Quinnipiac University

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$48,200
3.01% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$41,815
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
2.38%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
82.4%
19,798 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
9,746
83.5% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
76.2%
1,258 Graduates

About

Quinnipiac University is a higher education institution located in New Haven County, CT. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Quinnipiac University were Other Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences (355 degrees awarded), Registered Nursing (217 degrees), and General Finance (111 degrees).

In 2020, 3,023 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Quinnipiac University. 64.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 35.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (2,306 degrees), 10.5 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (219 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Quinnipiac University is $48,200, which is $25,670 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

About the photo: Quinnipiac University main campus from Green Trail terminus with White Trail overlook.

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Quinnipiac University is $48,200, which is $25,670 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $41,815.

In 2020, 91% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 59% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$48,200
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at Quinnipiac University was $48,200. The cost of tuition at Quinnipiac University is $25,670 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

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Average Net Price

$41,815
2020 Value
0.43%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 Quinnipiac University had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $41,815. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of Quinnipiac University grew by 0.43%.

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Other Student Expenses

$14,850
Room and Board
$800
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Quinnipiac University was of $14,850 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $800. The cost of room and board increased by 0.576% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

91%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
59%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

91% of undergraduate students at Quinnipiac University received grants or loans in 2020. This represents a growth of 1.11% with respect to 2019, when 90% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
2.38%
2018 Default Rate
50
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at Quinnipiac University was 2.38%, which represents 50 out of the 2103 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Quinnipiac University received 19,798 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 12.6% annual decline. Out of those 19,798 applicants, 16,312 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 82.4% acceptance rate.

There were 9,746 students enrolled at Quinnipiac University in 2020, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Quinnipiac University has an overall enrollment yield of 10.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

82.4%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
16,312
Accepted Out of 19,798

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Quinnipiac University was 82.4% (16,312 admissions from 19,798 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 70.1%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −12.6%, while admissions grew by 2.69%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
N/A
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Quinnipiac University in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Quinnipiac University has a total enrollment of 9,746 students. The full-time enrollment at Quinnipiac University is 8,134 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,612. This means that 83.5% of students enrolled at Quinnipiac University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Quinnipiac University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 74.1% White, 9.16% Hispanic or Latino, 4.96% Black or African American, 4.08% Asian, 2.42% Two or More Races, 0.123% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0308% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at Quinnipiac University in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (46.9%), followed by White Male (29.1%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (6.29%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (47%), followed by White Male (25.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (5.02%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

83.5%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Quinnipiac University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 9,746 students. The full-time enrollment at Quinnipiac University is 8,134 and the part-time enrollment is 1,612. This means that 83.5% of students enrolled at Quinnipiac University are enrolled full-time compared with 68.8% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

89%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Quinnipiac University was 89%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), Quinnipiac University had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    7,220
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    893
  3. Black or African American
    483

The enrolled student population at Quinnipiac University is 74.1% White, 9.16% Hispanic or Latino, 4.96% Black or African American, 4.08% Asian, 2.42% Two or More Races, 0.123% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0308% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 52.6% White, 16.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2020, 871 more women than men received degrees from Quinnipiac University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Quinnipiac University is white (2,306 degrees awarded). There were 10.5 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (219 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Quinnipiac University is Other Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences (355 degrees awarded), followed by Registered Nursing (217 degrees) and General Finance (111 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Quinnipiac University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Legal (148 degrees awarded), Communications (225 degrees), and Health (1,076 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Quinnipiac University are Registered nurses (1,522,527 people), Accountants & auditors (1,022,556 people), Other managers (903,714 people), Financial managers (518,355 people), and Physicians (501,881 people).

The most specialized majors at Quinnipiac University are Legal (148 degrees awarded), Communications (225 degrees), Health (1,076 degrees), Business (774 degrees), and Biology (114 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Quinnipiac University are Surgeons, Physicians, Actuaries, Dentists, and Chief executives & legislators

The most specialized majors at Quinnipiac University are Legal (148 degrees awarded), Communications (225 degrees), Health (1,076 degrees), Business (774 degrees), and Biology (114 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Quinnipiac University are General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (2,151,562 people), Elementary & secondary schools (900,390 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (783,729 people), Computer Systems Design (606,441 people), and Insurance carriers (526,970 people).

The most specialized majors at Quinnipiac University are Legal (148 degrees awarded), Communications (225 degrees), Health (1,076 degrees), Business (774 degrees), and Biology (114 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Quinnipiac University.
Most Common
  1. 355 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 217 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 111 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Quinnipiac University was Other Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences with 355 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

1,076
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
1,947
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 1,076 degrees were awarded to men at Quinnipiac University, which is 0.553 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,947).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 154 degrees were awarded to men at Quinnipiac University in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.15 times more than the 134 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 296 degrees were awarded to women at Quinnipiac University in Other Health Professions & Related Clinical Sciences, which is 4.17 times more than the 71 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

73%
100% Completion Time
77%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 73% of students graduating from Quinnipiac University completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 77% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 77% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Asian Female
Highest Graduation Rate (86.1%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Quinnipiac University is Female and Asian (86.1% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 2.07% of graduates (26 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    2,306 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    219 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    130 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Quinnipiac University is white (2,306 degrees awarded). There were 10.5 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (219 degrees).

3.9% of degree recipients (118 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    1,483 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    823 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    132 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Quinnipiac University is white female (1,483 degrees awarded). There were 1.8 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (823 degrees).

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Operations

Quinnipiac University has an endowment valued at nearly $545M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $−NaNM (−1.48%), compared to the 3.19% average return ($1.26M on $39.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2020, Quinnipiac University had a total salary expenditure of $315M. Quinnipiac University employs 133 Associate professors, 128 Professors, and 106 Assistant professors. Most academics at Quinnipiac University are Female Associate professors (76), Female Assistant professors(75), and Male Professors (66).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Quinnipiac University are: Management, with 308 employees, Service, with 109 employees, and Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance with 103 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$545M
2020 Endowment
2.06%
decline from 2019

Quinnipiac University has an endowment valued at about $545M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of Quinnipiac University declined 2.06% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $506M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Masters Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $6.6M - Federal
  2. $699k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, Quinnipiac University received $6.6M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $699k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$143M
2020 Salaries
2.51%
decline from 2019

In 2020, Quinnipiac University paid a median of $143M in salaries, which represents 45.3% of their overall expenditure ($315M) and a 2.51% decline from the previous year. This is compared to a 1.47% growth from 2018 and a 4.11% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.6M (40.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$41.4M
Instructional Salaries
380
Number of Employees

In 2020, Quinnipiac University paid a total of $41.4M to 380 employees working as instructors, which represents 29% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11M (31.8%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
133 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
308 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at Quinnipiac University were Associate professor with 133 employees; Professor with 128 employees; and Professor with 106 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Quinnipiac University were Management with 308 employees; Service with 109 employees; and Natural Resources, Construction, and Maintenance with 103 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Associate professor
  2. Female Assistant professor
  3. Male Professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Quinnipiac University was Female Associate professor with 76 employees, Female Assistant professor with 75 employees, and Male Professor with 66 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Quinnipiac University.

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