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Fairfield University

College of Arts and Sciences

Fairfield, CT

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Fairfield University

Overview

Fairfield University / College of Arts and Sciences is located in Fairfield, CT, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) American studies
Master of Arts (MA) Communication
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Creative writing
Master of Public Administration (MPA) Public administration
Master of Science (MS) Mathematics

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 38

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Capstone research course

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

80
Applied
65
Accepted
43
Enrolled
81%

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline Not reported May 15th No
Spring deadline Not reported October 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, 2 letters of recommendation, resume, personal statement

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

131
Total Graduate Students
7%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10.69%
Black or African American 6.11%
White or Caucasian 66%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 0.76%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3.05%
Unknown 5.34%

Gender

Male (38%)
Female (61%)

Faculty

28
Total faculty
Full-time - 16
Part-time - 12
Male (12)
Female (16)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Nutrition and physiology, media industries, community-based teaching and learning, non commutative algebra and partial differential equations, cancer research in biology and physics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1073 North Benson Road
Fairfield, CT  06824
United States
Contact Dr. Richard Greenwald
Dean
Email: rgreenwald@fairfield.edu
Phone: 203-254-4000 ext. 2221
Fax: 203-254-4119

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