Fairfield University

Fairfield, CT

Fairfield says "The mission of the Core Curriculum is twofold: To nurture the formation of the undergraduate student as a thinking and caring citizen of the world of today [and] to provide the general educational background against which the student can put into relief the more advanced intellectual or technical attainment of a 'major' field of study" [Source]

  • Website:http://www.fairfield.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:4,032
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:78%
  • Tuition & Fees:$46,000 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

  • 2. Literature

  • 3. Foreign Language

  • 4. U.S. Government or History


    See Note

    No credit given for U.S. Government or History because the qualifying course for the "History, and the Social and Behavioral Sciences" requirement is a world history course rather than a U.S. government or history survey. Moreover, the "U.S. Diversity" requirement may be satisfied by courses narrow in scope.

  • 5. Economics

  • 6. Mathematics

  • 7. Science


Curriculum last evaluated: 05/31/2017


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