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Quinnipiac University

Hamden, CT

At A Glance

Main Address

275 Mount Carmel Ave

Hamden, CT 06518-1905

www.qu.edu

Admission Office

275 Mount Carmel Avenue

Hamden, CT 06518-1908

(203) 582-8600

Fax : (203) 582-8906

admissions@qu.edu

Contact : Carla Knowlton

Director of Admissions

Type of School

Medium

Private

university

4-year school

Coed

New England Association of Colleges and Schools

Regionally Accredited

College Board Member

College Board Code: 3712

Quick Facts

Total undergraduates : 7,425

Percentage of financial need met (average) : 67.0%

Average financial aid package : $28,873.00

In-State Tuition : $50,760.00

Out-of-State Tuition : $50,760.00

School Calendar

Semester

Degrees Available

Bachelor's

Master's

Doctoral

Setting

Small City (50-250k)

Suburban

Residential campus

Deadlines

Admission

Regular application due: No Regular Application Deadline

Priority application due : --

College will notify student of admission : --

Student must reply to acceptance by : May 1 (or within 2 week(s) if notified after May 1st)

Housing deposit due : May 1

Tests

SAT Reasoning/ACT Score report due : Feb 1

SAT subject score report due : --

Financial Aid

Financial Aid Application due : --

Financial Aid Priority Application due : Mar 1

College will notify student : --

Student must reply : May 1

Transfer Students

Transfer Application closing date : --

College will notify student of transfer decision by : --

Transfer priority application date : --

Transfer student must reply : --

Transfer deadline for filing financial aid forms : --

Transfer priority financial aid deadline : --

College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about : --

Student must reply to financial aid decision by : May 1

Major and Learning Environment

Learning Environment

Calendar type : Semester

Degrees Offered in : Bachelor's, Master's, Doctoral degrees

Returning for sophomore year : 86.0%

Accreditation and Associations

New England Association of Colleges and Schools

Regionally Accredited

College Board Member

Most Popular Majors

Bachelor's
Health Professions : 37.0%
Business/Marketing : 23.0%
Communications/Journalism : 10.0%
Psychology : 5.0%

All Majors

Levels at which colleges offer undergraduate majors are designated by these letters :

A = Associate degree, B = Bachelor's degree, C = Certificate degree, D = Doctor degree, M = Master degree

Biological & Biomedical Sciences
Biochemistry B
Biology/Biological Sciences, General B
Biomedical Sciences, General B M
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology M
Microbiology and Immunology B
Microbiology, General B
Molecular Biology B
Neuroscience B

Business, Management, Marketing, & Related Support
Accounting B M
Business Administration and Management, General B M
Business/Corporate Communications, General B
Business/Managerial Economics B
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies B
Finance, General B
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General B
International Business/Trade/Commerce B
International Marketing B M
Management Information Systems, General B M
Management Science B M
Marketing/Marketing Management, General B
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management B M
Office Management and Supervision B
Organizational Leadership M

Communication, Journalism & Related Programs
Advertising B
Broadcast Journalism B
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia B M
Journalism B M
Mass Communication/Media Studies B
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication M
Public Relations/Image Management B

Computer & Information Sciences, Support Services
Computer Graphics B
Computer Programming, Specific Applications B
Computer Science B
Computer and Information Sciences, General B M
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance M
Informatics M
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design B M

Education
Biology Teacher Education M
Chemistry Teacher Education M
Educational Leadership and Administration, General M
Educational/Instructional Technology M
Elementary Education and Teaching M
English/Language Arts Teacher Education M
Foreign Language Teacher Education M
History Teacher Education M
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching M
Mathematics Teacher Education M
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education M
Secondary Education and Teaching M
Social Studies Teacher Education M
Spanish Language Teacher Education M
Special Education and Teaching, General M
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels M

Engineering
Civil Engineering, General B
Computer Software Engineering B
Engineering, General B
Industrial Engineering B
Mechanical Engineering B

