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Quinnipiac University
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  • 4 Year
  • HAMDEN, CT

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Quinnipiac University understands the importance of visiting campus as part of your college decision process. The Office of Undergraduate Admissions is pleased to be able to resume in-person campus visits for prospective students and their families. Pre-registration is required. Please visit our website for available dates and times at: www.qu.edu/admissions/undergraduate/visit/ Learn More

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade B+
  4. Campus
    grade B minus
  5. Athletics
    grade A minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade A minus
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade C minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B
  12. Safety
    grade B

About

MT CARMEL AVE
HAMDEN, CT 06518
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I (without football)
Athletic Conference
Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference
From Quinnipiac University

Quinnipiac is a private, coed university enrolling 6,800 undergraduate and 3,300 graduate students in business, communications, education, engineering, health sciences, law, liberal arts and sciences, medicine, nursing and social work.

Located in suburban Hamden, CT, midway between New York City and Boston, Quinnipiac offers students a wide range of opportunities, including access to state-of-the-art facilities, a multitude of student clubs and organizations, fitness, recreation, intramurals and club sports. Along with personal counseling and academic support services, small class sizes, individual attention from professors (15:1 student to faculty ratio), career development, study abroad and Division I athletics, Quinnipiac provides a well-rounded, rewarding college experience, striving to nurture a diverse and inclusive community where each member is acknowledged and respected and has the necessary resources to thrive as individuals and together.

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Quinnipiac University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Application Deadline
February 1
Acceptance Rate
82%
SAT Range
1090-1260
ACT Range
23-28
Application Fee
$65
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$41,815 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$24,548 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
99%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
11:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
82%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 101 responses
48%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 133 responses
56%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 133 responses

Majors

Interdisciplinary Studies at Quinnipiac

Not every student finds a single discipline that’s a perfect fit. By choosing interdisciplinary studies, you will explore different combinations of subjects in the arts and sciences that will help you to develop new knowledge and insights. You’ll develop a versatile set of professional skills that are essential in diverse fields such as teaching, public relations, law and environmental science.

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    79%
  • On Campus
    17%
  • Online
    4%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
6,482 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
361
Undergrads Over 25
5%
Pell Grant
16%
Varsity Athletes
7%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 96 responses
  • Preppy
    42%
  • Motivated
    17%
  • Cliquey
    15%
  • Slobcats
    10%
  • Stuck up
    8%
  • Unique
    3%
  • Homophobic
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
78%
Poll
57%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 162 responses
Poll
55%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 185 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 101 responses
  • Presents many opportunities for students
    39%
  • High school-like
    17%
  • Professional
    14%
  • Asthetics
    9%
  • Enjoy your learning
    9%
  • Apathetic
    3%
  • Bad
    3%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$63,300 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
76%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
97%
National
83%
86%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 78 responses

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