There are so many reasons students choose to become Stags. With an extensive, highly expert faculty, you will learn from the best. With our Catholic Jesuit tradition of rigorously educating the whole person, you will become professionals with a sense of compassion and service for their communities. With our NCAA- and MAAC-awarded athletics teams, you will always have a team to cheer for. And with the experiences you will have at Fairfield University, the relationships you’ll build, you will find a second home.
Where you choose to attend college is one of the most important decisions you'll ever make - it's four years that can shape the rest of your life. And it's not always an easy choice, which is why we strive to make the application process as easy as possible..
At Fairfield, we believe that how you learn is just as important as what you learn. Which is why we created a curriculum designed to help you do just that—to learn how to learn on a deeper level.
From exploring how creativity helps unlock new ideas to solving problems using research and statistics, the core Pathways are at the center of an undergraduate education. They'll help you discover your competencies and passions, and shape them into careers.
There are many opportunities to advance your education as a part-time student at Fairfield University. Whether you are an college student visiting from another university, an adult seeking to start or finish their bachelor’s degree, or a high school senior interested in earning college credits, our flexible course offerings and supportive staff will give you everything you need to succeed on your own schedule.
What you do at Fairfield will have just as much impact as what you learn, and we will give you the opportunities to do not only what you love, but something new. With over 80 clubs and organizations, your college experience can athletic and artful, and can help you build your career, or help you serve communities in need. And, with the services we provide to support our Stags’ endeavors—from our Career Planning Services, our office of Residence Life and more—you will never be alone in working to achieve your dreams.
We're committed to every aspect of your education - including helping you afford it. Currently, 85% of our undergraduate students finance their education through a combination of scholarships, grants, work-study, graduate assistantships, and loans. Many of our graduate students also receive aid to help finance their education. We realize that every student has a unique set of circumstances, and we'll work with you one-on-one to do everything we can to help you attend Fairfield.
Study language in Florence, Italy, business in Brisbane, Australia, or a subject of your choice at one of our many overseas partner universities. Explore what service learning means thousands of miles from campus. And discover what a completely different culture can teach you about your own.