Fairfield University

Fairfield, CT

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Fairfield University

Fairfield University Student Essentials

Fairfield University Student Essentials
Region: Northeast
Setting: Large Town Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Roman Catholic
Size: Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Stags
Website: www.fairfield.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Selective
In-State Tuition: $39,990
Out-of-State Tuition: $39,990
Retention Rate: 89%
Enrollment: 5,342
Year Established: 1942

About Fairfield University

Fairfield University is a Jesuit institution for higher learning on the scenic Connecticut coast. It is within driving distance to New York City, and offers a multitude of academic and extracurricular opportunities.

Students have access to dozens of undergraduate and graduate degree programs on campus and through study abroad programs. Some of the degrees offered at the school include:

  • Environmental Studies
  • Information Systems and Operations Management
  • Modern Languages and Literatures
  • Nursing
  • Software Engineering

There are even pre-professional programs offered in fields such as: Occupational or Physical Therapy, Osteopathy, Pre-Law, Pre-Medicine, and Pre-Veterinary.

An active college life at the university provides students with many opportunities to get involved in campus ministry, internships, intramural and club sports, leadership roles, student-run clubs and organizations, and more.

Those who want to apply for admissions to the school need to submit an application and fee, along with an essay and official transcripts. Other documents may also be requested like standardized test scores.

Tuition assistance in the form of financial aid is available to those who qualify. The university accepts a variety of grants, loans, scholarships, and work study programs.

College seekers who want a comprehensive Jesuit education at a smaller, private institution should consider Fairfield University.

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Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 3.5 of 5 Stars 2 Reviews

50% of students gave Fairfield University 4 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Former Student - Last Attended 1991

Overall Rating

Fairfield University is a Jesuit college that has a medium sized campus. The school is located about an hour north of New York City. There are many options for study and the school has classes for all levels of education. There are opportunities for advanced high school students to take classes as well.


Fairfield University Map & Location

Fairfield University
1073 North Benson Road
Fairfield, CT 06824


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Getting Around Fairfield University

Walkability

Good walkability. We think you’ll enjoy walking in this area.

6/10
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Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Fairfield, CT

Winter
Dec
42
28
Jan
37
23
Feb
40
25
Spring
Mar
47
31
Apr
58
41
May
68
51
Summer
Jun
77
61
Jul
82
66
Aug
81
66
Fall
Sep
74
58
Oct
63
47
Nov
53
38

Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 4,084
Freshman Class 922
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 5,342

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 8%
  • African American: 4%
  • Caucasian: 68%
  • Asian: 3%
  • Unknown and Other: 17%
Latino 8%
African American 4%
Caucasian 68%
Asian 3%
Unknown and Other 17%

Undergraduate 76%
Graduate 24%
Full-Time 98%
Part-Time 2%
Women 59%
Men 41%
International 3%
Domestic 97%

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