Quinnipiac University
School of Business

School of Business

The world of business is complex, ever-changing and rewarding for those who are well-prepared. Our business education provides you with the critical foundations to enjoy long-term career success. Our programs are designed to connect you with the most promising careers of the future as our faculty create engaging and impactful learning experiences. Student clubs, organizations and extracurricular activities provide many opportunities to apply what you have learned in the classroom to real-world environments and challenges.

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School By the Numbers

99.7% Placement Rate

Percentage of graduating seniors in 2019 who have jobs, are continuing their educations or are starting their own companies within 6 months of graduation.

$60K Mean Salary

The mean salary of 2019 graduating seniors within 6 months of graduation.

33% Top of the Class

Quinnipiac School of Business holds accreditation from AACSB International — the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, a distinction held by the top third of U.S. business schools and 5% of international business schools.

Education at the speed of business

The School of Business offers 13 undergraduate majors, 9 undergraduate minors, a full-time and Professional MBA program, and 3 specialized graduate programs, so you will easily find a program that suits your goals and interests. If you want more control over your program of study, consider our innovative BS in Applied Business, which maximizes your options for business classes.

All of our undergraduate majors are compatible with unique and accelerated dual-degree programs. Dual-degree programs not only provide you with a seamless path from an undergraduate degree to a graduate degree, they shorten your overall time of study. This means you will save on tuition, room and board, and you will start your career sooner. 

Our MBA, MS in Accounting and MS in Business Analytics programs are offered on the Mount Carmel Campus. All three programs can be completed in 12 to 15 months of full-time study. 

The School of Business also offers high-quality online programs for working professionals. Our innovative Bachelor of Business Administration provides an engaging, flexible and career-focused path to complete your bachelor's degree. Our online Professional MBA is a springboard to career advancement, and our online MS in Accounting and MS in Business Analytics provide specialized training for two of the most in-demand fields in business.

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Why Quinnipiac?

Students share five reasons why they chose Quinnipiac’s School of Business.

Our Reputation

Best Online Programs

Best Online Graduate Programs

U.S. News & World Report

Best Online Graduate Programs for Veterans

U.S. News & World Report

Best Online MBA Programs

U.S. News & World Report

Best On-Ground MBA Program

Best On-Ground MBA Program

The Princeton Review

U.S. News & World Report consistently ranks the Quinnipiac School of Business online MBA program at the top of online MBA programs in America — and above all peers in Connecticut. In 2021, we were ranked the #45 online MBA , #29 master of science online graduate business program and #14 master of science online graduate business for veterans program.

The Princeton Review consistently ranks the Quinnipiac School of Business and our MBA program among the best. In 2019, we were named outstanding on-ground MBA program on the “Best Business Schools” list.

Accreditation

The Quinnipiac School of Business is accredited by AACSB International — the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, placing it in the top 5% of business schools worldwide.

Our undergraduate accounting program also holds the distinction of AACSB Accounting Accreditation, putting it in select company. In fact, ours is one of only a few programs in the region with AACSB Accounting Accreditation — and one of just two in Connecticut.

Guiding business education

Our mission isn’t just to teach future entrepreneurs, marketers and other professionals how to conduct business in the 21st Century. It is to equip them with the tools and insights to rise to the top of a quickly evolving global business landscape. The School of Business Dean’s Advisory Council is essential to fulfilling that mission.

Members of the Dean’s Advisory Council work at major companies and represent some of the most successful and respected leaders in the business community. Their decades of collective experience help shape our curricula so that our instruction addresses the many operational trends and challenges our graduates will face. Members of the Dean's Advisory Council also open the door to real-world experience in a variety of industries, from accounting and finance to banking, management and manufacturing.

Visit the Dean’s Advisory Council page

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Quinnipiac has released its recently completed master facilities plan, ‘Designing Our Future,’ which provides a comprehensive strategy and set of recommendations. The plan will guide physical planning across QU’s three campuses over the next 10 years.

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Students from throughout university compete for thousands in seed funds

The 10th annual Quinnipiac Launchpad Competition, co-sponsored by the schools of business and communications, will showcase student finalists from this fall's digital business/entrepreneurial media course.

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