Located in Connecticut, United States, Quinnipiac University is a private academic institute which was initially a small college when it laid its foundation stone in 1929. Over the years, it has transformed into a national university which has 3 campuses and 8 professional schools and has become one of the prestigious names in the US Education System.
The campus at Quinnipiac is situated in the heart of New England which easily connects with Boston, New York, Philadelphia and Washington D. C. The University is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education and has a total student enrollment of 10, 290. With an international population from over 45 different states and 14 countries, the institute is a favored choice among international aspirants to study in the USA.
Admissions at Quinnipiac University are offered in the 2 seasonal intakes of Fall and Spring and requires a non refundable application fee of 45 USD from all its candidates. It osberevds an acceptance rate of nearly 72% which makes it a lightly selective university in the country.
The university has been honored by various rankings surveys follows:
U.S. News Rank 2020
Times Higher Education
|Endowment||96 Million USD|
|Student Retention Rate||73%|
|Mode of Program||Full time; Part time; online|
|Campus Housing Capacity||6%|
|English language proficiency score||TOEFL or equivalent|
|Financial Aid||Available as grants, awards and scholarships|
|Admission Helpdeskemail@example.com | 810 762-3300|
The institute offers a plethora of courses for international students across its 8 professional schools within the University that provide programs in different disciplines at various levels. These include College of Arts and Sciences, School of Business, School of Communication, School of Education, School of Engineering, School of Health Sciences, School of Law, School of Medicine and School of Nursing.
The University offers undergraduate, graduate, dual-degree as well as online programs. Students get the option to choose from more than 100 degree programs: 55 UG majors, 48 UG Minors, 20 dual-degree programs, 34 graduate degrees.
Some distinct programs offered by the university are 3+3 BA/ JD, 3+1 BS/ MBA, 6 year DPT and online programs. The average class size is 20 students taught in a student-faculty ratio of 16:1.
Popular majors offered by the institute are – Health Professions and Related Programs, Business Management, Marketing, & Related Support Services; Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs; Psychology; and Biological, and Biomedical Sciences.
Application Portal: Online application portal – Common application or Quinnipiac Application.
Application Fee: 45 USD
UG applicants: Fall semester – February 1; Spring semester – November 15
PG applicants: Fall term – April 30; Spring Term – September 30
Basic Admission Requirements
|Exam||Undergraduate Requirements||Graduate Requirements|
For all the aspirant of the university looking to enroll in the comings essional year, an estimated budget for international students looking to study in the US is as follows:
|Expense||Estimated Cost for 2020-21|
|Student Fees||1820 USD|
|Technology Fees||740 USD|
|Room and Board||15,440 USD|
|Personal Expense||1200 USD|
|Total Cost of Attendance||69000 USD|
The university offers a range of financial aid facilities in the form of work-study, awards and scholarships for international students to study in the USA. The average scholarship value for freshmen is 22,734 USD. About 63% of the freshmen receive financial aid in some form.
91% students in the batch of 2018-19 received financial aid either as scholarship, loans, grants or work study programs. The FAFSA is used to determine eligibility and amount to be awarded to students in most cases.
Some of the scholarships offered by the institute include:
|Scholarship Name||Amount Awarded|
|Roberta B. Willis Scholarship||5250 USD|
|Federal Pell Grants||6195 USD|
|Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (SEOG)||500-2000 USD|
|Graduate Merit Scholarship||Part of tuition fees|
The institute also offers a Federal Work Study Program which is a part-time employment opportunity for students to finance their education. Over 1000 students avail work through this program where they work for 6 to 10 hours in a week and are paid on the basis of minimum wage.
97.5% of the graduates of Quinnipiac University are either employed or taking higher education within 6 months of graduation. Based on skills specifically required by employers, Quinnipiac has outgrown other private and public universities by 5.5%.
The value adding capacity of Quinnipiac in terms of job related skills is 10.8% more than similar private or public schools. 73% of the students of the 2018 batch participated in at least 1 internship during their program duration.
|Institution Type||Private (Not for Profit)|
|Average Cost of Attendance||$47,590 / Year|
|Student : Faculty Ratio||1 : 1|
|Quinnipiac University Enrollment||11330|
|Average Graduation Rate||70.6%|
The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees
|Undergraduate Programs||$47,590 / Year|
|Post Graduate Program||$31,050 / Year|
|On Campus Accomodation|
|Books & Supplies||$800 / Year|
|On campus, Room & Board||$14,190 / Year|
|On Campus, Other Expenses||$2,000 / Year|
|Off Campus Accomodation|
|Off campus (not with family), Room & Board||$14,960 / Year|
|Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses||$2,500 / Year|
|Off campus (with family), Room & Board||$4,700 / Year|
|Off campus (with family), Other Expenses||$4,700 / Year|
|New England Association of Schools and Colleges|
|Program Wise Accreditations|
|Law Programs||American Bar Association|
|Medicine Programs||Liaison Committee on Medical Education|
|Medicine Programs||Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology|
|Nursing Programs||Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education|
|Nursing Programs||Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing|
|Nursing Programs||Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs|
|Physiotherapy Programs||American Physical Therapy Association|
|Programs||American Occupational Therapy Association|
|Total Faculty||Full Time||Part time||Graduate Assistants|
Rank (Out of Colleges)
#215 [Out of 650]
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