Fairfield University

Fairfield, CT

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Fairfield University, located in Fairfield, Conn., is a private institution founded in 1942. At Fairfield, students can choose from more than 40 undergraduate majors or more than 35 advanced degrees, including those in the Dolan School of Business or the nursing school. Fairfield encourages students to explore the arts by bringing numerous performers to campus each year.

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Quick Facts


1073 N. Benson Road
Fairfield, CT 06824-5195
Institutional Control: Private
Year Founded: 1942

Admission

Academic calendar: Semester
January 15 application deadline
71.5% accepted

2015-2016 Tuition

February 15 Deadline for applying for financial aid
1% Used GI Bill benefits to partially or fully finance tuition and fees
$44,875 Tuition and Fees

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Summary


Specialties

#156
Business
#114
Engineering
#21
Accounting
#18
Finance
#13
Marketing

School Details

Has guaranteed admission agreement with at least one other institution: No
Guaranteed admission agreement URL: N/A

Programs Offered

bachelor's degree, master's degree, post-bachelor's certificate, post-master's certificate

Majors Offered

Computer and information sciences, general, Bioengineering and biomedical engineering, Computer engineering, general, Computer software engineering, Electrical and electronics engineering, Mechanical engineering, German language and literature, French language and literature, Italian language and literature, Spanish language and literature, English language and literature, general, General studies, Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities, other, Biology/biological sciences, general, Biochemistry, Mathematics, general, Environmental studies, Philosophy, Religion/religious studies, Chemistry, general, Physics, general, Psychology, general, Economics, general, International relations and affairs, Political science and government, general, Sociology, Sociology and anthropology, American/united states studies/civilization, Drama and dramatics/theatre arts, general, Film/video and photographic arts, other, Fine/studio arts, general, Art history, criticism and conservation, Music, general, Registered nursing/registered nurse, Business administration and management, general, Accounting, Finance, general, Management information systems, general, Marketing/marketing management, general, History, general, Speech communication and rhetoric

Minors Offered

Computer and information sciences, general, Education, general, Bioengineering and biomedical engineering, Computer engineering, general, Computer software engineering, Electrical and electronics engineering, Mechanical engineering, German language and literature, French language and literature, Italian language and literature, Spanish language and literature, English language and literature, general, General studies, Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities, other, Biology/biological sciences, general, Biochemistry, Mathematics, general, Environmental studies, Peace studies and conflict resolution, Classical and ancient studies, Philosophy, Applied and professional ethics, Religion/religious studies, Jewish/judaic studies, Chemistry, general, Physics, general, Psychology, general, Economics, general, International relations and affairs, Political science and government, general, Sociology, Sociology and anthropology, American/united states studies/civilization, Asian studies/civilization, Russian, central european, east european and eurasian studies, Italian studies, Irish studies, Latin american and caribbean studies, African-american/black studies, Women's studies, Drama and dramatics/theatre arts, general, Film/video and photographic arts, other, Fine/studio arts, general, Art history, criticism and conservation, Music, general, Registered nursing/registered nurse, Business administration and management, general, Accounting, Finance, general, Management information systems, general, Marketing/marketing management, general, History, general, Speech communication and rhetoric

General Student Body Information

Gender distribution: 
Total number of undergraduates: 3,982
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 3,685
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 156

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance
Remedial learning services offered: N/A
Counseling services offered: academic, career, international students, minority student, older student, personal, psychological, religious, veteran student
Campus safety and security services offered: 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)

Activities

Student activities offered: Campus ministries, Choral groups, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, international student organization, literary magazine, model un, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook

Sports

Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for men: Baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, lacrosse, soccer, swimming, tennis
Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for women: Basketball, crew (heavyweight), cross country, field hockey, golf, lacrosse, crew (lightweight), soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, volleyball


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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2011 2012 2013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 4 4
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 1 0 0
Aggravated assault 2 6 2
Burglary 12 17 13
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2011 2012 2013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 3 4
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 1 2 1
Burglary 11 17 13
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2011 2012 2013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 1 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 0 0 0
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus1 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 24 32 52
Liquor law violations 0 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 19 26 47
Liquor law violations 0 0 0
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0

Comments



1On-Campus: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution's educational purposes, including residence halls; and (2) Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).
2On-Campus Student Housing Facility: Any student housing facility that is owned or controlled by the institution, or is located on property that is owned or controlled by the institution, and is within the reasonably contiguous geographic area that makes up the campus is considered an on-campus student housing facility.
3Noncampus Building or Property: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (2) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.