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Quick Stats

  • Avg. SAT Score
  • Annual Tuition (in-state excl. fees)
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Program Enrollment
  • University Selectivity
  • University Yield
  • Job Offers
  • Average Salary
  • Top Industry
    Financial Services
  • School Status
  • Accreditation
    AACSB Accredited
  • B-School Founded
  • Program Length
    Four Year
Contact Information
275 Mt. Carmel Avenue
Hamden, Connecticut 06518, United States

School of Business

“The Quinnipiac Difference” is our distinctive approach to business education. We offer a challenging curriculum featuring innovative technologies and taught by faculty whose foremost concern is student success. Students benefit from a wide range of extracurricular activities through which they enhance their communication skills, analytical abilities, and team work. Students also participate in business plan competitions and discipline based case competitions. Finance students invest & manage real money. Our 97% career placement rate is testimony to our successful career outcomes.

What Current Students Say See All 5 Comments >

The blend of textbook learning as well a real life experience makes the school very unique. Also, the effort to learn about sustainability and social business is very helpful. Professor quality is usually outstanding! Most of our professors have Phds if not have a very extensive experience in a particular field. We do not have any TAs and the class size are usually small. This helps to develop strong relationship with the Professor.

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Events Calendar

  • Mar 19
    Quinnipiac G.A.M.E. (Global Asset Management Education) V Forum - Day One

    New York, NY

    Join us in New York City for day one at the Quinnipiac Global Asset Management Education (G.A.M.E.) V Forum. G.A.M.E. will provide an international group of college students and faculty with a unique opportunity to interact with industry leaders and learn best practices in investment management.

  • Mar 20
    Quinnipiac G.A.M.E. (Global Asset Management Education) V Forum - Day Two

    New York, NY

    Join us in New York City for day two at the Quinnipiac Global Asset Management Education (G.A.M.E.) V Forum. G.A.M.E. will provide an international group of college students and faculty with a unique opportunity to interact with industry leaders and learn best practices in investment management.

  • Mar 21
    Quinnipiac G.A.M.E. (Global Asset Management Education) V Forum - Day Three

    New York, NY

    Join us in New York City for the final day of the Quinnipiac Global Asset Management Education (G.A.M.E.) V Forum. G.A.M.E. will provide an international group of college students and faculty with a unique opportunity to interact with industry leaders and learn best practices in investment management.

About Quinnipiac University


Admissions Selectivity
67% Quinnipiac University 59% Average Across All Schools

Most Important Admissions Factors
  1. Secondary school record
  2. High school GPA
  3. SAT/ACT scores
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
21802% 21,802
67% 67
14% 14
67% School Selectivity
14% School Yield
Demographics of Applicants
  • Male Applicants
  • Female Applicants
  • International Applicants
  • U.S. Applicants
Required Tests
  • SAT
  • ACT
  • Are Interviews Required? Recommended
Additional Requirements:

International students must provide proof of English language skills (TOEFL) and official copies of previous academic work (in English). Transfer students must provide final high school transcript and official transcripts of all previous college work.

Total Applications to Program
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
4505% 4,505
71% 71
14% 14
71% Program Selectivity
14% Program Yield
Program Requirements
  • Admissions managed by Business Program
  • Are interviews required? Recommended
Required Tests

Transfer Requirements
  • How internal transfers are handled Declare business major
  • Min college GPA for transfers
  • Other transfer requirements
Freshman Requirements
  • Freshman admissions Yes
  • Percent of admitted applicants who are freshmen 96
  • Min GPA required in pre-business courses? No
  • How freshmen are admitted Indicate interest on university application
Other requirements for freshmen


Financial Services 24%
Top Industry
  • Other 16%
  • Media/Entertainment 5%
  • Consulting 3%
Ernst & Young 9
Top Employer
  • Travelers 9
  • Deloitte 7
  • Aetna 6
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
87% School of Business 78% Average Across All Schools

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Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
70% 70
62% 61.74527272727272
70% Receive Offers
70% 70
59% 59.252482758620694
70% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
17% 17
16% 15.83261363636364
17% Receive Offers
15% 15
17% 16.796475409836066
15% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
10% 10
9% 9.05625
10% Receive Offers
12% 12
9% 9.484761904761905
12% Accept Offers
81% Graduates seeking full-time employment
19% Graduates not seeking employment
76% Percentage of graduates for whom employment information is available
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
8% 8
58K 70K
48% 48
35K 73K
General Management
4% 4
50K 55K
Management Information Systems
7% 7
40K 63K
18% 18
24K 60K
4% 4
35K 49K
11% 11
50K 64K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
28% 28
40K 70K
Consumer Products/Retail
6% 6
33K 55K
3% 3
Data not provided
Financial Services
24% 24
24K 73K
3% 3
Data not provided
5% 5
40K 52K
1% 1
Data not provided
5% 5
33K 42K
Real Estate
1% 1
Data not provided
2% 2
Data not provided
5% 5
38K 54K
1% 1
Data not provided
16% 16
38K 54K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
93% 93
24K 73K
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
4% 4
Data not provided
U.S. South
1% 1
Data not provided
U.S. Southwest
1% 1
Data not provided
U.S. Midwest
1% 1
Data not provided
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Average Signing Bonus for Most Recent Graduates
Internship Employers / Interns Hired
  • Sikorsky 8
  • Travelers 7
  • Morgan Stanley 5
  • GE 5
  • Aetna 3
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks 15
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 81
Career Services
  • Number of companies that recruited students on campus 334
  • Number of companies that posted full-time jobs on school message boards 820
Other activities and career services provided to undergraduate business students:
Business students take a four course personal and career development sequence. Our school based Career Development Office offers a wide variety of workshops, seminars, and recruiting events including a Career Boot Camp, Mentorship Program, Personal Branding Workshop, Resume Review Workshop, Mock Interviews, and an annual Etiquette Dinner. We provide four Annual Career Fairs, One-on-one Career Counseling, On Campus Recruiting, Career Days & Panels, and an Internships and Job Post Portal.


