Quinnipiac University’s School of Business has been consistently ranked by The Princeton Review and U.S. News & World Report as one of the best business schools for undergraduate and graduate programs. We are a leader in accelerated education, which enables students to complete their undergraduate and graduate degrees at an advanced pace. Our Terry W. Goodwin ’67 Financial Technology Center and our M&T Bank Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship provide students with access to some of the latest business technology and some of the brightest entrepreneurial minds. We also provide students with an opportunity to manage a $3 million student-run portfolio and to make microloans to local and international businesses through our microlending club. Our students also gain valuable business experience through internships, study abroad programs and short-term immersion trips that are built into our degree programs.
According to data collected in 2021, the School of Business has a success rate of 99.7%. 53% of graduates are working full time, 46% of graduates are attending graduate school and 0.5% of graduates are starting new businesses.
Incoming First-Year Students By The Numbers
The average GPA for the Class of 2026.
SAT Median Score
The median SAT score for the Class of 2026.
Total Enrollment Fall 2022
As of Fall 2022, the School of Business enrolled 1,342 undergraduate students across 15 programs, with a portion of these students undeclared. In addition, the 511 graduate students were enrolled across 8 programs.
Total Undergraduate Enrollment: 1,342 students
Applied Business: 116
Biomedical Marketing: 22
Business Administration: 49
Business Analytics: 53
Business undeclared: 213
Computer Information Systems & Accounting: 5
Computer Information Systems: 63
Entrepreneurship & Innovation: 71
Human Resource Management: 28
International Business: 43
Supply Chain Management: 29
Sport and Entertainment Management: 8
Total Graduate Enrollment: 511 students
MBA (online): 144
Business Analytics: 21
Business Analytics (online): 49
Long-Term Care Administration Certificate: 1
Organizational Leadership: 43
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.
You’ll be able to apply what you learn in the classroom to internships, study abroad programs and other real-world opportunities.
Manage Quinnipiac’s $3 million student-run portfolio
Help transform lives by financing small business owners around the globe through the student-run microlending program
Compete in intercollegiate regional and national case competitions
Support and assist Connecticut businesses, organizations and government agencies by providing consulting services
Develop your ideas and launch them into a real business through the M&T Bank Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Compete in business plan competitions to earn seed funding to launch your startup
Teach business principles at local K-12 schools on Junior Achievement Day
Collaborate with faculty on research projects
Each spring, the School of Business hosts the GAME (Global Asset Management Education) Forum in New York City. As the largest student-run financial conference in the world, the GAME Forum brings together more than 1,500 students and faculty from more than 157 colleges and universities. These participants, who represent all 50 states and 41 countries, learn from 140 of today's top financial leaders. The GAME Forum exposes students to the latest challenges and opportunities facing investment professionals in the global financial markets.
Preparing to navigate the complexities of a modern, globalized business landscape requires stepping outside of the classroom and exploring professional environments.
Not only will you develop hands-on experience, you will have the opportunity to earn up to 6 academic credits for your work. Regardless of your major, you'll have access to internships with companies in a variety of industries.
Johnson & Johnson
Stanley Black & Decker
Boston Bruins Foundation
First Realty Management
New York Mets
Pratt & Whitney
Yale New Haven Health
Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc.
Ernst & Young
Ivy Wealth Management
Simione Macca & Larrow
New York Life
Vanguard Benefit Solutions
Our Alumni Network
With a university alumni network more than 50,000 strong, we have connections with thousands of employers around the world. As a student, you’ll have the opportunity to interact with these alumni for mentoring, career advice and networking through our Bobcat Connect platform.
Johnson & Johnson
The TJX Companies, Inc.
Pratt & Whitney
U.S. Air Force
Athena Health, Inc.
Atlantic Health System
MJH Life Sciences
New York Life
Ernst & Young
Study Abroad Opportunities
Our School of Business students have many opportunities togain firsthand experience with the globalized economy and build their cultural intelligence. Students can choose from semester-long or short-term study abroad experiences to build their international business skills, and gain the knowledge and confidence to enter exciting careers on the global stage. Students can choose from a variety of semester-long programs, or travel with their classmates through faculty-led, short-term immersion trips.
While students can participate in semester abroad programs almost anywhere in the world, the most popular destinations for business students include Ireland, England, Spain, Italy and Australia.
Real-world internships around the globe include:
You can join your classmates on short-term, faculty-led immersion programs during summer break, spring break and winter break. You will experience new cultures, visit historical sites and meet with business leaders. These trips are fully planned, from departure to return, and provide students with access to unique experiences such as visits to the European Central Bank and the Tokyo Stock Exchange. You will also tour facilities such as Fuso Trucks in Japan, Chiangmai Celadon in Thailand, BMW in Spain and Amorin Cork in Portugal. Through these experiences, you will meet and interact with owners and managers to gain a better understanding of business in the local and global economies.
Sample destinations for our immersion trips:
Our faculty have significant industry experience, knowledge and professional relationships. They are student-focused and driven to help students succeed inside and outside the classroom. Our small class environments provide the opportunity for real-time feedback and hands-on learning. Our 1-on-1 advising with faculty also enables students to sharpen long-term planning for their degrees and career paths.
The common requirements for graduation with the bachelor of science degree for all business majors include completion of the business core curriculum, the major requirements and the University Curriculum, which covers fundamental areas such as English, mathematics, science, social sciences, the humanities and the arts. The business core curriculum challenges each student to develop a knowledge and skill base for further study within the business disciplines. The major requirements provide students with specialized knowledge within a field of business.
Within the business curriculum, you’ll learn valuable skills necessary for success in your career. These include data analysis using Excel, business communications, critical thinking, cultural adaptability, ethical thinking and professionalism. In addition to the traditional business core coursework in accounting, business law, economics, finance, international business, management and marketing, the school offers a seminar designed to begin the professional development process needed for success in today’s competitive business world.