Fairfield University

Acceptance Rate 55.81 %
SAT Average 1,305
2023 Tuition & Fees $54,455
Student Population 5,826
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $24,742

Academic Overview

Fairfield University Campus, Fairfield, CT
Fairfield University is a private (not-for-profit), four-years institute located in Fairfield, Connecticut. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - professional practice.
Fairfield University is affiliated with Roman Catholic.
The 2023 tuition & fees is $54,455 for undergraduate students. The graduate school tuition & fees is $20,149.
The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 5,826 students are enrolled. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 55.81% and the graduation rate is 84% last year.
The salary after graduation from Fairfield University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $80,100. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2023 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2022-2023, Fairfield's tuition & fees is $54,455. For graduate programs, its 2023 average tuition & fees is $20,149.
Data source for 2023 Tuition: NCES
2023 Tuition & Fees
[Chart] 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2023 key academic statistics at Fairfield. The acceptance rate of Fairfield is 55.81% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 17.76%. The average graduation rate is 84% and the transfer-out rate is 6%.
The average received amount of financial aid is $24,742 and 89% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 5,826 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1.
Acceptance Rate for Fairfield University is 55.81 %.
Acceptance Rate
Graduation Rate for Fairfield University is 84 %
Graduation Rate
Transfer-out Rate for Fairfield University is 6 %
Transfer-out Rate
Retention Rate for Fairfield University is 89 %
Retention Rate
Student Population for Fairfield University is 5,826
Student Population
Student to Faculty Ratio for Fairfield University is 12 to 1
Student to Faculty Ratio
12 to 1
The average received amount of financial aid is $24,742 at Fairfield University.
Financial Aid Amount

Directory Information

Directory Information
Address1073 N Benson Rd, Fairfield, CT 06824-5195
Online Applicationcommonapp.org/
Financial Aidfairfield.edu/undergraduate/financial-aid-and-tuition/
Net Price Calculatornpc.collegeboard.org/app/fairfield
Veterans Tuitionfairfield.edu/admissionaid/undergraduateadmission/veterans/
Disability Servicehttps://fairfield.edu/undergraduate/academics/resources/academic-and-career-development-center/accessibility/

Offered Degrees

Fairfield offers 129 major programs through online and on-site education where 5 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Doctorate (Practical)50
Post-Bachelor's Certificate60
Post-Master's Certificate242

Special Learning Opportunities

Fairfield University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students. It also offers weekend/evening classes which is a program that allows students to take a complete course of study and attend classes only on weekends or only in evenings.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:3,467)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $6,260)

Veterans Benefits

Fairfield University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges