Beyond academics, Quinnipiac makes many important contributions to the state of Connecticut. We add $1.187 billion annually to the state's economy, creating a direct and indirect impact on the community. As champions of community service, our students, faculty and staff provide thousands of hours of service — for free or at a reduced rate — to populations in need. Right in your backyard, we enrich the community with easily-accessible cultural opportunities, athletics and entertainment options that attract thousands of people annually. Further, we enrich the state by shaping the next generation of leaders — many graduates remain here as residents, making a difference in our community and in our future.

We invite you to explore the following pages to get to know Quinnipiac better and learn why we say, "We Major in Connecticut."

Adding $1 billion to our state's economy every year

We’re planting the seeds for growth in Connecticut. Our annual impact on the state’s economy is $1.187 billion. Supporting local business and kids in the community. That way, we all keep growing.

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Nearly 10,000 students create a more vibrant community

Quinnipiac’s nearly 10,000 students create a more vibrant community by supporting local businesses, volunteering and giving back. After all, we’re in this together.

Quinnipiac University North Haven Campus Center for Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences at night

Our $350 million investment has built more than a new campus

We’ve built more than a new campus. We’re building a brighter future for everyone. Creating positive change in our economy and community. Laying a foundation for the future.

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More than 20,000 graduates make our state their home

More than 20,000 graduates make Connecticut their home. While businesses and families are leaving the state, Quinnipiac attracts nearly 3,000 new students every year. Many put down roots here, making a difference in their respective careers and in our community.

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Reaching 500,000 spectators with top-tier sports every year

We reach 500,000 spectators with top-tier athletics each year. With 21 Division I sports teams, Quinnipiac gives the whole state something to rally around. Game on.

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Bringing a national perspective to our state in many vital ways

While located in Connecticut, our reach is national. From Quinnipiac’s nine professional schools to 21 Division I sports teams to the Quinnipiac Poll, we've put Connecticut in the spotlight.