Academic Programs

  • Art & Design
  • Business
  • Communication
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Government/Political Science
  • Health Science
  • Liberal Arts
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Music
  • Nursing
  • Performing Arts
  • Psychology
  • Research
  • Science
  • Social Science
  • Technology
  • Visual Arts

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Disability Services
  • Intramural/Club Sports
  • LGBTQIA Services
  • Military/Veteran Services
  • On-Campus Housing
  • ROTC Program
  • Religious Affiliation
  • Study Abroad
  • Undergraduate Research
  • Veteran Fee Waiver

Application information

Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines


The admission process at Fairfield University is holistic. We offer Early Action (November 1), Early Decision I (November 15) & Regular Decision and Early Decision II (January 15) as various application plans. If you are applying as a first year student, your application and the following supporting credentials must be submitted by the deadline:

  • Completed Common Application
  • Official secondary school transcript
  • Secondary school report form & recommendation
  • Common Application Essay
  • $60 application fee or official fee waiver
  • SAT or ACT results (If you choose to submit them).  Refer to our Standardized Test Optional Policy for more details.
  • A TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language), IELTS or DUOLINGO exam result is required if English is not your native language, and you have resided in the U.S. for fewer than three years
  • Interview (optional)
  • Additional information is available for international students


We welcome transfer students for the fall semester, and encourage students to apply by the priority application deadline of April 1. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis once complete. The following are needed to complete the transfer application:

  • Common Application for Transfer Students
  • Application Fee 
  • Official high school transcript with final grades
  • Official college transcript from all universities attended (whether or not credit was earned)
  • SAT or ACT results (If you choose to submit them). Refer to our Standardized Test Optional Policy for more details.
  • College Report
  • Course catalog descriptions of all classes taken (Sent via e-mail to

Additional Information

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1073 North Benson Rd
Fairfield, CT 06824, United States of America

Phone number

(203) 254-4100


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