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Fairfield University

Women's D1 Coach: Todd Kress
Profile
Size
6 / 10
4,177 Undergrads / 5,273 Students
Cost
10 / 10
$39,546 Net Price
Selectivity
7 / 10
57% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    Metro Atlantic (MAAC)

  • College Type

    4-year, Private non-profit

  • Campus Type

    Suburb: Large

Student Body
Gender
  • Male
  • Female
Enrollment
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
Geography
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
Ethnicity
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
12 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
90%
Overall Graduation Rate
83%
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
80% / 83%
Calendar System
Semester
Religious Affiliation
Roman Catholic
Housing
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Recruit Commits
2022
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Sophia Walker Decatur High School Stone Mountain, GA Mid
 
2020
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Jordan Kress Mountain Ridge AZ OH
 
2019
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Kaylee Christie ML King CA Mid, RS
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Commitment has been verified or submitted from a trusted source
Location
1073 N Benson Rd, Fairfield, CT, 06824 See Directions
Team Videos
Where Grads Live
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Greater Boston Area
  • Hartford Connecticut Area
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Greater Philadelphia Area
  • Greater Chicago Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • Providence Rhode Island Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Greater Denver Area
  • Baltimore Maryland Area
  • Miami/Fort Lauderdale Area
  • Raleigh-Durham North Carolina Area
  • Charlotte North Carolina Area
Where Grads Work
  • Sikorsky Aircraft
  • PwC
  • EY
  • Deloitte
  • IBM
  • GE Capital
  • GE
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Merrill Lynch
  • JPMorgan Chase
  • Pitney Bowes
  • UBS
  • Bank of America
  • J.P. Morgan
  • UnitedHealth Group
What Grads Do
  • Sales
  • Finance
  • Education
  • Operations
  • Marketing
  • Media and Communication
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Healthcare Services
  • Information Technology
  • Consulting
  • Human Resources
  • Research
  • Accounting
  • Program and Project Management
  • Legal
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Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Academics
Athletics
Campus
Academics
Test Scores
SAT
Critical Reading
550 - 630
Math
600 - 680
Total
1200 - 1350
ACT
Composite
26 - 30

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 550 - 640 for SAT

GPA
SAT Math
SAT Reading
ACT

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Admissions
 
Total
Male
Female
Applicants 12,315 4,900 7,415
% Admitted 57% 57% 57%
% Admits That Enroll 17% 17% 16%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.48 (weighted)
  • Accepted
  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
     
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    High School Rank
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    Other Tests (Wonderlic, etc.)
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    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Business (37%)
    Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General (15%)
    Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse (15%)
    Finance, General (13%)
    Communication & Journalism (11%)
    Marketing/Marketing Management, General (11%)
    Speech Communication and Rhetoric (9%)
    Accounting (8%)
    Engineering (6%)
    Psychology, General (6%)
    Psychology (6%)
    Social Sciences (6%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (4%)
    Mechanical Engineering (3%)
    English Language & Literature (3%)
    English Language and Literature, General (3%)
    Biology/Biological Sciences, General (3%)
    Athlete graduation rate
    Financial
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.

    $39,546

    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for all students (private non-profit and for profit institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

     
    Undergraduate
     
    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$49,830
    Books & Supplies$1,150
    Cost of Living$15,150
    Personal Expenses$1,730
     
    Sticker Price$67,860

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    96% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

     
    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship94%$25,777
    Federal Grants10%$5,806
    Pell Grants10%$4,809
    Other Federal7%$1,543
    State & Local Grants0%$1,000
    Institutional Grants94%$25,134
     
    Student Loans54%$9,272
    Federal Loans53%$5,420
    Other Loans9%$23,543

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

     
    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Endowment
    Financial Assets $332 Million $62,936

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.

    Debt

    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $27,000.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

     
    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $23,000 $287

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 1.3%

    Avg. rate for colleges with volleyball is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 1,367 students.

    Salary

    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $72,100

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.

    Payback

    How long until this college investment pays off: 4.53 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 80% of students graduate on time.

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    Campus Safety
     
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 5 5
    Fondling 2 2
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery - -
    Aggravated Assault 1 1
    Burglary 8 7
    Motor Vehicle Theft - -
    Arson - -

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Category
    Classification
    Basic ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
    Undergrad InstructionBalanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionPostbaccalaureate: Comprehensive programs
    Enrollment ProfileHigh undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, selective, lower transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, medium, highly residential

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