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Quinnipiac University
Hamden, CT
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 7,099
   Women 4,297 (60.5%)
   Men 2,802 (39.5%)
Graduate Students 2,801
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 76% of 23,492 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered Yes
Regular Admission Deadline February 1
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.40
SAT Math 547 average
490-600 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 536 average
490-590 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 25 average
22-27 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests   X    
Essay   X    
Extracurricular Activities     X  
Cost of Attendance $61,910
  Tuition and Fees $43,940
  Room and Board $15,170
Average Percent of Need Met 67%
Average Freshman Award $27,621
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 399
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 10% of classes
10-19 students: 28% of classes
20-29 students: 31% of classes
30-39 students: 24% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
50-99 students: 3% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
Hamden Population 60,960
Nearest Metropolitan Area New Haven, Hartford
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 95% of freshmen, 77% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division I
Mascot Bobcat
Sororities 30% of women participate
Fraternities 24% of men participate
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
3.2% Asian
4.7% Black/African-American
9.0% Hispanic/Latino
2.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
77.6% White
3.1% Unknown
International Students 2.2% from 30 countries
First-Year Students Returning 90.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 68.7%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months 91%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly 33.0%