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Quinnipiac Academics

Quinnipiac University requires at least 120 semester hours to graduate with a bachelor's degree.

If students would like to graduate in less time than normal, they can choose the accelerated degree program. Quinnipiac accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Additionally, Quinnipiac has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

NOTE: Around 75% of students who start college at Quinnipiac complete all the credits required within six years.

Quinnipiac offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

Academic Options Yes No
Accelerated Degree Program
Transfer Credits Accepted
AP Credit Accepted
IB Credits Accepted
Summer Classes Available
New Student Orientation

Reminder: Quinnipiac may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.

Which Courses Do I Have To Take At Quinnipiac?

Quinnipiac has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students do not need to fulfull a language requirement, but there is a math and science requirement.

Students do not have to take a computer class.

Course Required?
2nd Language No
Math Yes
Science Yes
Computer No

Reminder: Check with Quinnipiac directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.

Majors at Quinnipiac

When choosing a major, Quinnipiac students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Quinnipiac.

Student Designed Majors

Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed.

Senior Projects

Quinnipiac does not require a senior project for all students.

Double Majoring at Quinnipiac

Quinnipiac offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.

NOTE: Declaring a double major may require more work but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to a graduate program.


Frequently Asked Questions About Quinnipiac University


Does Quinnipiac Have Services For Students With Disabilities?

Check with Quinnipiac directly for information on any possible available services for students with disabilities.

Does Quinnipiac Offer Online Classes?

✅ Quinnipiac has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does Quinnipiac Offer AP Credit?

✅ Quinnipiac offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does Quinnipiac Have An Honors Program?

✅ Quinnipiac offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.

Does Quinnipiac Require Internships?

✅ Quinnipiac does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors. Students can look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.


Additional Information About Quinnipiac University


Quinnipiac University Library

The main library on campus is the Arnold Bernhard Library and there are 3 other libraries on campus.

Dual Degree Programs at Quinnipiac

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.

Quinnipiac does not have any dual degree programs available for students.

ROTC

What is ROTC?

The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

Does Quinnipiac have any ROTC programs?

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every school. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Quinnipiac has an Army ROTC program and an Air Force ROTC program.

Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at Quinnipiac include:

  • an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
  • an Air Force ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

10,200

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

74%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$50,520

Out-of-State

$50,520

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Feb 1
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