Fairfield, CT 06824
Fairfield University is a privately run, not for profit institution, located in Fairfield, Connecticut. It offers both undergrad and graduate degree programs.
The total number of students who applied in FALL 2016 was 11055 and 6795 students were accepted.
Fairfield University in-state tuition for academic year 2016-2017 was $45,350 and fees $650. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $45,350 and $650 respectively.
|Campus LocaleSuburb: Large|
|Student to Faculty Ratio12:1|
|Religious Affiliation |
|Business ModelNot for Profit|
|On Campus HousingYes|
Nursing Programs Offered
Fairfield University offers a Master of Science Degree in Clinical Nurse Leader, Family Nurse Practitioner and Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner tracks.
The Clinical Nurse Leader is an advanced education generalist role introduced by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing to enhance coordination in the delivery of healthcare services.
The MSN program is intended to equip students to provide leadership in designing evidence-based systems to function better on the clinical nursing team and to offer advanced clinical practice.
The program is designed to be flexible to offer students the highest quality graduate educational experience.
- Completed Application
- Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university
- Official Transcripts
- Professional Resume
- Personal Statement stating long term professional goals and the role of a graduate degree in helping the applicant achieve these goals
- Two Recommendations (at least one from a supervisor and professor)
- Current, valid and unencumbered license to practice as a Registered Nurse in the State of Connecticut
The college reviews applications for the Nurse Practitioner Track for admission in the fall semester only. The application deadline for admission in the fall is the 1st March. Applications for the Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner and the Clinical Nurse Leader tracks are reviewed on a rolling basis.
DNP, BSN to DNP
RN to BSN
Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year
|Program name||Degree type||Graduates|
|Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse||Bachelor's degree||114|
|Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse||Master's degree||7|
|Nursing Administration||Master's degree||13|
|Nurse Anesthetist||Master's degree||0|
|Nursing Practice||Doctor's degree - professional practice||28|
NCLEX-RN Passrate History
NCLEX-RN passrate history of Fairfield University as reported by Connecticut state board of nursing.
Nearby Nursing Schools
The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Fairfield University
St Vincent's College
4.06 miles away
Sacred Heart University
4.25 miles away
20.08 miles away
25.93 miles away
29.31 miles away
New York Institute of Technology
30.11 miles away
The College of New Rochelle
32.69 miles away
Concordia College-New York
33.02 miles away
33.51 miles away
35.39 miles away
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education|
12/01/1953 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels|
09/28/2002 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels|
09/28/2002 - Current
|Secondary school GPA Required|
|Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended|
|Secondary school record Required|
|Completion of college-preparatory program Required|
|Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended|
|Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Neither required nor recommended|
|TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required|
|Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended|
Cost (Net Price)
$38,527Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
|Less than 30k$25,444|
|30k to 48k$26,620|
|48k to 75k$34,414|
|75k to 110k$35,789|
Financial Aid & Loan
Students receiving any grant or scholarship aid
Students Who receive Pell Grants
Federal Student Loans
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
American Indian or Alaska Native
Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)
Applicants must be undergraduate or graduate students in their last two years of study who plan to become bilingual education teachers or teachers of English to non-native students in [...]
Applicant must be a Connecticut resident studying at a Connecticut nursing school.
Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Connecticut state board of nursing