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Reviews 663 total reviews with an average rating of 3.5

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5 College Senior

Overall Experience: This program I am in is perfect for me. It is exactly what I need for where I am in life.

4 College Senior

Athletics: I only just started the summer session! I can't wait to see the fall when sports are at their busiest.

5 College Senior

Overall Experience: This school is unique because you always have help right at your fingertips!

5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Love this school. Would not trade it for the world. Great academics, great people. Pretty campus. Great town center. The beach is a mile away.

5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: We have a good reputation in both nursing and business. I feel very comfortable telling people I attend Fairfield. The reason I came to Fairfield is because the alumni network is unbeatable. We have an alumni community in New York, Stamford, Boston and everywhere in between. Career planning is great. It's a staple of the school. There are even career planning professionals specifically for the business school.

4 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: We had a few incidents this year with sexual assault. The school constantly stresses the importance of educating our student body about how to prevent sexual assault. I think the school did all they could to do to help the victims of the assaults that occurred recently. DPS is a bit overkill when it comes to shutting down parties/drinking. I think monitoring who comes in and out of our campus should be a greater priority to them. Overall, they do a good job. Health center is very friendly and helpful. Free counseling services are offered to all students. If you need it, take advantage.

4 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: Good housing options. Freshman year you take a survey to get a roommate. Not many had issues. I had no issues at all and my roommate was pretty cool. Sophomore year you get to choose a rescollege or live in the village. Both good options for different reasons. Junior year- townhouses or apartments. Senior year- beach. cant beat that.

3 College Sophomore

Athletics: We have some good teams (Lacrosse, Soccer, etc.) but the games are generally not well attended. Lacrosse is our big sport. No football team, but I don't think it makes a huge difference. 90% of our students are football fanatics anyway. I wish we had more school spirit but the school really does try to help with that. We have a club dedicated to amping up the school spirit and they have giveaways (and so does student government). Go to the games, get free stuff. If that doesn't increase school spirit, I don't know what will. We have a beautiful new lacrosse stadium. Brand new recplex to open in the Fall of 2016.

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Fairfield gives its students every opportunity possible, students just need to be active in taking advantage of them. Your student email will be bombarded with updates on campus activities and applications for positions in various clubs and organizations. Overall, I wish I got more involved freshman year. If you do, it will be to your benefit. Everyone gets super close! The people here are great. Making friends is easy. The party scene is exactly what you make of it. If you aren't into that, there's TONS to do at night. Academics are challenging but fair. It's college and I'm happy to be challenged. I love Fairfield. It wasn't my top choice but I would not trade it for the world. It's everything and more.

5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Fairfield is a place that I call home. Therefore all the feeling of home I feel when I'm at school. The university offers a supportive community, good food, and academics that are sure to lead one to success.

5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Our alumni program is one of the strongest alumni programs in the tristate area. With a 94% job placement out of school you are sure to be lead to the path of success.

4 College Sophomore

Health & Safety: Our campus is extremely safe and suburban, with police everywhere and a blue button system always within sight. Although towards the end of the year sexual assault became a larger issue than ever before. It was not a issue of alcohol but rather of the availability of campus to the public. Being an open campus does not prevent outsiders to wonder in.

4 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: The dorms are much better than many of the other colleges I have visited. But then again colleges that are of the same price of Fairfield and a little less have better facilities. The buildings are outdated in style.

5 College Sophomore

Athletics: We are a D1 school with brand new athletics facilities that helps the offers athletes a comfortable and state of the art area to do what they do best on.

5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Fairfield University although it is a school that most outsiders view as a white collar community, cultivates a student body of diversity and ethnicity that really flourishes from the inside out. In the beginning, I hated college. I felt like the minority of the school, being as though I am a non-preppy dresser, very Italian, and was raised in the city, knowing what struggle feels like. But it was only when I realized that as soon as I stopped profiling and judging everyone else that I'd soon feel so a part of a community that I now call home.

5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: The class sizes were small so it was easy to interact with your professors and other students.

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: Fairfield is getting credited as a great school recently because of many different aspects of its education philosophy. A Fairfield education is a good education and employers are impressed.

5 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: I had a corner room in Jogues for my freshman year and it was huge. My room mate was a fellow athlete and we got along great. The freshman quad is a fun place to hang out with all your friends.

3 College Sophomore

Athletics: More students need to attend games to show more school spirits. All the athletes are friendly with each other.

5 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: I like how small the school is, surprisingly. It is nice knowing a lot of people because it makes it feel like a community.

5 College Junior

Overall Experience: I love the psychology department. The courses are extremely informative and helpful. While many of them are challenging,the professors are more than happy to help students. It is such a unique and wonderful opportunity to be able to work one on one with such accomplished individuals in the field of psychology. Most all of the professors really do care about the performance of their students.

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4 College Junior

Overall Experience: I don't know from personal experience; however, I hear very good things. It is relatievely easy for students to get internships and I hear the networking is really something special. Fairfield alumni really look our for eachother in the "real world".

4 College Junior

Health & Safety: There was a recent incident this past spring; however, the university acted quickly to address the issue and provide students with counsiling. DPS officer's are abundent on campus and we have the "blue light system" so if anyone ever feels unsafe they can push one of those and be escourted by a DPS officer. I feel generally safe on camps.

4 College Junior

Campus Housing: Housing at Fairfield is great! There are a variety of different places (on campus and off campus) to live. In some dorms you have to clean up after yourself but that's never been an issue from what I have experienced. The social atmosphere is very good, Fairfield offers the option of rescolleges which really adds to the social atmosphere.

3 College Junior

Athletics: The school works very hard to get students to attend sports events. The games are pretty exciting and there are a plethora of giveaways; however, many students will opt out of going to a sporting event because they either have to study, or because of inconveniece. Fairfield is a small school, so it's difficult to get a lot of students to attend. However, the fields and facilities are very nice. There's just not a whole lot of school spirit.


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