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Tuition & Fees

$46,100

$46,100

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

39%

61%

male

female

1
16

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 17,957
Declined + 5,535
Total Received 23,492
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Private (nonprofit)

7,099

undergraduate students

2,801

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Management
  2. Nursing
  3. Psychology
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Codes

SAT 3712
ACT 0582

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
19%
500-599
50%
400-499
27%
300-399
2%
200-299
0
700-800
3%
600-699
26%
500-599
46%
400-499
22%
300-399
3%
200-299
0
700-800
2%
600-699
19%
500-599
51%
400-499
26%
300-399
2%
200-299
0
30-36
12%
24-29
44%
18-23
36%
12-17
8%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
8%
24-29
54%
18-23
30%
12-17
8%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
8%
24-29
55%
18-23
34%
12-17
3%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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School Facts

Quinnipiac, founded in 1929, is a private coeducational university. The school has three settings: the main 250-acre Mount Carmel campus, the upperclassmen residential 250-acre York Hill campus in Hamden and the 100-acre Graduate focused North Haven Center for Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, along with the Schools of Education, Social Work, and Law.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 9,900
Established in 1929
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABA (American Bar Association)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  AOTA (American Occupational Therapy Association)
•  APTA (American Physical Therapy Association)
•  ARC-PA (Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  JRCERT (Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology)
•  NAACLS (National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NEASC (New England Assn. of Schools and Colleges)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)

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Hamden, CT

600-acre campus in Hamden (population: 60,960), eight miles from New Haven. Major airport serves Hartford (35 miles); bus and train serve New Haven. School operates transportation to area conveniences and train station. Public transportation serves campus.

Quinnipiac University
275 Mount Carmel Avenue
Hamden, CT 06518

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
80%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
96%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
8 fraternities 20% of male students
 
10 sororities 30% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
27%
Top 1/4
62%
Top 1/2
92%
Bottom 1/2
8%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
19%
500-599
50%
400-499
27%
300-399
2%
200-299
0
700-800
3%
600-699
26%
500-599
46%
400-499
22%
300-399
3%
200-299
0
700-800
2%
600-699
19%
500-599
51%
400-499
26%
300-399
2%
200-299
0
30-36
12%
24-29
44%
18-23
36%
12-17
8%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
8%
24-29
54%
18-23
30%
12-17
8%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
8%
24-29
55%
18-23
34%
12-17
3%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $65
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline November 15 (priority deadline)
February 1
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 1
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required of some

Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 17,957
Declined + 5,535
Total Received 23,492

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Recommendations
Standardized test scores

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Minority affiliation
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Carla M. Knowlton
Director of Undergraduate Admissions
P: 800 462-1944
F: 203 582-8906
admissions@qu.edu

Cost

Tuition $44,420
Room & board $14,190
Additional fees $1,680
Books & supplies $800
Total $61,090
Average Financial Aid - $27,228
Total with Avg. Aid $33,862

Financial Aid

65%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$27,228

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $5,548,739
State $907,850
Institutional $71,740,490
Other external $3,730,191
Total $81,927,270

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State $0
Institutional $36,661,918
Other external $1,199,935
Total $37,861,853

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
field hockey
golf
gymnastics
ice hockey
lacrosse
rugby
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA, MAAC Conference, ECAC Hockey
Mascot
Bobcats
School colors
navy and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Anesthesiologist Assistant
Athletic Training/Sports Medicine
Behavioral Neuroscience
Biochemistry
Biology
Biomedical Products Marketing
Biomedical Sciences
Business Administration
Cardiovascular Perfusion
Chartered Financial Analyst
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Communications/Media Studies
Computer Information Systems
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Economics
Elementary Education
English
Entrepreneurship
Film/Television/Interactive Media
Finance
Game Design/Development
Gerontology
Health Care Management
Health Science Studies
History
Industrial Engineering
Interactive Communications
Interactive Digital Design
Interdisciplinary Studies
International Business
Journalism
Legal Studies
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Laboratory Science
Medicine
Microbiology/Immunology
Molecular/Cell Biology
Nurse Practitioner
Nursing
Occupational Therapy
Organizational Leadership
Pathologist Assistant
Philosophy
Physical Therapy
Physician Assistant
Political Science
Psychology
Public Relations
Radiologic Science
Radiologist Assistant
Secondary Education
Social Sciences
Social Work
Sociology
Software Engineering
Spanish Area Studies
Theatre
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Undergraduate

72%

7,099
students

Female
61%
4,297

Male
39%
2,802

Graduate

28%

2,801
students

Female
64%
1,797

Male
36%
1,004

undergraduateFull-time

95%

6,784
students

Female
61%
4,111

Male
39%
2,673

undergraduatePart-time

5%

315
students

Female
60%
186

Male
40%
129

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
76%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

53%

Transfer applicants accepted

34%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Recommended of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Recommended of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: June 1

Spring: January 1

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

45

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Other

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 43
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Greece
Ireland
Turkey
United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Andrew Antone
Director of International Admissions and Recruitment
203 582-3875
international@qu.edu

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