English Language, Literature & Letters
English Language and Literature, General B

Foreign Language, Literatures & Linguistics
Spanish Language and Literature B

Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing D M
Anesthesiologist Assistant M
Athletic Training/Trainer B
Diagnostic Medical Sonography/Sonographer and Ultrasound Technician B
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing D M
Nursing Practice D
Nursing Science D
Occupational Therapy/Therapist M
Pathology/Pathologist Assistant M
Perfusion Technology/Perfusionist M
Physical Therapy/Therapist D
Physician Assistant M
Pre-Dentistry Studies B
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies B
Pre-Veterinary Studies B
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer B
Radiologist Assistant M
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse B D

History
History, General B

Legal Professions & Studies
Legal Assistant/Paralegal B
Legal Studies B
Pre-Law Studies B

Liberal Arts & Sciences, Gen Studies & Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies B

Mathematics & Statistics
Mathematics, General B

Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies
Gerontology B
Mathematics and Computer Science B
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General B
Science, Technology and Society B

Philosophy & Religious Studies
Philosophy B

Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General B

Psychology
Psychology, General B

Public Administration & Social Services
Social Work M

Science Technologies & Technicians
Biology/Biotechnology Technology/Technician B

Security & Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies B

Social Sciences
Criminology B
Economics, General B
Political Science and Government, General B
Social Sciences, General B
Sociology B

Visual & Performing Arts
Cinematography and Film/Video Production B
Drama and Dramatics/Theater Arts, General B
Game and Interactive Media Design B
Graphic Design B

Learning outside the classroom

Many colleges offer special programs like the opportunity to study abroad or participate in internships to get on-the-job training. Nearly all colleges provide extra academic help or tutoring to students who need it.

Special Study Options

Double Major

Honors Program

Independent Study

Internships

Liberal Arts/Career Combination

Student-Designed Major

Teacher Certification

Accelerated Program

Off-Campus Study Options

Study Abroad

Washington Semester

Semester At Sea

Extended Class Availability

Extensive evening or early morning classes

Distance Learning

Computer Services

500 Public computers, available in: Computer Center, Libraries

Dorms wired for access to campus-wide network

Dorms wired for high speed internet connections

Computer repair service available on campus

Student web hosting available

Wireless network available

Where Graduates Go

Within one year of receiving their bachelor’s degree:

Law : 2.0%

Business : 7.0%

Medical : 2.0%

Other : 29.0%

Campus Life

Campus General Information

Size : Medium-sized

Unique Facilities : financial technology center, center for entrepreneurship, Quinnipiac polling institute, community health education institute, diagnostic imaging suite, critical care simulation laboratories for neonatal/pediatric and adult patients, motion analysis laboratory, the Irish Famine museum, production TV studio, audio production studio, news technology center, human anatomy lab

Geographic Location : 8 miles from New Haven, 30 miles from Hartford. 80 Miles from New York City

Small City

Suburban

Residential Campus

Total undergraduates : 7,425

First-time degree-seeking freshmen : --

Degree-seeking undergrads : 7,371

Graduate enrollment : --

Student General Information

All students average age : 20

Full time students average age : 20

In state students : 29.0%

Out of state students : 71.0%

Race/Ethnicity

Two or more races : 2.0%

Black African American : 4.0%

Asian : 3.0%

Hispanic/Latino : 9.0%

Race Ethnicity Unknown : 2.0%

White : 77.0%

Non-Resident Alien : 2.0%

Other Activities & Organizations

18.0% Men who Join Fraternities

26.0% Women who Join Sororities

Student Newspaper : Quinnipiac Chronicle

Student Newspaper URL : www.quchronicle.com

Housing Policies

First-year students living in college housing : 93.0%

All undergraduates living in college housing : 65.0%

Housing Options

Apartments For Single Students

Wellness Housing (alcohol/drug/smoke-free)

Theme Housing

Coed Housing

Additional Housing Options

Housing deposit : $350.00

Housing deposit due : May 1

Housing deposit is not refunded if student does not enroll.

