Fairfield University
#894 Overall Influence#483 Desirability Rank

Fairfield University

University located in Fairfield, Connecticut

Fairfield University is a private Jesuit university in Fairfield, Connecticut. 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 university had about 4,100 full-time undergraduate students and 1,100 graduate students, including full-time and part-time.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

11,361

Acceptance

60%

Graduation Rate

82%

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$47,650

Fees (in-state)

$700

IncomeAverage Net Cost
0-30K$29,266
30K-48K$29,990
48K-75K$32,251
75K-110K$33,298
110K+$44,325

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$80,100

Employed

96%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

5K

Under-Grads

4K

Graduates

1K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

1073 N Benson Rd, Fairfield CT 06824-5195

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

16 per 100k

Violent Crime

1 per 100k

What is Fairfield University known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#272 World Rank #176 USA Rank
Nursing
#308 World Rank #219 USA Rank
Communications
#461 World Rank #226 USA Rank
Religious Studies
#618 World Rank #302 USA Rank
Political Science
#844 World Rank #325 USA Rank
Philosophy
#569 World Rank #351 USA Rank
Business
#898 World Rank #366 USA Rank
Anthropology
#1187 World Rank #383 USA Rank
Economics
#970 World Rank #385 USA Rank
Sociology
#1090 World Rank #434 USA Rank
Computer Science
#1067 World Rank #436 USA Rank
Medical
#814 World Rank #436 USA Rank
Psychology
#860 World Rank #477 USA Rank
History
#883 World Rank #504 USA Rank
Social Work
#1376 World Rank #534 USA Rank
Literature
#1237 World Rank #538 USA Rank
Biology
#1192 World Rank #545 USA Rank
Education
#1998 World Rank #615 USA Rank
Engineering
#1885 World Rank #650 USA Rank
Mathematics
#2368 World Rank #784 USA Rank
Chemistry

Other areas of influence

#378 World Rank #272 USA Rank
Criminal Justice
#856 World Rank #425 USA Rank
Law

Influential People

Who are Fairfield University's Most influential alumni?

Fairfield University's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Nursing, Communications, and Criminal Justice. Fairfield University’s most academically influential people include Charles Dolan, Susan King, and E. Gerald Corrigan.

Charles Dolan

American businessman

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Susan King

US-American journalist, professor

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E. Gerald Corrigan
E. Gerald Corrigan

American economist

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William P. Egan

American investor

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Kevin Nealon
Kevin Nealon

American comedian

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Brian Monahan
Brian Monahan

American physician

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Daniel C. Burbank
Daniel C. Burbank

American astronaut and a veteran of two Space Shuttle missions

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Githa Hariharan
Githa Hariharan

Indian writer

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Mark Reed

President of Saint Joseph's University

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Bob Sullivan

American journalist

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John T. Lis

American geneticist

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Liz Wahl
Liz Wahl

American journalist

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