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Visits & Interviews

The Office of Undergraduate Admission offers a variety of in-person and virtual visit opportunities for prospective students and their families to determine if ϲʹis the school for them. Our in-person visits are the best way to get a feel for campus life and learn more about our schools. Our virtual offerings are a convenient way to get to know Fairfield's campus community. We strongly encourage visitors to register for a visit in advance.

An interview in one of the single best ways for an applicant to stand out during the admission process. While optional, they are a great way to demonstrate your interest and help us get to know you better as an applicant. Interviews are conducted by a member of the admission team and can take place or .

 

Experience Fairfield

Where you choose to attend college is one of the most important decisions you'll ever make - it's four years that can shape the rest of your life. And it's not always an easy choice, which is why we strive to make the application process as easy as possible.

To apply to Fairfield, simply complete the online . Because we choose to evaluate every applicant from a holistic standpoint, submitting your standardized test scores is optional.

If you have any questions, please contact the office of Undergraduate Admission at either admis@fairfield.edu or (203) 254-4100.

If you are applying for admission to the Marion Peckham Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies Second Degree Nursing Program, please . Do not apply to this program through the Common Application.

Admission Process

The admission process at ϲʹ is holistic. Our belief in the importance of a thorough and careful review of all aspects of your application reflects our mission as a Jesuit institution. We seek to educate the whole person, and our admission practices reflect that goal.

Meet Our Admission Counselors

As the primary point of contact for the Office of Undergraduate Admission, our admission counselors are available to help students successfully navigate the application and admission process and answer any questions that may arise along the way.

Important Dates

Early Action

Students who consider ϲʹ to be among their top choices and would like to have their application reviewed early may their application under our Early Action program. Applicants for Early Action must submit the completed application by November 1.

  • Early Action Application Deadline - November 1
  • Notification Date - December 20
  • Financial Aid Deadlines:
    • CSS Profile and FAFSA - December 1

Early Decision I and II

Students who are certain that ϲʹ is their first choice for a college education, and are willing to commit to attending if admitted, are welcome to as an Early Decision Candidate. Once admitted, an Early Decision candidate agrees to withdraw all other college applications and confirm his or her attendance at Fairfield.

  • Early Decision I Application Deadline - November 15
  • Early Decision I Notification Date - December 15
  • Early Decision I Financial Aid Deadlines:
    • CSS Profile and FAFSA - December 1

  • Early Decision II Application Deadline - January 15
  • Early Decision II Notification Date - February 15
  • Early Decision II Financial Aid Deadlines:
    • CSS Profile and FAFSA - January 15

Regular Decision

  • Regular Decision Application Deadline - January 15
  • Notification Date - April 1
  • Financial Aid Deadlines:
    • CSS Profile and FAFSA - January 15

Transfer Students

The priority application deadline for entry into the fall semester is April 1 and for entry into the spring semester the priority deadline is November 15. Students who by this date will receive priority review for admission, institutional financial aid, scholarship, and housing. Applications will continue to be accepted and reviewed beyond the priority deadlines on a space and resource available basis.

Request Information

Interested in learning more about Fairfield? Complete our online form, and we’ll send you information regarding our programs and student offerings.

School Counselors

The admission process at ϲʹis not a simple review of test scores and grades, but a deliberate consideration of each individual's strengths and prospects for success.

ϲʹ the Town

When planning your visit to Fairfield, see all the Town of ϲʹhas to offer, from hotels and restaurants to local sites of interest.

Contact Us

For more information about ϲʹ's undergraduate programs, please contact:

Office of Undergraduate Admission
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1073 North Benson Road
Fairfield, CT 06824

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