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Address1073 N Benson Rd, Fairfield, CT 06824-5195
Phone203-254-4000
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School TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (larger programs)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - professional practice
Fairfield University Campus, Fairfield, CT
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2020 Tuition & Fees and 2021 Estimation

For undergraduate school, its 2020 tuition and fees are $49,830. For graduate programs, its 2020 graduate school tuition and fees are $18,890.
The estimated 2021 tuition & fees are $51,355. The estimated 2021 graduate school tuition & fees are $20,490.
The average earning in 10 years after graduation from the school is $80,100. The average salary varies depending on the field of study where the Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse program shows the highest salary with $75,300 after graduating from Fairfield University.
2019-20 Tuition & Fees2020-21 Estimation
Undergraduate$49,830
Graduate$18,890
2019-2020 Tuition Costs Chart
source: IPEDS, U.S. Department of Education
Undergraduate$51,355
Graduate$20,490
Fairfield University 2020-2021 Estimated Tuition Costs Chart
The estimation for 2020-2021 tuition costs is based on the cost change rates of last year.

2020 Key Stats

The Acceptance rate at Fairfield University is 57% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 17%. The average graduation rate is 83%. Total 5,273 students are attending the school and the school offers campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory and residence halls possessed by the school). Key academic stats for the school are listed in the next table.
2020 Key Academics Statistics
Admission Stats »57% Acceptance Rate / 17% Yield
Test Scores »1,280 SAT / 28 ACT
Graduation Rate »83%
Transfer-out Rate15%
Retention Rate90%(full-time)
Student to Faculty Ratio8.33% (12 to 1)
Student Population »5,273 (4,177 undergraduate)
Average Financial Aid »$23,221
Average Earning After 10 years of graduation$80,100
Average Salary by Field of Study$28,400 - $75,300

Special Learning Opportunities and On-Campus Student Services

Fairfield University offers online classes (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. It has ROTC programs and offers teacher certification programs designed to prepare students to meet the requirements for certification as teachers. The next table summarizes the special learning opportunities.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate, Graduate
ROTCArmy, Air Force
Weekend/Evening CollegeYes
Teacher CertificationYes
Study AbroadYes
It provides several student services including remedial services, academic/career counseling services, employment services for students, Placement services for completers.
On-Campus Student Services
Remedial servicesYes
Academic/career counseling serviceYes
Employment services for studentsYes
Placement services for completersYes
On-campus day care for students' childrenYes
Library facilities at institutionVarious Library Facilities Provided

Special Characteristics

Next table illustrates special characteristics of Fairfield University.
Special Characteristics
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Has HospitalNo
Offer Medical DegreeNo
Board/Meal PlanYes
Dormitory Capacity3,159



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