Quinnipiac University

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School Overview

Quinnipiac University, located in Hamden, Connecticut, is a private, coeducational university that awards undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees. Quinnipiac is comprised of six academic schools and colleges, which include its School of Business and Engineering, College of Arts and Sciences, School of Law, School of Education, School of Nursing and School of Health Sciences. In 2013, Quinnipiac University was ranked first among northern master’s universities by U.S. News & World Report for having implemented innovative academic, campus and facility changes.

General Information

Admission Office

275 Mount Carmel Avenue

Hamden, CT 06518-1908

(203) 582-8600

(800) 462-1944

Fax: (203) 582-8906



Contact: Carla Knowlton

Director of Admissions
Main Address

275 Mount Carmel Avenue

Hamden, CT 06518

(203) 582-8200

www.quinnipiac.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 5,870

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,484

Degree-seeking undergrads: 5,747

Graduate enrollment: 1,166

Setting

Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral
First Professional

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $45

Online application fee: $45
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 45%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 89%


College Majors

Arts, Visual & Performing

Digital art B
Drama/Theater Arts B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biochemistry B
Biology B
Biomedical Sciences B
Biotechnology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Biomedical marketing B
Business – General B
Business Administration/Management B
Business Communications B
Business/Managerial Economics B
Entrepreneurial Studies B
Finance/Banking B
Human Resources Management B
International Business B
International Marketing B
Management Information Systems B
Management Science B
Marketing Management B
Nonprofit Management B
Office Management B

Communications & Journalism

Advertising B
Broadcast Journalism B
Communications/Rhetoric B
Digital Communications/Multimedia B

Journalism B
Public Relations B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Graphics B
Computer Programming – Specific Applications B
Computer Science B
Computer/Information Sciences – General B

Education

Biology Teacher Education B
Chemistry Teacher Education B
Elementary Education B
English Teacher Education B
Foreign Language Teacher Education B
History Teacher Education B
Junior High Education B
Mathematics Education B
Science Teacher Education B
Secondary Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B
Spanish Language Teacher Education B
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels B

English Language & Literature

English Composition B
English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine B
Health System Administration B
Nursing (RN) B
Physician Assistance B
Predentistry B
Premedicine B
Preveterinary Medicine B
Radiologic Technology/Medical Imaging B

History

History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Law & Legal Studies – General B
Paralegal/Legal Assistance B

Prelaw B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Biopsychology B
Gerontology B
Mathematics/Computer Science B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Science Technologies

Biology Technician B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies B

Social Sciences

Criminology B
Economics B
Political Science/Government B
Social Sciences – General B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Quinnipiac University Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(203) 582-8200
Website:www.quinnipiac.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:www.quinnipiac.edu/admissions/undergraduate-admissions/how-to-apply
Address:Mt Carmel Ave, Hamden, CT 06518
Setting:21
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:9,900
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):76%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:16 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:8,086 (82% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$43,940
Out-of-state Tuition:$43,940
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:95%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$21,210

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Quinnipiac University Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Quinnipiac University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences44
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services294
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs62
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services131
Education18
Engineering4
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences1
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1
Health Professions and Related Programs467
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Legal Professions and Studies11
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Physical Sciences1
Psychology3
Public Administration and Social Service Professions11
Social Sciences3
Visual and Performing Arts3
Grand total85328

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at Quinnipiac University.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services2
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
Education2
Health Professions and Related Programs12
Grand total126

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Quinnipiac University and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$43,940
Out-of-state$43,940
Books and supplies$800

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$18,450
Out-of-state$18,450

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid1,79995%
Grant or scholarship aid1,77693%$21,210
Student loan aid1,22064%$11,749

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid5,89684%$20,736
Federal student loans4,23161%$6,872

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Quinnipiac University. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Quinnipiac University students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants23,4928,79314,699
Percent admitted100%74%78%
Percent admitted who enrolled8%9%8%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Quinnipiac University Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment9,900
Undergraduate enrollment7,099
Graduate enrollment2,801

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Quinnipiac University Accreditation

This institution is accredited by New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission
    • Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
    • Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
  • American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
    • Law (LAW) - Professional schools
  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy (OT) - Professional Programs (School of Health Sciences)
    • Occupational Therapy (OTM) - Programs leading to a Master's Degree
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs
    • Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers
  • Liaison Committee on Medical Education
    • Medicine (MED) - Programs leading to the M.D. degree (Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine)

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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