Fairfield University

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The Fairfield University is a private university in Roman Catholic- based in Fairfield in the State of Connecticut.


The Fairfield University was founded in 1942 by the Jesuits and is one of 28 members of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities.

Currently approximately 4,000 undergraduate and 900 graduate students study at the six colleges of Fairfield University. The location of the campus in Fairfield right on Long Iceland Sound allows the upperclassmen to live in beach houses. With the regular train of Metro North (MTA ) New York City ( Grand Central Terminal ) is only an hour away.

Courses of Study

At the University Bachelors in 33 majors and 30 master's degree programs are offered at the following faculties.

  • College of Arts and Sciences
  • School of Engineering
  • School of Nursing
  • Graduate School of Education and Allied Professions
  • Charles F. Dolan School of Business
  • University College


In university rankings, the Fairfield University is, according to The Princeton Review among the best colleges in the northeastern United States. And U.S. News and World Report ranks the Fairfield University in 2008 ranked 4th among the best regional universities with a Masters program ( universities ) in the north of the United States a.


The sports teams of the University of hot Stags and play NCAA Division 1 level (highest level ) in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference. The lacrosse and football team are ' nationally ranked ', that is, they are among the 25 best college teams in the United States. The official university color is cardinal red.

Known graduates

  • Adam Braz, 2001, Canadian football player
  • E. Gerald Corrigan, 1963, former President of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York
  • Kathleen Murphy, president of Fidelity Personal Investing