Graduate Program Overview

Fairfield University is a four-years, private (not-for-profit) school located in Fairfield, Connecticut. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2021-2022, the average graduate school tuition & fees is $19,498. It offers seventy-seven (77) graduate programs and some programs are offered through distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameFairfield University
TypeFour-years, Private (not-for-profit)
Address1073 N Benson Rd, Fairfield, CT
Graduate School Students1,159 students
241 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2021-2022)$19,498
Student to Faculty12:1 (8.33%)
Number of Graduate ProgramsTotal 77 Graduate Programs
42 Master's, 5 Doctorate, 30 Post graduate certificates

2022 Graduate Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 graduate tuition & fees at Fairfield University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. The tuition & fees is $19,498 for all students.The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $923.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
2022 COATuition Trends
2022 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$923
Books & Supplies$1,150
Room & Board$16,110 (On-Campus) / $16,110 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$1,730 (On-Campus) / $1,730 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$38,488
Off-Campus Total$38,488
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2018-2022)
Tuition & Fees$17,058$17,415$18,890$19,267$19,498

Conferred Degrees and Graduate Programs by Major

Fairfield University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 77 major areas - 42 Master's (3 online programs), 5 Doctorate , 6 Post-Bachelor', 24 Post-Master'(2 online programs). 391 students have been conferred Master's degree and 38 students have received Doctorate degree last year.The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Mathematics and Statistics
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies
Communication and Journalism
Work and Family Studies
English Language and Literature
Liberal Arts and Sciences, Humanities
Mathematics and Statistics
Human Services
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 5,513 students enrolled in Fairfield University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 1,159 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 361 male and 798 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 582 full-time and 577 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 241 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 336 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students361
Women Students798
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students582
Part-time Students577
By race/ethnicity 787 White, 71 Black, and 41 Asian students are attending at Fairfield University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
Two or more races19
23 students are younger than 22 and 233 students are older than 65. The school has 689 students aged between 22 and 30 and 278 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under23
40 & Over233
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Fairfield University, 241 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 336 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment1,223
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses241
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses336
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses646
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses241
Connecticut Resident163
Other State In U.S.76
Outside of U.S.2

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