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the higher education opportunity act (public law 110-315) (heoa) was enacted on august 14, 2008, and reauthorizes the higher education act of 1965, as amended (hea). click here to learn more about general institutional information, student financial assistance, student loan information, health and safety, student outcomes, graduate and professional education placement for graduates, and gainful employment disclosures.
accreditation and memberships
fairfield university is fully accredited by the new england association of schools and colleges, which accredits schools and colleges in the six new england states. accreditation by one of the six regional accrediting associations in the united states indicates that the school or college has been carefully evaluated and found to meet standards agreed upon by qualified educators.
honorary degree recipients from 1951 commencement to present.