School Overview

The following table shows the basic characteristic of Fairfield University and directory information. You may want to visit the school's website to check application deadlines, requirements, and financial information.
Contact Information
Address1073 N Benson Rd, Fairfield, CT 06824-5195
Admission Information
Net Price
Disability Service
School Category
School TypePrivate, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryDoctoral/Research University
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree- professional practice

Acceptance Rate and Admission Statistics

The acceptance rate of Fairfield University is 55.81% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 17.76%. The application fees are $60 for undergraduate programs and $65 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate55.81 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)17.76 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$60
Graduate Application Fees$65

Tuition & Fees

Fairfield's 2023 tuition & fees is $54,455 for undergraduate students. The undergraduate tuition increased by 3.00% compared to the last year's rate ($52,870).
For graduate programs, its 2023 tuition & fees is $20,149. The graduate tuition increased by 3.34% compared to the last year's rate.
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$54,455
Graduate Tuition & Fees$20,149
*Data Source: 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 5,826 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 261 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. Fairfield has 4,603 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 1,223 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students5,826
Undergraduate Students4,603
Graduate Students1,223
Online Enrollment261

Degree Information and Campus Life

Fairfield offers 129 programs including both undergraduate and graduate programs. 5 out of the 129 programs are offerd via distace learning (online programs).
The following tables summarizes the offered programs, on-campus services, and special learning opportunities offered by Fairfield
Offered DegreesOn-Campus ServiceLearning opportunities
Number of programs129 Programs
Number of online programs5 Programs
Offered Degrees/ProgramsBachelor's
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students
Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification