Fairfield University

Address:
1073 N Benson Rd, Fairfield, CT 06824-5195
Phone:
203-254-4000
Website:
http://fairfield.edu/
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About Fairfield University

Fairfield University is classified as a college or university with a large master’s program. Colleges and universities with a large master’s program typically award over 200 master’s degrees and less than 20 research doctorate’s during the academic year. This large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 3,000 to 9,999 students. 80% or more of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and at least half of undergrad students reside on campus. This institution awards a balanced number of bachelor’s degrees in both the arts and sciences and the professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards master’s degrees in at least one professional field. Master’s degrees are also awarded in the sciences, humanities, and social sciences. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Transfer students make up fewer than 20% of entering undergraduates. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with only 10-24% of students enrolled in the graduate program.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate3,886
 Graduate1,188
 Total5,074
GenderFemale58%
 Male42%
Student Age% Under 2575%
 % 25 and Over25%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time72%
 % Part-time28%
Race/Ethnicity% White66.1%
 % Black4.0%
 % Asian3.1%
 % Latino7.4%
 % Native American0.5%
 % Race Unknown16.1%
 % International student3%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareYes
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus settingSuburb
Intitution typePrivate
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyFilm, Video, TV
Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning Available
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
ApplicantsTotal8,316
 % Admitted65%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled16%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingNeither required nor recommended
 College Prep CoursesRequired
 Letter of RecommendationRequired
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationNeither required nor recommended
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT93%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT31%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800610 / 800
 SAT Writing530 / 800630 / 800
 SAT Math530 / 800630 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite23 / 3627 / 36
 ACT English / 36
 ACT Writing / 12 / 12
 ACT Math / 36 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$60
 Graduate Application Fee$60
 In-State Tuition & Fees$39,040
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$39,040
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid71%
 % Undergraduates with Loans71%
 % Undergraduates with Grants62%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$900
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$11,740
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$7,990
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$1,900
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,400
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,400

Neighborhood Data for the Fairfield Area

Median AgeNot Available
Median Household Income$
Total Population
Race/Ethnicity% White0.0%
 % Black0.0%
 % Asian0.0%
 % Latino0.0%
 % Native American0.0%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.0%

Housing

On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals in the maximum meal plan offered
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$11,740
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$7,990
Rental Vacancy Rate$0%
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)Not Available
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