Quinnipiac University

Hamden, CT

Quinnipiac University

Hamden, CT

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Your future begins at Quinnipiac University

What can you expect from Quinnipiac University? An accessible and engaged faculty that prepares students for the ever-changing 21st century workplace and a world where cultural diversity, lifelong learning, and civic involvement are valued. Quinnipiac provides an educational experience that combines the closeness of a small college with the opportunities of a larger university—all in a campus setting rated among the most beautiful in New England.

At Quinnipiac, you're never just another face in the crowd. Our alumni value the individual attention they received from faculty. While our professors are experts, researchers, and authors, their time is devoted primarily to their students. In every class, your professors will encourage you to think critically and develop a sense of informed independence to prepare you for your future.

We're on this journey with you to help develop the knowledge, skills, and confidence needed to achieve your goals. Our programs and staff focus on the skills and resources you'll need to succeed in college and embark on your chosen career path or pursue advanced studies.

Career advisement, offered within each academic division, is a potent resource that bridges your college experiences with your career aspirations. Quinnipiac co-sponsors internships at more than 1,000 locations, including health care centers, media outlets, Forbes 500 companies, and government agencies.

The Learning Commons provides full tutoring assistance in academic subjects plus workshops to improve study skills, time management, and research techniques. 

It's an education that works—94% of our recent graduates were either employed, launching their own businesses, or pursuing advanced studies six months after graduation. 


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One of the country's best institutions for undergraduate business education | Princeton Review

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Best college in the nation for careers with an employment rate of 96.1% over 10 years | Zippia 2021


Among the best national universities in the country | U.S. News & World Report


Top 13% among all 4-year schools nationally for value of education | The Economist and The Brookings Institution


One of America's Top Colleges | Forbes

Quinnipiac At A Glance

General: Founded in 1929 as a co-ed, non-sectarian institution with 58 undergraduate and 33 graduate programs

Location: Attractive, suburban New England campus on 600 acres in three settings; 90 minutes from New York City and two hours from Boston

Student enrollment: 7,000 undergraduate and 3,000 graduate students; student-faculty ratio of 15:1; average class size of 20 students; 75% of first-year students from out of state; 95% of first-year students live on campus

2022–2023 tuition and fees: $51,790; room and board: $15,950

Financial Aid:
Average annual financial aid package: $25,746
• Percentage of students receiving aid: 93%
• Need-based aid: FAFSA required
• Merit scholarships: awarded based on previous academic work 

Average applications received: 20,000
•  First-year students enrolled: 1,800

Application Deadlines:
Early Decision: November 1
• Early Action I: November 15
• Early Action II: January 1
• Regular Decision: February 1 

Athletics: 21 men’s and women’s NCAA Division I athletic teams. Athletic conferences: MAAC; ECAC (ice hockey); Big East Conference (field hockey) 

Student activities: More than 140 clubs and organizations, fitness and recreation, intramurals, club sports

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