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Private 4 Year
5,000 - 9,999
Fairfield University is a private, co-educational undergraduate and graduate level university located in Fairfield, Connecticut, in the New England region of the United States. It was founded by the Society of Jesus in 1942, and today is one of 28 member institutions of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities. The primary objectives of a Fairfield University education are to develop the creative intellectual potential of its students and to foster in them ethical and religious values and a sense of social responsibility. All schools of the university are committed to a liberal humanistic approach to education, which encourages interdisciplinary learning.
Located in Fairfield, Connecticut.
Prepler rankings are based on rigorous and in-depth analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education.
2021 Best Colleges in America
#406 of 6828
2021 Best Colleges in Connecticut
#9 of 86
2021 Top Religious Colleges in Connecticut
#2 of 6
The most popular major at Fairfield University is Business Management followed by Medical, Engineering, Journalism and Education.
Graduation rate of college is a strong indicator of success of the college’s students in attaining their educational goals. Prepler defines graduation rate as the percentage of first-time, full-time students who graduated from Fairfield University within four or six years.