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Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$68,160
Tuition and Fees
$49,830
Room and Board
$15,150
Books and Supplies
$1,150
Other Expenses
$1,730
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
finaid@fairfield.edu
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
January 15
Award Notification
On or about April 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 001385
Free
CSS/Financial Aid Profile $25 for first college, $16 each additional
Business/Farm Supplement  
Noncustodial (Divorced/Separated) Parent's Statement  

Profile of 2018 - 19 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
834 (75.1%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
500 (63.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
498 (99.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
145 (33.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
84%
Average Award
$34,511
Need-Based Gift
Received by 395 (82.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $16,564
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 371 (78.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,335
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 472 (92.4%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
536 (39.7%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $17,099

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
2,024 (64.0%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
1,732 (85.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,722 (99.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
431 (33.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
81%
Average Award
$33,281
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,459 (86.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $17,505
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,393 (80.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,967
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 1,480 (86.8%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
2,073 (39.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $12,207

Borrowing

2018 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
64%
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$38,596
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
13.0%
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
2.0%

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Nursing loans
State Loans
Available
Other Loans
Private 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
1,398
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
17
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
12
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
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
166
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,620

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