Fairfield

at a Glance

 

Founded

1942, by the Jesuits

Undergraduate Students

3,680

Graduate Students

1,200

University Schools

- College of Arts and Sciences
- 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%

- 34 states represented
- 20 countries represented

- AHANA Students (African American, Hispanic, Asian, Native American): 15.3%

- 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 2015-16

Room and Board

General Fee

$44,250

$13,520

$625

Student to Faculty Ratio

11:1

Average Class Size

 

20

Faculty Holding Highest Degree in their Field

 92.6%

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

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