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.
Fairfield University prepares students for success. With an emphasis on innovative, experiential learning and a focus on developing the whole person, we produce graduates who are future ready.
At Fairfield University, we encourage you to let curiosity get the best of you — to let your mind wander, and then follow it.
Get the tools you need to succeed — whether it’s career advancement, personal enrichment or gaining greater proficiency in your field.
Explore part-time, flexible options for bachelor’s degrees, credit courses and certificates to achieve many personal and professional goals.
With the health and safety of our community at the core of our preparations, Fairfield has created several resources to equip our new and returning students, employees, and families with the information they need to prepare for their fall 2020 arrival at Fairfield.
Fairfield alumni in nursing and health professions are at the forefront of the fight against Covid-19. A handful of them, including DNP candidates and graduates of the Marion Peckham Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies share their personal accounts of what it's like to serve others on the front lines of the Covid-19 pandemic.
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