Overview

Student Population
5,192
Fairfield University overview
Location Fairfield, Connecticut
Online fairfield.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Religious Affiliation Roman Catholic
Fairfield University overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Religious Affiliation Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Fairfield, Connecticut, Fairfield University is a mid-size four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.   The school has a religious affiliation with the Roman Catholic faith. In the most recent statistical year 11,218 prospective students applied, and 6,794 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 994 enrolled in the school.  4,355 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 837 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $47,650 plus fees of $700. Fairfield University is ranked 719 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2019 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Getting In

Admission Standards
Unavailable 
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GPA 3.36
Applications Accepted
60.6% 
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Applications Due Jan 15, 2020
Applicant Competition Low

Annual Cost to Attend

Tuition
$47,650
Costs for Fairfield University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,150
Other Fees$700
Room and Board $14,710
Budget for Other Expenses$1,730
Total One Year Cost$65,940

Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$77,100 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
82% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Fairfield University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 34%
Social Sciences 14%
Health Professions 11%
Communication 8%
English and Literature 7%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=129242 IPEDS survey data for Fairfield University.