Quinnipiac University requires a minimum of 120 semester hours to complete a bachelor's degree.
Students can choose the accelarated degree program if they would like to finish all the credits for graduation in less time than normal. 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 80% of students who start college at Quinnipiac graduate within six years.
Quinnipiac offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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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.
Quinnipiac has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.
Students are not required to fulfill a language requirement
Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.
Reminder: Check with Quinnipiac directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
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 can choose Independent Majors or Interdisciplinary Studies to design their own academic program.
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 mean taking more courses, but it can provide a unique combination of experience that helps students stand out when job searching or applying to grad school.
✅ Quinnipiac does offer services for students with disabilities.
Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.
✅ Quinnipiac has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
✅ 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.
✅ Quinnipiac offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at Quinnipiac.
❌ Quinnipiac studets are not required to complete an internship.
Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.
The main library on campus is the Arnold Bernhard Library, with two additional libraries for Medical/Health Professions and Law.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time.
Quinnipiac offers 22 Dual-Degree programs and 16 Accelerated Dual-Degree programs.
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 university. 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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