Fairfield University Fairfield University

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Type Of Institution
Comprehensive higher education system

Institutional Designation
Private—Religious

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Fairfield University

The moment you arrive at Fairfield University everything feels different. Our 200-acre idyllic campus is situated on Connecticut's coastline, providing for beautiful, unforgettable surroundings. But it's more than that - it's our dedication to each and every student's personal growth that makes our environment so unique. 

We've been graduating adept, accomplished students since being founded by the Society of Jesus (the Jesuits) over 75 years ago. We're committed to fostering a strong sense of community, where the learning goes deeper, the friendships are more intense, and the experiences stay with you long after graduation. Our 5,000 undergraduate and graduate students will become your friends and support system, and our 44 majors, 16 interdisciplinary minors and 41 graduate programs will give you the opportunity to turn your interests into passions and careers.

Fairfield University is a Catholic, Jesuit university - one of 28 in the United States. Our mission touches everything we do.

  • We're committed to broad intellectual inquiry - so we offer a comprehensive core curriculum.
  • We attend to the whole self - body, mind, and spirit - so we offer distinctiveliving and learning experiences like the Sophomore Residential Colleges.
  • We believe in lifelong learning - so we integrate Jesuit values in graduate and professional studies.
  • We pursue social justice and global citizenship - so we offer an astounding range of opportunities for service and civic engagement.


Degree BACHB ASSOCA CERTC
Accountingx  
American/United States Studies/Civilizationx  
Art History, Criticism and Conservationx  
Art/Art Studies, Generalx  
Biochemistryx  
Biology/Biological Sciences, Generalx  
Business Administration and Management, Generalx  
Chemistry, Generalx  
Communication, Generalx  
Computer and Information Sciences, Generalx  
Computer Engineering, Generalx  
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, Generalx  
Economics, Generalx  
Electrical and Electronics Engineeringxx 
Engineering Mechanicsx  
Engineering Physics/Applied Physicsx  
English Language and Literature, Generalx  
Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Otherx  
Finance, Generalx  
Fine/Studio Arts, Generalx  
French Language and Literaturex  
General Studiesx  
German Language and Literaturex  
History, Generalx  
International Relations and Affairsx  
Italian Language and Literaturex  
Language and International Tradex  
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Otherx  
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies x 
Management Information Systems, Generalx  
Manufacturing Engineeringx  
Marketing/Marketing Management, Generalx  
Mathematics, Generalx  
Mechanical Engineeringxx 
Music Teacher Educationx  
Music, Generalx  
Philosophyx  
Physics, Generalx  
Political Science and Government, Generalx  
Psychology, Generalx  
Registered Nursing/Registered Nursex  
Religion/Religious Studiesx  
Sociologyx  
Software Engineeringx  
Spanish Language and Literaturex  

Academic Life

At Fairfield, we believe that how you learn is just as important as what you learn. Which is why we created a curriculum designed to help you do just that — to learn how to learn on a deeper level.

From exploring how creativity helps unlock new ideas to solving problems using research and statistics, the core Pathways are at the center of an undergraduate education. They'll help you discover your competencies and passions, and shape them into careers.

Along the way, you'll explore how different classes and majors relate to each other, like how social justice is connected to biology that relies on mathematics. new ideas and skills will build on one another to make you an adept, adaptable individual, capable of success wherever you go.

Campus Life

Student life at Fairfield University supports the Jesuit tradition of caring for the whole person by providing opportunities that engage students in meaningful activities designed for their living and learning experience. Along with meeting lifelong friends, Fairfield provides a rich opportunity to grow as a whole person with the help of mentors, professors and community members.

In this vibrant community with over 100 clubs and organizations, there are countless activities to choose from. Whether it is participating in an intramural sport, Broadway trip, Fairfield@Night event, attending an athletic games or quintessential events like Red Sea Madness, Alumni & Family Weekend, Presidential Ball or Midnight Breakfast there is always something to do.

Downtown Fairfield, which offers everything from great restaurants, shops, and theaters, is only a five-minute bus ride away. If you’re feeling adventurous, bike to the beach to catch a sunset or take a quick train ride from our Fairfield station to explore all that New York City has to offer. Make room on your calendars now because at Fairfield-there is never a dull moment.

Financial Aid / Tuition

We're committed to every aspect of your education - including helping you afford it. Currently, 85% of our undergraduate students finance their education through a combination of scholarships, grants, work-study, graduate assistantships, and loans. Many of our graduate students also receive aid to help finance their education. We realize that every student has a unique set of circumstances, and we'll work with you one-on-one to do everything we can to help you attend Fairfield. 
 

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