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Fairfield University
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Fairfield University

Fairfield , United States
Fairfield , United States
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Average ranking globally
# 115
Average ranking in the country
# 115
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Fairfield University
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Fairfield University

Overview:

  • Founded in 1942 by the Society of Jesus
  • Jesuit Catholic university with a liberal arts core curriculum
  • Located in Fairfield, Connecticut, 50 miles from New York City
  • Enrolls approximately 5,000 undergraduate and graduate students
  • Notable achievements:
    • Ranked among the top 100 national universities by U.S. News & World Report
    • Recognized for its strong academic programs, including business, nursing, and education
    • Recipient of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching's Community Engagement Classification

Student Life:

    Extracurricular Activities:

    Over 100 student clubs and organizations, including academic, cultural, religious, and social groups

    Clubs:

    Fairfield University Student Association (FUSA), Fairfield University Programming Board (FUPB), Fairfield University Dance Company

    Sports Teams:

    NCAA Division I athletics in 16 sports, including basketball, soccer, and lacrosse

    Student Support Services:

    Counseling and Psychological Services, Health Services, Campus Ministry, Office of Student Diversity and Inclusion
  • Campus Facilities:

    • Charles F. Dolan School of Business
    • Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies
    • Fairfield University Art Museum
    • Quick Center for the Arts
    • RecPlex fitness and recreation center

Academics:

  • Academic Resources:

    • 50+ undergraduate majors and 20+ graduate programs
    • Faculty-to-student ratio of 12:1
    • State-of-the-art facilities, including science labs, art studios, and a trading room
  • Faculty:

    • Renowned scholars and practitioners with expertise in their fields
    • Committed to teaching excellence and student mentorship
  • Teaching Methodologies:

    • Emphasis on critical thinking, problem-solving, and experiential learning
    • Use of technology to enhance student engagement
  • Academic Support Services:

    • Academic Success Center
    • Writing Center
    • Math Center
  • Unique Academic Programs or Initiatives:

    • Honors Program
    • Study Abroad Program
    • Internships and Co-ops

Top Reasons to Study Here:

    Reputation:

    Ranked among the top 100 national universities by U.S. News & World Report

    Specialized Facilities:

    State-of-the-art facilities for business, nursing, and the arts

    Industry Connections:

    Strong partnerships with businesses and organizations in the region
  • Notable Alumni:

    • Brian Moynihan, CEO of Bank of America
    • John Brennan, former Director of the CIA
    • Chris Matthews, political commentator

Services:

    Counseling:

    Counseling and Psychological Services provides individual and group counseling, crisis intervention, and outreach programs.

    Health:

    Health Services offers primary care, urgent care, and health education services.

    Housing:

    On-campus housing options include traditional residence halls, apartments, and townhouses.

    Library Resources:

    The DiMenna-Nyselius Library provides access to over 500,000 books, journals, and electronic resources.

    Technology Support:

    The Information Technology Services (ITS) department provides technical support, computer labs, and wireless internet access.

    Career Development:

    The Career Center offers career counseling, resume writing, interview preparation, and job search assistance.
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