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Quinnipiac University
Quinnipiac University Mt Carmel Ave Hamden, CT 06518 Phone: (203) 582-8200
  • General Information
    About Quinnipiac University

    Quinnipiac University, founded in 1929, is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian institution of higher education. It is primarily a residential campus in an attractive New England setting. Quinnipiac's mission is to provide a supportive and stimulating environment for the intellectual and personal growth of undergraduate, graduate and continuing education students. The University offers broadly based undergraduate programs as well as graduate programs in selected professional fields. Through integrated liberal arts and professional curricula, undergraduate programs in the schools of business, communications, health sciences, education and the College of Arts and Sciences prepare students for career entry or advanced studies. Graduate programs provide professional qualifications for success in business, education, health sciences, communications and law. A Quinnipiac education embodies the University's commitment to three important values: * Excellence in education * Sensitivity to students * A spirit of community Quinnipiac's learning environment is highly personalized and features small classes and ready faculty access. This environment reflects the University's commitment to excellence in teaching, support for scholarship and professional development. The entire University is oriented toward servicing students' needs. Its collegial atmosphere fosters a strong sense of community, identity and purpose among faculty, staff and students. Quinnipiac University strives to prepare graduates with the following attributes: * Critical and creative thinking * Effective communication skills * Informed value judgments * An educational foundation for continued growth and development in a changing world of diverse cultures and people Through public service and cultural events, Quinnipiac extends its resources to the professions and communities it serves.


    Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.

    Institution Type
    • 4-year, Private not-for-profit
    Special Learning Opportunities
    • ROTC (Army, Air Force)
    • Teacher certification
    • Distance learning opportunities
    • Study abroad
    Student Services
    • Academic/career counseling service
    • Employment services for students
    • Placement services for completers
    Credit Accepted
    • Dual credit
    • The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.Advanced placement (AP) credits
    Religious Affiliation
    • Not applicable
    Federal Aid
    • Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
    Degrees/Certificates offered
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Postbaccalaureate certificate
    • Master's degree
    Campus Setting
    • Suburb: Large
    Disability Services Student
    • 3% or Less
  • Admission
    Total Applicants 13,850
    Percent Admitted 69%
    Men Admitted 70%
    Women Admitted 69%
    Full Time Retention Rate 85%
  • Submitted ACT & SAT Scores

    •     25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
      Critical Reading 510 590
      Math 530 620
      Writing 520 600
    •     25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
      Composite 22 26
      English 21 26
      Math 22 27
  • Student Demographics
    Total Enrolled 8,103
    Native American 18.0
    Asian 232.0
    African American 264.0
    Hispanic 388.0
    Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 5,857
    Enrolled FullTime Graduates 1,177

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