Fairfield University

Welcome to Fairfield University

The Modern Jesuit Catholic University

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.

Fairfield University prepares students for success. With an emphasis on innovative, experiential learning and a focus on developing the whole person, we produce graduates who are future ready.

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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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Our 100% online and hybrid graduate programs allow you to study when and where it works for you.

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Intersessions & 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 At Fairfield

Glee Club Celebrates 75 Years of Music, April 1

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School of Engineering Students Host STEM Day at NBA All-Star Weekend

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Fairfield Athletics Announces Hall of Fame Class of 2023

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Egan Virtual Graduate Info Session, April 5

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STAGiving Day 2023 was a Huge Success—Thank You!

The Fairfield University community showed up this STAGiving Day to support Student scholarships, academic research, athletics, spirituality, and service (just to name a few). In just 24 hours, we did all of that — and more! Stay tuned; we are so excited to share all of the wins with you!

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