Fairfield University Rankings Based on Salary

  • Fairfield University ranks better than 86% of colleges, based on bachelor's salaries.
  • Fairfield University ranks better than only 26% of colleges, based on debt for a bachelor's degree.
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Salary and Debt by Major at Fairfield University

We calculated a salary score for each of Fairfield University's programs by comparing program-specific median alumni earnings to median alumni earnings for the same program across all schools that provide this data. This way, students can compare the relative salary strength of a specific major at Fairfield University to the same major at other schools. A school's overall score by level is a weighted average of all of its program scores. Data is sourced from the U.S. Department of Education's College Scorecard and was last updated in December 2020. It reflects median alumni debt upon graduation and median alumni earnings in the year after graduation for students who received federal financial aid.

Salary Scores for Fairfield Bachelor's Degrees

Fairfield ranks higher than 86% of colleges for bachelor's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 98% $21,500 $64,659 98%
Biology, General 55% $27,000 $29,685 55%
Business Administration, Management and Operations 92% $27,000 $55,151 92%
Communication and Media Studies 99% $25,000 $47,686 99%
Economics 44% Not Reported $47,260 44%
Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering 38% Not Reported $67,995 38%
English Language and Literature, General 88% $27,000 $36,132 88%
Film/Video and Photographic Arts 29% Not Reported $23,693 29%
Finance and Financial Management Services 87% $26,000 $62,012 87%
International Business 88% $27,000 $57,318 88%
International Relations and National Security Studies 10% $25,000 $25,967 10%
Management Information Systems and Services 85% Not Reported $66,077 85%
Marketing 90% $26,967 $51,224 90%
Mathematics 57% $27,000 $48,041 57%
Mechanical Engineering 65% $27,000 $67,846 65%
Political Science and Government 66% $24,000 $38,289 66%
Psychology, General 74% $27,000 $32,925 74%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 84% $25,000 $76,217 84%
Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 91% Not Reported $42,682 91%
Sociology 99% Not Reported $46,087 99%

Salary Scores for Fairfield Master's Degrees

Fairfield ranks higher than 80% of colleges for master's degrees, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Accounting and Related Services 95% $28,500 $71,575 95%
Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology 98% Not Reported $65,238 98%
Education, General 64% Not Reported $53,358 64%
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions 82% $50,759 $49,709 82%
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 71% Not Reported $113,331 71%
Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies 69% $33,276 $41,992 69%
Student Counseling and Personnel Services 22% Not Reported $39,369 22%
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods 46% $18,501 $46,087 46%

Salary Scores for Fairfield Doctoral Degrees

Fairfield ranks higher than 86% of colleges for doctorates, based on salary.

Field of Study Salary Score Median Debt Median Salary Salary Score
Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 86% $77,957 $141,586 86%

Fairfield University Reviews

Most Recent Reviews

Stephanie Gutkin 5/7/2019

My experience at Fairfield University was a unique one, that truly helped to shape me into the person and professional I am today. I learned and grew so much from the professors who were absolutely brilliant, caring, and for the majority of them, exuded the Jesuit values that lie as the foundation of Fairfield University. The Psychology department, specifically, provided a competitive curriculum that challenged me and allowed me to learn more than I could have imagined possible in a semester's time. I would... Read More

Kareli Lugo 1/22/2018

There are many professions that do not require the heart of the professional; nursing is not one of these careers. Being a nurse is a commitment to oneself, the multi-disciplinary team and the community to provide excellent patient outcomes. A nurse invests time, talent, and energy into the art and science of nursing, with the ultimate goal of promoting health in all individuals. A quick mind, strong body, and compassionate heart are innate qualities of a devoted and caring nurse. If this is what your goal... Read More