60%

Acceptance Rate

$24,034

Avg.Financial Aid

001385

FAFSA Code

About Fairfield University

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

5,273

Website

fairfield.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

CIHE

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Roman Catholic

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Location & Contact

Address

1073 N Benson Rd

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 2032544000
Fax: 2032544000
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Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

15th Jan

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

60%

SAT Range

N/A

ACT Range

N/A

Application Fee

$60

SAT/ACT

Neither required nor recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$39,791

Average Annual Cost

$47,650

Books And Supplies

$1,150

Other Fees

$700

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$14,710

Budget For Other Expenses

$1,730

Total One Year Cost

$65,940

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

12:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

90%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$203

Faculty Overview

45%

Male Professors

55%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Finance and Financial Management Se...

145 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

133 Graduates

Marketing

112 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

104 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

99 Graduates

Psychology, General

63 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

55 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

49 Graduates

Biology, General

47 Graduates

Political Science and Government

31 Graduates

Economics

21 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

20 Graduates

International Business

17 Graduates

Mathematics

16 Graduates

International Relations and Nationa...

14 Graduates

Philosophy

14 Graduates

Film/Video and Photographic Arts

12 Graduates

History

12 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

12 Graduates

Electrical, Electronics and Communi...

11 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

9 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

8 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

8 Graduates

Management Information Systems and...

8 Graduates

Music

7 Graduates

Sociology

7 Graduates

Journalism

5 Graduates

Chemistry

4 Graduates

Computer Engineering

4 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

4 Graduates

Sociology and Anthropology

4 Graduates

Area Studies

3 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

3 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

3 Graduates

Physics

2 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

1 Graduates

Public Relations, Advertising, and...

1 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

4,177

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

12%

Full-time

95%

Part-time

5%

Students Gender

Male

40%

US National: 44%

Female

60%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

76% White

6% Unknown

2% Black

7% Hispanic

2% Two or more races

4% Non Resident alien

3% Asian

0 American Indian/Alaska native

0 Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0

Unknown Location

75%

Out Of State

20%

In State

5%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$93,459 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 94% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

94%

Undergrads in College Housing

72%

Averege Housing Cost

$9,010/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $5,700/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$5,700/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Stags

School Colors

cardinal red

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

231

Total Female Athletes

247

Intramural Sports

26

Sports Club

37

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Soccer

Tennis

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Crew-Rowing

Golf

Soccer

Softball

Tennis

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$55,500/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$72,100/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0 $100,000

$23,250

$27,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$241 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

88%

Average Aid Per Year

$24,034

Students Receiving Federal Grants

11%

Average Aid Per Year

$4,870

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

88%

Average Aid Per Year

$23,520

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$34,505

$30K - $48K

$33,781

$48K - $75K

$31,520

$75K - $110K

$30,473

> $110K

$19,446

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$49,117,150

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$29,108,706

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