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Fairfield University
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  • 4 Year
  • FAIRFIELD, CT

Fairfield University Admissions

Admissions Overview

Fairfield admissions is selective with an acceptance rate of 57%. Students that get into Fairfield have an average SAT score between 1210-1350 or an average ACT score of 26-30. The regular admissions application deadline for Fairfield is January 15. Interested students can apply for early action and early decision. The early action deadline is November 1, and the early decision deadline is November 15.

Will You Get In?

Admissions Statistics

Acceptance Rate
57%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate
83%
Total Applicants
12,315
SAT Range
1210-1350
SAT Reading
610-670
SAT Math
600-680
Students Submitting SAT
58%
ACT Range
26-30
ACT English
No data available  
ACT Math
No data available  
ACT Writing
No data available  
Students Submitting ACT
16%

Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline
January 15
Early Decision Deadline
November 15
Early Action Deadline
November 1
Offers Early Decision
Yes
Offers Early Action
Yes
Application Fee
$60
Accepts Common App
Yes
Accepts Coalition App
No

Admissions Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying
  • High School GPA
    Required
  • High School Rank
    Considered but not required
  • High School Transcript
    Required
  • College Prep Courses
    Required
  • SAT/ACT
    Considered but not required
  • Recommendations
    Required
Poll
75%
of students say the admissions process made them feel like the school cared about them as an applicant. 24 responses
Poll
88%
of students feel the admissions process evaluated them individually as a real person, not just a set of numbers. 24 responses

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