QU

Quinnipiac University

275 Mt Carmel Ave, Hamden, United States
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  • Total Documents
    2,357
  • Class Notes
    1,746
  • Textbook Notes
    255
  • Study Guides
    354
  • Currently Enrolled
    2,081
  • Previously Enrolled
    710

Overview of Quinnipiac University (QU)

About this school

  • Website


    www.qu.edu/
  • Coeducational


    Yes

  • Graduate Students


    Not reported

  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:7,305
    • Men:Not reported
    • Women:Not reported

Location

Static map

Admission Information (QU)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Quinnipiac University is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
-
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
2
3
Social Studies
2
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
2
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required for some
February 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
275 Mount Carmel Avenue
City, State, Zip
Hamden, CT  06518-1940
Phone
(203) 582-8600
Fax
(203) 582-6347
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
February 1
Application Fee
$65
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
Yes
Early Decision Deadline
November 1
Early Decision Notification
Not reported
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
74% of 22,071 applicants were admitted
Women
76% of 13,746 applicants were admitted
Men
71% of 8,325 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
16,305 admitted students enrolled
Women
Not reported
Men
Not reported

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.47
375 And Above
29%
3.50 - 3.74
20%
3.25 - 3.49
18%
3.00 - 3.24
14%
2.50 - 2.99
16%
2.00 - 2.49
3%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
578 average |530-630 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
5%
• Score 600 - 700
35%
• Score 500 - 600
49%
• Score 400 - 500
11%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
587 average |550-630 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
4%
• Score 600 - 700
42%
• Score 500 - 600
46%
• Score 400 - 500
7%
• Score 300 - 400
1%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
25 average |23-27 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
11%
• Score 24 - 29
57%
• Score 18 - 23
30%
• Score 12 - 17
2%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (QU)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $47,960 (72.94296577946768%)
  • Room & Board: - $14,990 (22.79847908745247%)
  • Other Expences: - $800 (1.2167300380228137%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,000 (3.041825095057034%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Quinnipiac University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning January 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001402
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
1,665 (84.8%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
1,374 (82.5%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,372 (99.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
239 (17.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
67%
Average Award
$28,944
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,352 (98.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $23,375
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,072 (78.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,395
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 1,174 (85.6%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
521 (26.5%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $16,331

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
5,136 (73.8%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
4,425 (86.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
4,405 (99.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
701 (15.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
65%
Average Award
$28,707
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 4,334 (98.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $22,734
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 3,527 (80.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,352
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 3,194 (72.5%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
1,813 (26.1%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $16,877

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
68%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$48,894
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
23.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
3.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Children of Faculty/Staff, International Students, Siblings of Current Students

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,062

Academics & Instruction (QU)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


378

Part-Time Faculty


706

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


31%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 10% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 31% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 28% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 25% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 3% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 3% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 22% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 75% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 3% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 0% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
635,190

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
600
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Quinnipiac University provides wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


86.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


68.3%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


74.4%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


75.0%

Programs & Majors (QU)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (64)


  • Accounting
  • Advertising
  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological and Physical Sciences
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemistry, General
  • Cinematography and Film/Video Production
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Software Engineering
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Developmental and Child Psychology
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Engineering, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • Finance, General
  • Game and Interactive Media Design
  • Gerontology
  • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
  • History, General
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Human Services, General
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Information Science/Studies
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Journalism
  • Legal Studies, General
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology
  • Occupational Therapy/Therapist
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Therapy/Therapist
  • Physician Assistant
  • Physiological Psychology/Psychobiology
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Relations/Image Management
  • Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Sales, Distribution, and Marketing Operations, General
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Theatre/Theatre Arts Management
  • Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Health professions and related sciences, Business/marketing, Communication/journalism

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Health Sciences, Master of Medical Science, Master of Science, Master of Business Administration, Master of Social Work, Master of Laws, Master of Science in Nursing, Master of Health Science

Master's Programs of Study (36)


  • Adult Nursing
  • Advertising and Public Relations
  • Allied Health--General
  • Anesthesiologist Assistant Studies
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Cardiovascular Sciences
  • Cell Biology
  • Clinical Laboratory Sciences/Medical Technology
  • Communication--General
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Elementary Education
  • English Education
  • Family Nurse Practitioner Studies
  • Film, Television, and Video Production
  • Foreign Languages Education
  • Health Physics/Radiological Health
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Internet and Interactive Multimedia
  • Journalism
  • Law
  • Mathematics Education
  • Middle School Education
  • Molecular Biology
  • Nursing--General
  • Organizational Management
  • Pathology
  • Perfusion
  • Physician Assistant Studies
  • Science Education
  • Secondary Education
  • Social Sciences Education
  • Social Work
  • Supply Chain Management

Campus Life (QU)

Location & Geography

Population


60,960

Nearest Metropolitan Area


600 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


New Haven, Hartford

Weather


Temperature
15.8 average low in January, 80 average high in September
Rain
128 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
35 mile(s) from campus in Windsor Locks
Nearest Bus Station
9 mile(s) from campus in New Haven
Nearest Train Station
9 mile(s) from campus in New Haven

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing

Students of College Housing


75% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


25%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Bobcat
School Colors
Navy and gold

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Field Hockey
Golf
Gymnastics
Ice Hockey
Lacrosse
Rugby
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Field Hockey
Golf
Gymnastics
Ice Hockey
Lacrosse
Rugby
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
baseball, basketball, bowling, field hockey, soccer, softball, tennis, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Quinnipiac University offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, student government, social programming board, drama club, chronicle (student newspaper), dance company

Sororities


30% of women participate

Fraternities


24% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


Not reported

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
7,305
Women
0
Men
0

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 3.4% Asian
  • 3.9% Black/African-American
  • 9.6% Hispanic/Latino
  • 2.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 78.2% White
  • 2.3% Unknown

International Students


1.9% from 51 countries

Average Age


23

Number of Graduate Students


Not reported

Student Resources (QU)