Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston.

The university enrolls 7,000 full-time undergraduate and 3,000 graduate and part-time students in 100 degree programs through its Schools of Business, Communications, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing and College of Arts and Sciences. Quinnipiac consistently ranks among the top regional universities in the North in U.S. News & World Report’s America’s “Best Colleges” issue.

Basic details

  • Region: Northeast
  • Location: Hamden, Connecticut
  • Campus setting: Suburban
  • Type of institution: Private; Specialist Institution: Arts, Business, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences

Admissions information and areas of study offered

  • Percentage of students admitted: 73%
  • Average ACT: 24
  • Average SAT: 1160
  • Test optional? Yes
  • Common Application accepted? Yes
  • Areas of study offered include: Accounting/Finance, Agriculture, Anthropology, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Business, Chemistry, Communications, Computer Science, Creative Writing, Criminal Justice, Drama/Theatre Arts, Economics, Education, Engineering, English, Film/Cinema Studies, Gender Studies, Genetics, Geography, Geology, History, Humanities, Information Sciences/Systems, International Relations, Journalism, Law, Liberal Arts, Literature, Management, Marketing, Mathematics, Medical Sciences, Neuroscience, Nursing, Nutrition, Philosophy, Physiology, Political Science, Psychology, Public Health, Social Work, Sociology
  • Full list of majors available: https://www.qu.edu/academics/program-listing.html


  • International students are eligible for: Merit-based scholarship
  • Estimated yearly cost (including tuition, board, room and student fees): $66,200


  • Athletic association for the majority of sports: NCAA - Division I
  • Varsity sports: Women's Athletics / Track and field, Men's Baseball, Women's Softball, Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball, Men's Cross Country, Women's Cross Country, Women's Field Hockey, Men's Football / Soccer, Women's Football / Soccer, Women's Golf, Women's Gymnastics, Men's Ice Hockey, Women's Ice Hockey, Men's Lacrosse, Women's Lacrosse, Men's Tennis, Women's Tennis, Women's Volleyball

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