Quinnipiac University

School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Hamden, CT

$50,760

Avg tuition

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About Quinnipiac University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Quinnipiac University is a medium-sized private university located on a suburban campus in Hamden, Connecticut. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 9,746, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 82%. The university offers 65 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 76%, and a student-faculty ratio of 15:1. Tuition and fees for students are $50,760.

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Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

82% of students were accepted during the 2020-2021 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Retention Rate Insight

Students remain enrolled in this school at a higher rate than other schools.

This typically means students are happy with their school selection and wish to continue their education there.

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89% of full-time students stayed to continue their studies the following academic year. These students started in Fall 2019 and returned in Fall 2020.

Graduation Rate Insight

76% of students graduated out of all full-time, first-time students who began their studies in Fall 2014. Keep in mind many students who enroll are not typically first-time students, as most are adult learners. Therefore, the number of first-time students is traditionally low.

Test scores Considered (not required)

High school rank Not required or recommended

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Required

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Required

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

SAT & ACT

ACT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

SAT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of between 5,000 and 15,000 students.

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10k

Students enrolled

74%

Online student enrollment

15:1

Student to faculty ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

On-campus Check Bold
International Online classes are available for students around the world. Check Bold

Demographics

White

74%

Hispanic

9%

Black

5%

Asian

4%

Unknown

3%

Two or more races

2%

Non-U.S. Citizen

2%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

64%

Socio-economic diversity

16% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

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Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

24%

State Grant Aid

3%

Institution Grant Aid

97%

Pell Grant

16%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $4,561
State Grant Aid $3,598
Institution Grant Aid $23,369
Pell Grant Aid $4,546

Financial Outlook

$26k

Average student debt after graduation

$54k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

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Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2020-2021]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.