50-50 Profile: Fairfield University

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Fairfield University-Private

Fairfield, Connecticut
5,138 (3,970 undergraduates)
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2015-16 Accepted: 65%
4 Year Graduation Rate: 77%
5 Year Graduation Rate: 79
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FINANCES

2015-16 Total Expenses: $61,275
Average Net Price 14-15: $36,598
Freshman Non-Federal Loans: 9%
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75th PERCENTILE TEST SCORES

SAT RW: 680
SAT Math: 660
ACT: 29
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Percent Freshman not in top quarter of class: 30.9%
Percent Freshman with GPA <3.50: 55.8%
Percent of Freshman Need Met: 79.6%
Percent of Non-Need Freshman Receiving Awards: 37.8%
Average Freshman Non-Need Award: $13,543

Class Schedule: Yes
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Athletics

NCAA D1, Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference

Reasons to consider Fairfield University:

Honors Program
Global Service Learning Scholarships
Sophomore Residential Colleges
Ignatian Residential College
Center for Faith & Public Life
Carl and Dorothy Bennett Center for Judaic Studies
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