Fordham Graduate School of Social Service

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Fordham Graduate School of Social Service
Motto Sapientia et Doctrina
(Wisdom and Learning)
Type Private, Catholic, Jesuit
Established 1916
President Joseph M. McShane, S.J.
Dean Peter B. Vaughan
Location Bronx, Manhattan, and West Harrison, New York, USA
Campus Lincoln Center (Manhattan):
Urban, 8 acres (32,000 m2)
Westchester (West Harrison):
Suburban, 35 acres
Colors Maroon and White          
Mascot Ram

The Fordham Graduate School of Social Service is a United States graduate school within Fordham University, in New York City. Established in 1916, it provides instruction at three campuses in the New York City area. The school was ranked 18th in the nation by US News & World Report in 2009.[1]

The Graduate School of Social Work maintains a number of specialized centers and institutes, including:

  • The Bertram Beck Institute on Religion and Poverty
  • Ravazzin Center on Aging
  • Institute for Women and Girls
  • Children FIRST
  • The Interdisciplinary Center for Family and Child Advocacy
  • The James R. Dumpson Chair in Child Welfare Studies

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Coordinates: 40°46′11″N 73°59′00″W / 40.76961°N 73.98343°W / 40.76961; -73.98343