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

Thank you for joining us April 6-7. See a recap of the event in Quinnipiac Today



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 an Open House.

Arrange a Visit

Get to Know Quinnipiac

Watch The College Tour full episode

The College Tour at Quinnipiac

Our episode of The College Tour highlighting the best of Quinnipiac, from our beautiful location and dynamic academic programs to our vibrant student experience and successful Division I athletic teams, is live and streaming.

Watch the whole episode or any of the individual student-hosted segments, each featuring one aspect of what makes Quinnipiac so special.

We couldn't be more proud of the episode, the immense talent of our student-hosts and the exceptional contributions of Bobcats from all over the university. Please watch and share at QU.edu/collegetour

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.

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.

*The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) will open in December 2023; the Department of Education has not yet released the exact date. Applicants are encouraged to file the FAFSA to apply for financial aid as early as possible.

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.

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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: March 15, 2024 — Matriculation fee/housing deposit due for the fall semester.
First-year students: May 1, 2024 — 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