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Undergraduate Admissions

Military Applicants

We recognize the contributions and service you’ve provided as a member of the armed forces, and we’re honored you’ve chosen to be part of the Quinnipiac University community.

We'll set you on a course that delivers a world-class education and enables you to achieve your educational goals.

Distinctions

Military Friendly©

Quinnipiac is recognized by Victory Media as being at the very top of the Best for Vets Schools in the United States.

Military Times

Quinnipiac was named by Military Times as among the best 4-year universities for veterans that offer bachelor’s or graduate degrees in the United States.

Yellow Ribbon Program Participant

We’ve invested more than $3 million into our Yellow Ribbon program, making your education more affordable.

Choose the Application Plan That Works for You

If you are applying as a military service member or veteran, we highly encourage you to apply as a transfer student so that we can adequately capture all your transferable credits from military service and training and/or prior college coursework.

If you are applying using U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) education benefits that were transferred to you by a family member, you should apply based on your current status:

  • If you are a senior in high school, apply as a first-year student.
  • If you have earned college credit after graduating from high school, apply as a transfer.

Application Process

We recommend applying as a transfer student if:

  • you are a service member
  • you are a veteran
  • you had VA Education Benefits transferred to you from a family member and you have earned college credit after graduating from high school 

Transfer students may apply for either fall or spring semester admission. The admissions committee reviews transfer applications once they are complete. Completed applications for the spring term are reviewed starting in late October; applications for the fall term are reviewed beginning in February (after prior fall term grades are received). We recommend you apply earlier than the dates listed to be considered for the program of your choice.

How to Apply as a Transfer Student

1

Apply

We encourage you to use your application essay to summarize your experiences and why you would like to attend Quinnipiac.

Fall applicants: We strongly recommend you apply for transfer admission for the fall semester by April 1, but we will accept applications up to the beginning of classes. The Common Application closes in mid-July, but the Quinnipiac Application is available beyond that date. The following programs have earlier deadlines and are only open for fall semester transfer:

  • January 13: Deadline to apply for the Accelerated BS in Nursing program. Please use the Quinnipiac Application for this program. Applicants must already have a bachelor’s degree to apply. This program only accepts applicants for the fall semester.
  • March 1: Deadline to apply for transfer to BS in Nursing and BS in Radiologic Sciences programs; the radiologic sciences program consider transfers only for the fall semester each year on a space-available basis. Nursing transfers are considered on a space-available basis for both fall and spring semesters.

Spring applicants: We strongly recommend you apply for transfer admission for the spring semester by November 15, but we will accept applications through December.

Apply Using the Quinnipiac App

 

Apply Using the Common App


Submit your official documents

Applicants should request that the following transcripts be sent to us:

  • Transcripts from all colleges attended, whether or not grades were earned
  • High school transcript with graduation date (or GED), unless an associate degree was completed
  • Advanced Placement (AP) transcripts and/or International Baccalaureate (IB) transcripts
  • Joint Service Transcript (JST)

Submit your JST through the secure, online system

2

Complete the FAFSA

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) opens October 1 for those applying for Fall 2022 (based on 2020 fiscal year income). Applicants should file the FAFSA by March 1 for consideration for federal and Quinnipiac financial aid.

Quinnipiac’s FAFSA code is 001402.

Complete the FAFSA


We do not require a separate application or form for academic scholarships. We review all admitted students for scholarship qualifications and notify students about scholarships in their letters of acceptance. 

Learn more about financial aid

3

Check Your Status

You can check the status of your application, receipt of documents and the notification of our admission decision using our secure online system.

Check Your Application Status


Within 48 hours of submitting your application, you will receive an acknowledgement email that will contain instructions on how to access your status information and a temporary PIN. Please enter this number as your password. Once you’re logged in, you’ll be prompted to create your own password. If you don’t receive your temporary PIN, please click the “forgot password” link.

4

Join Our Community

If you are admitted, you’ll complete the decision form on your status page to take the appropriate deposit steps.

Spring applicants: Matriculation fee and housing deposit for admitted students are due based on deadline indicated in your admission letter (usually December 15).

Fall applicants: Matriculation fee and housing deposit for admitted students are due based on the deadline indicated in your admission letter (usually May 1).

Make Your Deposit

Military Benefits

Financial Assistance

We accept all U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) education and disability benefits as well as tuition assistance from the Department of Defense (DOD) for eligible students. Our military enrollment admissions counselors and the director of veteran and military affairs are committed to helping you navigate the nuances of both the admissions process and your VA benefits.

As a partner with the VA, Quinnipiac offers the Yellow Ribbon Program to qualified service members, veterans and their dependents who are eligible for the Post 9/11 GI Bill®. This program may qualify you for benefits that could include the cost of tuition and fees, a book stipend and/or monthly housing allowance.

Learn More About Military Financial Aid

For more details on the Post 9/11 GI Bill®, call the VA’s Education Benefits Assistance Service at 1-888-442-4551 or visit the VA benefits website.

Visit the VA Benefits website

To apply for your VA Certificate of Eligibility (COE), visit the VA website.

Apply for your COE on vets.gov

Academic and Student Support

We provide resources campus-wide and offer mentorship opportunities designed to help you succeed. From your first day as a student until your graduation, our faculty and staff will assist you in acclimating to life on campus, connect you with advisers who will guide your academic experiences and help you become part of the Quinnipiac community. Our goal is to enable you to concentrate on being a student.

Quinnipiac adheres to the admission guidelines and practices of the National Association of College Admission Counseling (NACAC).
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Check the Status of Your Undergraduate Application

Within 48 hours of submitting your application, you will receive an acknowledgment email that will contain instructions on how to access your status information and a temporary PIN number. Please enter this PIN as your password. Once you’re logged in, you’ll be prompted to create your own password. If you don’t receive your temporary PIN, please click the “forgot password” link.

Login to Check Your Application Status