Tuition and
Financial Aid

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Tuition | Academic Year 2024-2025

$17,500 per semester (fall and spring)

MAS: $34,650 ($1,155 per credit hour)

Marketing Analytics & Strategy Certificate: $13,860 ($1,155 per credit hour)

MSBA: $34,650 ($1,155 per credit hour)

Business Analytics Certificate: $13,860 ($1,155 per credit hour)

FOR Business Background: $41,580 ($1,155 per credit hour)

FOR Non Business Background: $48,510 ($1,155 per credit hour)

$33,900 ($1,130 per credit hour)

$44,720 ($1,040 per credit hour)

$33,660 ($935 per credit hour)
MA: $58,905 ($935 per credit hour) Interior Design Residential Certificate: $28,050 – 28,985 ($935 per credit hour) Interior Design Professional Certificate: $39,270 – 40,205 ($935 per credit hour)
MFA: $44,400 ($740 per credit hour) Creative Writing Certificate: $8,880 ($740 per credit hour)

MA: $25,950 ($865 per credit hour)

Classroom Technology Integration Certificate: $10,380 ($865 per credit hour)

Instructional Design Certificate: $10,380 ($865 per credit hour)

MA: $25,950 ($865 per credit hour)

Instructional Design Certificate: $10,380 ($865 per credit hour)

MA: $33,660 ($935 per credit hour) MPA Nonprofit Management Certificate : $11,220 ($935 per credit hour)

$33,660 ($935 per credit hour)

$29,550 ($985 per credit hour)

$34,650 ($1155 per credit hour)

In addition to each programs’ cost per credit hour, a breakdown of school fees is as follows:

  • Application Fee $65
  • Commencement Fee $200
  • Registration Fee $50/semester
  • Graduate Student Activity Fee (Fall and Spring) $65/semester
  • Monthly Payment Plan $40/semester
  • Employer Reimbursement Payment Method $40/semester
  • Transcript Fee $10

What is the FAFSA?

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is a form to apply for financial aid from the government for current and prospective college students. To apply for federal financial aid, you must submit a FAFSA form every year.

The FAFSA typically opens on October 1st and should be submitted at least four weeks prior to the beginning of the semester you are applying for financial aid.

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What Do You Need to File a FAFSA?

Applying for Financial Aid

Graduate students may be eligible for federal financial aid at Fairfield University.  In order to be eligible for federal aid programs, students must:

  • Meet various federal regulatory requirements
  • Be matriculated into a degree-granting program
  • Be enrolled at least half-time (six credits)
  • Maintain satisfactory academic progress (SAP) as defined by Fairfield University

Read more about federal financial aid programs.

Program Specific Aid

Fairfield University is committed to every aspect of your education, including helping to make your graduate education more affordable. We recognize your value to our graduate community and offer numerous merit and need-based awards in addition to financial aid.

Learn more about our graduate scholarship opportunities.

Military Benefits

Fairfield University extends its gratitude to all veterans for their service and warmly welcomes them to pursue higher education goals. We are committed to helping eligible veterans and their dependents maximize their military benefits to pursue their career aspirations.

Fairfield Financial Aid Advisors

Fairfield University financial aid advisors are ready to work with you and help make your graduate school dreams a reality. If you have questions or would like to speak to an advisor one-on-one, email us at or give us a call at (203) 254-4000 ext. 4125.

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The driving force of Fairfield is our mission — to impact the world. It prompts us to ask important questions, to embrace our social responsibilities, and to lead by example. And it’s what has made us a premier institution in the Northeast. Let the mission be part of your journey.

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