Quinnipiac University Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, and More

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Quinnipiac University is a largely accessible school, with 76 percent of applicants admitted in 2016. Those with solid grades and test scores within or above the ranges below have a good chance of being accepted. Interested students will need to submit an application, along with official high school transcripts, and scores from either the SAT or the ACT. If you have any questions about applying, be sure to visit Quinnipiac's website, and/or get in touch with a member of the admissions team for help.

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Admissions Data (2016)

Quinnipiac University Description

Located in Hamden, Connecticut, Quinnipiac University sits within a couple hours of both New York City and Boston. The school's name is well-known thanks in part to the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute, and the university has many strengths in business, health, and media fields. Undergraduates can choose from 52 degree programs while the graduate schools offer 20 degrees.

Quinnipiac has a 16 to 1 student/faculty ratio and an average class size of about 25. The school typically does well in both regional and national rankings. On the athletic front, the Quinnipiac Bobcats compete in the NCAA Division I Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) for most sports. Hockey competes in ECAC Hockey.

Enrollment (2016)

  • Total Enrollment: 9,900 (7,099 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 39% Male / 61% Female
  • 96% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17)

  • Tuition and Fees: $43,940
  • Books: $800 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $15,170
  • Other Expenses: $2,000
  • Total Cost: $61,910

Quinnipiac University Financial Aid (2015 - 16)

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 95%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 93%
    • Loans: 64%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $21,210
    • Loans: $11,749

Academic Programs

Graduation and Retention Rates

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 89%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 74%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 78%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Hockey, Lacrosse, Tennis, Volleyball, Basketball, Baseball, Soccer
  • Women's Sports: Field Hockey, Lacrosse, Rugby, Tennis, Basketball, Gymnastics, Track and Field

Data Source

National Center for Educational Statistics

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