requirement. The Graduate Plus loan allows students to borrow up to their cost of attendance less any aid (loans or scholarships) received.

International students are not eligible for Federal Direct Loans or Graduate Plus Loans.

How and when can I apply for private education loans?

Any student, U.S. or international, can apply for Private Education Loans from various financial institutions. They are not guaranteed by the federal government and interest generally begins to accrue from the date of disbursement. Private Education Loans usually require a credit worthy co-signer. International students are not allowed Federal Direct or Graduate Plus loans.

We suggest you use ELM Select as a research tool to help you compare lenders and make an informed decision. The lenders listed on ELM Select are lenders Fordham has worked with in the past and are offered for your convenience. You are not limited to these lenders and you may choose any lender you wish.

The two most commonly used lenders by international students at the Gabelli School are Prodigy Finance and MPower loans.

When will I get my refund?

Refunds are processed by Student Accounts after the end of the add/drop period. If you have a credit on your account the day after the add/drop period has ended, you should expect the refund to process within 3-5 business days.

What if I need money for books/supplies and cost of living?

Students are allowed to borrow up to their cost of attendance. For students with loans who borrow more than their direct charges, a refund will be processed at the end of the add/drop period.

What if I need to adjust my loan amount after submitting the loan application?

Send an email to financialaid@fordham.edu from your fordham.edu email address detailing the type of loan, the initial loan request amount, how you would like the loan amount adjusted and the semesters for which the loan will be adjusted.

How will I know my loan is approved?

To get updates on the status of your loan, please email the Office of Student Financial Services at financialaid@fordham.edu.

For those applying for Federal Direct Loans, the typical turnaround time of 7-10 business days. About 7 days after you submit your loan request form, you should check your E-bill Suite and see the loan amount memo-ed to your bill.

How do I waive health insurance?

In order to waive health insurance from the University, you will have to provide proof of sufficient coverage to aetnastudenthealth.com

How do I apply for a scholarship or a Graduate Assistantship?

For incoming students, there is no separate scholarship form to complete. At the time of admissions, your application is considered for scholarships. Continuing students can complete a scholarship application. Graduate Assistantships are on campus jobs that students can apply to at the beginning of each term.

I need help understanding my bill.

Each part of your bill is explained in the chart below.

How can I pay my bill?

We offer various payment methods which will assist you in paying your tuition. These options include: Electronic Check, Debit Cards, Check and Money Orders, In Person, Wire Transfer Information (both domestic and international).

Please make checks and money orders in U.S. Dollars payable to: FORDHAM UNIVERSITY. Please include the student identification number on the check or money order.

The payment address for TUITION and SCHOLARSHIPS is:

Fordham University
441 E. Fordham Road
Bronx, NY 10458
Thebaud Hall
Attention: Enrollment Services

Cash payments are accepted in-person

Domestic Wire Transfer
Bank of America
100 West 33rd Street
New York, NY 10001
ABA NO. 0260-0959-3
CREDIT FORDHAM UNIVERSITY
ACCOUNT NO. 4830-0692-5201
Further Credit: (Please include Student Name, Student ID # and School/Program etc.)
For ACH transfers, in place of ABA number above use ABA number: 0210-0032-2

International Wire Transfer Information

Flywire

Fordham University has teamed up with Flywire to streamline international wires for tuition payments. It’s fast, simple and offers excellent exchange rates.

How it works: Flywire accepts payments from most countries — typically in your home currency. Flywire works to secure your wholesale foreign exchange rates, which are significantly lower than rates offered by traditional banks. Visit Flywire, enter your payment amount, and immediately see how much money you will save. Once you initiate payment on Flywire, you will receive detailed instructions on how to transfer funds to Fordham. In addition, you will be able to track your payment via Flywire’s dashboard and you will be notified via email (and/or text) when your payment is received by Fordham University.

All Other International Wires

Bank of America
100 West 33rd Street
New York, NY 10001
Swift Number: BOFAUS3N
CREDIT FORDHAM UNIVERSITY
ACCOUNT NO. 4830-0692-5201

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