Fairfax University of America is a private university in Fairfax, Virginia. It was established in 1998. The university is nationally accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools and certified to operate in Virginia by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia ., The university first offered an English as a Second Language program and a Master of Business Administration. In 2000, the university expanded to offer bachelor's programs in business and computer science. Between 2008 and 2014, the university added master's degrees in the areas of business, computer sciences, education, and public administration.