Flowering trees and red flags greeted us upon entering the campus, and I quickly appreciated the attractive, well-maintained university buildings nestled in the rolling landscape.
FU is a great school for students looking for a traditional college campus within the context of a Catholic education and student body.
Fairfield takes a careful look at the progressive challenge of the transcript (honors and AP classes), and upward trend in grades.
They look to see what courses you are taking senior year, especially if you apply EA. GPAs are recalculated to consider the 5 core academic courses. A-/B+ is what they are looking for.
95% of students live on campus and housing is guaranteed for all 4 years. Freshmen live in traditional hall-style dorms along the Quad.
Students say there is always something to do on campus thanks to regular programming by the Fairfield University Student Association (FUSA).