Important Dates

Early Action

uga_librarystudentStudents who consider Fairfield University to be among their top choices and would like to have their application reviewed early may submit their application under our Early Action program. Applicants for Early Action must submit the completed application by November 1.

  • Early Action Application Deadline - November 1
  • Notification Deadline - January 1
  • Financial Aid Deadlines:
    • CSS Profile - January 1
    • FAFSA - February 15 

Early Decision

Students who are certain that Fairfield University is their first choice for a college education, and are willing to commit to attending if admitted, are welcome to apply as an Early Decision Candidate. Once admitted, an Early Decision candidate agrees to withdraw all other college applications and confirm his or her attendance at Fairfield.

  • Early Decision Application Deadline - November 15
  • Notification Deadline - January 1
  • Financial Aid Deadlines:
    • CSS Profile - January 1
    • FAFSA - February 15

Regular Decision

  • Regular Decision Application Deadline - January 15
  • Notification Deadline - April 1
  • Financial Aid Deadlines:
    • CSS Profile and FAFSA - February 15