Car is not allowed for freshman

Pet is not allowed in the Dorm

General Athletics

Team Name : Bobcats

Sport Member : NCAA

Sport's Levels Available

NCAA Division I

Intercollegiate

Intramural

Scholarship

Counseling And Wellness

Chaplain/spiritual director

Career counseling

Employment services for undergraduates

Financial aid counseling

Health services

Personal counseling

Placement services for graduates

Veteran's counselor

Adult (re-entering) student services/programs

Minority students services

Alcohol/substance abuse counseling

Additional Programs for Students with Disabilities

Partial services for students with learning disabilities

Wheelchair Accessibility

Academic Support Programs

Study skills assistance

Learning center

Tutoring

Activities

Y indicates available and N indicates not available

Activity Name

Available on Campus

Campus Ministries

Y

Choral Groups

Y

Concert Band

N

Dance Activity

Y

Drama/Theater

Y

Film Society

N

Fraternities

Y

Government or Political Activity

Y

International Student Organization

Y

Jazz Band

N

Literary Magazine

Y

Marching Band

N

Model United Nations

N

Music Ensembles

N

Musical Theater

N

Opera

N

Pep Band

Y

Radio Station

Y

Sororities

Y

Student Newspaper

Y

Symphony Orchestra

N

Television Station

Y

Yearbook

Y

Sports

Sport Name

Levels Available

Archery

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Badminton

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Baseball

Men's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Men's Intramural

Men's NCAA Division I

Basketball

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Men's NCAA Division I

Women's NCAA Division I

Bowling

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Cross-Country

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Men's NCAA Division I

Women's NCAA Division I

Field Hockey

Women's Intercollegiate

Women's Scholarship

Women's Intramural

Women's NCAA Division I

Golf

Women's Intercollegiate

Women's Scholarship

Women's NCAA Division I

Ice Hockey

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Men's NCAA Division I

Women's NCAA Division I

Lacrosse

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Men's NCAA Division I

Women's NCAA Division I

Rugby

Women's Intercollegiate

Women's Scholarship

Women's NCAA Division I

Soccer

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Men's NCAA Division I

Women's NCAA Division I

Softball

Women's Intercollegiate

Women's Scholarship

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Women's NCAA Division I

Tennis

Men's Intercollegiate

Women's Intercollegiate

Men's Scholarship

Women's Scholarship

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Men's NCAA Division I

Women's NCAA Division I

Track and Field

Women's Intercollegiate

Women's Scholarship

Track: Indoor

Women's NCAA Division I

Track: Outdoor

Women's NCAA Division I

Volleyball

Women's Intercollegiate

Women's Scholarship

Men's Intramural

Women's Intramural

Women's NCAA Division I

Other Sports : stunts and tumbling W


Applying

General Applying Information

Application Fee: $65.00

Application fee notes: Paper/Online

Application Fee Waiver Available: Yes

Applied early admission : --

Admitted early admission : --

Applied early action : --

Admitted early action : --



Admission stats are based on first-time, degree seeking freshmen from Fall 2016 and Fall 2017.

Very Important

Academic GPA

Class Rank

Level of Applicant's Interest

Rigor of secondary school record

Important

Application Essay

Interview

Recommendations

Standardized Test Scores

State Residency

Considered

Alumni Relation

Character/Personal Qualities

Extracurricular Activities

First generation college student

Racial/Ethnic Status

Talent/Ability

Volunteer Work

Work Experience

Test Policies for Admission Decisions

Required for some: SAT or ACT

Test Policies for placement

Institution's own exam

SAT score use policy

Highest Section Scores Across Test Dates

Additional requirements for home-schooled students

Special requirements for home-schooled applicants:

(in addition to any polices listed)

Statement describing home school structure and mission

Transcript/record of courses and grades

Letter of recommendation from person other than parent

Other Test Policies

Test optional: SAT or ACT are required for all students applying to the schools of Health Sciences and Nursing. All other majors do not require test scores, but will be considered if submitted. Must send official test scores for all SAT and/or ACT tests taken. Highest scores used when reviewing applications for admission and for scholarships.

