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Fairfield University Graduate Programs Ranked Among Best in Nation by U.S. News & World Report

Fairfield’s Business programs in Finance, Marketing, and Info Systems are ranked in the top 15 in the U.S., and along with Accounting, are the top full-time graduate programs in the state. Additionally, Fairfield’s Nursing DNP and Master’s programs are again among the best nationwide.

Graduate programs in Fairfield University’s Charles F. Dolan School of Business and Marion Peckham Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies have been named among the best in the nation according to the 2019 “Best Graduate Schools” ranking from U.S. News and World Report.  The Schools’ rankings were determined, in part, by voting from peer institutions, and are based on factors such as faculty resources, research activity and awarded grants, and student selectivity.

Included are Fairfield’s full-time graduate programs in Finance, Accounting, Marketing, and Information Systems, and the Doctor of Nursing Practice and Master of Science in Nursing.

Nearly all programs saw a rise up the list, including finance which rose to #12 in the nation, up from #21 last year. The full list of rankings for full-time graduate programs in the Dolan School and Egan School is below:

BUSINESS:

  • Best Grad Business Specialty Programs: Accounting: #21, tied with Harvard University (vs. 23 last year)
  • Best Grad Business Specialty Programs: Finance: #12 (vs. 21 last year)
  • Best Grad Business Specialty Programs: Marketing: #15 (vs. 19 last year)
  • Best Grad Business Specialty Programs: Info Systems: #15 (vs. 20 last year)

NURSING:

  • Best Grad Nursing – Master’s: #74 (vs. #88 previous year)
  • Best Grad Nursing – DNP:  #58 (vs. #59 previous year)

“Our strong rankings point to the high quality of our students and faculty,  and signal Fairfield’s continued commitment to modern excellence through stellar academics, innovative programming, lifelong learning, and growth in our graduate and professional programs,” said Fairfield University president, Mark R. Nemec, PhD. “We are pleased to see the regard other deans have for the Dolan School of Business and the Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies here at Fairfield.”

Both graduate and undergraduate programs at Fairfield University's Marion Peckham Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies feature small classes, the latest medical equipment, a highly skilled and respected faculty, and a personalized approach to education. Students are equipped with the necessary skills, experience, and ethics to embark on careers that make a difference in patients' lives and the healthcare system.

In addition to its four graduate programs, The Dolan School of Business also offers a variety of strong undergraduate programs to satisfy all business interests, including Accounting, Finance, Information Systems & Operations Management, International Business, Management, and Marketing. Each program offers instruction from experienced faculty to help students achieve their career goals by providing a better understanding of the larger ethical, practical, and global contexts of the workplace.

For more information on Fairfield rankings, visit https://www.fairfield.edu/about-fairfield/rankings-accolades/

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