Quinnipiac University

country rank  327
world rank  853

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University Overview

Founded in 1929, Quinnipiac University is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the large town of Hamden (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Connecticut. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Quinnipiac University (QU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Quinnipiac University (QU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 89 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. QU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Acronym QU
Founded 1929
Motto Challenging Students to Meet the Challenges of the Future
Colours Blue and gold

University Location

Address 275 Mt Carmel Avenue
Hamden (population range: 50,000-249,999)
06518 Connecticut
United States
T +1 (203) 582 8200
F +1 (203) 582 8906

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 275 Mount Carmel Avenue
Hamden 06518-1908
+1 (203) 582 8600
800 462 1944

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty Range 600-699
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to Quinnipiac University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges


Year of first Accreditation
1958


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
  • American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
  • American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)
  • National Collegiate Acc

Affiliations

  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
  • Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC)
  • Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC)
  • Big East Conference

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018