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Fairfield University

Fairfield, United States

Private -1942

Fairfield University is a Private University in Fairfield, Connecticut. In 1942, It was established by the Society of Jesus. As of the recent records, around 4,100 Undergraduate students and 1,100 Graduates are studying at the University. The University has various programs including a Bachelors degree, Masters degree, and Doctoral Degree. It has five schools-TheFairfield University of Arts and Sciences, Charles F Dolan School of Business, the School of Engineering and the Graduate school of Education and Allied Professions. Rev. James H. Dolan, S.J, Provincial of the so formed Society of Jesus, was permitted by the Bishop Maurice of Hartford to establish a Jesuit high school and college in the Southwestern part of Connecticut. In 1942, it was officially founded when Jesuits acquired the estates of Brewster Jennings and Walter Lasher Families. It is the 26th Jesuit college/university in the United States. In1970, the University started accepting women and become a co-educational university.    In 1971, the Supreme court ensured a significant amount of federal money which was used to construct the University's Library- Nyselius Library and Bannow science center. In the same year, the school started offering a degree in Financial management under Business Administration. March 17, 2017, signed the 75th anniversary of the University. The University is comprised of five schools and colleges as stated previously. It offers 43 major and 19 minor programs for Undergraduate students, as well as 41 different graduate programs. There are various spiritual and academic centers at the university such as the center for Faith and public life, the center for catholic studies, etc. The popular courses offered by the University are- Nursing, Finance, Marketing, Accounting, Communication, Psychology, Biology, and English. 
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