Admissions Information

The application fee is $60 for applying undergraduate school and $60 for graduate school at Fairfield University. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$60
Graduate Application Fees$60
Admission Informationfairfield.edu/admissionaid/undergraduateadmission/
Online Applicationcommonapp.org/
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedAdvanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree OfferedBachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master, Post-Master Certificate, Doctoral (Professional Practice)

Admission Statistics

For the academic year 2021-22, the acceptance rate is 56.00% and the yield is 18.01%. 5,088 men and 7,586 women applied to Fairfield and 3,002 men and 4,096 women students were accepted. Among them, 540 men and 696 women were enrolled in the school (Fall 2021). The following table and chart show the admission statistics including the number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants12,6745,0887,586
Admitted7,0973,0024,096
Enrolled1,278540696
Acceptance Rate 56.00%59.00%53.99%
Yield 18.01%17.99%16.99%
Data source: NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: June 25, 2022)

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For the academic year 2021-2022, 296 students (24% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 83 students (7%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 690 and the 25th percentile is 620. The SAT Math score is 690 (75th) and 610 (25th). The submitted ACT composite score is 31 (75th percentile) and 27 (25th percentile).
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing620690
SAT Math610690
ACT Composite2731
ACT Math00
ACT English00
Data source: NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: June 25, 2022)

Application Requirements

It requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, High School Record (or Transcript), Completion of College Preparatory Program, and Recommendations to its applicants. The next table summarizes the application requirements to apply Fairfield University.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and deadlines, see its online application page .
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Fairfield Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankConsidered but not Required
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramRequired
RecommendationsRequired
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresConsidered but not Required
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended



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