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Quinnipiac University - SAT Scores, Costs and Admissions Data

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Quinnipiac University

Quinnipiac University

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Quinnipiac University Description:

Located in Hamden, Connecticut, Quinnipiac University sits within a couple hours of both New York City and Boston. The school's name is well known thanks in part to the Quinnipiac University Polling Institute, and the university has many strengths in business, health, and media fields. Undergraduates can choose from 52 degree programs while the graduate schools offer 20 degrees. Quinnipiac has a 16 to 1 student / faculty ratio and an average class size of about 25. The school typically does well in both regional and national rankings. On the athletic front, the Quinnipiac Bobcats compete in the NCAA Division I Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) for most sports. Hockey competes in ECAC Hockey

Admissions Data (2012):

Enrollment (2012):

  • Total Enrollment: 8,614 (6,400 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 38% Male / 62% Female
  • 97% Full-time

Scholarships for Quinnipiac (powered by Cappex.com)

Costs (2012 - 13):

  • Tuition and Fees: $38,000
  • Books: $800 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $13,800
  • Other Expenses: $1,400
  • Total Cost: $54,000

Quinnipiac University Financial Aid (2011 - 12):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 86%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 81%
    • Loans: 63%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $15,722
    • Loans: $11,300

Most Popular Majors:

Accounting, Business Administration, Communications, Criminal Justice, Finance, Health Studies, Journalism, Management, Nursing, Psychology, Public Relations, Sociology

Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 84%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 71%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 75%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

Quinnipiac University Mission Statement:

read the complete mission statement at http://www.quinnipiac.edu/x1314.xml

"Quinnipiac University, founded in 1929, is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian institution of higher education. It is primarily a residential campus in an attractive New England setting. Quinnipiac's mission is to provide a supportive and stimulating environment for the intellectual and personal growth of undergraduate, graduate and continuing education students.

The University offers broadly based undergraduate programs as well as graduate programs in selected professional fields. Through integrated liberal arts and professional curricula, undergraduate programs in the schools of business, communications, health sciences, education and the College of Arts and Sciences prepare students for career entry or advanced studies. Graduate programs provide professional qualifications for success in business, education, health sciences, communications and law."

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