9.2 percent of Fairfield University students played sports on university teams in 2016-2017


In 2016-2017, 9.2 percentage of Fairfield University students participated in collegiate sports, according to data made available by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

Fairfield University has 4,113 undergraduate students, of which 60 percent are women and 40 percent are men, and a total student body of 5,192 students. Of these students, 231 men and 248 women represented the school by participating in one or more of the sports with teams at the school.

This total does not include students playing intramural sports.

According to NCES, 4.3 percent of students enrolled at institutions of higher education with sports teams were on teams.

The sports at Fairfield University with the most participants are rowing (88), lacrosse (85) and soccer (59).

Sports popularity
Type of sport
Men
Women
Total
Rowing
40
48
88
Lacrosse
48
37
85
Soccer
29
30
59
Swimming and Diving
28
24
52
Baseball
39
0
39
Track and Field, X-Country
12
17
29
Basketball
14
12
26
Field Hockey
0
23
23
Tennis
9
12
21
Golf
12
8
20
Softball
0
20
20
Volleyball
0
17
17

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