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1073 N Benson Rd, Fairfield, CT 06824, United States

Location info of fairfield university

  • Featuring five miles of shoreline, a busy downtown center, and a vibrant array of restaurants and stores, Fairfield is an ideal location to live and study, and also offers easy access to New York City.
  • Imagine a perfect college town. Now put it close to the beach and about an hour train ride from New York City. That’s what you’ll experience when you visit Fairfield University’s main campus in Fairfield, Connecticut, and our Fairfield Bellarmine campus located in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Both locations offer picturesque New England views, are easy to navigate on foot, are close to public transportation access, and offer so many activities and attractions that you won’t run out of things to do.

Top Reasons to Study in fairfield university

Internships & Placements

Starting as early as your first year, faculty members and the Career Planning office work together with you to explore possible career directions, and then do everything they can to help set you on that path. This includes resume help, networking techniques and opportunities, career fairs, and more.

A Fairfield Education

Fairfield University is part of the Jesuit tradition that began with St. Ignatius of Loyola 500 years ago. Through our strong core curriculum, student groups, diversity and campus ministry programs, we emphasize, as part of our mission, a strong education in the liberal arts, sciences and professions so students can go on to lead their communities with insight, empathy, critical rigor and a determination to serve and promote justice.

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About fairfield university

We are a Jesuit University, rooted in one of the world’s oldest intellectual and spiritual traditions, with more than 5,000 undergraduate and graduate students from the U.S. and across the globe enrolled in the University’s five schools. Fairfield embraces a liberal humanistic approach to education, encouraging critical thinking, cultivating free and open inquiry, and fostering ethical and religious values. Fairfield is located in the heart of a region where the future takes shape, on a stunning campus on the Connecticut coast just an hour from New York City.

Career at fairfield university

Over the last eight years, more than 98% of graduates have secured full-time employment, enrolled in a graduate or professional school or are participating in a volunteer service program within six months after graduation.

Campus life

Our scenic, 200-acre campus is situated on the Connecticut coastline, just 60-minutes away from the heart of Manhattan and less than a mile from the beaches of Long Island Sound. But it’s more than just our surroundings that make our campus unique.

Fairfield’s main and Bellarmine campuses are located in a region with the largest concentration of Fortune 500 companies in the United States, giving our students premier access to an unlimited number of internship and employment opportunities at some of the top organizations in the country.

Ranking & Accreditation of fairfield university

  • #115 in the National Universities — U.S. News & World Report, Best Colleges 2023
  • #2 Best College Campus in Connecticut — Niche’s 2023 Best Colleges Rankings
  • Top 1% for Long Term Value — Georgetown University’s Center on Education and the Workforce
  • Top 15 Best Catholic Colleges in America — College Consensus
  • Top 5% of Colleges and Universities in the Nation — College Factual

Student Accommodation at fairfield university

  • Housing: $16,750
  • Other: $2,599


Programs at fairfield university


  1. American Studies
  2. Art History and Visual Culture
  3. Behavioral Neuroscience
  4. Biology
  5. Chemistry and Biochemistry
  6. Communication
  7. Digital Journalism
  8. Economics
  9. Education
  10. English
  11. Environmental Studies
  12. Film, Television, & Media
  13. French
  14. German
  15. History
  16. International Studies
  17. Italian
  18. Mathematics
  19. Music
  20. Philosophy
  21. Physics
  22. Politics
  23. Psychology
  24. Public Relations
  25. Religious Studies
  26. Sociology & Anthropology
  27. Spanish
  28. Sports Media
  29. Studio Art
  30. Theater
  31. Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies
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  1. MS Business Analytics
  2. MS Business Analytics (online)
  3. MS Finance
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  1. Accounting
  2. Business Analytics
  3. Economics
  4. Finance
  5. International Business
  6. Management
  7. Marketing
  8. Sport Business
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  1. Biomedical Engineering
  2. Computer Science
  3. Electrical Engineering
  4. Mechanical Engineering

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  1. MS Biomedical Engineering
  2. MS Data Science
  3. MS Mechanical Engineering
  4. MS Software Engineering
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