Quinnipiac University

Housing Location Type Offers Scholarships Student Population Offers CLA
Available for Undergraduate and Graduate Suburban Yes 9000 (Total) Yes
Degrees Offered Public/Private Institution Type Student Body Student Population
Bachelor, Master Private Master: Colleges and Universities Co-educational 309 (International)

Yearly Costs / ELS Level

Living Expenses
Degree Tuition Fees Housing ** Meals OtherExpenses I 20/Visa* (Total Required Funds) ELS
Bachelor $$$$ $$$ $ $$$$ 112
Master $$$$ $ $$$$ $ $$$$ 112
 I-20/Visa costs include Tuition, Housing, Meals and all other fees in USD
Housing cost may include meals and other expenses to equal Living Expenses


Founded in 1929, the main campus is located in a residential area of Hamden, Connecticut - about 13 kilometers north of New Haven. New Haven is between New York City and Boston, Massachusetts. The 73-hectare campus has 40 buildings in a traditional New England setting, adjacent to Sleeping Giant Mountain State Park. The North Haven campus is primarily a graduate campus for programs in health sciences, nursing, education and the home to the newly built Frank H. Netter School of Medicine. On 42 hectares, the facility has state-of-the-art equipment for diagnostic imaging, nursing, physical and occupational therapy and physician assistant. The York Hill campus provides additional housing for 1400 students, a student center, parking garage and twin arenas for ice hockey and basketball. Quinnipiac University offers 60 different academic majors in Liberal Arts & Sciences, Communications, Business, Health Sciences, Nursing, and Engineering. The School of Business is ranked Top 100 by Bloomburg/Businessweek, and the health science programs are nationally recognized for their quality. Particularly, the Physician Assistant Graduate program is ranked 5th by USNWR. Located in a suburban area (population 60,000) with access to major cities, there is ample access to shopping and entertainment. The average high temperature is 61F/16.5C and average low temperature of 40F/4.4C


There is housing on-campus for undergraduate students which includes traditional dormitories, apartments and suite-style residence halls. The campus has added 1400 new beds in the past two years. For graduate students, the university offers apartment-style living with two or three bedroom apartments for single students. Families should talk with the Office of Residence Life for possible options. There are a variety of apartments for rent in the area and a car is necessary in these cases.

Residence Halls, traditional and suite-style, many with kitchens.
Apartments, 2 and 3 bedrooms for single graduate students.
Houses owned by the University (4 students per house) for undergraduate and graduate students.

Student life

Quinnipiac offers a vibrant cultural community brimming with opportunities. From thought-provoking lectures to theater productions, there's always something to do. Quinnipiac students work hard, but they also enjoy life outside the classroom. The campus is alive with activities and opportunities to get involved. At Quinnipiac, college is a living/learning environment. Approximately 4,800 students live in our residential community. A variety of residence halls, apartments and off-campuses houses are available. Student organizations provide a great opportunity for honing leadership skills. Students can learn about other ways QU can help them develop into a leader.