Fordham University, located in New York, was founded in 1841 as a Jesuit University. CUrrently it is known as an independent research university and has three campuses, its Rosehill Campus, Lincoln Center Campus, and Westchester Campus.
Fordham University has earned good reviews and rankings being included in Kaplan/Newsweek's 2008 list of "25 Hottest Schools in America" and getting the "Hottest Catholic School" title. It has also been noticed by BusinessWeek and US News and World Report for its programs in Business Administration, Law, and Social Service.
Fordham's College of Liberal Studies has college degree programs that are tailor-fit for adult workers. The programs are delivered through evening, weekend, and online classes. Two-thirds of the majors available in regular on-campus programs are available as online and other adult programs.
Admission requirements for adult/part-time programs are as follows:
$40 application fee
High school diploma or GED certificate
documentation of highest educational level studied
completion of college skills assessment
Tuition at the College of Liberal Studies for adult-workers programs is at $700 per credit hour.
Financial aid is available at Fordham in the form of government grants, loans, and work-study programs. Fordham also gives away a number of merit and/or need-based scholarships and grants.
Fordham University is an accredited member of the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Some of its programs and schools are also accredited by field-specific accrediting agencies such as the American Bar Association, Council on Social Work Education, and the American Psychological Association, to name a few.