About Us

Our Mission: Your Success.

About Fairfield Bellarmine

Fairfield Bellarmine is a bold, innovative effort to address the challenges of access and affordability in Jesuit higher education.

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide a Jesuit and Catholic education that is accessible and affordable and empowers underrepresented students to realize their God-given potential and serve their communities.

Our Vision

Our vision is:

  • To be a national leader in expanding access to higher education.
  • To create intergenerational prosperity through a transformative, values-based education.
  • To strengthen community through sustained partnerships in Bridgeport.

Who We Are

In the Jesuit tradition of cura personalis, Fairfield Bellarmine’s administration and faculty members take a holistic approach to the personal and professional development of our students — caring for them in mind, body, and spirit.

Meet the Administration & Faculty

Where to Find Us

Fairfield University’s nonresidential satellite Bellarmine Campus is located at 460 Mill Hill Ave., Bridgeport, CT 06610. As matriculated Fairfield University students, Fairfield Bellarmine undergraduates have full access to the University’s 1073 North Benson campus resources located approximately seven miles away in Fairfield, CT 06824.

Contact Us

Fairfield Bellarmine

 (203) 254-4000

What's Going On


Ribbon Cutting Marks Official Opening of Fairfield Bellarmine Campus

The Fairfield University community celebrated the opening of its new Bellarmine Campus with representatives from the Diocese of Bridgeport, community leaders, state representatives, philanthropic partners, faculty, staff, and members of the inaugural Fairfield Bellarmine Class of 2025.

Read more about the Fairfield Bellarmine Ribbon Cutting

First Fairfield Bellarmine Class of 2025 Welcomed at Orientation

The first cohort of Fairfield Bellarmine students and their families were welcomed to Stag Country during weekend events on July 8 & 9.

Read more about Fairfield Bellarmine's First Cohort

University Announces Leadership Team for Fairfield Bellarmine

The new team will lead Fairfield Bellarmine, offering strong professional preparation and enhanced academic support to the region's underserved students interested in earning an associate's degree as a first step toward a bachelor's degree or a meaningful career.

Read more about Fairfield Bellarmine's Leadership Team

Student success is empowered by philanthropy.

Support Fairfield Bellarmine

Our unique two-year associate’s degree program accompanies students every step of the way to ensure student retention and success through enhanced academic supports, professional preparation, and wrap-around services such as meals, transportation assistance, and technology. Philanthropy is the key to ensuring students complete their degree with little to no debt.