Fairfield University

Fairfield, Connecticut

Overview

Address1073 N Benson Rd
School Websitefairfield.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above

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StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Fairfield University is a mid-size private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Fairfield, Connecticut that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is doctor's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 11,361 students applied to Fairfield University. Of those students, 6,851 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Fairfield University was $47,650, in addition to fees of $700. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Fairfield University.

Fairfield University has a 81% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Getting In

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The Fairfield University acceptance rate is 60%. To put this into perspective, 6,851 of the 11,361 students who applied to Fairfield University in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Fairfield University is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Fairfield University had an SAT score between the range of 0 and 0. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Fairfield University was between null and null in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Fairfield University as part of their application.

Annual Cost to Attend

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Fairfield University, the tuition for in-state residents is $47,650. Combined with fees of $700, room and board costs of $14,710, other expenses of $1,730 and the $1,150 cost of books and supplies, the total in-state one-year cost is $65,940.

Out-of-state residents can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $48,350 in tuition. This brings the total one-year cost of enrolling in Fairfield University to $65,940 for out-of-state students.

Students at Fairfield University are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Fairfield University was $4,870 last year. The percentage of students awarded federal aid was 11%.

Fairfield University Undergraduate Population

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio12:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Fairfield University.

Fairfield University has a good gender split, with 60% of undergraduates being female and 40% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are out-of-state residents; in fact, 75% of all students reside out-of-state. However, 20% of students come from in-state and 5% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Fairfield University is 12:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need from Fairfield University to thrive in your studies.

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