Applying For Financial Aid
Applying For Financial Aid
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Email
finaid@fairfield.edu
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Application Process
Application Deadline
January 15
Award Notification
Not reported
High School Program
College preparatory program is required
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms Required Cost
FAFSA, Code is 001385 Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile $25 for first college, $16 each additional
Profile of 2018-19 Financial Aid
Profile of 2018-19 Financial Aid
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Freshman
Financial Aid Applicants
795 (67.8% of) freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
511 (64.3% of) applicants
Received Financial Aid
510 (99.8% of) applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
167 (32.7% of) aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
89%
Average Award
$32,358
Need-Based Gift
Received by 385 (75.5% of) aid recipients, average amount $32,441
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 376 (73.7% of) aid recipients, average amount $4,316
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 477 (93.5% of) aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 477 (93.5% of) aid recipients
589 (50.2% of) freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $17,066
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants
2,231 (53.6% of) undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
1,666 (74.7% of) applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,662 (99.8% of) applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
514 (30.9% of) aid recipients%
Average Percent of Need Met
87%
Average Award
$33,292
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,354 (81.5% of) aid recipients, average amount $31,834
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,300 (78.2% of) aid recipients, average amount $4,988
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 1,504 (90.5% of) aid recipients
1,923 (46.2% of) undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $16,552
All Undergraduates
2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
61%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$39,214
Financial Aid Programs
Financial Aid Programs
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Loans
Federal Loans
Direct Subsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Unsubsidized Stafford Loans
Direct Plus Loans
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants
SEOG
State scholarships
Institutional scholarships
Private scholarships
Non-Need-Based Available
Academic scholarships
Creative arts/performance scholarships
Special achievements/activities
Special characteristics (minority
religious affiliation
other scholarships)
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
289
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
40
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
23
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni
Children of Faculty/Staff
Children with a Deceased or Disabled Parent
Ethnic Background
First-Generation College Students
Members of Minorities
Veterans
Number of Awards
184
Employment
Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,633