Fordham University fôr´dəm [key], in New York City Jesuit coeducational founded as St. John's College 1841, chartered as a university 1846 renamed 1907. Fordham College for men and Thomas More College for women merged in 1974. The university has an antiquities museum. Fordham has campuses at Rose Hill, in the Bronx at Lincoln Center, in Manhattan, where the business and law schools are located and N of New York City in West Harrison and Armonk, N.Y.
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