Quinnipiac University

About Quinnipiac

Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational university where students engage in an educational experience that’s both personal and challenging from faculty who care deeply about student outcomes. We offer a diverse range of programs and courses, including our industry-leading dual-degree programs, to approximately 6,000 undergraduate and 2,700 graduate, law and medical students.

At a Glance

8,788 Total Students

Quinnipiac has 6,073 undergraduates, 2,715 graduate, doctoral, law and medical students.

60 Countries

Number of countries our students call home.

11:1 Student-to-Faculty Ratio

Small class sizes mean professors are able to get to know their students well — and offer one-on-one guidance.


President Judy Olian is widely recognized as an innovative leader in higher education. She became Quinnipiac University’s 9th president in July 2018.

In addition to the president, the mission, strategy and operations of Quinnipiac University are led by the president’s leadership council, academic deans and the Board of Trustees.

Meet the leadership team

Strategic Plan

Our mission at Quinnipiac is to build the University of the Future with a strategy propelling us from our storied past toward an ambitious, inclusive and innovative future. We exist to prepare graduates as enlightened global citizens equipped for the challenges and opportunities of 21st-century careers.

Read our Strategic Plan

Explore our history

Latest News and Stories

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What you need to know about the changes to the 2024-2025 FAFSA

Congress implemented changes to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) called, the FAFSA Simplification Act in 2020. This ensures that new and returning students have access to expanded eligibility for federal aid, reduced barriers for certain populations and provides a more streamlined application experience. Final changes to the FAFSA will be reflected in the award year 2024-2025.

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Discussion series to be hosted to help parents navigate Quinnipiac experience

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Professional-in-residence featured in a Netflix movie about baseball’s Mike Veeck

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Student Experience

At Quinnipiac, you’ll do more than earn a degree. You'll become a part of our vibrant community where students rally around common interests, passions and causes.
You’ll see this collective passion come to life through our 146 student-run organizations, while volunteering in the local community or through service-learning opportunities available around the world.

Explore our student experience


Between the impressive performances of our 2023 NCAA National Championship ice hockey team, three-time defending national champion women’s rugby team, and our women’s basketball team’s trip to the Sweet 16 — not to mention multiple conference titles for many of our teams — it’s never been a better time to be a member of #BobcatNation.

Explore our 21 Division I teams

Our Campuses

Our university consists of three campuses in Hamden and North Haven, Connecticut. You'll be surrounded by the seasonal beauty of New England, all while enjoying easy access to New York City, Boston and other cities.

Campuses and Facilities

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Quinnipiac’s Mission Statement