Fordham University

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Fordham University
City: The Bronx, New York City, New York
Type: Private
Sports: baseball, basketball, cheer leading, cross country, football, golf, rowing, soccer, softball, squash, swimming, tennis, track, volleyball, water polo[1]
Colors: maroon
Mascot: Rams
Degrees: Bachelor's, Master's, Doctoral[2]

Fordham University is a private, Catholic, Jesuit university located in New York City, New York and founded in 1841 as St. John's College by Reverend John Hughes, Coadjutor-Bishop (later Archbishop) of New York.[3] The name was officially changed to Fordham University in 1907.[3] The university's main campus is located in the borough of The Bronx with a satellite campus for preforming arts and some graduate-level studies in the borough of Manhattan's west side.

The school ranked #67 in US News's 2008 "National Universities: Top Schools" list.[4]