#895 Overall Influence #483 Desirability Rank

Fairfield University

University located in Fairfield, Connecticut

From Wikipedia

Fairfield University is a private, Catholic university run by the Society of Jesus in Fairfield, Connecticut. It was founded by the Jesuits in 1942, and today is part of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities. In 2017, the university had about 4,100 full-time undergraduate students and 1,100 graduate students, including full-time and part-time.

Source: Wikipedia

Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

12,586

Acceptance

56%

Graduation Rate

82%

Median SAT Score

1280

Median ACT Score

28

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$50,550

Fees (in-state)

$775

IncomeAverage Net Cost
0 - 30K$30,100
30K - 48K$28,553
48K - 75K$29,699
75K - 110K$33,523
110K+$43,238

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

5K

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

#471 World Rank
Business
#804 World Rank
Education
#480 World Rank
History
#658 World Rank
Political Science
#990 World Rank
Medical
#534 World Rank
Psychology
#1290 World Rank
Biology
#1145 World Rank
Literature
#643 World Rank
Communications
#1558 World Rank
Engineering
#707 World Rank
Religious Studies
#975 World Rank
Computer Science
#842 World Rank
Philosophy
#1079 World Rank
Mathematics
#460 World Rank
Sociology
#319 World Rank
Nursing
#1353 World Rank
Economics
#2115 World Rank
Chemistry
#780 World Rank
Anthropology
#2406 World Rank
Physics
#1048 World Rank
Social Work

Other areas of influence

#590 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#729 World Rank
Law
#1672 World Rank
Earth Sciences

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, Sociology, and Business

Mark Reed

President of Saint Joseph's University

Paul Ryan Rudd

American actor

Drew Henderson

Dutch basketball player and coach

Donna Savarese

Donna Savarese

American television journalist

Steven C. Rockefeller Jr.

American businessman

Martin Looney

American politician

Will Brazier

American rugby league player

Michael Fedele

American politician

Leonard S. Paoletta

American mayor

Richard Morgan Downey

American activist

George F. Keane

American investment banker

Paul Sheehy

American rugby union player