Fairfield University


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Fairfield University


  • 65% have a job after 6 months
  • 85% have a job after 1 year
  • N/A have a job after 2 years


$31,955 / year

Room and Board


Application deadline

January 15

Application fee


Educational Resources


  • Member of library consortia.
  • 333,251 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 1,762 current serial subscriptions.
  • 902,185 microforms.
  • 10,201 Audio/Visual items.
  • 4,478 e-books.

Museums & Art

Regina Quick Center for the Arts; Walsh Art Gallery



  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 230 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 504 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 270 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 0 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 190 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 500 students can be on the network at once.



nonremedial tutoring, women’s center, placement service, health service, health insurance


minority student, career, personal, academic, psychological, religious


on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life



  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 85% of students live in school housing.
  • The school does not provide assistance for off-campus housing.

Types of housing available

  • 15% of housing units are Singles.
  • 40% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 15% of housing units are Triples.
  • 30% of housing units are Apartments.
  • In total, there are 24 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 71% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.


  • 90% of students remain on campus over the weekends, on average.
  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Major Music Concerts; Bowling, Broadway Shows; Noche Caliente (hosted by SALSA); Glee Club Concerts; Hunger Clean Up; Dance Ensemble Recital; Dogwood Dance, May Day, Week of Welcome and Senior Week; Sailing Club; Ballroom Dancing and Break Dance Clubs; Junior Ring Dinner.
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook
  • In total, there are about 95 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Alpha Sigma Nu; Phi Betta Kappa; Alpha Epsilon Delta; Alpha Kappa Delta; Alpha Mu Gamma; Alpha Sigma Lambda; Beta Gamma Sigma; Lambda Pi Eta; Omicron Delta Epsilon; Phi Alpha Theta; Pi Mu Epsilon; Pi Sigma Alpha; Psi Chi; Sigma Iota Rho; Sigma Tau Delta; Sigma Pi Sigma; Sigma Theta Tau; Theta Alpha Kappa; Alpha Delta Kappa; Chi Sigma Chi; Chi Sigma Iota; Pi Delta Kappa; Sigma Xi.
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Campus Ministry Council; Mission Volunteers; Great Hunger Cleanup
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) UMOJA – African American/Caribbean; SALSA – Spanish/Latino; NASA – Native American; Kadima – Jewish; ASA – Asian; Alliance – Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Heterosexual group
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Glee Club; Drama Club; HAM Channel; Student Government; Interhall Residence Council; Vocal Ensemble; Chamber Orchestra; Pep Band; Jazz Band; Dance Group; Debating Group; Mission Volunteers; Great Hunger Cleanup; Theatre Fairfield.
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) “Mirror” – weekly


  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): New York City (60), Hartford (60)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Bridgeport (5)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Bridgeport (5)
  • Public transportation does not serve the campus.
  • Not all students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 70% of students have a car on campus


  • School employment is available.
  • 13% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 1,000
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.
  • There are 0 fraternities
  • 0 fraternity houses
  • 0% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 0 sororities
  • 0 sorority houses
  • 0% of students are sorority members.


  • Army ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (Sacred Heart University)
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Not offered
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited, other

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