Fairfield University

Fairfield, CT

Fairfield University

1073 N Benson Rd
Fairfield, CT 06824-5195
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Fairfield University Review

A- Excellent
3.75 Based on 2 Reviews
Career Preparation
A-
Students and Culture
B+
Facilities
A-
Activities and Groups
B+

Degree Overview

Check out the most popular majors and specific degrees students have earned at Fairfield University.

*Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

540 Business Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Accounting
 
84
66
0
 
Business Administration and Management, General
 
36
32
0
 
Economics, General
 
39
 
 
 
Finance, General
 
147
0
0
 
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
 
 
 
0
 
International Business/Trade/Commerce
 
14
 
0
 
Management Science
 
 
12
 
 
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
 
110
 
0
 
Taxation
 
 
0
0
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

307 Education and Liberal Arts Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
 
8
 
 
 
Bilingual and Multilingual Education
 
 
1
0
 
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
 
 
13
0
 
Creative Writing
 
 
38
 
 
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
 
 
 
0
 
Education, General
 
 
3
0
 
Education, Other
 
 
0
0
 
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
 
 
0
0
 
Educational/Instructional Technology
 
 
11
1
 
Elementary Education and Teaching
 
 
24
 
 
English Language and Literature, General
 
37
 
 
 
French Language and Literature
 
2
 
 
 
General Studies
 
5
 
 
 
German Language and Literature
 
2
 
 
 
Italian Language and Literature
 
2
 
 
 
Music Teacher Education
 
0
 
 
 
Reading Teacher Education
 
 
 
11
 
Secondary Education and Teaching
 
 
11
 
 
Spanish Language and Literature
 
6
 
 
 
Special Education and Teaching, General
 
 
25
3
 
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
 
95
 
 
 
Teaching English As a Second or Foreign Language/Esl Language Instructor
 
 
8
1
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

229 Human and Social Sciences Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
American/United States Studies/Civilization
 
3
2
 
 
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling
 
 
 
0
 
History, General
 
12
 
 
 
Human Development and Family Studies, General
 
 
1
 
 
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
 
 
0
 
 
Industrial and Organizational Psychology
 
 
5
 
 
International Relations and Affairs
 
24
 
 
 
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
 
2
 
 
 
Marriage and Family Therapy/Counseling
 
 
20
0
 
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor
 
 
19
 
 
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
 
0
 
 
 
Philosophy
 
6
 
 
 
Political Science and Government, General
 
22
 
 
 
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing
 
 
3
 
3
Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Technician
 
 
 
0
 
Psychology, General
 
62
0
 
 
Psychology, Other
 
 
0
 
 
Public Administration
 
 
12
 
 
Religion/Religious Studies
 
0
 
 
 
School Psychology
 
 
10
11
 
Sociology
 
10
 
 
 
Sociology and Anthropology
 
2
 
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

226 Healthcare Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing
 
 
20
 
16
Nurse Anesthetist
 
 
0
 
30
Nursing Administration
 
 
0
 
 
Nursing Practice
 
 
 
 
5
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing
 
 
3
 
3
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
 
145
4
 
 
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling
 
 
 
0
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

129 Engineering Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
 
10
 
 
 
Computer Engineering, General
 
2
 
 
 
Computer Software Engineering
 
10
23
 
 
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
 
14
11
 
 
Environmental Studies
 
7
 
 
 
Industrial Engineering
 
 
3
 
 
Manufacturing Engineering
 
0
 
 
 
Mechanical Engineering
 
34
15
 
 

* Number of people in 2019 that graduated with this degree and study level

95 Mathematics and Science Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Biochemistry
 
12
 
 
 
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
 
34
 
 
 
Chemistry, General
 
5
 
 
 
Financial Mathematics
 
 
10
0
 
Mathematics, General
 
23
9
 
 
Neuroscience
 
0
 
 
 
Physics, General
 
2
 
 
 

28 Communication and Media Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Communication and Media Studies, Other
 
 
7
 
 
Journalism, Other
 
11
 
 
 
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication, Other
 
10
 
 
 

24 Art and Design Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
 
3
 
 
 
Film/Video and Photographic Arts, Other
 
13
 
 
 
Fine/Studio Arts, General
 
5
 
 
 
Music, General
 
3
 
 
 

19 Computer Technology Graduates
Major
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Computer and Information Sciences, General
 
3
 
 
 
Management Information Systems, General
 
16
 
0
 

Online Programs

Check out the online programs offered at Fairfield University.

Program
Associate's
Bachelor's
Master's
Certificate
Doctoral
Educational/Instructional Technology
 
 
 

Accreditation Information

This institution is accredited by New England Commission of Higher Education
Specialized Institution Accreditations
Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education
  • Nurse Midwifery (MIDWF) - Basic certificate and graduate nurse-midwifery education programs for registered nurses (The Marion Peckham Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies, Nurse Midwifery Program)
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
  • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels (Marion Peckham Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies)
  • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels (Marion Peckham Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies)
  • Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels (Marion Peckham Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies)
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
  • Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools

* Source data obtained from U.S. Department of Education's Office of Post-secondary Education (OPE)

Alumni & Student Reviews

A- Excellent
Career Preparation

What letter grade would you give your school on how well it prepares students for a career in the real world?

4 Based on 2 Reviews
  • Alumni
    B.S. Biology, Class of 1985

    Nowadays I have no idea

    4 Rated January 2016
B+ Great
Students and Culture

What letter grade would you give the students/culture at your school?

3.5 Based on 2 Reviews
  • Alumni
    B.S. Biology, Class of 1985

    Somewhat cliquie but a great broad experience though a little narrow

    4 Rated January 2016
A- Excellent
Facilities

What letter grade would you give the facilities at your school.

4 Based on 2 Reviews
  • Alumni
    BA, Class of 1995

    for the tiem i was there they were fairily modern

    4 Rated January 2016
B+ Great
Activities and Groups

What overall letter grade would you give the activities/groups at your school?

3.5 Based on 2 Reviews
  • Alumni
    B.S. Biology, Class of 1985

    sports (basketball and rugby main well-attended), drinking, dances, concerts

    3 Rated January 2016

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