Quinnipiac University

Extraordinary things happen here

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QU has 3 campuses, a college of arts and sciences and 8 professional schools, 10,000 students and 50,000 alumni who live and work in 61 countries. Through academic innovation, a focus on the professions, and extensive experiential learning opportunities, we provide a springboard for your career success and enable you to make your impact on the world.  Quinnipiac is located in New Hampshire in the power corridor between Boston and New York City, helping students be well-positioned for a variety of internships, externships, clinics, fieldwork and service trips.

What's special?

  • #13 in Regional Universities, Northwest, by US News & World Report 2018-19
  • The Economist placed Quinnipiac in the top 13% of all 4-year Universities nationally for the value of education.
  • #5 Nationally Recognized Physician Assistant Program (US News & World Report)
  • Only 2.1% of universities in the United States, like Quinnipiac, have both a medical school and a law school
  • We're proud 97.5% of Quinnipiac graduates were either employed or in advanced education programs 6 months after graduation

 

 

  • Health Sciences
    • Largest program at Quinnipiac
    • Entry-level master’s programs: MS Physician's Assistant, MS Occupational Therapy
    • #5 Nationally Recognized Physician Assistant Program (US News & World Report)
    • PA program is 4-year preprofessional undergraduate & 27-month professional component
    • Two elective rounds: designate further experience in a core rotation such as emergency medicine, surgery or pediatrics or placement in a specialty practice
    • 5 ½ year BS/MSOT program –work alongside expert faculty
    • Modern facilities such as life-size patient simulators, model apartment with adaptive technologies
    • Supervised learning in community settings
  • Business (UG/PG)
    • 4+1 BS/MBA, 2-year full-time program with optional focus areas: finance, healthcare management, supply chain management
      • 98% full-time faculty
      • #1 online MBA in Connecticut
      • Strong technology including real-time economic simulations, financial modeling & professional networking
    • BS International Business with certificates available in Export Marketing and International Purchasing
    • BS Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management
  • Biology, Chemistry (UG), Molecular & Cell Biology (PG)
    • 4+1 BS/MS or accelerated 3+1
    • Cutting edge laboratories & facilities, diverse faculty offering blend of traditional learning & hands-on lab courses
    • Relationships with prominent local biotech & biomedical firms
  • Communications/Journalism, Public Relations (UG/PG)
    • #7 Best Schools for Media Professional (LinkedIn 2014)
    • BA in Communications/Media Studies, BS or MS in Journalism, BS or MS in Public Relations, BA Advertising & Integrated Communications, BA Film, Television & Media Arts, 3+1 BA or BFA/MS
    • Award-winning faculty are industry leaders in film, media, design, journalism, advertising & public relations
    • Extensive network – student run organizations, competitions, internships & travel opportunities
  • Computer Science
    • BA or BS in Computer Science
    • 100% success rate in either job placement or graduate program
    • Covers special topics such as web development, data structure, cryptography, AI & robotics
  • Education (UG/PG)
    • BA/MAT Education: Elementary or Secondary (4+1)
    • 95% employed within 4 months, 49 schools in 17 districts locally for student teacher placements, average class size of 12

Fast facts

1929
4 seasons, snow in winter
25, Student/faculty ratio: 16:1
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396 , 396 fulltime
New York, NY (JFK) Hartford, CT (BDL)
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Undergraduate

Programs of study add

Bachelor Degree Programs:

  • Advertising & Integrated Communications
  • Athletic Training
  • Behavioral Neuroscience
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology
  • Biomedical Marketing
  • Biomedical Science
  • Chemistry
  • Civil Engineering
  • Communications/Media Studies
  • Computer Information Systems
  • Computer Information Systems/Accounting
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice
  • Diagnostic Medical Sonography
  • Economics
  • English
  • Entrepreneurship & Small Business
  • Film Television & Media Arts
  • Finance, Game Design & Development
  • Gerontology
  • Graphic & Interactive Design
  • Health Science Studies
  • History
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • International Business
  • Journalism
  • Law in Society
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Microbiology & Immunology
  • Nursing
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Philosophy
  • Physician Assistant
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Public Relations
  • Radiologic Science
  • Sociology
  • Software Engineering
  • Spanish Language & Literature
  • Theatre

Dual Degree Programs:

  • Education/Elementary (B.A./M.A.T.)
  • Education/Secondary (B.A./M.A.T.)

