Quinnipiac University

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Quinnipiac University is a Vibrant, Forward-Looking Institution that is International in Scope and Outlook

Carl Hansen Student Center 2012

Quinnipiac University is a private, coeducational, non-sectarian institution with 6,500 undergraduate and 2,300 graduate students in a technology-rich, academically challenging and student-centered environment. Consistently ranked among the top universities by U.S. News & World Report, Quinnipiac offers 58 undergraduate majors and 25 graduate programs in Business, Engineering, Communications, Health Sciences, Nursing, Education, Law, Medicine and Liberal Arts to a student body including over 200 members from foreign countries.

Professor Mark Gius' EC 271 Applied Statistical Methods class at Quinnipiac University's Lender School of Business Center. April, 2010.

A dedicated, award-winning faculty leverages leading-edge technology, small classes of 25 or fewer students, and a student-faculty ratio of 16:1 to create an academic environment very conducive to critical thinking and original scholarship.                                                           The school is situated near picturesque Sleeping Giant Mountain in Hamden, Connecticut, just 8 miles north of New Haven and midway between Boston and New York City. The campus is a magnificent architectural display of modern brick buildings and large, lush lawns. The state-of-the-art facilities include a news technology center, audio production studio, and fully-digital HDTV studio (Communications), financial technology center with a simulated trading floor and computer-aided engineering lab (Business and Engineering), and state-of-the-art facilities (Health Sciences, Medicine and Nursing) including a full-scale imaging suite with CT-Scan and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), a suite of life-size patient simulators, an intensive care unit, and anatomy lab with 48 pro-section stations.

Engineering students test structures made of uncooked pasta against simulated earthquakes, including the 1994 Northridge quake

The heart and soul of Quinnipiac is its commitment to teaching, enlightenment and global citizenship. Fostering partnerships among students, faculty, visiting scholars, and the scholastic community at large, Quinnipiac University is a vibrant, engaged, and warmly welcoming campus.

Quinnipiac University Welcomes International Students, Providing Support Services and Financial Assistance

Quinnipiac actively seeks out students from around the world to contribute their cultural and scholastic assets to the university’s well-rounded student body.
Quinnipiac offers qualified foreign students International Scholarships which are awarded based on a student’s strong academic achievement in his or her home country. The university is not able to provide full funding for all annual costs, and not every student will receive scholarship aid. Students’ families are required to provide statements of financial support if their children are selected for admission to Quinnipiac.

The Office of Multicultural and Global Education is the campus resource for immigration matters and also provides a variety of services and activities to ensure the time at QU is both academically and personally valuable and fulfilling to our international students.

The Learning Commons offers complimentary academic tutoring as well as sessions to improve study techniques, writing skills and research methods.

Career Services provides assistance with résumé writing, interview skills and job placement. A survey of recent graduates indicated that close to 90 percent were either employed or in graduate school within six months of graduation. Each year about half of students in internships are offered permanent jobs as a result of their work.

Residential Life at Quinnipiac is Exceptional and the University’s Location Ideal

Some 4,800 students make up the Quinnipiac University residential community. Traditional residence halls, suites, apartments and University-owned off-campus properties offer a great variety of residential settings.

Quinnipiac’s location offers the best of the city and the suburbs. A picturesque setting provides an enjoyable academic and residential campus experience for students. A campus shuttle system provides easy access to theaters, shopping, museums, sports, recreation and a variety of dining and entertainment options in Hamden and New Haven. In addition, two of the world’s great cities are within 2 hours by car or train: New York and Boston.

Quinnipiac students have an abundance of on-campus activities and more than 110 student clubs and organizations to enjoy their leisure time. Our 21 Division I Athletic teams and dynamic intramural program round out the many offerings outside of the classroom.

Students Who Have Worked Hard on Their Grades and Extracurricular Activities Find Quinnipiac Working Hard for Them

QU_Library night viewA Quinnipiac degree is an exceptional value, especially when considering the quality of the educational experience, support services and career guidance that students receive at this top-notch institution. The university is ready to welcome every student who wishes to enrich his or her life and future as our many successful alumni, living fulfilling personal and professional lives, have done.

For admission inquiries, please visit: Quinnipiac Admissions