Fairfield University

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Fairfield University


Graduates

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

Tuition

$31,955 / year

Room and Board

$9,980

Application deadline

January 15

Application fee

$55




Educational Resources

Libraries

  • 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

Computing

Requirements

  • 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.

Services

Basic

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

Counseling

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

Career

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

Housing

Overview

  • 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.

Extracurricular

  • 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

Travel

  • 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

Employment

  • 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.

ROTC

  • 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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