Fairfield University

1073 N Benson Rd
Fairfield, CT 6824
(203) 254-4000
http://www.fairfield.edu

General

  • Type of college: 4-year Private not-for-profit
  • Total student population: 5,074
  • Undergraduate population: 3,886
  • Student to faculty ratio: 12 to 1

Tuition, Room & Board, Books & Supplies and Other Fees

  • Total cost for in-state students living on campus: $49,660
  • Total cost for out-of-state students living on campus: $48,245
  • Total cost for in-state students living off campus: $46,330
  • Total cost for out-of-state students living off campus: $44,915

Financial Aid Provided

  • Students receiving financial aid: 68%
  • Average financial aid received per student: $9,179
  • Students receiving Pell grants: 12%
  • Average Pell grant received per student: $3,084
  • Students receiving federal aid: 22%
  • Average federal aid received per student: $2,611
  • Students receiving state aid: 4%
  • Students receiving institutional aid: 59%

Admissions

  • Total applicants: 8,732
  • Percent admitted: 59%
  • Percent admitted (men): 61%
  • Percent admitted (women): 58%
  • Average SAT critical reading scores (25th percentile, 75th percentile): 520, 610
  • Average SAT math scores (25th percentile, 75th percentile): 540, 630
  • Average SAT writing scores (25th percentile, 75th percentile): 540, 630

Enrollment

  • Total enrolled (Fall 2008): 5,128
  • Male students (Fall 2008): 40%
  • Female students (Fall 2008): 60%

Graduation

  • Graduation rate: 79%
  • Graduation rate (men): 74%
  • Graduation rate (women): 83%

Degrees Offered

  • Certificate
  • Associates
  • Bachelors
  • Masters