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Fairfield University (CT): Merit Aid, Financial Aid Data, Offer Data & More

Private5,273 StudentsIn State: $67,860/yrOut of state: $67,860/yr

Fairfield University offers 91% of incoming freshmen merit aid. The average merit aid award is $17,099. Fairfield University is a private college located in Fairfield, Connecticut. Its student population is 5,273. It is a four-year, medium, highly residential campus. It has an acceptance rate of 60%. Fairfield University 4 year graduation rate is 79% .


Merit Aid Stats For Fairfield University


FRESHMAN W/O NEED, RECEIVING MERIT AID

$17,099

AVG. MERIT AID AWARD

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% of freshman
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$4,870

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Admission Data


  • Admission rate 60%
  • Avg. high school GPA 3.7
  • Avg. ACT 28
  • Avg. SAT 1265
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Upcoming Deadlines For Fairfield University


  • Early decision 1 - Deadline
    Nov 1
  • Early decision 1 - Notification
    Dec 20
  • Fairfield University - Send test score
    Jan 15

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  • Application fee $60

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Recent Financial Aid Offers For the 2019 Admissions Year

Parents who completed the admissions process in 2019 submitted their offer data as presented here.


Money You Don’t Need To payMoney Your Family Needs To payFederal Student Loans (Government)Work Study
Expected Family Contribution
State of Residence
Unweighted GPA
Composite SAT
Composite ACT
Admission
Type
College Estimated Cost of Attendance
College Grants & Scholarships (NOT BASED on financial need)
Is this money automatically renewable?
College Grants & Scholarships (BASED on financial need)
Net Cost to your family (before loans & work study)
Subsidized
Unsubsidized
Amount you can earn
Above $60000 MA 3.5 1280 0 Regular Decision $64980 $20000 Yes $0 $44980 $0 $0 $0
Above $60000 MA 3.46 1100 24 Early Action $65310 $17000 Yes $3000 $45310 $0 $5500 $0
Above $60000 NY 3.8 0 28 Early Action $68000 $17000 Yes $0 $51000 $0 $5500 $0
$30001 to $35001 MA 3.3 1150 0 Early Action $64000 $9000 $9500 $45500 $0 $0 $0
$40001 to $45001 NY 3.8 0 33 Early Action $68000 $20000 Yes $0 $48000 $3500 $2000 $0
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Colleges with Similar Merit Aid Award Percentages and Award Amounts


Name
Cost
Received Merit
Aid
Avg Merit
Aid
Acceptance
Rate
Merit
Match
Fairfield University $67,860 91% $17,099 60%
Creighton University $56,674 93% $18,644 71%
Saint Martin's University $54,560 90% $18,544 96%
Fairleigh Dickinson University Metropolitan Campus $62,645 93% $18,370 89%
Butler University $60,710 94% $18,181 68%
Saint Anselm College $61,550 94% $18,134 77%
Loyola University New Orleans $58,652 90% $17,851 94%
Gwynedd Mercy University $51,000 95% $17,691 92%
St Olaf College $63,280 87% $17,556 50%
University Of Scranton $64,272 89% $17,180 73%
Carroll College $50,838 95% $17,062 78%
Catawba College $45,842 88% $17,047 52%
Hillsdale College $42,958 95% $16,596 36%
Quinnipiac University $67,220 88% $16,331 72%
Worcester Polytechnic Institute $69,812 92% $16,235 42%
Depaul University $69,280 87% $16,127 68%
Muhlenberg College $69,945 94% $16,101 62%
Marymount University $50,105 91% $15,736 91%
Regis University $55,508 92% $15,556 60%
Colleges with similar merit aid awards levels and amounts

Colleges in New England Region with similar merit aid awards levels


Name
Cost
Received Merit
Aid
Avg Merit
Aid
Acceptance
Rate
Fairfield University $67,860 91% $17,099 60%
Quinnipiac University $67,220 88% $16,331 72%
Western New England University $55,391 96% $17,589 85%
Hampshire College $67,514 95% $12,753 63%
Saint Michael's College $62,264 95% $21,137 83%
Worcester Polytechnic Institute $69,812 92% $16,235 42%
Stonehill College $63,540 95% $19,657 70%
Wheaton College $51,130 94% $25,373 70%
Saint Anselm College $61,550 94% $18,134 77%
University Of Vermont $60,438 89% $15,060 68%
Colleges in New England Region with similar merit aid awards levels and amounts

Colleges with similar acceptance rate and median earnings of alumni after 10 years


Name
Acceptance
Rate
10 Year
Salary
Fairfield University 60 $116,900
Maine Maritime Academy 55 $121,800
New Jersey Institute Of Technology 64 $121,300
Virginia Military Institute 51 $120,600
Illinois Institute Of Technology 58 $118,500
Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Prescott 67 $117,900
Milwaukee School Of Engineering 63 $117,600
Colleges with similar acceptance rate and median earnings of alumni after 10 years

Colleges with similar acceptance rate and cost of attendance


College
Acceptance
Rate
Attendance
Cost
Fairfield University 60 $67,860
Rochester Institute Of Technology 66 $61,484
Carthage College 68 $61,600
Albion College 68 $62,155
Gonzaga University 66 $62,164
Lawrence University 62 $62,166
Lake Forest College 58 $62,226
Illinois Wesleyan University 59 $62,298
Wofford College 64 $62,628
Sewanee The University Of The South 65 $62,690
Sacred Heart University 60 $62,880
Saint Louis University 58 $63,068
Beloit College 56 $63,406
University Of La Verne 51 $63,450
Eckerd College 68 $63,572
Loyola University Chicago 68 $63,573
Ohio Wesleyan University 69 $64,010
Ithaca College 69 $64,091
Westmont College 62 $64,240
Hampden Sydney College 59 $64,412
Widener University 69 $65,092
Colleges with similar acceptance rate and cost of attendance

Colleges with similar acceptance rate and similar 4 year graduation rates


Name
Acceptance
Rate
4 year
graduation
Fairfield University 60 79%
Mount Holyoke College 51 81%
Gonzaga University 66 78%
Gustavus Adolphus College 66 77%
Clark University 59 77%
Wofford College 64 77%
Depauw University 63 76%
Hobart William Smith Colleges 57 76%
Yeshiva University 60 76%
Beloit College 56 75%
Colleges with similar acceptance rate and similar 4 year graduation rates

Comparing merit aid in colleges with similar acceptance rates.


Name
Received Merit
Aid
Avg Merit
Aid
Fairfield University 91% $17,099
Hamline University 97% $19,218
Loyola University Chicago 96% $19,101
Drew University 91% $18,859
Bryan College Dayton 86% $18,655
Butler University 94% $18,181
Graceland University Lamoni 100% $18,146
Eastern Mennonite University 86% $17,609
Mount Mary University 100% $17,172
Catawba College 88% $17,047
Clark University 82% $17,008
Neumann University 97% $16,864
Ithaca College 84% $16,209
Depaul University 87% $16,127
Muhlenberg College 94% $16,101
Regis University 92% $15,556
Lewis University 97% $15,113
University Of Vermont 89% $15,060
Milwaukee School Of Engineering 92% $14,803
Lipscomb University 99% $14,574
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