Fairfield University

Welcome to Fairfield University

The Modern Jesuit Catholic University


Stags Come Home

Fall 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

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Fairfield Student-Athletes Reach 100 Percent Voter Registration

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Pandemic-Related Financial Disruption Discussed at Dean's Executive Forum

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Virtual Leadership Summit to Examine the Reinvention and Convergence of Healthcare, Corporate America, and Higher Education

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Student Podcast Investigates Devastating Effects of Covid-19 Around Globe

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Fairfield’s Dolan and Egan Schools Earn High Marks in 2021 College Factual Rankings

Both the business and nursing schools earned spots in the top 5 percent nationwide for their programs, while the University as a whole placed in the top 15 percent out of more than 1,700 schools considered in the annual review.

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