Fairfield University

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.

Overview

Campus LocaleSuburb: Large
Student to Faculty Ratio12:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation
Roman Catholic
Level4 year
OwnershipPrivate
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate89%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. BSN
  2. MSN

    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.

    Admission Requirements:

    1. Completed Application
    2. Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university
    3. Official Transcripts
    4. Professional Resume
    5. Personal Statement stating long term professional goals and the role of a graduate degree in helping the applicant achieve these goals
    6. Two Recommendations (at least one from a supervisor and professor)
    7. 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. 

     

  3. DNP, BSN to DNP
  4. Accelerated BSN
  5. 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

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
Yale University
20.08 miles away
Quinnipiac University
25.93 miles away
LIU Post
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
Mercy College
33.51 miles away
Nyack College
35.39 miles away

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
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
CCNE
09/28/2002 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
CCNE
09/28/2002 - Current

Admissions

61%

Acceptance Rate
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations 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)

$38,527

Average 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
Over 110k$42,001
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Financial Aid & Loan

Students receiving any grant or scholarship aid

79%

Recipients

$21,208

Average Amount


Students Who receive Pell Grants

12%

Recipients

$4,608

Average Amount


Federal Student Loans

50%

Recipients

$6,893

Average Amount

Student Population

4,032

Undergrads

1,105

Graduates

3,201

Women

1,936

Men

83%

Full-time

17%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
73%
Hispanic
8%
Race/ethnicity unknown
7%
Non-resident alien
5%
Black/African American
3%
Asian
2%
Two or more races
1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0%

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

Relevant scholarships

English Language Learner Educator Incentive Program

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 [...]

Nursing Scholarship

Applicant must be a Connecticut resident studying at a Connecticut nursing school.


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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Connecticut state board of nursing
Fairfield University
1073 N Benson Rd
Fairfield, CT 06824
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