A note from the college

Primary emphasis placed on high school transcript, grades, grade pattern, level of difficulty, and demonstrated interest. Test scores are required of those who apply to the nursing or health sciences majors, all other majors may choose to submit test scores for evaluation. Essay and recommendation(s) are also important and considered. Interview recommended, extracurricular activities, evidence of leadership, and employment also considered.

High school class rank of incoming freshmen

Top Tenth : 20.0%

Top Quarter : 58.0%

Top Half : 92.0%

Bottom Half : 8.0%

GPAs of incoming freshmen

3.5 - 3.74 : 28.0%

3.25 - 3.49 : 22.0%

3.00 - 3.24 : 15.0%

2.50 - 2.99 : 13.0%

2.00 - 2.49 : 4.0%

Advanced Placement Program (AP) Information

Offers credit for AP Exams : Yes

Offers placement into higher-level courses for AP Exams : Yes

Offers sophomore standing for qualifying AP scores : Yes

From the college: Quinnipiac University does grant credit for Advanced Placement level courses taken in high school. To receive consideration for credit students must take the AP exam and receive a score of 4 or better in English, Math, and Science. A score of 3 or better is required in most other AP courses.

High school Coursework

High School diploma required, GED accepted

Course Name

Required

Recommended

English

4

0

Math

3

4

Science

3

4

Science Lab

2

4

Social Studies

2

0

Foreign Language

2

3

Academic Electives

2

0

History

2

0

TEST Scores

Percent who submitted SAT scores : -- and Percent who submitted ACT scores : --

Test Subjects

Middle 50% of First-Year Students

SAT Math

*

SAT Evidence Based Reading & Writing

*

ACT Composite

*


* The college did not report these requirements or does not have specific requirements.


College-Level Examination Program (CLEP)

Exam

Minimum Grade for Credit

Credit Hours Awarded

American Government

50

3

American Literature

50

6

Analyzing and Interpreting Literature

50

3

Biology

50

8

Calculus with Elementary Functions

50

6

Chemistry

50

8

College Algebra

50

3

College Composition

50

3

College Composition Modular with Optional Essay

50

3

English Literature

50

6

French I

50

6

French II

60

6

German I

50

6

German II

60

6

History of United States I

50

3

History of United States II

50

3

Human Growth and Development

50

3

Humanities

50

6

Information Systems and Computer Applications

50

3

Introduction to Educational Psychology

50

3

Introductory Business Law

50

3

Introductory Psychology

50

3

Introductory Sociology

50

3

Natural Science

50

8

Principles of Macroeconomics

50

3

Principles of Management

50

3

Principles of Marketing

50

3

Principles of Microeconomics

50

3

Social Sciences and History

50

3

Spanish I

50

6

Spanish II

63

6

Western Civilization I

50

3

Western Civilization II

50

4

Paying

Financial Aid Distribution & Stats

% of scholarship / grants : 67.0%

% of loans / jobs : 33.0%

% of freshmen with need who received financial aid : 100.0%

% Applied for need-based aid : 74.0%

% Judged to have need : 85.0%

% that were offered aid : 85.0%

% that had need fully met : 16.0%

% of need met : 67.0%

Average 1st year financial aid package : $28,873.00

Avg non need-based aid : $17,549.00

Avg need-based scholarship or grant award : $23,265.00

Avg need-based loan : $3,426.00

Avg indebtedness at graduation : $48,544.00

Financial Aid Deadlines

Financial Aid Priority Deadline : Mar 1

Respond By Date : May 1

Contact Information

Financial aid contact name : Dominic Yoia

Financial aid office phone : (203) 582-8750

Financial Aid Forms

Domestic first-year financial aid applicants must submit the following forms, if applicable:

FAFSA

Part-Time Costs

Cost per credit hour (in-state): $1,105.00

Cost per credit hour (out-of-state): --

Note: These costs are tuition fees only. In some cases, fees and other expenses can be additional.

