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 150 programs to approximately 7,000 undergraduate and 3,000 graduate students.

At a Glance

9,746 Total Students

Quinnipiac has 6,843 undergraduates, 2,903 graduate, doctoral, law and medical students.

60 Countries

Number of countries our students call home.

15:1 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.

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Explore our history

Latest News and Stories

Quinnipiac men's hockey players cheer after scoring a goal during NCAA regional championship play

Men's ice hockey shut out Merrimack in NCAA Regional Semifinals

Jacob Quillan scored two goals of his own, while Joey Cipollone, Michael Lombardi and Sam Lipkin added a goal apiece to lead the Quinnipiac men's ice hockey team to a 5-0 victory over Merrimack in the NCAA Regional Semifinals on Friday evening inside Total Mortgage Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Connecticut. The Bobcats will face Big Ten foe Ohio State for a spot in the Frozen Four on Sunday afternoon at 4 p.m. in Bridgeport. The game can be seen live on ESPN2.

Esdaile and Avery pose smiling with their glass awards

Quinnipiac's Black Law Students Association honors Vanessa Avery with Thurgood Marshall Award; Scot X. Esdaile receives Community Service Award

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Headshot of Katie Place

Quinnipiac Professor Katie Place earns ‘Top Ethics Paper Award’ at International Public Relations Research Conference

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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 three-time defending national champion women’s rugby team, our women’s basketball team’s trip to the Sweet 16, and recent Frozen Four appearances for the men’s ice hockey team — 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