Tuition & Fees

$49,280

$49,280

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
44%
500-599
45%
400-499
6%
700-800
8%
600-699
35%
500-599
49%
400-499
8%
700-800
2%
600-699
19%
500-599
51%
400-499
26%
300-399
2%
200-299
0
30-36
21%
24-29
42%
18-23
33%
12-17
4%
30-36
9%
24-29
52%
18-23
33%
12-17
6%
30-36
13%
24-29
54%
18-23
31%
12-17
2%
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undergraduateRatios

39%

male

61%

female

1

teacher

14

students

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Moderately Selective

72%

acceptance rate

Accepted 16,493
Declined + 6,264
Total Received 22,757
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Private (nonprofit)

7,425

undergraduate students

2,782

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Management
  3. Psychology
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Codes

SAT 3712
ACT 0582

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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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 10,207
Established in 1929
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  AACSB The 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)
•  CAPTE (Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy 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: 61,284), 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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
75%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
95%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
8 fraternities 24% of male students
 
10 sororities 30% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
20%
Top 1/4
58%
Top 1/2
92%
Bottom 1/2
8%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
44%
500-599
45%
400-499
6%
700-800
8%
600-699
35%
500-599
49%
400-499
8%
700-800
2%
600-699
19%
500-599
51%
400-499
26%
300-399
2%
200-299
0
30-36
21%
24-29
42%
18-23
33%
12-17
4%
30-36
9%
24-29
52%
18-23
33%
12-17
6%
30-36
13%
24-29
54%
18-23
31%
12-17
2%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $65
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline February 1 (priority deadline)
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 Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required of some

Moderately Selective

72%

acceptance rate

Accepted 16,493
Declined + 6,264
Total Received 22,757

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Recommendations
Standardized test scores
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability

Not Considered

Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Carla M. Knowlton
Director of Undergraduate Admissions
P: 203 582-8600
F: 203 582-8906
admissions@qu.edu

Financial Aid

65%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$29,097

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $46,790
Room & board $15,140
Additional fees $2,490
Books & supplies $800
Total $65,220
Average Financial Aid - $29,097
Total with Avg. Aid $36,123

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $6,247,955
State $650,783
Institutional $81,126,767
Other external $5,002,449
Total $93,027,954

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $44,754,894
Other external $1,516,912
Total $46,271,806
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 203 582-8750
F: 203 582-5238
finaid@qu.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Dominic Yoia
Associate Vice President and University Director of Financial Aid
dominic.yoia@qu.edu

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

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, bowling, break dancing, dance company, flag football, golf, hiking, indoor soccer, kickball, running, sailing, softball, step team, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball (beach/indoor)

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Athletic Directors

Greg Amodio (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Tracey Flynn (women's)
Associate Athletic Director/swa
email

Athletic Facts

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

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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Most Popular Majors

  1. Nursing
  2. Management
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

10,207

total students

31%

in-state

69%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

73%

7,425
students

Female
61%
4,540

Male
39%
2,885

27%

2,782
students

Female
66%
1,832

Male
34%
950

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

94%

7,051
students

Female
62%
4,307

Male
38%
2,744

6%

374
students

Female
63%
233

Male
37%
141

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American 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
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

56%

Transfer applicants accepted

38%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some
Interview Recommended of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

75

semester hours

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

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
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 45
Countries most often represented Canada
Germany
India
Poland
Spain
The 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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