Fairfield University is Affiliated With the Roman Catholic Faith.
Some, but not all, schools with a religious affiliation may require a statement of faith or religious studies component. Contact the school to see what their requirements are. If an affinity with the Roman Catholic faith interests you, check out our ranking of The Best Roman Catholic Colleges and Universities.
Fairfield U Has a Disability Services Site
Individuals with disabilities make up 32.0% of the student population at Fairfield U. For more information on policies and accommodations that the university provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit Fairfield U Disability Services.
Fairfield U for the Military
While not a "service academy", Fairfield U does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. Undergraduates have access to one or more ROTC programs. For more information on policies related to veterans, you can visit Fairfield U Veteran Services . For more information, check out our Fairfield U for Veterans Guide.
Fairfield U offers On-Campus Day Care
For students with young families, Fairfield U does offer some day care. Programs like this are often in very high demand, so be sure to inquire as soon as you can.
Freshmen Living Arrangements at Fairfield University
Fairfield U offers on-campus housing, but freshmen are not required to take advantage of it. In the end though, most do choose to live in the dorms.
* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.
Full-time vs. Part-time Studies at Fairfield University
There were 4,177 undergraduates in 2019. Full-time attendance was 3,989 (95.5%). Part-time attendance was 188 (4.5%).
Fairfield University is Ranked #1,020 for Overall Diversity
Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, Fairfield U is more diverse than average in terms of overall diversity. We rank Fairfield U #1020 out of 3,514.
The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.
Fairfield University Competes in the NCAA
Fairfield U has a total of 400 student athletes, 189 men and 211 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.
|Total Revenue (all teams)||$16,405,769|
|Total Expenses (all teams)||$16,405,769|
For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to Fairfield University Athletics