Quinnipiac University

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Quinnipiac University can be found in Hamden, CT, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Around eight thousand students are enrolled at Quinnipiac University.

Students can report either the ACT or SAT exam scores to this school. A score within the range of 1500 to 1780 on the SAT exam, or 22 to 27 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among accepted students. We were able to estimate the Quinnipiac University average GPA (3.13 - 3.45) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. 67% of all those students that apply are admitted to Quinnipiac University, from which 13 percent choose to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at quinnipiac.edu.

Overall Quinnipiac University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for Quinnipiac University was reported as 67.2% in Fall 2013 with over 20,700 college applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • SAT Scores: 1500 - 1780
  • ACT Scores: 22 - 27
  • Average GPA: 3.13 - 3.45

How Hard Is It to Get into Quinnipiac University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Quinnipiac University, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Quinnipiac University has been slowly getting lower over the recent years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 69.5%
  • 2010-2011: 72.0%
  • 2011-2012: 63.1%
  • 2012-2013: 68.7%
  • 2013-2014: 67.2%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 67.6%

How Does Quinnipiac University Compare?

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The acceptance rate for Quinnipiac University is twenty-one percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Albertus Magnus College68.2%
University of New Haven74.4%
University of Connecticut-Tri-Campus42.1%
Wesleyan University20.9%
Sacred Heart University76.2%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Quinnipiac University (Fall 2013)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading490 - 580
Math510 - 610
Writing500 - 590
Total Score1500 - 1780
ACT®Score Range
English21 - 26
Math22 - 27
Composite Score22 - 27
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