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Quinnipiac University

Ranked #148 US News US Rankings 2022

Founded
1929
Total students
10,000
International students
220
Student to staff ratio
15:1
Nationalities represented
24

Why Quinnipiac University?

Based in beautiful, southern New England, Quinnipiac University utilizes its East Coast connections to transform a wide range of degrees into future-focused careers.

Through academic innovation, a focus on the professions and extensive experiential learning opportunities, we prepare graduates for the evolving careers of the 21st century. Our broad liberal arts core complements deep expertise across more than 100 degree programs to provide an education that equips students for an extraordinary career.

Join our exclusive network of 60,000 alumni around the world who got their start at Quinnipiac University. Graduate with a competitive profile from multiple disciplines.

We also offer dual-degree programs in business, biology, communications and cybersecurity to give students the chance to complete multiple programs in record time.

We know what companies are looking for from our graduates: actual work experience and a proven track record for success. That’s why as a private institution, we prioritize internship and clinical placement in our students’ education.

From technology empires like Google and Comcast, to the marketing experts at HarperCollins Publishers and Disney, our students go beyond getting hands-on experience to making life-changing career moves.

148US News US Rankings 2022

Campus and location

Quinnipiac University campuses

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Main campus

Hamden Campus

The Mount Carmel Campus in Hamden, Connecticut. At the foot of Sleeping Giant State Park, our Hamden campus is the hub for undergraduate academic and student life. Here, students can find our classrooms and labs, the Arnold Bernhard Library, dining halls and several residence halls.

Costs and Entry Requirements

Typical costs

While tuition fees, accommodation prices and food costs may vary depending on your chosen degree, student residences and personal spending habits, below you'll find an estimated cost of attendance at Quinnipiac. For more information, visit Quinnipiac's website.

Academic year

Cost

Approximate amount per year (USD)

Tuition Fees

$32,550 - $48,825

Accommodation

$11,960 - $16,800

Meals

$1,755 - $2,120

Insurance

$25 - $25

ESTIMATED TOTAL

$46,290

-

$67,770

Scholarships

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Entry requirements

Typical entry requirements for Quinnipiac are shown below. Please note that specific admissions requirements may vary by academic program. For more details, visit Quinnipiac's website.

Academic Entry Requirements

GPA: 3

English Language Requirements

IELTS: 6.5 TOEFL: 550 Duolingo: 105 TOEFL Home Edition: 85 TOEFL My Best Score Accepted?: N Other Tests: SAT, ACT Optional but can use as proof of English Proficiency

Typical costs

While tuition fees, accommodation prices and food costs may vary depending on your chosen degree, student residences and personal spending habits, below you'll find an estimated cost of attendance at Quinnipiac. For more information, visit Quinnipiac's website.

Academic year

Cost

Approximate amount per year (USD)

Tuition Fees

$32,550 - $48,825

Accommodation

$11,960 - $16,800

Meals

$1,755 - $2,120

Insurance

$25 - $25

ESTIMATED TOTAL

$46,290

-

$67,770

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Entry requirements

Typical entry requirements for Quinnipiac are shown below. Please note that specific admissions requirements may vary by academic program.

Academic Entry Requirements

GPA: 3

English Language Requirements

IELTS: 6.5 TOEFL: 575 TOEFL Home Edition: 90 TOEFL My Best Score Accepted?: N Other Tests: MAT programs require Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators (Core) Law school programs require LSAT.

Top Ranked Subjects

114

Graduate: Law - Legal Writing

128

Graduate: Law - Constitutional Law

156

Graduate: Law - Business/corporate Law

168

Graduate: Health - Social Work

Accommodation

Information about accommodation can be found on Quinnipiac’s website .

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Services and facilities

We design our on-campus centers and institutes to prepare students for the global economy and tomorrow's workforce. For students who want to turn their ideas into ready-to-market products, innovate healthcare, explore alternative investments or make breakthroughs on ancient artifacts, our centers are resourced for endless curiosity.

All three of Quinnipiac’s campuses live in the eye-catching New England area, with access to nearby major cities.

  • Mount Carmel: Located just steps from Sleeping Giant State Park, The Mount Carmel Campus in Hamden is where undergraduate academic and student life thrives. This campus is home to most of the academic classrooms and labs, our Arnold Bernhard Library, dining halls and several residence halls.

  • York Hill: In charming Hamden, Connecticut, our York Hill campus is known for the People’s United Center and on-campus wind turbines and solar panels for green energy. For a cozy experience, students can study by the fireside at our two-story stone fireplace. In addition, York hill has plenty of classrooms and residence halls for upper-class students.

  • North Haven: The School of Education, the School of Health Sciences, the School of Law, the School of Nursing and the Frank H. Netter MD School of Medicine all come together at our North Haven campus. With interdisciplinary learning in mind, our campus’ state-of-the-art teaching facilities will help take students' programs to the next level.

How to apply

How to apply

Application deadlines

Fall: March 2 Spring: November 15

Application documents required to receive an offer

High School Transcripts High School Diploma Passport English Test Score University Transcript (transfer students) Proof of Degree (transfer students) SAT: SAT/ACT optional for all programs Reference Letters: 2 letter of recommendation Personal Statement: 250 words describing most recent academic work and future goals Unofficial documents are permitted for evaluation purposes. at time of deposit as long as NACES Accredited

Testing codes

TOEFL: 3712 SAT: 3712 ACT: 0852

Preparing for arrival

Before arrival

Create Online Student Account Register for Orientation Review International Student Handbook Apply for Housing (On-Campus and/or Off-Campus) Airport Transfer Options Available Complete Immunization and Health Forms Enroll in Student Health Insurance Submit Photo for Student Card Take Placement Tests (Math, English, etc.) Submit Final/Official Transcripts and Test Scores Pay Tuition and Fees You will receive instructions via email on how to complete all of these steps after you confirm your place.

After arrival

Attend Orientation Register for Classes Submit Final/Official Transcripts and Test Scores if not sent earlier Pay Remaining Tuition and Fees if applicable How to Pay You will receive instructions via email on how to complete all of these steps after you confirm your place.

How to apply

Application deadlines

Fall: June 01 Spring: November 15

Application documents required to receive an offer

Passport English Test Score University Transcript Proof of Degree Portfolio: MS Public Relations MS Journalism MS Sports Journalism Reference Letters: 2 professional references MBA 3 letters of recommendation Personal Statement/Essay: A letter of intent Work Experience: If available, but not required Resume

Testing codes

TOEFL: 3712 SAT: 3712 ACT: 0852

Preparing for arrival

Before arrival

Create Online Student Account Register for Orientation Apply for Housing (On-Campus and/or Off-Campus) Airport Transfer Options Available Complete Immunization and Health Forms Enroll in Student Health Insurance Submit Photo for Student Card Submit Final/Official Transcripts and Test Scores Pay Tuition and Fees How to Pay You will receive instructions via email on how to complete all of these steps after you confirm your place.

After arrival

Attend Orientation Register for Classes Submit Final/Official Transcripts and Test Scores if not sent earlier Pay Remaining Tuition and Fees if applicable You will receive instructions via email on how to complete all of these steps after you confirm your place.

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