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Quinnipiac University

Hamden, CT

Web Sitewww.quinnipiac.edu/
Institution TypePrivate
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students6,553
   Women3,946 (60.2%)
   Men2,607 (39.8%)
Graduate Students2,482

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyModerately difficult
Overall Admission Rate66% of 23,240 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedNo
Early Decision OfferedYes
Regular Admission DeadlineFebruary 1
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
EssayX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA3.4
SAT Math550 average
510-610 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading540 average
490-580 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing550 average
500-590 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite24 average
22-27 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of Attendance$59,090
Tuition and Fees
$42,270
Room and Board
$14,820
Average Percent of Need Met68%
Average Freshman Award$26,791
Average Indebtedness of
2011 Graduates
$45,711

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
396
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 12% of classes
10-19 students: 35% of classes
20-29 students: 28% of classes
30-39 students: 22% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes

CAMPUS LIFE

Hamden Population60,960
Nearest Metropolitan AreaNew Haven, Hartford
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing95% of freshmen, 77% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division I
MascotBobcat
Sororities20% of women participate
Fraternities 25% of men participate

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.6% Asian
5.0% Black/African-American
9.0% Hispanic/Latino
1.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
78.5% White
2.7% Unknown
International Students2.2% from 30 countries
First-Year Students Returning86.5%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
71.8%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
84%
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
33.0%
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CLASS OF 2020 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.42 3.67 570 556 555 24
Low 2.10 2.25 380 375 350 14
High 4.00 4.50 780 800 730 34
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DID YOU KNOW?

• Founded in 1929 as the Connecticut College of Commerce, the school's name was changed to Quinnipiac in 1951 to honor the early Native American settlers who once lived in the New Haven area.

• Quinnipiac's Ed McMahon Mass Communications Center offers students state-of-the-art radio and TV production studios, Internet design facilities and a working news room.

A portion of the College Profile data is provided under license by:
Annual Survey of Colleges 2015, copyright © 2015 The College Board. All rights reserved.
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