How is that ridiculous? I think many could have predicted that. Is it upsetting? Sure, sorry to hear it. But it's not out of this world unexpected.
If Georgetown and GW felt I was worthy enough to be waitlisted for their full-time program, why wouldn't a school like Fordham? Maybe they're just nervous about their dwindling rankings and reputation, and better ranked schools are more confident in considering a wider range of numbers.
I really just wanted to give NYC a last shot. I live here, but I have no problem going to DC for school.