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Quinnipiac University

School Profile

  • Quinnipiac UniversityPrivate Four-year University in Hamden, CT
  • Acceptance Rate: 45%
  • Accreditation: New England Association of Colleges and Schools

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Students: 5,870
First-year Undergraduate Students: 1,484
Undergraduate Students Who are Seeking Degree: 5,747
Graduate Students: 1,166

Degree Programs Offered and Courses List

  • Associate of Liberal Arts & Sciences
  • Bachelor of Accounting
  • Bachelor of Advertising
  • Bachelor of Athletic Training/Sports Medicine
  • Bachelor of Biochemistry
  • Bachelor of Biology
  • Bachelor of Biology Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Biomedical marketing
  • Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences
  • Bachelor of Biopsychology
  • Bachelor of Biotechnology
  • Bachelor of Broadcast Journalism
  • Bachelor of Business - General
  • Bachelor of Business Administration/Management
  • Bachelor of Business Communications
  • Bachelor of Business/Managerial Economics
  • Bachelor of Chemistry
  • Bachelor of Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Communications/Rhetoric
  • Bachelor of Computer Graphics
  • Bachelor of Computer Programming - Specific Applications
  • Bachelor of Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Computer/Information Sciences - General
  • Bachelor of Criminal Justice Studies
  • Bachelor of Criminology
  • Bachelor of Digital art
  • Bachelor of Digital Communications/Multimedia
  • Bachelor of Drama/Theater Arts
  • Bachelor of Economics
  • Bachelor of Elementary Education
  • Bachelor of English Composition
  • Bachelor of English Language & Literature - General
  • Bachelor of English Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Bachelor of Finance/Banking
  • Bachelor of Foreign Language Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Gerontology
  • Bachelor of Health System Administration
  • Bachelor of History - General
  • Bachelor of History Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Human Resources Management
  • Bachelor of International Business
  • Bachelor of International Marketing
  • Bachelor of Journalism
  • Bachelor of Junior High Education
  • Bachelor of Law & Legal Studies - General
  • Bachelor of Management Information Systems
  • Bachelor of Management Science
  • Bachelor of Marketing Management
  • Bachelor of Mathematics - General
  • Bachelor of Mathematics Education
  • Bachelor of Mathematics/Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Nonprofit Management
  • Bachelor of Nursing (RN)
  • Bachelor of Office Management
  • Bachelor of Paralegal/Legal Assistance
  • Bachelor of Physician Assistance
  • Bachelor of Political Science/Government
  • Bachelor of Predentistry
  • Bachelor of Prelaw
  • Bachelor of Premedicine
  • Bachelor of Preveterinary Medicine
  • Bachelor of Psychology - General BScience Technologies* Biology Technician
  • Bachelor of Public Relations
  • Bachelor of Radiologic Technology/Medical Imaging
  • Bachelor of Science Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Secondary Education
  • Bachelor of Social Sciences - General
  • Bachelor of Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Sociology
  • Bachelor of Spanish
  • Bachelor of Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Bachelor of Teacher Education, Multiple Levels

Online Degrees and Certificates

  • Online Undergraduate Courses
  • Undergraduate Distance Class
  • Online Associate's Degrees
  • Online Bachelor's Degrees
  • Online Graduate Courses
  • Graduate Distance Class
  • Online Master's Degrees
  • Online Doctoral Degrees


  • In-state tuition and fees: $32,400
  • Out-of-state tuition and fees: $32,400

International Students Admissions Requirements

  • SAT Reasoning Test/ACT: Recommended
  • TOEFL: required for international applicants
  • Minimum Paper-Based TOEFL score: 550
  • Minimum Computer-Based TOEFL score: 213
  • Minimum Internet-Based TOEFL score: 76
  • TOEFL (paper) average score: 570
  • Average TOEFL Score (Computer-based): 220
  • TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: 77


Member: NCAA
Team name: Bobcats


  • Ranked #11 Regional Universities (North)
  • Ranked #222 Best Undergraduate Business Programs
  • Ranked #2 Up-and-Coming Schools
  • Ranked #166 Part-time M.B.A.
  • Ranked #107 Best Law Schools
  • Ranked #17 Dispute Resolution
  • Ranked #124 Law Firms Rank Schools
  • Ranked #50 Part-time Law
  • Ranked #265 Nursing
  • Ranked #52 Occupational Therapy
  • Ranked #85 Physical Therapy
  • Ranked #11 Physician Assistant
  • Ranked #16 Admissions Selectivity
  • Ranked #13 Faculty Credentials and Training
  • Ranked #6 Student Engagement and Accreditation
  • Ranked #4 Student Services and Technology

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Admissions Address

275 Mount Carmel Avenue
Hamden, CT 06518-1908
(203) 582-8600
(800) 462-1944
Fax: (203) 582-8906
Contact: Carla Knowlton
Director of Admissions

Entering Class Stats

Fall 2010 Selectivity
Selectivity more selective
Fall 2010 acceptance rate 60%
Early decision acceptance rate N/A
Early action acceptance rate N/A
Acceptance rate (excluding early action and early decision students) 60%

Fall 2010 Applications, Acceptances & Enrollments
Applicants 13,885
Female applicants 9,006
Male applicants 4,879
Applicants accepted 8,352
Female applicants accepted 5,425
Male applicants accepted 2,927
Freshman enrollment 1,640
Female freshman enrollment 1,069
Male freshman enrollment 571
Early decision applicants N/A
Early decision applicants accepted N/A
Early decision applicants enrolled N/A
Early action applicants N/A
Early action applicants accepted N/A
Early action applicants enrolled N/A
Total enrolled incoming freshmen who were accepted under early acceptance or early action N/A

Fall 2010 Wait List
School has a wait list Yes
Applicants placed on wait list 1,260
Students accepting place on wait list 610
Students accepted from wait list 140

Fall 2010 High School Rank
Freshman students submitting high school class standing 60%

Fall 2010 High School GPA
Freshman students submitting high school GPA 97%
Average high school GPA 3.4
High school GPA 25th-75th percentile range 2.9-3.7

Fall 2010 Freshman SAT Scores
Freshman students submitting SAT scores 90%
SAT Critical Reading average score 570
SAT Critical Reading 25th-75th percentile range 550-610
SAT Critical Reading score breakdown
SAT Math average score 590
SAT Math 25th-75th percentile range: 570-620
SAT Writing average score 580
SAT Writing 25th-75th percentile range 590-640
SAT Essay 25th-75th percentile range N/A

Fall 2010 Freshman ACT Scores
Freshman students submitting ACT scores 38%
Average ACT Composite score 26
ACT Composite 25th-75th percentile range 24-29
ACT English 25th-75th percentile range N/A
ACT English score breakdown N/A
ACT Math 25th-75th percentile range N/A
ACT Math score breakdown N/A

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