Fairfield Debuts in U.S. News Best National Universities Ranking at #115

Fairfield Debuts in U.S. News Best National Universities Ranking at #115

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Fairfield University earned the #29 spot among national universities ranked for Best Undergraduate Teaching and is the highest-ranked institution among the 60 schools moving into U.S. News & World Report’s Best National Universities ranking for the first time.

We are excited that this distinction reflects the evolution and innovation of our academic programs as we are answering our call to be a university of national prominence.

— President Mark R. Nemec, PhD

Fairfield University is the top-ranked institution among schools that moved into U.S. News & World Report's National Universities category this year, placing at #115. Among private institutions in the National Universities category, Fairfield placed in the top 75.

“We are excited that this distinction reflects the evolution and innovation of our academic programs as we are answering our call to be a university of national prominence.” said Mark R. Nemec, PhD, Fairfield University President.

Fairfield University earned the #29 spot among national universities ranked for Best Undergraduate Teaching. U.S. News & World Report also recognized Fairfield among the top 50 for Alumni Giving Rank, and among the top 100 for Graduation and Retention Rates. In the Best Colleges for Veterans category, Fairfield placed in the top 75.

The University’s inaugural year on the Best National Universities list also included distinctions among schools and program specialty rankings. Fairfield’s School of Engineering and Marion Peckham Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies placed in the top 100 nationwide.

Fairfield’s Charles F. Dolan School of Business’ undergraduate programs were ranked #164 on the Best Undergraduate Business Programs list, moving up two spots from last year. The Business Analytics program was ranked #15, Finance #21, Marketing was ranked #37, and Accounting was ranked #39.

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