Financial Aid Policies

This school practices need-blind admissions.

Scholarship Opportunities

Academic scholarships; $9,000-$30,000 per year; based on class rank and (if provided) SAT/ACT scores; renewable with full-time status and 3.0 GPA.

Need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Non need-based financial aid determined by

Academics

Athletics

Work Study Programs

Nights

Weekends

Tuition payment plans

Credit card payment

Deferred payment

External finance company

Installment payment

Annual College Costs

Cost Category

On Campus

Off Campus

At Home

In-state tuition and fees:

$50,760.00

$50,760.00

$50,760.00

Out-of-state tuition and fees:

$50,760.00

$50,760.00

$50,760.00

Room and board:

$15,440.00

$15,100.00

$2,200.00

Books and supplies:

$800.00

$800.00

$800.00

Estimated personal expenses:

$1,200.00

$1,200.00

$1,200.00

Transportation expenses:

$800.00

$1,300.00

$1,300.00

Estimated Total In-state:

$69,000.00

$69,160.00

$56,260.00

Estimated Total Out-of-state:

$69,000.00

$69,160.00

$56,260.00

The prices listed above are probably not what you and your family will pay. Most college students receive financial aid, which reduces the amount the family actually pays. For U.S. colleges, use the college's net price calculator to get the best estimate of what your family will pay.


Athletic Scholarship Opportunities

Sport

Male

Female

Baseball

Available

Basketball

Available

Available

Cross-Country

Available

Available

Field Hockey

Available

Golf

Available

Ice Hockey

Available

Available

Lacrosse

Available

Available

Rugby

Available

Soccer

Available

Available

Softball

Available

Tennis

Available

Available

Track and Field

Available

Volleyball

Available

For Transfer Students

Credit Information

Minimum number of credits: 12

Minimum college GPA (on a 4.0 scale): 2.5

Lowest grade earned for course that may be transferred for credit (on a 4.0 scale): 2

Maximum credits/courses from a 2-year institution: 64

Maximum credits/courses from a 4-year institution: 75

Minimum credits transfers must complete to earn bachelor's degree: 45

Admission Requirements (Required)

College Transcript(s)

Essay or Personal Statement

Admission Requirements (Recommended)

Interview

Students who applied for transfer

Students who applied for transfer from 2 year schools: 34.0%

Students who applied for transfer from 4 year schools: 66.0%

Terms in which transfer students may enroll

Fall

Spring

Transfers accepted as

1st semester freshman

2nd semester freshman

Sophomore

Junior

Senior

Services for students transferring IN from another school

Advisor

Orientation

Pre-admission transcript evaluation (determination of what courses will transfer)

Special Requirements

Interview recommended. Limited space for occupational therapy, athletic training and nursing; GPA minimum requirements higher. No transfer students accepted to the 6 year BS/MHS physician assistant program or the 6 or 7 year BS/DPT in physical therapy. Students interested in the graduate PA or DPT program can apply for entry to the graduate portion upon completion of their undergraduate degree.

For International Students

Admission for International Students

Application fee: $65.00

Annual College Costs

Tuition and Fees: $50,760.00

Room & Board(on-campus): $15,440.00

Room & Board(off-campus): $15,100.00

Additional estimated expenses: $1,000.00

Costs per credit hour: $1,105.00

Financial Aid

International students eligible for need based aid

International students eligible for non-need based aid

Tests for International Students

TOEFL Required of non-resident alien applicants

TOEFL (internet-based test) average score: 85

TOEFL (internet-based test) minimum score: 80

TOEFL (paper) average score: --

TOEFL (paper) minimum score: --

Services for International Students

Special International Student Orientation Program

International Student Adviser