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Colleges and Universities in Fairfield County

September 8th, 2015 | Higgins Group Real Estate

If you’re looking for a college or university in Fairfield County, you’ll find many top-performing institutions that offer quality education in the area.

Take a look at some of the Colleges and Universities in Fairfield County:

Western Connecticut State University
181 White Street, Danbury, CT | Phone: (203) 837-8200

One of the four state universities, WCSU has an enrollment of just under 6,000. Established in 1903, its 398-acre campus in Danbury is notable for being home to the Ives Concert Park, an outdoor amphitheater that’s the region’s foremost performance venue.

WCSU has five academic schools: the Ancell School of Business, Maricostas School of Arts and Sciences, School of Professional Studies, School of Visual & Performing Arts, and Division of Graduate Studies. Currently, the university offers 38 bachelor’s and one associate’s degree programs and 15 master’s and two doctoral programs.

There’s more info on WCSU and its programs here.

University of Bridgeport
126 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, CT | Phone: 1-800-EXCEL-UB (392-3582)

Founded in 1927, the University of Bridgeport was originally called the Junior College of Connecticut, and was the first junior college in the country’s northeastern region.

Today, the University of Bridgeport is home to over 5,300 students who all strive for lifelong learning and development through the University’s different academic programs. In addition to undergraduate, graduate, and health sciences programs, the University also offers online courses as well as continuing education programs for adult, part-time students.

If you’d like to know more about the University of Bridgeport, take a look at their official website.

Fairfield University
1073 North Benson Road, Fairfield, CT | Phone: (203) 254-4000

Fairfield University’s 200-acre campus is located along the coastline, providing students with a very picturesque learning environment. Founded by the Society of Jesus more than 70 years ago, the university aims to foster a strong sense of community for its student population of over 5,000.

Fairfield University currently offers 41 majors, 16 interdisciplinary minors, and 40 graduate programs.

Find out more about Fairfield University here.

Sacred Heart University Connecticut
5151 Park Avenue, Fairfield, CT | Phone: (203) 371-7999

Founded in 1963, Sacred Heart University is known as the second-largest Catholic university in New England, with over 7,000 undergraduate and graduate students, and a faculty of more than 230 full-time professors.

The University is home to six colleges: the College of Arts & Sciences, the College of Health Professions, the Isabelle Farrington School of Education, the Jack Welch College of Business, the College of Nursing, and University College.

Sacred Heart University currently offers over 55 degree programs on associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels, along with four online courses.

You can visit Sacred Heart University’s official website here.


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