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Fairfield University Transfers: 2020 Requirements, Dates, GPAs & More

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This is the complete guide for transferring to Fairfield University. We suggest you read until the end...

I get it - transferring colleges can be confusing, time-consuming and overwhelming. You are not alone. In fact, more than 700,000 students transfer colleges every year.

At Fairfield University, 3.0% of the entire student body are transfer students, so you won’t be alone.

What are the transfer requirements for Fairfield University?

Fairfield University requires a number of completed documents for consideration. The table below summarizes the most important pieces of information:

Admission Item Required?
High School Transcript Required of All
College Transcript Required of All
Essay or Personal Statement Required of All
Interview Not Required
Standardized Test Scores Not Required
Statement of Good Standing from Prior Institution Required of All

In addition to the above requirements, Fairfield University also requires a minimum number of credits completed to apply to be a transfer student.

Fairfield University does not report a specific number of credits required for transfer.

What are Fairfield University’s Transfer Deadlines?

Many universities accept transfer applications during each semester. For this reason, we break down Fairfield University transfer deadline by fall, winter, spring and summer.

Closing Date Reported Deadline
Fall Transfer Deadline rolling
Winter Transfer Deadline -
Spring Transfer Deadline rolling
Summer Transfer Deadline -

Waiting until the last minute to finalize your application could result in a silly mistake.

We recommend you complete your application at least 1 week before the required deadline.

In fact, take a full 2 day break from looking at anything related to your application and then come back to look for errors. I bet you’ll find a few 😉

When are decision dates for Fairfield University transfer applicants?

If you applied to transfer to Fairfield University on or before the reported deadlines then you should have your decision date by the notification dates in the below table.

Deadline Notification Dates
Fall Transfer Deadline rolling
Winter Transfer Deadline -
Spring Transfer Deadline rolling
Summer Transfer Deadline -

Note this data is current as of 2019 and to the best of our knowledge this hasn’t changed.

What is Fairfield University’s transfer acceptance rate?

In 2019, Fairfield University received 378 transfer applicants.

The school accepted 130 students. Therefore, the transfer acceptance rate for Fairfield University is 34.39%.

This indicates how hard it is to transfer into Fairfield University...

Additionally, of the 130 accepted transfer students, 37 students enrolled - that means the yield was 28.46%.

Fairfield University accepts 35 out of every 100 transfer applicants.

What are the Fairfield University transfer GPA requirements?

Fairfield University requires a minimum college GPA of 3.65 - this is on a 4.33 point scale.

Additional Transfer Info. for Fairfield University

Fairfield University has noted the additional policies: Common Application, mid-term grade progress report, Dean of Students Certification Form, and course catalog descriptions of all classes taken required. Minimum 2.5 GPA required for transfer; minimum 2.8 for the Dolan Sch of Business..

Will you enjoy transferring to Fairfield University?

There are a lot of reasons to transfer to Fairfield University. Maybe your plan has always been to attend community college, and then move to a four year college to save money while completing your degree.

Maybe you had a bad experience at your first school - don’t worry this is more common than you think.

Or perhaps you’re drawn to Fairfield...

Regardless of your reason for transferring, you’re already enrolled at another college or university so you know that the most important element in your college experience is the people and community

Finding success at Fairfield University is dependent on feeling comfortable - will you be able to find a place to find home and grow?

These are the questions that numbers and data cannot answer, but CampusReel can.

If you’re considering transferring to Fairfield University then I highly recommend that you watch the school’s videos on CampusReel. These are real students with real stories.

Final Verdict: How to transfer into Fairfield University

Let’s wrap up everything we’ve learned.
Fairfield University accepts 34.39% transfer applicants, which is competitive.

To have a shot at transferring into Fairfield University, you should have a current GPA of at least 3.65 - ideally you’re GPA will be around 3.8. In addition, you will need to submit standardized test scores.

The below tables show the SAT and ACT breakdown of Fairfield University students.

25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
SAT Math 0
SAT Reading 0
2018 Total SAT Score 0 0
25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
ACT Math - - 0
ACT Reading - - 0
2018 Total ACT Score 0 0

Fairfield University’s average SAT score is . To be a competitive applicant for Fairfield University your SAT score should come close to the average - for the ACT you should be aiming for the equivalent.

If you’re considering transferring to Fairfield University, you may also want to consider the schools:

Transfering to Stonehill College
Transfering to Bryant University
Transfering to Providence College