At Fairfield University, 96 percent of undergraduate students are traditional students - age 24 or younger - and 60 percent are female, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.
The four-year private not-for-profit institution in Fairfield enrolled 5,192 students in fall 2017, including 4,113 in undergraduate and 1,079 in graduate programs, data shows. 1.3 percent of undergraduates transferred from another college or university.
27 percent of undergraduates are residents of Connecticut, and 71 percent are residents of other states. 2 percent are citizens of foreign countries.
The undergraduate student body is comprised mostly of students who identify as white (77 percent) and Hispanic or Latino (7 percent).
The school admitted 61 percent of the 11,218 students who applied for fall 2017. Of those who were admitted, 15 percent enrolled.