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Fairfield University

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Rating

Private

Type

5,887

Students

$49,080

Tuition

57%

Acceptance

#97

Ranking

Large Suburb

Campus Setting

Fairfield, CT

1073 N Benson Rd, Fairfield, CT 06824-5195

Rankings

Rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

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Cost

$49,830/Year
Above Average

Fairfield University

$49,830

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$67,860/year

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$43,768/year

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

57%Acceptance
Average

Fairfield University

57%

National

69%
Sat

1210 - 1350

58% of students submit

Admissions Yield

17%

ACT

0 - 0

16% of students submit

Application Website

https://commonapp.org/

SAT & ACT

Considered but not required

Application Fee

$60

Students

4,561Undergrads
Medium Student Population

Full-Time

1,089

Part-Time

0
Male

40%

In-state

83%

Female

60%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

2%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
10% Accounting10% Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse10% Finance, General69% Others

10% Accounting

10% Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

10% Finance, General

69% Others

Accounting

10%

150 Graduates

Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse

10%

149 Graduates

Finance, General

10%

147 Graduates

Marketing/Marketing Management, General

8%

110 Graduates

Speech Communication and Rhetoric

7%

95 Graduates

Business Administration and Management, General

5%

68 Graduates

Psychology, General

4%

62 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

3%

49 Graduates

Academics

A+
Professors
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Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

12

Number of Library Books

287,534

Academic Spend per Student

$14,535

Full-time Retention Rate

90%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$55,500/Year

Fairfield University

$55,500

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$55,500

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$72,100

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

78%