Fairfield University (Fairfield, CT) – Best Values in Colleges
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Overall Ranking: 130
Private Colleges Ranking: 41

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Freshmen who submitted SAT 71%
Freshmen who submitted ACT 41%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+10%
600-69960%
600+70%

SAT Math Score

700+10%
600-69960%
600+70%

ACT Score

30-3619%
24-2972%
24+91%

Students applied11,218
Students admitted6,794
Admission rate61%

Students per faculty12

4-year graduation rate79%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition$47,650
Fees$—
Room and board$14,710
Estimated book expense$1,150
Total cost$64,210

Cost after need-based aid$36,638
Cost after non-need-based aid$49,806

Average debt at graduation$32,186

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$72,100

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met84%
Average need-based aid$27,572
Average non-need-based aid$14,404

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment4,113

Full-Time

Men1,541
Women2,338

Part-Time

Men95
Women139

Freshmen retained90%


# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.
† - Percentage of all undergraduates without need who received non-need-based aid.
‡ - Number of students who received non-need-based aid is less than 0.5%.
§ - For non-Mormons; $14,096 for Mormons.
* - All admitted students received a four-year tuition scholarship of $39,400 for the 2018-19 academic year.
& - Includes fees, room and board and estimated book expense.
NA - Not available.
NR – Not ranked.

SOURCES - Peterson's Databases (© 2019 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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