Quinnipiac University

School of Nursing Quick Facts

The School of Nursing’s mission is to provide leadership in nursing and health care through innovative undergraduate and graduate education that embraces holism, interprofessionalism and inclusivity. Our vision is to prepare transformational leaders in health care.

Total Enrollment Fall 2022

As of Fall 2022, the School of Nursing enrolled 857 undergraduates across 3 programs. In addition, 253 students were enrolled across our 8 graduate programs.

Total Undergraduate Enrollment: 857 students

  • BSN: 716
  • Accelerated BSN: 128
  • Online RN to BSN: 13

Undergraduate By the Numbers

3.65 Average GPA

1152 Median SAT Score


All full-time faculty members have doctoral degrees and maintain practice relevance through direct patient care, research or professional development activities.

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By the Numbers

95% Success Rate

Percentage of our 2022 nursing graduates who are either employed or enrolled in a graduate program six months after graduation.

Clinical affiliations

300+ Clinical Affiliation Sites

The number of clinical affiliations where our students gain practical experience, including hospitals, clinics, rehabilitation centers and other health care settings.

87% Pass Rate

Five-year average of traditional and accelerated BSN graduates who passed the NCLEX Licensure examination on their first attempt.

Alumni Network

  • Acute care settings
  • Community health clinics
  • Home care agencies
  • Hospice programs
  • Hospitals
  • Long-term care
  • Occupational health
  • Pharmaceutical industry
  • Primary care settings
  • Public health departments
  • Rehabilitation care
  • Residential care facilities
  • Schools
  • Universities
  • Urgent care centers

  • Boston Children’s Medical Center
  • Brigham and Women’s Hospital
  • Bristol Hospital
  • Cleveland Clinic
  • Community Health Centers, Inc
  • Connecticut Children’s Medical Center
  • Hartford Hospital
  • Massachusetts General
  • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • Middlesex Hospital
  • New York Presbyterian
  • Northwell Health
  • Tufts Medical Center
  • St. Vincent’s Medical Center
  • St. Francis Hospital & Medical Center
  • Vanderbilt Medical Center
  • Yale New Haven Health

Student Support

  • Personal advising throughout undergraduate and graduate programs
  • Dedicated nursing career development
  • Global learning experiences
  • Living Learning Community
  • Learning Commons
  • Nursing student organizations
  • Dedicated nursing librarian
  • Office of Student Accessibility
  • Health and wellness - Health center, counseling services, fitness staff
  • Spiritual and Religious Life

Facilities and Resources

The School of Nursing is located within the Center for Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences. You'll experience the essential role nurses play in integrated teams as you collaborate with students from across the university.

The center features first-rate facilities and equipment including:

  • High-fidelity simulation suites with sophisticated manikins that can be programmed with a variety of medical conditions and illnesses
  • Standardized Patient Assessment Center
  • Two fully functioning operating rooms
  • Skills labs that features the equipment used in real clinical settings
  • Human Anatomy laboratory

Learn more about our facilities and resources




Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program, the Master of Science in Nursing program and the Doctor of Nursing Practice program at Quinnipiac University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street, NW, Suite 750, Washington, D.C. 20001, 202-887-6791.

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American Holistic Nurses Credentialing Corporation

Many of the nursing programs within Quinnipiac University’s School of Nursing also are endorsed by the American Holistic Nurses Credentialing Corporation. Graduates of these programs are eligible to take the appropriate national exam to become board-certified holistic nurses at the basic or advanced level of nursing:

  • Bachelor’s degree (HNB-BC)

  • Nurse practitioner graduate degree (APHN-BC or AHN-BC)

Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs

The Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program for Nurse Anesthesia is accredited by the Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (COA).

Date of next review: Fall 2029
Attrition: 0%
National Board Certification exam:
First-time pass rate 2020: 100%
First-time pass rate 2021: 77%
First-time pass rate 2022: 92.3%
First-time pass rate 2023: 100%
Second-time pass rate within 60 days of graduation: 100%
Employment rate: 100%

10275 W. Higgins Rd., Suite 906
Rosemont, IL 60018-5603
Phone: 1-224-275-9130

*Quinnipiac University and the School of Nursing are no longer admitting new students to this program.

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