Quinnipiac University

Hamden, CT

Quinnipiac University

Hamden, CT

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Undergrad Science & Engineering Diversity Health & Medicine Business

Tuition & Fees

$47,960

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
42%
500-599
46%
400-499
7%
300-399
1%
700-800
5%
600-699
35%
500-599
49%
400-499
11%
30-36
11%
24-29
57%
18-23
30%
12-17
2%
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undergraduateRatios

NA%

male

NA%

female

1

teacher

16

students

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Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 16,305
Declined 5,766
Total Received 22,071
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Private

7,305

undergraduate students

2,895

graduate students

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School Facts

Quinnipiac University, 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 and Law, and the Social Work program.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 10,200
Established in 1929
Coeducational Coeducational

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600-acre campus in Hamden (population: 61,284), eight miles from New Haven. Major airport serves Hartford (35 miles); bus and train serve New Haven. School operates shuttle between campuses.. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Metropolitan area: New Haven, Hartford
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Bradley International Hartford

Quinnipiac University
275 Mount Carmel Avenue
Hamden
06518

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
75%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing

Top Organizations

  • Student Government
  • Social Programming Board
  • Drama Club
  • Chronicle (student newspaper)
  • dance company

Top Events

  • Campus Concerts
  • Student/Faculty Holiday Dinner
  • Midnight Madness (athletics)
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • text message emergency notification system

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
22%
Top 1/4
51%
Top 1/2
91%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
42%
500-599
46%
400-499
7%
300-399
1%
700-800
5%
600-699
35%
500-599
49%
400-499
11%
30-36
11%
24-29
57%
18-23
30%
12-17
2%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $65
Application deadline February 1
Has early decision program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.47

Moderately Selective

73%

acceptance rate

Accepted 16,305
Declined 5,766
Total Received 22,071

Admissions Factors

Very Important

level of applicant's interest
academic GPA
class rank
rigor of secondary school record

Important

application essay
interview
recommendation(s)
standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
character/personal qualities
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

first generation
religious affiliation/commitment

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 51
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $45,540
Room & board $14,990
Additional fees $2,420
Books & supplies $800
Other fees $1,200
Total $64,950
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Field hockey
Golf
Gymnastics
Ice hockey
Lacrosse
Rugby
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Bowling

Intramural Sports Women

Bowling

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 1

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Advertising
Applied Mathematics, General
Athletic Training/Trainer
Biochemistry
Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Broadcast Journalism
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Chemistry, General
Child Development
Cinematography and Film/Video Production
Civil Engineering, General
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
Comparative Literature
Computer Science
Computer Software Engineering
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Developmental and Child Psychology
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Economics, General
Education, General
Engineering, General
English Language and Literature, General
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Finance, General
Game and Interactive Media Design
Gerontology
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
History, General
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
Human Services, General
Industrial Engineering
Information Science/Studies
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International Relations and Affairs
Journalism
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Legal Studies, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology
Occupational Therapy/Therapist
Philosophy
Physical Therapy/Therapist
Physician Assistant
Physiological Psychology/Psychobiology
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Dentistry Studies
Pre-Law Studies
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Pre-Veterinary Studies
Psychology, General
Public Relations/Image Management
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General
Social Sciences, General
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Theatre/Theatre Arts Management
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design
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Programs Offered

  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional

10,200

total students

29%

in-state

71%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

72%

7,305
students

Female
0%
0

Male
0%
0

28%

2,895
students

Female
0%
0

Male
0%
0

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

Not reported

Not reported

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 86%
Student 4 year graduation rate 68%
Student 5 year graduation rate 6%
Student 6 year graduation rate 0%

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
3%
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
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

213

Transfer students enrolled

2%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: April 1

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • 24 hour library
  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms
  • Women's center

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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