$ $ $ $ $
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $39,390
  • Expenses $15,050
$ $ $ $ $
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $39,390
  • Expenses $15,050
73% Percent of Institutional Grants or Scholarships 3% Percent of Full-tuition Institutional Grants or Scholarships
Basis for Grants or Scholarships
  • Need 43%
  • Merit 57%
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Financial Aid
  • Financial Aid Management No
  • Website
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students last year
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students this year
  • Loan Guarantee Policy No
  • Max Loan Guarantee Per Year


Average Class Size
  • School of Business
  • All Schools
Core Business Classes
32% 29
50% 46
Elective Business Classes
40% 23
50% 29
Required Classes with a Waiting List
0 School of Business 13 Average Across All Schools

* On the First Day of Enrollment
Top Areas of Study
  • Accounting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • General Management
  • Marketing
  • International Business, Computer Information Systems, Economics, Advertising, Biomedical Marketing
More Information
Business Program Classes
18% Less than 20 Students 0% More than 50 Students
82% 21 to 50 students
23 Average number of students in non-business required electives
52 Different Elective Courses
New Electives
  • Digital Business
  • Managing Family Businesses
  • Employment Law and Labor Relations
  • Sports Management
  • Compensation and Benefits
  • Program length Four Year
  • Last change to curriculum 2005
Degrees Offered
  • BS Accounting
  • BS Computer Information Systems
  • BS Entrepreneurship
  • BS Finance
  • BS International Business
  • BS Management
  • BS Marketing
  • All Faculty
  • Tenured
114% 114
52% 52
Prominent Faculty
  • Gary Schneider


  • David Sauer


  • Christopher Ball

    International Economics

  • Are work study or co-ops available? Yes
  • Description of work study / co-ops:

    Work study positions include paid undergraduate jobs as Student Consultants at the Information Technology Help Desk; Assistants in the Financial Technology Center; support positions for the Global Asset Management Education Forum (G.A.M.E.); A comprehensive program of internships is offered rather than co-op. Sixty percent of students participate in the internship program. More than 250 companies recruit on campus for interns and more than 400 companies post these opportunities at Quinnipiac.

  • Is study abroad available? Yes
  • Description of study abroad programs:

    Quinnipiac recognizes that global experiences are critical to business education. Our students travel the world, using both study and internship opportunities in countries ranging from Australia to Zimbabwe. Students may choose from partnership programs that have been established in the UK, China, France, Ireland, and Turkey or from programs through the University’s global education office. Students may also, under advisement, identify their own global study or internship experience.

  • Is community service or volunteering available? Yes
  • Description of community service/volunteering:

    Student organizations engage in service projects such as canned food drives and neighborhood cleanups. The Alternative Spring Break program allows students to dedicate their break to making a difference in communities from Nicaragua to Haiti. Quinnipiac also takes part in "The Big Event," a nationwide day of community service when colleges and universities send volunteer teams into the community. Accounting students run an IRS-certified V.I.T.A. tax preparation clinic every Saturday during tax season.


14% Students in Top 10% of High School Class 28% Students with High School GPA over 3.75
1180 75th Percentile Score on SAT 27 75th Percentile Score on ACT
Student Body Breakdown
  • International Students
  • U.S. Students
  • Male Students
  • Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
79% 79
7% 7
4% 4
* Percentages are for U.S. citizens in most recent entering class; only top three responses shown.
More Information
U.S. Regional Breakdown
Student Citizenship
94% 94
Other Non-U.S. Citizenship
5% 5
1% 1
Dual Citizenship
0% 0
18 Average age of full-time students
87% Freshman retention rate
Graduation Rate
  • 4 Years
  • 6 Years
65% 65
70% 70


Alumni Donors
Total Living Alumni 11,818
Alumni Donations
$859 Average Gift $50,000 Largest Gift

Most Prominent Alumni
  • Karen Bradbury '89

    President EBEL Americas

  • John Preiss '77

    President & CEO YMCA Retirement Fund

  • Frank Casanova

    Senior Director iPhone Partner Marketing, Apple