Overview

Quinnipiac University’s School of Business prepares students for achievement and leadership in their careers, giving them the knowledge, skills and attitudes to succeed in the workplace. Recognizing that students have unique strengths and backgrounds, we help them develop and pursue their passions and talents.

Student Enrollment

Student enrollment


Undergraduate enrollment, Fall 2018

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As of Fall 2018, the School of Business enrolled 1,797 undergraduate students across 10 programs, with a portion undeclared.

Undergraduate By the Numbers

3.32


Average GPA

1170


SAT Median Score

25


ACT Median Score

Graduate enrollment, Fall 2018

A colorful pie chart showing the 2018 graduate program enrollment for the School of Business

As of Fall 2018, the School of Business enrolled 553 graduate students across 7 programs.

Career Outcomes

Career outcomes

A colorful pie chart showing the employment rate and graduate school rate for the School of Business

According to data collected in 2018, the School of Business has a success rate of 99%, with 62% of graduates working full time, 36% of graduates attending graduate school and 1% of graduates starting their own business.

Internships

In 2018-2019 our students secured top internships at a variety of companies such as:

  • 21st Century Fox
  • Aflac
  • Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings
  • BGC Partners
  • Boston Red Sox
  • Cantor Fitzgerald
  • Cigna
  • Citigroup Inc.
  • Credit Suisse
  • Deloitte
  • EY
  • Fenway Sports Management
  • Fidelity Investments
  • The Hartford
  • Indeed
  • Live Nation Entertainment
  • Lodestar Securities Corp.
  • Merrill Lynch
  • MLB Advanced Media
  • Morgan Stanley
  • NASA
  • Northwestern Mutual
  • Prudential Financial
  • PwC
  • Skybridge Capital
  • State Street Global Advisors
  • Target
  • Terex Corporation
  • Travelers
  • Unilever

Alumni network

Our alumni are leaders at top companies such as:

  • Accenture
  • Barclays
  • Bloomberg
  • BMW
  • BNY Mellon
  • Cigna
  • Dataxu
  • Deloitte
  • Estee Lauder
  • EY
  • Fidelity Investments
  • Ford Motor Company
  • Foresters Financial Services
  • Google
  • The Hartford
  • Horizon Media
  • Indeed.com
  • JP Morgan
  • KPMG
  • LinkedIn
  • Marcum
  • Merrill Lynch
  • Milwaukee Brewers
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Nordstrom
  • Oracle
  • Pratt & Whitney
  • Prudential Financial
  • PwC
  • Ralph Lauren
  • Societe Generale
  • Stanley Black & Decker
  • Travelers
  • U.S. Bank
  • UBS
  • Wayfair

Faculty

Faculty

Our faculty have significant industry experience, knowledge and relationships. Through a combination of academic theory and market-proven expertise, our faculty work tirelessly with students to ensure their success. After all, our students’ success is our success.

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Full-time faculty

Our faculty represent 13 countries and include 3 Fulbright scholars — and have come here because they love to teach.

Real-World Experience

Real-world experience

The School of Business offers unique opportunities outside of the classroom to help you kickstart your career. Experiences include:

  • Manage Quinnipiac’s $2 million student-run portfolio
  • Develop mobile business solutions in the App Development Lab
  • Participate in the student-managed microlending program
  • Compete in intercollegiate regional and national case and business plan competitions
  • Provide professional consulting services to Connecticut businesses, organizations and government agencies
  • Develop business ideas in the People’s United Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship
  • Teach business principles at local K-12 schools on Junior Achievement Day
  • Collaborate with faculty on research projects

GAME Forum

Each spring, the School of Business hosts the GAME (Global Asset Management Education) Forum in New York City, which brings together more than 1,500 students and faculty from more than 157 colleges and universities, 50 states and 41 countries to meet with and learn from 140 financial industry leaders. The forum exposes students to the latest developments, challenges and opportunities facing investment professionals within our global financial markets.

Global business perspective

As a School of Business student, you can choose from a variety of semester study abroad and student exchange options. You can study practically anywhere.

International internships are available in:

  • Argentina
  • Australia
  • China
  • Czech Republic
  • Ecuador
  • England
  • France
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Poland
  • South Africa
  • Southeast Asia
  • Spain
  • Thailand
  • Vietnam
  • New Zealand

Students can also participate in short-term international business immersion trips:

  • Canada
  • China
  • Dominican Republic
  • France
  • Germany
  • Guatemala
  • Hong Kong
  • Hungary
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Japan
  • Korea
  • Nicaragua
  • Peru
  • Poland
  • Thailand
  • United Kingdom

Student Clubs & Professional Associations

Student clubs and professional associations

The School of Business promotes many student clubs, honor societies and is involved with various professional associations, including:

  • Accounting Society
  • American Marketing Association
  • Beta Alpha Psi (honor society for accounting students)
  • Beta Gamma Sigma (honor society for AACSB-accredited business schools)
  • Computer Information Systems Society
  • Entrepreneurship Club
  • Financial Management Association
  • International Business Society
  • Investments Club
  • National Association of Women MBAs
  • QU Healthcare Management Club
  • Society for the Advancement of Management
  • Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
  • Supply Chain and Analytics Club
  • Voluntary Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program
  • National competitions and conferences, including the CFA Research Challenge, Fed Challenge, Travelers IT Case Competition, and the ENACTUS entrepreneurship competition, among others

University Curriculum

University Curriculum

The common requirements for graduation with the bachelor of science degree for all business majors include completion of the University Curriculum (that covers fundamental areas such as English, mathematics, science, social sciences, the humanities and the arts), the business core curriculum and the major requirements. The business core challenges each student to develop a knowledge and skill base for further study within the business disciplines, and the major requirements provide students with specialized knowledge within a field of business.

In addition to the traditional business core coursework in accounting, business law, economics, finance, international business, management and marketing, the school also offers a seminar designed to begin the professional development process required to be successful in today’s competitive business world.

Accreditations

Accreditations


AACSB accredited

Elite programs

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

AACSB Accredited Accounting

Select recognition

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 two in the state of Connecticut alone.

Rankings & Distinctions

Rankings and distinctions


U.S. News and World Report Best Online Programs grad business 2019

Best online graduate programs

U.S. News & World Report consistently ranks the Quinnipiac School of Business online MBA program in the top 15% of online MBA programs in America and above all peers in Connecticut. The 2019 rankings include #34 online MBA program and #26 for the master of science online graduate business programs. The online MBA and master's business programs are also recognized among the best graduate business programs for veterans.

The Princeton Review 2019 Best Business Schools seal

Best on-ground MBA program

The Princeton Review consistently ranks the Quinnipiac School of Business. In 2019 we were named outstanding on-campus MBA program on the “Best Business Schools for 2019” list.