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Prospective Students

Fairfield University welcomes international students from around the world in recognition of the diverse perspective they bring to the classroom and the greater University community. Our students represent a variety of countries throughout Africa, Asia, Europe, North America, Oceania, & South America. We hope you'll consider starting your journey here at Fairfield University.

The Office of Student Engagement (OSE) is the main resource for F-1 and J-1 international students at Fairfield University. OSE is responsible for advising all incoming non-immigrant students on areas such as:

  • The issuance of Forms I-20 or DS-2019
  • The procedures to obtain a U.S. visa
  • International Student Orientation
  • Arrival and Move-In

Moreover, OSE provides personal advising involving information on medical health insurance, campus life, and adapting to student life in the United States.

You may contact us for any questions via our international@fairfield.edu email account, or by phone at +1-203-254-4110. The office is open Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. EST.

How To Apply

The admission process at Fairfield University is holistic. Our belief in the importance of a thorough and careful review of all aspects of your application reflects our mission as a Jesuit institution. We seek to educate the whole person, and our admission practices reflect that goal.

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