Quinnipiac University

Hamden, CT

Quinnipiac University

Hamden, CT

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A diverse and inclusive community of students

College is about meeting new people with diverse experiences and perspectives. At Quinnipiac University, you'll be part of a community that celebrates unique backgrounds, beliefs, and identities. Inclusivity and diversity help our students develop empathy, compassion, and appreciation for the differences that make the world a fuller place. They prepare students for life after graduation and for success in a highly competitive, creative, and global workforce. Moreover, they develop informed and engaged citizens ready to do their part in creating a more just and equitable world.

At Quinnipiac, there are many ways to experience different cultures and customs while being exposed to new ideas and expanding your view of the world. Our cultural, identity, and faith-based organizations all create a welcoming environment that invites all students to celebrate their beliefs and cultural interests, while providing ways to share them with the campus community.

Our mission is to create a diverse and inclusive community where every member is acknowledged, is respected, and has the necessary resources to thrive, both individually and together. We incorporate inclusive excellence in everything we do to create a globally engaged, culturally rich, and highly collaborative campus. 

The needs of a diverse student body are embraced, celebrated, and advanced through the Center for Cultural and Global Engagement as well as through a variety of campus organizations and events. The University is committed to providing services, resources, and initiatives that help students thrive from enrollment to graduation and beyond.


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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

The Quinnipiac Commitment

Commitment to Diversity
Quinnipiac’s mission is to develop and nurture a diverse and inclusive community where each member is acknowledged and respected and has the necessary resources to thrive. 

Student Life and Support
The Department of Cultural and Global Engagement supports students in celebrating their cultural heritage, offers mentoring and leadership skills training, and facilitates open, honest conversations about issues of equity, social justice, and other topics. Quinnipiac supports a wide variety of student organizations committed to diversity and inclusion. 

Academic Advising
The Learning Commons provides students with academic support from professional staff and certified peer tutors to create an individualized plan for each student to help achieve course and learning goals.

An Inside Look

What students are saying about us...

  • "The staff and faculty members have an open-door policy, hands-on assistance, and make sure each student is approached and supported individually in their department; nobody here is just a number."

    • Gabriela Alvares '21
      BS/MS Communications/Media Studies (3+1)