Quinnipiac University
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Undergraduate Admissions

Admitted Students

Welcome to Quinnipiac!

These are exciting times to become a part of the Quinnipiac community. Over the next few months, we have an engaging collection of events planned to help you celebrate your acceptance to Quinnipiac and show you why we believe you will love it here. We're here to help you as you transition to becoming a member of our Bobcat family.


You’re In! Take the Next Step.

Start Your Journey to Becoming a Bobcat

Admitted Student Experience

Saturday, April 1 or Sunday, April 2

Speak with faculty, students and staff, meet your future classmates, ask questions, tour the campus and more. Log into your status portal to register for the date of your choice at the links below.

Register for April 1

Register for April 2


Academic Exploration Days

February 16-24

Programs highlighting specific majors are held during this time frame. We'll send you more details and registration information about these events in December.

Register for School of Health Sciences - February 16

Register for School of Nursing - February 16

Register for School of Health Sciences - February 17

Register for School of Nursing - February 17


Register for School of Business - February 20

Register for School of Computing & Engineering - February 21

Register for School of Communications - February 22

Register for College of Arts & Sciences - February 23


“Bobcat for a Day”

Experience what it’s like to be a full-time student by spending a day on campus with a student host. Attend class, enjoy a meal on campus, and visit the residence halls and other facilities. Offered on select weekdays in February, March and April.

Register for a Bobcat for a Day visit

For questions: Call 203-582-3830 or email dayvisit@qu.edu.


Other Opportunities to Visit

Arrange any other type of visit, such as an individual counselor meeting, weekday campus tour or info session, or sign up for our next Open House on Sunday, March 5.

Arrange a Visit

Download the Self-Guided Campus Tour App

Experience our campuses with a self-guided virtual tour from wherever you are! The tour includes multiple stops, each with immersive VR, and student-led narration, which provides additional information about life at Quinnipiac, and photos and videos representing that space.

  1. Snap the QR code or visit the link qu.edu/selfguidedtour
  2. Tap the “Download Guide” button 
  3. Open the app and look for “Self-Guided Campus Tour”

Please note: this app is for virtually visiting the campus. If you want to visit campus in person, pre-registration is required.

Admitted Student Task List / Q-Start

Q-Start is our digital platform designed to help you with every step you need to take to start your journey at Quinnipiac. Q-Start will open in April 2023 and we'll email you as soon as it opens. In the meantime, below is an overview of the steps the platform will walk you through once it opens.

Tasks to complete in May:

  • Submit your deposit
  • Check your Quinnipiac email
  • Grant proxy access to parent or other authorized individual
  • Sign your housing contract
  • Register for first-year student Orientation
  • Take your math, English and language placement assessments
  • Complete online personal health form
  • Complete the college student inventory

Student Experience

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Student Life

Learn more about the student experience at Quinnipiac, including clubs and organizations, dining, support services, and fitness and recreation opportunities.

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First-Year Housing Options

We’ve designed our residence halls and campus amenities to be welcoming and supportive spaces where you’ll thrive.

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Residential Experience

The First-Year Residential Experience (FYRE) at Quinnipiac provides a dynamic, engaging and supportive environment for you to transition to college life.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Below are answers to the questions admitted students commonly have about Quinnipiac. Please contact us if you need more information.

All students must complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) for all forms of financial aid. The FAFSA can be filed online.

Quinnipiac's FAFSA code is 001402.


Early-decision students, who have a February 1 deposit deadline and are seeking financial aid, must file the FAFSA as soon as possible to confirm their eligibility for need-based federal and/or Quinnipiac grant aid.

Please visit the Financial Aid page for details.

Undergraduate Tuition and Financial Aid

You'll receive an email from the Office of Financial Aid when your offer is ready to be viewed online. Click on the “Financial aid award” link to see your award. If you filed the FAFSA and no award appears, please check with the financial aid office to see if we are missing any information by calling 203-582-8750.

Financial aid offer notification

All admitted first-year students are given consideration for merit-based scholarships and recipients are notified in their letter of acceptance. Scholarships are based on our review of your rank in class and highest critical reading plus math SAT scores or the highest ACT composite score.

If your high school does not provide a rank in class, we will estimate where your GPA places you within your class based on academic information available through your high school, so please check with your counselor if you’re not sure how your grade point average compares with others in the class.

Learn more about scholarships and grants

The Honors Program coordinates unique opportunities to express and support intellectual curiosity and academic leadership. The program selects incoming first-year students to participate in this enriching and engaging community. Interested students fill out a brief application with a personal statement reflective of their interest in the program.

Learn more about the Honors Program

Housing is guaranteed for the first 3 years and on a space-available basis in the senior year. First-year students will be housed in the Ledges, the Commons, Irma, Dana and Mountainview. You’ll fill out a roommate inventory questionnaire as part of your orientation information. Once your deposit is received, you’ll receive your housing and roommate assignments in January for spring entrants, and on August 1 for fall first years.

Learn more about housing

New first-year students entering Quinnipiac semester are required to live in campus housing for their first 3 years of study. In general, first-year and sophomore students live on the Mount Carmel Campus and upperclass students live on the York Hill Campus, in the Whitney Village apartments or in university-owned houses. 

Learn more about residential life

Join Us!

Submit Your Deposit

Early-decision students: February 1, 2023 — Matriculation fee/housing deposit due for the fall semester.
First-year students: May 1, 2023 — Matriculation fee/housing deposit due for the fall semester.

Make Your Deposit

**You may submit a matriculation fee/housing deposit fee waiver form if you have been offered a Federal PELL Grant as part of your financial aid package or are a VA benefit-eligible veteran or dependent.

Learn more about the fee waiver