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Fairfield, Connecticut

Fairfield University

Private school in Connecticut with 4,600 total undergraduate students

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Admissions

Admissions stats

Applicants & acceptance rate

Overall acceptance rate
56%
Women
53%

Men
58%

Total number of applicants
12,674
Women: 59%
Men: 41%

Accepted students who attend

Yield rate - overall
18%

Cost & scholarships

Your estimated net cost
$ ? / year
In-state
$68,980
Out-of-state
$68,980

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Applications

Application requirements

Accepts Common App
Yes

Considers class rank
Yes

Recommendation letters
Optional

TOEFL policy (international applicants)
Required

SAT/ACT testing policy
Optional
Policies change during COVID-19; please confirm by looking at this school's website.

Which tests students typically submit

SAT: 24%
ACT: 7%

Students

Enrolled student statistics

Enrolled students

First-year students (full-time)
1,256
Admission policy
Co-ed
Enrolled women:
56%
Enrolled men:
44%
6-year graduation rate
83%
20%
40%
60%
80%
100%
4 years
6 years
Retention rate
90%

Student diversity

Low diversity
International students
3%

Race & ethnicity diversity among domestic students

Asian and Pacific Islander: 2%
Black: 2%
Hispanic: 7%
Native American: < 1%
Other: 12%
White: 76%

Academics

Student faculty ratio
12:1
Calendar system
Semester

Special academic offering

Study abroad

Credit for AP exams

Offers graduate degree

Academic and career counseling

Majors & careers

Special focus
None

Has medical school
No

Housing

Commuter College
No

On campus housing
Yes

Sports

D1 Football
No

Football conference
None

D1 Basketball
Yes

Basketball conference
Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference