- 4 Year
- FAIRFIELD, CT
Fairfield University Campus Life
Based on housing cost, capacity, student reviews and additional factors.
On-Campus Housing Available
Freshmen Required to Live on Campus
Freshmen Live On-Campus
Undergrads in College Housing
Average Housing Cost
$9,280 / year
51%of students say overall dorm quality is great. 47 responses
69%of students say the dorms' social atmosphere is great. 77 responses
grade B minus
Based on meal plan cost and student reviews on the food.
Meal Plan Available
Average Meal Plan Cost
$5,870 / year
What are the best food options on campus?
Based on 122 responses
- Off campus21%
- The Stag - pizza place - buffalo chicken pizza21%
- Barone's salad bar, so much good stuff!12%
- The Levee12%
- Barone has alot of variety9%
- ANYTHING BUT BARONE6%
44%of students highly rate the dining facilities. 57 responses
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Based on quality of housing, food services, student reviews, and additional factors.
grade A minus
Based on campus diversity, social scene, student reviews, and additional factors.
What is your overall opinion of your school and the campus community?
Based on 46 responses
- I love everything about my school and have a lot of campus pride.28%
- I like mostly everything about my school, but there are some things I wish were different.48%
- The school community is okay-we're all just here for an education, nothing more.9%
- I hate my school and have no school spirit.15%
Based on crimes on campus, local area crime rates, and student reviews.
96%of students say they feel extremely safe and secure on campus. 52 responses
How does peer pressure affect students' use of drugs and alcohol?
Based on 43 responses
- You can have a great social life without drugs or alcohol.16%
- Most people partake in some form, but no one treats you differently if you don't.47%
- You'll definitely feel a little awkward if you don't drink.28%
- If you don't partake, you're left out.9%
How visible are the campus police on campus?
Based on 44 responses
- Extremely present and willing to assist students.43%
- There if you need them but not overbearing.34%
- Just there to bust up parties or give out parking tickets.18%
- Not very visible.5%
How popular are varsity sports on campus?
Based on 87 responses
- Almost everything on campus revolves around them.5%
- Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.28%
- Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.55%
- No one pays attention to varsity sports.13%
Men's Varsity Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Golf, Lacrosse, Rowing, Soccer, Swimming and Diving, Tennis, Track and Field: X-Country
Women's Varsity Sports
Basketball, Field Hockey, Golf, Lacrosse, Rowing, Soccer, Softball, Swimming and Diving, Tennis, Track and Field: X-Country, Volleyball
Clubs & Activities
Campus Ministries, Dance, Drama/Theater, International Student Organizations, Literary Magazine, Model UN, Radio Station, Student Government, Newspaper, Film Society, Television Station, Yearbook
Choral Groups, Jazz Band, Music Ensembles, Musical Theater, Pep Band, Symphony Orchestra
What are your favorite campus events or traditions?
Based on 56 responses
- Partying, Stag Sports,30%
- Midnight Breakfast27%
- Prez Ball23%
- Jail n Bail11%
- Relay for Life7%
- Business Service Day2%
grade A minus
Based on access to bars and student reviews on the party scene.
What is the party scene like on campus?
Based on 58 responses
- Tons of raging parties almost any night of the week.7%
- Lots of options Wednesday-Saturday.41%
- Some decent frat/house parties, weekends only.21%
- Good parties are few and far between.24%
- Parties? What parties?7%
What is the biggest party event of the year?
Based on 45 responses
- CLAM JAM, WOOOO!29%
- Octoberfest and st paddys day, clamjam was a bust22%
- Clam Jam, Pres Ball, Sham Jam & Octoberfest20%
- Clam Jam is no longer a thing13%
- ClamJam limited to upperclassmen;sick on st paddys7%
- Every weekend2%
Men in Fraternities
No data available
Women in Sororities
No data available
92%of students say they don't have Greek life. 52 responses