Quinnipiac University Overview
Quinnipiac University is a private not-for-profit institution located in Hamden, Connecticut. The suburban atmosphere of Hamden makes it a great place for students who want the amenities of city life without actually living in the middle of a constant hustle and bustle.
What Is Quinnipiac University Known For?
- Students at Quinnipiac have an easier time paying back their loans. The school's student loan default rate is only 2%, compared to the national rate of 10.1%.
- The highest award offered at Quinnipiac is the doctor's degree.
- For the 2019-2020 academic year, 42% of the faculty were full-time.
- After graduation, Quinnipiac bachelor's degree recipients go on to jobs where they make $75,575 a year. That's about 85% more than their peers at other schools.
- On average, it takes about 4.1 years for students from Quinnipiac to earn a bachelor's degree. This is excellent when compared to the average of 4.4 years.
Quinnipiac University Rankings
Quinnipiac holds the #6 spot on the Best Colleges in Connecticut ranking.
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Quinnipiac.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Quinnipiac has earned from around the web.
|#8||Best Other Health Professions Schools||College Factual|
|#12||Best Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services Schools||College Factual|
|#43||Best Allied Health Professions Schools||College Factual|
|#68||Best Nursing Schools||College Factual|
|#84||Best Health Professions Schools||College Factual|
|#216||Best Nursing Schools||Nursing Degree Search|
Where Is Quinnipiac University?
Contact details for Quinnipiac are given below.
|Address:||Mt Carmel Ave, Hamden, CT 06518|
How Do I Get Into Quinnipiac?
You can apply to Quinnipiac online at: www.qu.edu/apply
Admission Requirements for Quinnipiac
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||neither required nor recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||required|
|SAT or ACT Scores||considered but not required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Quinnipiac?
Approximately 37% of accepted students are men and 63% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 83%, and the acceptance rate for women is 82%.
Can I Afford Quinnipiac University?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Quinnipiac, approximately 62% of students took out student loans averaging $12,373 a year. That adds up to $49,492 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Quinnipiac is 2.3%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
Quinnipiac University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 2,903 graduate students at the school.
Of the 6,482 full-time undergraduates at Quinnipiac, 38% are male and 62% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Quinnipiac University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||232|
|Hispanic or Latino||634|
Connecticut students aren't the only ones who study at Quinnipiac University. At this time, 30 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 52 countries are represented at Quinnipiac. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Saudi Arabia, Canada, and China.
Online Learning at Quinnipiac University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Quinnipiac has changed over the last few years.
Online Affordability Rankings of Quinnipiac
During the most recent year for which we have data, the full-time undergraduate tuition at Quinnipiac University was $50,760 for both in-state and out-of-state students. The following table shows how Quinnipiac is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are not mostly online.
|Major||Tuition for In-State Students||Tuition for Out-of-State Students|
|Other Computer & Information Sciences||#9||#9|
|Design & Applied Arts||#24||#24|
|Other Health Professions||#27||#27|
|Radio, Television & Digital Communication||#37||#37|
|Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods||#50||#50|
|Visual & Performing Arts||#60||#60|
Online Growth Rankings of Quinnipiac
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Quinnipiac University was 8.5%. This is the #1,441 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Quinnipiac regardless of major.
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Quinnipiac University Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- Image Credit: By JlsElsewhere under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
|Request Info||Southern New Hampshire University You have goals. Southern New Hampshire University can help you get there. Whether you need a bachelor's degree to get into a career or want a master's degree to move up in your current career, SNHU has an online program for you. Find your degree from over 200 online programs. Learn More >|