Application Timeline and Requirements
We make our admission process as straightforward and personalized as possible. If you have any questions or need guidance, our counselors and advisers in the School of Computing and Engineering are available to assist you at every stage of your application process.
All applicants to dual-degree 4+1 programs within the School of Computing and Engineering must submit the following materials:
A one-page personal statement that explains your decision to pursue graduate education
A current resume
Two letters of recommendation, with at least 1 coming from a professor in your major
Certain programs may require additional materials and students should connect with the program chair and their academic adviser to express interest in the dual-degree pathway of their choosing.
|Application Type||Application Deadline||Recommended FAFSA-Filing Date^
||Decision Notifications Sent to Applicants||Matriculation Fee and Housing Deposit Due|
|Early Decision||November 1||January 15||Mid-November||February 1|
|Early Action||November 15||March 1||Early-December||May 1|
|Regular Decision*||February 1||March 1||Beginning Mid-December||May 1|
Early Decision: This application plan is binding.
Early Action and Regular Decision: These application plans are non-binding.
*The admissions committee will make every effort to have a decision to applicants within two weeks from the time an application is complete. Priority is given to those applying by February 1. Applications received after February 1 will be considered as part of our Regular Decision program. Check your admissions status
^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.
We’re excited to host prospective students and their families for campus tours, information sessions, interviews and open houses.*
*Preregistration is required.
We’re always here to help provide additional information and answer any questions you may have. Explore our Frequently Asked Questions or contact us directly any time.
All programs within the School of Computing and Engineering recommend particular Apple or Dell models for student laptops, though students are encouraged to select a laptop they are most comfortable using.
All software necessary for computing and engineering courses is available on classroom computers or via Citrix. Please contact your program director with anything specific questions about laptops or technology requirements.
Quinnipiac University supports equality of educational and employment opportunity. No person shall be denied admission to any educational program or activity or be denied employment on the basis of race, color, disability, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, or ethnic or national origin.
Our undergraduate admissions counselors are here to answer any questions you may have and help you navigate the application process.