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Fairfield University Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

60.6%
Admission Difficulty for Fairfield University
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Admission StandardsUnavailable
Applicant CompetitionLow

Can I get into Fairfield University? The school has a 61% acceptance rate. Last year, 6,794 out of 11,218 applicants were admitted making Fairfield University a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Fairfield University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 15% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top quarter of their high school class.

61% are accepted,
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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
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SAT Scores for Fairfield University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
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SAT Scores for Fairfield University
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SAT Reading 75th N/A
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ACT Requirements

ACT Range
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Applicants Submitting ACT
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Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
3.36
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need above average high school grades to get into Fairfield University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Fairfield University was 3.36 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Fairfield University accepts 61% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Fairfield University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 21% Good
3.50 to 3.75 19% Good
3.25 to 3.50 21% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 16% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 19% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 4% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

64% of Fairfield University freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Fairfield University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 34%
Top 25% of class 64%
Top 50% of class 91%
Bottom 50% of class 9%
Bottom 25% of class 0%

Admission Statistics

Fairfield University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 6,654 4,564 11,218
Accepted 3,996 2,798 6,794
Acceptance Rate 60% 61% 61%
Enrolled 584 410 994
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 15% 15% 15%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Jan 15, 2019
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2019 has passed. Applications were due on Jan 15, 2019.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Fairfield University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Fairfield University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Fairfield University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit No
Credit for Life Experiences No

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