The Modern Jesuit University

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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.

Through academic innovation, a focus on the professions, and extensive experiential learning opportunities, we provide a springboard for your career success and enable you to make your impact on the world.

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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Part Time & 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

Time's Money Magazine Says Fairfield Among Best in the Nation

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Fairfield's Egan School Launches Doctoral Program in Midwifery

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Students at Lourdes

Fairfield's Nursing Students Aid the Ill at Lourdes

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Jule McCombes-Tolis, PhD

Jule McCombes-Tolis, PhD, Named Chief Academic Officer of International Dyslexia Association

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Welcome Class of 2021!

Class of 2021, welcome to Fairfield University! While you get excited for the years ahead, make sure you take advantage of all that Fall Welcome has to offer. It's the best way to learn all you need to know as you begin life in Stag Country.

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