Quinnipiac University

country rank  302
world rank  880

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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 90 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.

University Identity

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

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
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 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 600-699
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Quinnipiac University's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges

Year of first Accreditation


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 Accreditation for Teacher Education (NCATE)
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • American Bar Association
  • Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME)

Memberships and Affiliations

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

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019