Quinnipiac University

Private, Four-years School Located in Hamden, CT

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How much is the Quinnipiac tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Quinnipiac's tuition & fees is $53,090.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $71,840 when a student lives on-campus.

Quinnipiac Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Tuition & Fees$53,090
Books & Supplies Costs$800
On-campus Room & Board$15,950
On-campus Expenses$2,000
Off-campus Room & Board$15,700
Off-campus Expenses$2,500
2023-2024 Projection
Tuition & Fees$51,030

How Much Does it Cost to Go to Quinnipiac for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $226,025 at Quinnipiac. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $300,502. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $180,048.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$54,423$72,636$43,633
Sophomore (2024-25)$55,789$74,270$44,539
Junior (2025-26)$57,189$75,942$45,465
Senior (2026-27)$58,625$77,653$46,411
4 Years Total$226,025$300,502$180,048
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$55,789$74,270$44,539
Sophomore (2025-26)$57,189$75,942$45,465
Junior (2026-27)$58,625$77,653$46,411
Senior (2027-28)$60,096$79,405$47,378
4 Years Total$231,699$307,270$183,792
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$57,189$75,942$45,465
Sophomore (2026-27)$58,625$77,653$46,411
Junior (2027-28)$60,096$79,405$47,378
Senior (2028-29)$61,605$81,197$48,366
4 Years Total$237,515$314,197$187,620
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$58,625$77,653$46,411
Sophomore (2027-28)$60,096$79,405$47,378
Junior (2028-29)$61,605$81,197$48,366
Senior (2029-30)$63,151$83,031$49,376
4 Years Total$243,476$321,286$191,531
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$60,096$79,405$47,378
Sophomore (2028-29)$61,605$81,197$48,366
Junior (2029-30)$63,151$83,031$49,376
Senior (2030-31)$64,736$84,909$50,409
4 Years Total$249,588$328,541$195,530

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, Quinnipiac' tuition is much higher than the average tuition of $20,937. Compared to private, four-years colleges in Connecticut, its tuition is much higher than the average tuition of $26,075.
In-StateOut-of-State
Quinnipiac University$53,090
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
Connecticut Four-years Colleges$22,986
Public Schools$9,068$17,194
Private Schools$26,075

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between Quinnipiac and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (private, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
LocationUndergraduateGraduate
Quinnipiac UniversityHamden, CT$53,090$18,217
Aurora UniversityAurora, IL$28,220$15,363
Pittsburg State UniversityPittsburg, KS$19,692$20,022
Campbell UniversityBuies Creek, NC$40,410$16,158
Xavier University of LouisianaNew Orleans, LA$27,868$19,342
Saint Peter's UniversityJersey City, NJ$41,054$15,260
Sacred Heart UniversityFairfield, CT$48,460$34,060
Weber State UniversityOgden, UT$17,084$18,708
University of PortlandPortland, OR$54,900$26,100
Colorado State University PuebloPueblo, CO$17,242$16,031
University of Houston-Clear LakeHouston, TX$21,330$19,080

Financial Aid and COA

At Quinnipiac University, 5,940 students (94%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $28,293.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Quinnipiac is $43,547 for students living on-campus and $43,797 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 1,490 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $29,689 and the average amount of student loans is $12,694.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
COA (on-campus)$71,840
COA (off-campus)$72,090
Tuition & Fees$53,090
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$18,750
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$19,000
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$43,547
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$43,797
Average Financial Aid$28,293
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship5,94094%$28,293
Pell Grants94715%$4,766
Federal Student Loan3,54756%$6,734
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid1,490100%-
Grants or Scholarships1,490100%$29,689
Federal Grants31221%$7,697
Pell Grants25417%$4,690
Other Federal Grants30721%$3,942
State/Local Grants342%$3,786
Institutional Grants1,490100%$27,991
Student Loan Aid96164%$12,694
Federal Student Loans94363%$5,302
Other Student Loans27418%$26,273

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

Quinnipiac's acceptance rate is 88.12%. A total of 15,722 applicants applied to and 13,855 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 1,492 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 10.77%.
To apply to Quinnipiac, 4 items are required - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record, Completion of college-preparatory program and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and 1 items are recommended to submit - Recommendations. SAT and ACT scores are considered during the admissions process but are not required to be submitted.
TotalMenWomen
Applicants15,7225,756$9,964
Admitted13,8555,095$8,758
Enrolled1,492569$923
Acceptance Rate88.12%88.52%87.90%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)10.77%11.17%10.54%
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither Required Nor Recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsRecommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither Required Nor Recommended
Admission test scoresConsidered But Not Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither Required Nor Recommended

SAT and ACT Scores

The SAT and ACT scores are considered but not required to apply to Quinnipiac. Its SAT score is similar to the national average score of 1,168. The ACT score is similar to the national average score of 24.
Average25th75th

Student Population

Quinnipiac University has a total of 8,788 students including 6,073 undergraduate and 2,715 graduate students. By gender, there are 3,316 male students and 5,901 female students attending Quinnipiac. The school offers online degree programs and 746 students enrolled online exclusively (8.49% of all students).
TotalMaleFemale
Total9,217 3,3165,901
Undergraduate6,298 2,3643,934
Graduate2,919 9521,967

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
AddressMt Carmel Ave, Hamden, CT
Phone203-582-8200
WEBwww.qu.edu
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate, Graduate
Program Offered97 Programs
Online Program Offered10 Online Programs
Graduate Program Offered38 Graduate Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate83.79%
Yield10.26%
Student Population8,788
Graduation Rate77%
Transfer-out Rate18%
Retention Rate88%
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate11 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties408 (Full-time), 556 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs1,213 (Full-time), 605 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$102,748
Average Staff Salary$83,380