Check out the list of notable Fordham University alumni. Some of the notable Fordham University students are Donald Trump, Adam Smith, Denzel Washington, David Copperfield and Vince Lombardi.

Founded by the Catholic Diocese of New York in 1841, Fordham University is a private non-profit research university based out of New York. Being deemed 60th in the classification of ‘more selective’ universities by U.S. News & World Report, Fordham University has a combined enrollment of approximately 15,000 students. The university offers graduate, post graduate, doctoral and professional degrees wherein the academic ideals are drawn from its Jesuit influences. Fordham University offers various programs in the fields of Business, Law, Social Service, Arts & Science, Education, and Religion and so on. It has been deemed as a doctoral university with high research activity by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Fordham University has also bagged the 60th place in the category of America’s Best Colleges: National Universities, as per the 2017 edition of U.S. News & World Reports. Additionally, Fordham University is renowned for its curriculum which incorporates wisdom, critical and innovative thinking, creative problem-solving and integrity. All these core values are reflected in its principles, ideals and teachings. The campus is so diverse in ethnicity and culture that it is the perfect amalgamation of openhearted cultures from across the globe. Not only does it give foreign students the opportunity to study in the exquisite campus, but provides all its students with over 130 study abroad opportunities to hone their skills. Some of its esteemed alumni’s include Denzel Washington, Mary Higgins Clark, Vince Lombardi and Geraldine Ferraro. Keep reading to know more remarkable personalities who studied at Fordham University.
Donald TrumpDonald Trump
(45th U.S. President)

14 June 1946


Denzel WashingtonDenzel Washington
(American actor)

28 December 1954


Alan AldaAlan Alda

28 January 1936


Faith EvansFaith Evans
(American singer)

10 June 1973


Adam SmithAdam Smith
(Economist and Philosopher)

16 June 1723


David CopperfieldDavid Copperfield
(American illusionist)

16 September 1956


Vince LombardiVince Lombardi
(American football player)

11 June 1913


Vin ScullyVin Scully

29 November 1927


Tony RealiTony Reali

04 July 1978


Don DeLilloDon DeLillo
(Writer, Playwright, Screenwriter, Novelist, Essayist, Journalist)

20 November 1936


Karina SmirnoffKarina Smirnoff

02 January 1978


Wellington MaraWellington Mara

14 August 1916


Tom LeykisTom Leykis
(Radio personality)

01 August 1956


Ilyasah ShabazzIlyasah Shabazz

22 July 1962


Julia CameronJulia Cameron
(Screenwriter, Film director, Novelist, Poet)

04 March 1948


Joel SteinbergJoel Steinberg

25 May 1941


Amanda HearstAmanda Hearst
(Socialite, Model)

05 January 1984


Mike BreenMike Breen
(Sports commentator)

22 May 1961


Bud CollyerBud Collyer
(Voice actor, Actor)

18 June 1908


Lorenzo BorgheseLorenzo Borghese

09 June 1972


Raul JuliaRaul Julia

1940 AD

Michael Craig-MartinMichael Craig-Martin
(Sculptor, Painter, University teacher)

28 August 1941


Michael KayMichael Kay
(sports commentator, announcer)

02 February 1961


Geraldine A. FerraroGeraldine A. Ferraro
(Diplomat, U.S. Representative, Women)

1935 AD

Thomas Vincent LombardiThomas Vincent Lombardi
(Coach, American football player)

11 June 1913


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