Fast Facts

Founded:

1942, by the Jesuits

Undergraduate Students:

3,800

Graduate Students: 1,200

University Schools:

  • College of Arts and Sciences

  • Charles F. Dolan School of Business

  • School of Engineering

  • School of Nursing

  • Graduate School of Education and Allied Professions

Undergraduate Profile:

  • Receiving Academic Scholarship: 30%

  • Receiving Financial Aid: 85%

  • AHANA Students (African American, Hispanic, Asian, Native American): 13%

  • *SAT Scores of Middle 50% of Admitted Students: 1720-1930 

  • *ACT Composite Score of Middle 50% of Admitted Students: 25-29

*Admission to Fairfield is test optional

Tuition for 2014-15: $43,170
Room and Board: $13,190
General Fee: $600

Student to Faculty Ratio: 11:1

Faculty Holding Highest Degree in their Field: 91%

Undergraduate Majors: 44

Interdisciplinary Minors: 16

Graduate Programs: 41

Study Abroad Programs: Over 100 approved programs

NCAA Division 1 Athletic Teams: 20

Club Sports: 19

Student Clubs and Organizations: 80

Fulbright Awards: Over 60 students awarded this prestigious award since 1993

Of the Class of 2014 Survey Respondents:

  • 98% Secured full-time employment, admission to graduate school or to service programs.

  • 27% Found jobs through internships

  • 39% Found jobs through campus recruiting