Quinnipiac University is a private, coeducational university located in Hamden, Connecticut. Founded in 1929, the university is non-sectarian and offers students undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees through its various schools and colleges. These academic divisions include the College of Arts and Sciences; College of Professional Studies; School of Business; School of Communications; School of Education; School of Health Sciences; and School of Law.
There are currently around 7,700 students enrolled in the university ably mentored by 295 fulltime faculty members. With the average class size under 25 students and the student to faculty ratio at a low 16 to 1, students are able to enjoy a focused, one-on-one interaction with their teachers. Apart from the regular day classes, the university also offers online master’s degree programs and certificate programs for students who, for some reason, are not able to attend the day classes.
For academic year 2010-2011, total cost of attendance at the university for fulltime, undergraduate students living on campus is US$46,980 broken down into full-year tuition of US$34,250 plus room and board of US$12,730. For part-time undergraduates, the cost per hour of tuition is US$580. For graduate students, cost of tuition per credit hour varies according to the degree program chosen. Financial aid in the form of loans, grants, scholarships and work-study programs is extended to students who may find the total cost of tuition too steep.
On-campus housing is available to students of the university at a cost that varies depending on the housing facility chosen. Students have a choice of living in a traditional residential hall, an apartment type of dwelling or a suite.
For more information on admissions, college majors, degrees offered, online programs, athletics, school rankings, tuition, scholarships and financial aid options, please contact Quinnipiac University.