About Fairfield University

Tuition, Cost, Financial Aid, Scholarships, and Admission Rates

How much does Fairfield University cost?

Fairfield University Cost of Attendance
In-state $46,000
Out-of-state $46,000
On-Campus Room and Board $13,860
Off-Campus Room and Board $13,520
Average Annual Cost $38,527
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000
$30,000-$48,000
$48,000-$75,000
$75,000-$110,000
Over $110,000

Fairfield University Financial Aid and Debt

83%

Students paying down their debt

$26,853

Typical Total Student Debt

$276

Typical Monthly Loan Payment

Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 93% $21,208
Federal Grants 13% $5,341
Pell grants 13% $4,608
Other federal grants 8% $1,207
State/local goverment grant or scholarships 3% $3,413
Institutional grants or scholarships 90% $21,382
Student loan aid 55% $9,171
Federal student loans 55% $6,893
Other student loans 9% $22,162

Fairfield University Scholarships: Start Earning in High School

Over 500,000 high school students are earning no-essay college scholarships for their grades, activities, and other achievements.

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Take a foreign language class 141 Up to $3,000
Do community service 236 Up to $75
Play a sport 127 Up to $600
Have perfect attendance for a year 178 Up to $750
Attend a summer program 108 Up to $4,500
Have work experience 106 Up to $4,000
Visit a college campus 241 Up to $6,000
Do an extracurricular activity 234 Up to $1,000
Take a challenging class 262 Up to $3,000

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

Fairfield University Admissions

What is Fairfield University's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 61%
Average GPA
SAT Submissions of applicants
SAT Reading
SAT Math
SAT Writing
ACT Submissions of applicants
Composite Score

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Fairfield University Campus Life

11:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

165

Forbes Ranking

78%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

82%

Six-Year Graduation Rate

Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 4398
Living on campus
Transfer Students 10%
Under Age 25 59%
Gender Balance
Men
40%
Women
60%

Student Diversity

49%
Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
White
71.01%
Unknown
17.24%
Hispanic or Latino
7.07%
Black or African American
2.52%
Asian
2.05%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0.09%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0.02%

Fairfield University Graduation Success

89%

First Year Student Retention

78%

Four-Year Graduation Rate

$68,500

Average Salary After Graduation

About Fairfield University

Address

1073 N Benson Rd
Fairfield, CT

Type Private
Profit Status not-for-profit
Category Master's Colleges and Universities
Setting Large Suburb
* Financial aid is only available for those who qualify