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Graduate Experience

The graduate programs at Fairfield University offer you more than simply the opportunity to get an advanced degree. We provide the tools to get you where you need to be, whether it's career advancement or gaining greater proficiency in your field.

We offer over 40 graduate programs across all our schools, with faculty who are leaders in their fields and actively engaged in research. Our career advancement rates are excellent, and if you'd like to count yourself among them, start by getting in touch.

To learn about our graduate programs, come and meet our deans and faculty at a graduate information session.

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We have all sorts of interesting materials to share with you so you can learn more about the program(s) you are interested in--from what courses are offered in your program to what it will cost and how long you can expect it to take.

How To Apply

If you want to learn more about what it takes to apply to Fairfield’s graduate program, we offer a convenient online checklist. Take a look to see what you need

Information Sessions

Come meet our deans and faculty to learn more about our graduate programs.


No matter your field of interest, Fairfield University is committed to giving you every advantage as you pursue your advanced degree. We offer 41 graduate programs across each of our schools that are led by faculty members who are actively engaged in research and considered leaders in their field.


Graduate education at Fairfield University will help you enhance the depth and breadth of your knowledge in a chosen field of study, leading to career advancement and lifelong fulfillment.

College of Arts & Sciences

The five graduate programs in the College of Arts & Sciences promote intellectual and reflective query, discovery, and practice, across such disciplines as American Studies, Creative Writing, Communication, Mathematics, and Public Administration.

Charles F. Dolan School of Business

The best business leaders are the ones who use a strong moral compass to look at all decisions from every point of view - the kind of skills you'll get with an advanced degree from the Dolan School of Business.

School of Education and Human Development

The School of Education and Human Development is committed to educating scholar-practitioners. That means that the educators, counselors, psychologists, and administrators we graduate are adept across a wide range of environments, both in and out of the classroom.

School of Engineering

Complex issues deserve a multi-faceted approach, which is the kind of education you'll get from the School of Engineering. Across each of our graduate degrees, you'll learn to work effectively, to tackle complicated problems, and - in turn - advance your career.

Egan School of Nursing & Health Studies

We train our nurses to be more than just good practitioners, but also to be adaptable leaders. It's what happens when you apply classroom knowledge to a variety of hands-on clinical settings, all while staying in tune with a rapidly evolving health care industry.

International Students

If you are an international student, we have a checklist of what is needed to apply. Take a look to see what you need.


Fairfield University thanks all veterans for your service to our country and are delighted that you are considering our university to attain your higher education goals. At Fairfield we highly value the qualities you have exemplified during your military service - those of dedication, responsibility, and leadership. As students at our University, veterans bring a wide range of experiences from their service into their academic pursuits and they add much to the fabric of our undergraduate and graduate student population.


The Graduate Admission Office at Fairfield University is located in the Aloysius P. Kelley Center near the 1073 North Benson Road entrance.

Admitted Students

Congratulations on your admission to Fairfield University for graduate study! On behalf of the faculty, administration and your fellow students, we welcome you into our vibrant community and look forward to helping you achieve your academic and professional goals.

Our Admission Staff

When you have questions, we have answers. From the basics of your application to program specific questions and everything in between, our admission staff is one of your best resources and just an email or phone call away.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about our graduate programs, please contact the Office of Graduate Admission at:

Office of Graduate Admission
Fairfield University
1073 North Benson Road
Fairfield, CT 06824
(203) 254-4184

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