• Address: Mt Carmel Ave, Hamden, Connecticut 06518

  • Phone Number: 203-582-8200

  • Website: https://www.qu.edu

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About Quinnipiac University

Quinnipiac University is a private not-for-profit university established in the year 1929. It has three campuses in Hamden, North Haven and New Haven, Connecticut. The university offers more than 100 programs to 7,000 undergraduate and 3,000 graduate students. Students from about 43 US states and 53 countries pursue their education here. It also has a network of 50,000 alumni and has partnerships in various industries.

  • Quinnipiac University acceptance rate is 76%.

  • It has a student-faculty ratio of 16:1 and has a total student population of 9,900.

  • The university has a graduation rate of 78%.

  • Quinnipiac University address is Mt Carmel Ave, Hamden, Connecticut 06518.


Quinnipiac University Online

The university has been providing a wide range of programs online since 2001 with great flexibility.

  • The university offers 18 online programs across various fields like Business Management, Communications, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, and Nursing.

  • The university is well-known for its online graduate business programs.

  • The online programs that are offered by the university are accredited and have easy credit transfer facility.

  • Quinnipiac University Blackboard- Students can log in to the blackboard and attend the classes, get access to e-library and can submit assignments.


Quinnipiac University Schools

School of Arts and Sciences School of Business
School of Education School of Engineering
School of Health Sciences School of Law
School of Medicine School of Nursing

Quinnipiac University Tuition and Degrees

Quinnipiac University undergraduate tuition and fee is $44,420 and $2,360 for an in-state student. The tuition changes on a yearly basis and program type. The average tuition for various degree types is listed below.

Degree Type Total Average Tuition
Bachelors $64,533
Masters $27,439
Doctorate $33,117
Certificate $12,375
Graduate Certificate $8,190

Quinnipiac University Majors and Programs

Some of the majors are given below.

Business Management Nursing
Behavioral Science Education
Health Science Design

Some of the programs offered are listed below.

  • Bachelor of Business Administration

  • Graduate Certificate in Social Media

  • Graduate Certificate in User Experience Design

  • Bachelor of Science in Health Studies


Quinnipiac University Accreditation

The university is accredited by the National England Association of Schools and Colleges Commissions on Institutions of Higher Education (CIHE). It has also got accreditation from the New England Commission of Higher Education.

Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business has accredited the Business programs in the university.

  • Nursing programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) has accredited the Education programs.

  • Law programs have got the specialized accreditations from the American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admission to the Bar.


Quinnipiac University Financial Aid

Financial aid is available for the students in the form of scholarships, grants, loans, and work-study. Students have to fill the FAFSA application with federal school code 001402 to get the financial aid.

  • Federal Aids are available for the students provided by the U.S. Department of Education. They include Pell Grants, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, Federal Work-Study, Direct Subsidized Loan, Direct PLUS loan and Direct Unsubsidized Loan.

  • Institutional Aids are also provided like Quinnipiac University Grant, Transfer Student Scholarship, Theatre Merit Scholarship and many more.

  • Members who are serving or discharged honorably from the military can get the Military Aids like Montgomery GI Bill, Post 9/11 GI Bill and Yellow Ribbon Program.


Quinnipiac University Rankings and Reviews

Some of the rankings are given below

  • The university is ranked 13th in the 'Regional Universities-North' according to the US News.

  • It is ranked 5th in the 'Best Undergraduate Teaching' according to the US News.

  • In the list of 'Top Private Colleges', Quinnipiac is ranked 166th by the Forbes.

  • Quinnipiac University School of Law is a member of the Association of American Law Schools and ranked 133rd by the US News & World Report.

Some of the rankings are given below.

  • With a larger city nearby, the university has all the facilities including clubs and organizations.

  • Many events are conducted in the university and provide the students to interact and improve leadership skills.

  • There are several student clubs and organizations to provide insight into extra-curricular activities. 


Quinnipiac University Library

The university has Arnold Bernhard library consisting of about 117,000 journals, 640,000 E-books, 140 databases and many more. The library is available 24/7 for the students. Electronic resources in the library include more than 60 public computers and laptops.

The North Haven campus of the university has Edward and Barbara Netter library that serves the Medical, Nursing and Health Sciences students and it can also be accessed remotely.


Quinnipiac University Campus

The university offers 146 student-run organizations and is evolving constantly with new groups to encourage students. World's largest collection of arts commemorating the Great Irish Famine is present in the university. 

The university has a quiet atmosphere and a beautiful campus making the student feel like at home. The hostels provide a quality living experience on campus.

Quinnipiac University bookstore is a place where the students can shop for accessories, gifts, apparels, textbooks, computer, and audio accessories. Books can be rented from here through the online platform.

Quinnipiac University athletic teams play in NCAA Division I in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference. There are 21 sports teams named Quinnipiac Bobcats representing the university.

Quinnipiac University Overview

Institution Type

(4 Years) Private Not-For-Profit
Also see:
For-Profit vs Not-For-Profit

Headquartered at

New Haven, Connecticut

FAFSA/Federal School Code

001402
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What is FAFSA school code?
How to fill FAFSA application?

Institutional Accreditation

CIHE
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What is Accreditation in Colleges and Universities?

