Quinnipiac University: Ranking & Review

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Hamden Rank United States Rank World Rank
1 241 779
Top 5%

Quinnipiac University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance Rate74%71%76%
Enrolled undergraduates1,9677261,241
Enrolled total (including graduate students)10,2003,8356,365

1,881 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,013 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $65. Application fee for graduates - $45.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores1,387
Percent of students submitting SAT scores71%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores601
Percent of students submitting ACT scores31%
ACT Composite
ACT English
ACT Math

Quinnipiac University Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus $63,770 $63,770
Off-campus $65,040 $65,040
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $14,190 and other expenses per full academic year.

Quinnipiac University provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 4,869 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates $44,420 $44,420
Fees for full-time undergraduates $2,360 $2,360
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates $1,020 $1,020
Tuition for Full-time graduates $18,180 $18,180
Fees for full-time graduates $720 $720
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates $1,010 $1,010

Programs and Degrees

Health Professions and Related Programs 598 134 251 983
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 390 383 773
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 174 30 204
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 86 65 151
Legal Professions and Studies 28 87 115
Education 110 110
Psychology 96 96
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 52 26 78
Social Sciences 60 60
Visual and Performing Arts 38 38
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 4 31 35
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 31 31
English Language and Literature & Letters 25 25
Engineering 25 25
History 15 15
Mathematics and Statistics 12 12
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 6 6
Physical Sciences 4 4
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 4 4
Philosophy and Religious Studies 3 3
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences 3 3
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies
Grand Total1,6547793382,771

A total of 1,654 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Quinnipiac University.

At the master's and doctor's level 1,117 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

Graduation rate75%70%78%
  • Full-time retention rate - 86%
  • Part-time retention rate - 17%

General info

Alternative namesQU
MottoPreparing students for evolving 21st century careers
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsblue, gold
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff1,553
Instructional FTE654
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Official Websitewww.qu.edu
AddressMt Carmel Ave
Hamden, Connecticut, 06518
United States
Urbanization levelSuburb: Large
City population50,000 - 250,000
Fax+1 (203) 582 8906

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