Fairfield University

Welcome to Fairfield University

The Modern Jesuit Catholic University


Stags Come Home

Reopening information and our Covid-19 response.

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Why Fairfield?

We are a Jesuit University, rooted in one of the world’s oldest intellectual and spiritual traditions, with more than 5,000 undergraduate and graduate students from the U.S. and across the globe enrolled in the University’s five schools. Fairfield embraces a liberal humanistic approach to education, encouraging critical thinking, cultivating free and open inquiry, and fostering ethical and religious values. Fairfield is located in the heart of a region where the future takes shape, on a stunning campus on the Connecticut coast just an hour from New York City.

Fairfield University prepares students for success. With an emphasis on innovative, experiential learning and a focus on developing the whole person, we produce graduates who are future ready.

Undergraduate Studies

At Fairfield University, we encourage you to let curiosity get the best of you — to let your mind wander, and then follow it.

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Graduate Studies

Get the tools you need to succeed — whether it’s career advancement, personal enrichment or gaining greater proficiency in your field.

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Summer & Continuing Studies

Explore part-time, flexible options for bachelor’s degrees, credit courses and certificates to achieve many personal and professional goals.

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What's Going On @ Fairfield

StartUp Showcase Team The Point to Debut Customizable Collage Kit, April 28

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David Axelrod on the Political Future of the American Jewish Community, April 26

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A Real Keeper: Fairfield’s Matt Turner ’17 is one of the best goal tenders in Major League Soccer

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Maria Clinton '13 co-directed the film The Love Bugs — a documentary that explores the love of nature and the nature of love.

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BE INSPIRED by Fairfield Students' Resilient Spirit This STAGiving Day, April 22

During this year’s 7th annual STAGiving Day, alumni, parents, and friends are invited to BE INSPIRED by the strength of Fairfield students and help the University reach the 1,942-donor goal to unlock an additional $1,000,000 in challenge funds to further prepare students for successful futures.

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