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Top 125 in U.S. News Best National Universities Ranking for 2024

U.S. News & World Report ranks ϲʹin Top 125 Best National Universities for 2024. The Charles F. Dolan School of Business jumped 46 spots to No. 118 for Best Undergraduate Business Programs, and was ranked No. 16 for Business Analytics, No. 17 for Marketing, No. 17 for Finance, No. 28 for Accounting.

Best
in the Northeast, 2024

The Princeton Review features the top 389 colleges out of America’s 2,600 four-year colleges and universities.

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Top 3 Colleges
in CT with Best Student Life by Niche

ϲʹ came in third on both of Niche's list of best college locations and list of colleges with the best student life in Connecticut.

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Best Mental & Social Health Services Schools in the New England Region

College Factual names ϲʹ#1 for Best Mental & Social Health Services Schools, Graduate Degree programs, and Best Mental Health Counseling/Counselor Schools in the New England Region for 2024.

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#124 in the Wall Street Journal’s 2024 Best Colleges
in U.S.

At No. 124, ϲʹrose 66 spots this year, from No. 190 in the Wall Street Journal’s 2022 college ranking.

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Top 12% Colleges for Salary Impact

Wall Street Journal/College Pulse Salary Impact ranking “lists schools in order of their impact on graduates’ salaries and how this relates to the cost of attending the college.” ϲʹranked No. 48 of 400 schools.

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Niche 2024 Statewide
Recognitions and Rankings

Statewide, ϲʹwas ranked No. 1 among best colleges for business, best colleges for accounting and finance; best colleges for nursing; No. 2 best college campus; No. 2 best college for communications; third on both the list of best college locations and colleges with the best student life, and ranked fifth among best college dorms.

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TOP 20
U.S. for Finance, Marketing & Business Analytics, #1 in CT

ϲʹDolan’s Finance, Marketing and Business Analytics programs improved their standing in this year’s report and are among the Top 20 in the U.S., and ϲʹDolan’s Accounting program maintained a high ranking of #26 nationally. In the state of Connecticut, Dolan’s Accounting, Business Analytics, Finance and Marketing programs were ranked #1.

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No. 140 Best Value Schools – National Rankings

Fairfield’s second year on the Best National Universities list also includes recognition in the Best Value Schools – National Rankings category where the University is ranked No. 140, up 7 spots from 2023.

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No. 19
Best Catholic Colleges

In the site’s review of Best Catholic Colleges in America, ϲʹwas ranked in the top 12 percent, at No. 19 out of 160.

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No. 28 Spot Best Undergraduate Teaching in America

ϲʹ ranked No. 28 for Best Undergraduate Teaching in the National Universities category in the 2024 U.S. News & World Report Best College Rankings, moving up one spot from the No. 29 berth in 2023.

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Top 10%
of Best Colleges for Accounting/Finance

Out of 828 schools that were included in the Best Colleges for Accounting and Finance in America category, ϲʹwas ranked at No. 59.

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Nursing Master’s Degrees
Ranked #73 Nationally

Among the Best Nursing Schools that offer Master’s degrees, the Egan School ranked #73 in a tie with four schools including Michigan State and Quinnipiac, and also tied with Quinnipiac for #2 in Connecticut, behind Yale.

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No. 1 Best in CT for Communication & Journalism Schools and Schools for Education

Ranked No. 1 among Best Communication & Journalism Schools in Connecticut, and No. 1 among Best Schools for Education in Connecticut by College Factual.

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#2 Part-Time MBA in CT

2023-2024 Best Graduate Business Specialty Programs: Part-Time MBA #2 in Connecticut.

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Top 10%
of Best Colleges for Accounting and Finance, and Best Colleges for Nursing in America

Niche’s 2024 rankings include ϲʹ for Best Colleges for Nursing, ϲʹplaced in the top 10 percent at No. 61 out of 774 schools. Out of 828 schools that were included in the Best Colleges for Accounting and Finance in America category, ϲʹwas ranked at No. 59, also in the top 10 percent, and was among the top 10 percent of Best College Campuses in America.

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$1
Billion

ϲʹ contributes over $1 billion to the local economy, according to a recent student by the Connecticut Conference of Independent Colleges.

The total direct spending — the amount of money spent directly by the University and University employees, students, and visitors — topped $630 million, with more than $100 million contributed by employees alone.

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