Quinnipiac University.

Quinnipiac University

Hamden, CT4 year degree
Acceptance rate

About Quinnipiac University

Quinnipiac University () is a private university in Hamden, Connecticut. The university grants undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees through its College of Arts and Sciences, School of Business, School of Engineering, School of Communication, School of Health Sciences, School of Law, School of Medicine, School of Nursing, and School of Education. The university also hosts the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute.


  • Offers certificate, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees
  • 7,249 students
  • 0.29 faculty staff per student
  • Campus housing available
  • www.qu.edu

Notable programs at Quinnipiac University

Most popular degree

The most popular degrees are Biology, Accounting, Finance, International Business, Journalism, Mass Communication and Media Studies, Advertising, and Mathematics.

Acceptance Rates

Acceptance Rate in 2017
Avg SAT Scores in 2017

16,305 students out of 22,071 applicants were accepted into Quinnipiac University. They had an average SAT score of 1184. 71% of people submitted their SAT score along with their applications while 31% chose to submit their ACT score.

Tuition and costs

Undergraduate tuition (2017)

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Quinnipiac University was $46,780. After taking into account the costs of books and supplies, room and board, and general living expenses, the average cost for students was $63,770.

Financial aid available at Quinnipiac University

Of undergrads receive grants
Of undergrads receive federal loans

86% of undergraduate students at Quinnipiac University received grants or loans in 2017.

The average award discount is the ratio between the average grant or scholarship value, and the cost, which is the sum of tuition, room, board, book, supplies, and other living expenses.

Average student living expenses at Quinnipiac University

Room & board
Books & supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Quinnipiac University was of $14,190 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $800.

Diversity at Quinnipiac University

Ethnic Mix, 2017

Student Gender Mix, 2017