Quinnipiac University
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Undergraduate Admissions

Admitted Students

Congratulations! 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 into Quinnipiac and show you why we believe you will love it here. We're here to help you as you transition into becoming part of the Bobcat family.

You’re In! Take the Next Step.

So, What’s Next?

Here is where we will keep you posted about upcoming events from your school, residential life, student government, financial aid and everything else you need to know. We'll also send you email reminders about relevant events, too. 

January to March
  • Attend the Admitted Student Virtual Celebrations
    Celebrate your acceptance with a virtual party in your honor. Hear from current students about why they love Quinnipiac and the Bobcat community. Different students with unique experiences host each event, so every celebration will be unique. Join us for as many as you can.
    • Wednesday, January 26, 6-7 p.m. | Register
    • Tuesday, February 15, 6-7 p.m. | Register
    • Saturday, March 5, 10:30-11:30 a.m. | Register
  • Attend Academic Exploration Days
    Attend a specially designed academic exploration day to give you a glimpse into the life of a current student at Quinnipiac and learn how we will prepare you for a successful and fulfilling life after graduation. You will attend faculty-led sessions, and interact with current students and staff members to learn about career services, campus activities and student life. Space is limited.

    Register for Your Academic Exploration Day

    Academic Exploration Days:
    • Friday, February 18
      • School of Nursing
      • School of Health Sciences
    • Monday, February 21
      • School of Communications
      • School of Communications Accelerated Dual-Degree 3+1 (invitation to the program through admissions decision letter)
    • Tuesday, February 22
      • School of Computing and Engineering
    • Wednesday, February 23
      • School of Business
      • School of Business Accelerated Dual-Degree 3+1 BS/MS (invitation to the program through admissions decision letter)
    • Thursday, February 24
      • College of Arts and Sciences
  • Join our New Bobcats instagram group
    Meet and get to know other new Bobcats! DM a screenshot of your acceptance, a picture of yourself and a little about yourself (name, hometown, interests, etc.) to @newqubobcats to be introduced on the account.
  • Plan a Day Visit
    Attend classes and see what it’s like to be a Bobcat for a day! (February–April) Call 203-582-3830 to reserve your date.
March and April
  • File your FASFA by March 1, if you have not already done so
    Learn more about financial aid and the FAFSA
  • Attend an Admitted Student Experience Event
    Join us on Saturday or Sunday, April 2 or 3, for helpful sessions on careers, majors, student life and residential life, talk with faculty and students, and tour the campuses and residence halls. (Registration confirmations will be sent by email within a few days of registering.)

    Register for Saturday, April 2

    Register for Sunday, April 3
  • Attend Multicultural Admitted Student Experience
    This event will be held Saturday, April 2, following the admitted student experience festivities. Invitations will be sent with more details.
  • Plan a Day Visit
    Attend classes and see what it’s like to be a Bobcat for a day! Day visits are available February through April. Please call 203-582-3830 to reserve your date.
  • Request your final transcripts and proof of graduation from your high school
  • Send us your official test scores (if you self-reported your scores and haven't sent official scores yet)
  • Send your Advanced Placement (AP) scores (if applicable) and any college transcripts of work completed while in high school
  • Submit your immunization, physical and incoming health history forms (watch for an email)
  • Attend one of our Orientation sessions

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, 2022 — Matriculation fee/housing deposit due for the fall semester.
First-year students: May 1, 2022 — 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