Fairfield University in Fairfield: Applying information

Fairfield, CT

Average number of admissions to one applicant

1 : 1

Average number of applicants to one enrolled

11 : 1

Admission considerations

Required

  • Secondary school GPA
  • Secondary school record
  • Completion of college-preparatory program
  • Recommendations
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Neither required nor recommended

  • Secondary school rank
  • Formal demonstration of competencies
  • Admission test scores
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Recommended

    Acceptance Rate

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    72%

    The percentage of students given offers out of all those that applied.

    In comparison to National Average

    Fairfield University acceptance rate is above national average.

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    72%
    ABOVE AVERAGE

    In comparison to state Average

    Average acceptance rate for institutions in state is 58%, so acceptance rate value is above state average for 14%.

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    72%
    ABOVE AVERAGE

    In comparison to an average acceptance rate in of colleges in $30k - $40k price range

    Average acceptance rate for all institutions in state in the same net price range is 64%, so Fairfield University acceptance rate value is above state net price average for 8%.

    Admissions yield

    Of those that receive offers to enroll, this is the percent of students that actually do enroll. It is equal to the number of students that enroll divided by the number of accepted students multiplied by 100.

    Total

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    15%

    Full time

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    15%

    Part time

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    0%

    Retention rate

    Full-time retention rate

    89%

    Part-time retention rate

    100%

    The Fairfield University full-time retention rate is 89% and part-time retention rate is 100%.

    Retention rate is the percentage of the institution's first-time first-year undergraduate students who continue at that institution the next year. E.g., full-time students who study in the fall semester and keep on studying in the same program next fall semester are counted in the retention rate.

    Retention rate is an important index: if it is high, it shows that school has quality curriculum, welcoming student environments and cultures as more students choose to continue their studies.

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