203
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Fairfield University / Marion Peckham Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies is located in Fairfield, CT, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Advanced practice
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Psychiatric nurse practitioner
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Nursing leadership
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Family nurse practitioner
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Psychiatric nurse practitioner
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Nurse anesthesia
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Family nurse practitioner

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 26
Doctoral Degrees 36

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Capstone project

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

160
Applied
80
Accepted
55
Enrolled
50%

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

Master's Degree Requirements Minimum QPA of 3.0, RN license, resume, 2 recommendations
Doctoral Degree Requirements MSN (minimum QPA of 3.2) or BSN (minimum QPA of 3.0); critical care nursing experience (for nurse anesthesia DNP candidates)
Additional Entrance Requirements 1 year of work experience as a registered nurse

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

203
Total Graduate Students
75%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
24%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.36%
Black or African American 7.39%
White or Caucasian 72%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.49%
Asian 4.93%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.48%
Unknown 2.46%

Gender

Male (10%)
Female (89%)

Faculty

20
Total faculty
Full-time (9)
Part-time (11)
Male (3)
Female (17)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Aging, spiritual care, palliative and end of life care, psychiatric mental health, pediatric trauma
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1073 North Benson Road
Fairfield, CT  06824
United States
Contact Dr. Meredith Wallace Kazer
Dean
Email: mkazer@fairfield.edu
Phone: 203-254-4000 ext. 2701
Fax: 203-254-4126