Subject Areas

  • Art
    • Art: Digital Arts and Design
    • Art: Film/Filmmaking
  • Biology
  • Biomedical
  • Business Administration
    • Business Administration
    • Business Administration: Accounting
    • Business Administration: Economics
    • Business Administration: Entrepreneurship
    • Business Administration: Finance
    • Business Administration: International Business
    • Business Administration: Marketing
  • Chemistry
  • Communication Studies
    • Communication Studies
    • Communication Studies: Advertising
    • Communication Studies: Journalism
    • Communication Studies: Public Relations and Advertising
  • Computer
    • Computer: Info Systems/Tech Management
    • Computer: Science
  • Criminal Justice
  • Education
    • Education: Elementary School Emphasis
    • Education: Secondary Emphasis
  • Engineering
    • Engineering
    • Engineering: Civil
    • Engineering: Mechanical
    • Engineering: Software
  • Environmental Science/Studies
  • Forensics
  • Health
    • Health: Athletic Training
    • Health: Gerontology
    • Health: Neuroscience
    • Health: Sciences
  • History
  • Legal Studies
  • Mathematics
  • Media Studies
    • Media Studies
    • Media Studies: Film/Video
  • Medical Laboratory Science/Technology
  • Neuroscience
  • Nursing
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology/Social Justice
  • Theatre Arts
    • Theatre Arts
    • Theatre Arts: Film/Filmmaking

Accommodations add

Optional

TBD

TBD

Admissions criteria add

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Direct Admission:
80 iBT or IELTS: 6.5
Conditional Acceptance:
N/A or IELTS: N/A
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Postgraduate

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Master's Degree Programs:

  • Business Administration
  • Business Administration/Finance
  • Business Administration/Health Care Management
  • Business Administration/Supply Chain Management
  • Medical Laboratory Sciences
  • Journalism
  • Molecular & Cell Biology
  • Public Relations

Subject Areas

  • Administration
  • Athletic Training
  • Biomedical Science
  • Business
  • Communications
    • Communications: Journalism
    • Communications: Public Relations
  • Education
    • Education
    • Education: Elementary Education
    • Education: Literacy and Language Arts
    • Education: Secondary Education
    • Education: Special Education
  • Finance
  • Interactive Multimedia
  • Management
    • Management: Health Care/Wellness Management
    • Management: Supply Chain
  • Medical Imaging
  • Medicine/Pre-Med
  • Nurse Anesthesia
  • Nurse Practitioner
  • Nursing
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Physical Therapy
  • Physician Assistant
  • Social Work

Accommodations add

Available

Admissions criteria add

GMAT required: MBA

N/A

Official

N/A

Required for all programs

N/A

6.5

TBD

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Athletics

  • Acrobatics and Tumbling
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Beach Volleyball
  • Dodgeball
  • Field Hockey
  • Flag Football
  • Golf
  • Ice Hockey
  • Indoor Track and Field
  • Lacrosse
  • Open Skate
  • Outdoor Track and Field
  • Rugby
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Volleyball

Campus features

Quinnipiac University has 3 campuses Mount Carmel: 212 acres (86 hectares), the main undergraduate campus North Haven: 104 acres (42 hectares) includes the medical school and the colleges of health science and nursing York Hill: 234 acres (94 hectares) includes residential, recreational and athletic facilities

Extracurricular activities

  • Accounting Society
  • Athletic Training Club
  • Behavioral Neuroscience Club
  • Biomedical Sciences Club
  • Business Leadership Club
  • Chemistry/Biochemistry Organization
  • Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization
  • Computer Information Systems Society
  • Economic & Finance Club
  • International Business Society
  • Investment Club
  • Mechanical Engineers Student Chapter
  • Psychology Club
  • Consulting Club
  • Computing Club
  • Criminal Justice Club
  • Political Science
  • Engineering Student Organization
  • Institute of Industrial Engineers
  • Game Club
  • Anthropological Research
  • Society of Human Resource
  • Students of Philosophical Hypothesis in Academia
  • among others

Estimated costs

$60,080

$2,420 Fees

Guaranteed undergraduate scholarship minimum of $8,000/year

N/A

Postgraduate

$1,035

–18 credits:  $18,725

–MBA: 46 credits ($47,610)

–MS Public Relations: 36 credits ($37,260)

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