Fairfield University Joins Shorelight

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By Shorelight Team
Published on April 13, 2023

Fairfield University in Connecticut offers small-town charm – and big city access to New York City – for international students.

Fairfield University

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Fairfield University, a private Jesuit Catholic university in Connecticut, is now welcoming new international student applicants through Shorelight. Fairfield is dedicated to students’ academic and professional development through rigorous curriculum that instills ethics, values, and a sense of social responsibility. As a top-ranked university, Fairfield is recognized for academic excellence, campus safety, and value that goes beyond the classroom.

Why Choose to Study at Fairfield University?

  1. Transformative curriculum — The Magis Core, Fairfield’s curriculum model, uses a discipline-focused, tiered learning structure that encourages students to discover themselves through exploring a variety of subjects and career paths. Magis Core cultivates critical thinking, free and open inquiry, and ethical values in every degree program.

  2. Limitless possibilities — Located in the picturesque and walkable town of Fairfield, Connecticut, Fairfield University’s campus offers a charming setting that’s just an hour's train ride from New York City. Ranked #1 County for Young Professionals in Connecticut by Niche.com, Fairfield offers students unparalleled internship and employment opportunities, thanks to its proximity to the highest concentration of Fortune 500 companies in the United States.

  3. Access to industry leaders — With the support of committed faculty experts, students at Fairfield advance their fields of study through research, instruction, and engagement, often beyond the classroom.

Accolades for Fairfield University

Georgetown University’s Center for Education and the Workforce

  • Top 1% for Long-Term Return on Investment

Niche - Best Colleges 2023

  • Top 10% Best College Campuses in America

  • Top 10% Best Value Colleges in America

College Factual - 2023

  • Top 10% Best Colleges & Universities in the Nation 

College Consensus - 2023

  • #13 Best Catholic Colleges & Universities in the Nation

Princeton Review - Best Colleges Rankings 2023

  • #23 Best-Run Colleges in the US

U.S. News & World Report - 2023

  • Top 25 Graduate Business Programs

Undergraduate Degree Programs for International Students at Fairfield University

Dolan School of Business

  • Business Analytics

  • Finance

School of Engineering

  • Biomedical Engineering

College of Arts & Sciences

  • Digital Journalism

  • International Studies

Browse the full list of undergraduate degree programs >

Graduate Degree Programs for International Students at Fairfield University

Dolan School of Business

  • MS Business Analytics (offered both online and in person)

School of Engineering

  • MS Data Science

  • MS Software Engineering

Browse the full list of graduate degree programs >

Fairfield University’s innovative curriculum and values-based degree programs create a unique academic experience for students, helping them discover their intellectual and personal potential through academic research and professional opportunities.

Learn more about Fairfield University >