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Fairfield University Location, Campus Life, & Housing Information

Fairfield, CT

Location and Setting


Fairfield Population
60,855
Nearest Metropolitan Area
New York City
Campus Size
200 acres

Weather

Temperature
21.9 average low in January, 76 average high in September
Rain
118 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
5 mile(s) from campus in Bridgeport
Nearest Train Station
5 mile(s) from campus in Bridgeport

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Coed housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
73% of all students
Housing Requirements
 
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
25%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Stag
School Colors
Cardinal red and white

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x x
Basketball x x x x
Crew x x x x
Cross-Country Running x x x x
Field Hockey x x    
Golf   x x x
Lacrosse x x x x
Rowing x x x x
Soccer x x x x
Softball x x    
Swimming And Diving x x x x
Tennis x x x x
Volleyball x x    
Women's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x x
Crew x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Field Hockey x x
Golf   x
Lacrosse x x
Rowing x x
Soccer x x
Softball x x
Swimming And Diving x x
Tennis x x
Volleyball x x
Mens's Sports Offered Scholarships
Baseball x x
Basketball x x
Crew x x
Cross-Country Running x x
Field Hockey    
Golf x x
Lacrosse x x
Rowing x x
Soccer x x
Softball    
Swimming And Diving x x
Tennis x x
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
golf
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
badminton, softball, table tennis

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, fairfield university student association (fusa), inter-residential housing associations (irha), commuter student association (csa), play like a girl (plag), intramural/club sports
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
ROTC
Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

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