Graduate Programs Overview

Fairfield University is a Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years school located in Fairfield, Connecticut. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $19,267 in average for all students.

It offers seventy-five graduate programs: 39 Master's, 5 Doctorate, 7 Post-Bachelor's, 24 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 383 students have been conferred Master's degree and 39 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameFairfield University
TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Address1073 N Benson Rd, Fairfield, CT
Graduate School Students1,046 students
41 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)$19,267
Student to Faculty12:1 (8.33%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 75 Graduate Programs
39 Master's, 24 Doctorate, 31 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 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 $19,267 for all students.The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $895.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Amounts
Tuition$19,152
Fees$115
Cost per Credit$895
Books & Supplies$1,150
Room & Board$15,610 (On-Campus) / $15,025 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$1,730 (On-Campus) / $1,730 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$37,757
Off-Campus Total$37,172
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)
2016-20172017-20182018-20192019-20202020-2021
Tuition & Fees$16,712$17,058$17,415$18,890$19,267

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Fairfield University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 75 major areas - 38 Master's (1 online programs), 4 Doctorate , 6 Post-Bachelor', 23 Post-Master'(1 online programs). 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
Total38339-15
Men1346-1
Women24933-14
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.
Education
Psychology
Business
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Education
Engineering
Communication and Journalism
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Business
Mathematics And Statistics
Education
Psychology
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Human Services
Psychology
Education
Mathematics And Statistics
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities
English Language And Literature
Work and Family Studies
Engineering

Graduate Student Population

Total 5,349 students enrolled in Fairfield University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 1,046 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 307 male and 739 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 445 full-time and 601 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 41 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 297 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total1,046
Men Students307
Women Students739
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total1,046
Full-time Students445
Part-time Students601
By race/ethnicity 728 White, 65 Black, and 33 Asian students are attending at Fairfield University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
Total1,046
American Indian /
Native American
1
Asian33
Black65
Hispanic120
White728
Two or more races11
Un-Known33
20 students are younger than 22 and 199 students are older than 65. The school has 615 students aged between 22 and 30 and 212 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
Total1,046
21 & Under20
22-24304
25-29311
30-34145
35-3967
40 & Over199
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, 41 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 297 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment1,046
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses41
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses297
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses708
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses41
Connecticut Resident41
Other State In U.S.-
Outside of U.S.0



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