Programmatic Accreditation

AACSB

Historically Black College or University

No

Facilities

Military Friendly, Military Spouse Friendly, Veterans Friendly , Yellow Ribbon Program, Financial Aid, Student Portal , eLibrary

Data Source: https://www.qu.edu, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS, Federal Student Aid, CHEA.

Quinnipiac University Statistics

Key Statistics
Acceptance Rate 76 %
Student Faculty Ratio 16: 1
Retention Rate Full Time: 89 % Part Time: 100 %
Total Population 9,900
Student Population Full Time: 8,229 Part Time: 1,671
Gender Division Male: 38 % Female: 62 %
Admission Statistics Male Female
Total Applicants - 23,492 8,793 14,699
Total Applicants Admitted - 17,957 6,544 11,413
Applicants Enrolled - 1,909 765 1,144
Full time Applicants Enrolled - 1,903 762 1,141
Part Time Applicants Enrolled - 6 3 3

Graduation Rate

The College Monk

Male: 75 %

The College Monk

Female: 80 %

Total Graduation Rate: 78 %

Graduation rate with bachelors degree completed

Race & Ethnicity

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Quinnipiac University Majors and Online Programs

Schools and Colleges in Quinnipiac University

School of Arts and Sciences

Majors available

Literature Safety

School of Business

Majors available

Business Management

School of Education

Majors available

Education

School of Engineering

Majors available

Public Administration

School of Health Sciences

Majors available

Health Science

School of Law

Majors available

Sociology

School of Medicine

Majors available

Health Science

School of Nursing

Majors available

Nursing

Quinnipiac University Admissions and Application Requirement

Admission Requirements
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2016.

Application Fee
Undergraduate Application Fee $65
Graduate Application Fee $45

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2017.

Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)
Number of students submitting SAT scores 1,579
Number of students submitting ACT scores 616
Percent of students submitting SAT scores 83%
Percent of students submitting ACT scores 32%
SAT Math 535 average 490 - 580 range
SAT Critical Reading 550 average 500 - 600 range
SAT Writing 540 average 490 - 590 range
ACT Composite 24 average 22 - 27 range

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS for Fall 2015-2016.


Quinnipiac University Financial Aid and Scholarships

Federal Aid

Federal Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Pell Grant $4,225 Undergraduate Student, U, S Citizen or an Eligible Non- Citizen June 30th, 2019
Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant $1,911 Undergraduate student,Eligible for Federal Pell Grant,Enrolled atleast half-time. June 30th, 2019
Federal Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Federal Work-Study $5,377 U.S. citizen or an eligible noncitizen. Maintain satisfactory academic progress. June 30th, 2019
Federal Loans Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Direct Subsidized Loan $5,377 U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen. Enrolled half-time to be eligible for Direct Loan Program funds. June 30th, 2019
Direct Unsubsidized Loan $5,377 U.S. citizen or eligible noncitizen. Enrolled half-time to be eligible for Direct Loan Program funds. June 30th, 2019
Direct PLUS Loan $5,377 U.S citizen or an eligible noncitizen, Enrolled at least half-time, Should not have an adverse credit history. June 30th, 2019

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Institutional Aid

Institutional Grants Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Quinnipiac University Grant $21,552 Demonstrated financial need. Varies
Institutional Scholarships Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Transfer Student Scholarship $21,552 A GPA of 3.3 is needed. Varies
Freshmen Scholarship $21,552 SAT score of at least 1150 ACT Score of 25, GPA of 3.0. Varies
International Student Scholarship $21,552 Satisfactory Academic Progress. Varies
Theater Merit Scholarship $21,552 Must major or dual major in theater. Varies

Data Source: https://www.qu.edu, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Military Aid

Military Financial Aid Award per year Eligibilty Application Deadline
Montgomery GI Bill Varies Honorably Discharged from the military. Served 30 days after Sep10,2001. Varies
Post 9/11 GI Bill $26,891 Honorably Discharged from the military. Served 30 days after Sep10,2001. Varies
Yellow Ribbon Program $15,450 Honorably Discharged from the military. Served 30 days after Sep10,2001. Varies

Data Source: https://www.qu.edu, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal Aid based on family income

Family Income Average Federal Aid per year
Under $30,000 $30,412
$30,001 - $48,000 $32,011
$48,001 - $75,000 $32,550
$75,001 - $110,000 $36,515
Over $110,000 $40,736

Data Source: U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

Federal, State or Institutional Aid Awarded Percent Avg Amount per year
Undergraduate students awarded Pell grants 15% $4,263
Federal, State or Institutional aid awarded for Full-time, first-time undergraduates 93% $21,210
Federal Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 15% $4,942
Institutional Grant awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 93% $20,260
Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 64% $11,749
Federal Students Loans awarded for full-time, first-time undergraduates 63% $5,565
Average aid awarded as grant or scholarship $ 37,439
Military Aid
Tuition Policies for Veterans and Military https://https://www.qu.edu/tuition-financial-aid/veterans-benefits.html
Post-9/11 GI Bill Award Number of Students Amount per year
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits 122 $23,811
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduate students 85 $27,477
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduate students 37 $15,390

Data Source: https://www.qu.edu, U.S. Department of Education - IPEDS survey data for 2016 - 2017.

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