Quinnipiac University

Hamden, CT 06518

Quinnipiac University is a private university in Hamden, Connecticut near Sleeping Giant State Park. It was founded in 1929 and the first graduating class included just eight students. The university now serves over 9,000 students each semester and offers 58 undergrad majors and 20 graduate programs. The university is also home to the Quinnipiac Polling Institute, which is nationally recognized for its reliable independent surveys conducted throughout the US. Major new organizations often cite these surveys. The university also prepares its students for success. Nearly 97.5% of graduates are either employed or continuing their education within six months of graduation.

The Quinnipiac University School of Nursing takes a holistic approach to teaching. It is also one of only 12 nursing schools in the country offering programs that are endorsed by the American Holistic Nurses Credentialing Corporation. The programs are taught within the Center for Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, giving students hands-on training working with integrated teams in a real healthcare setting. Undergrad programs include BSN, accelerated BSN, and RN to BSN programs. Many of the graduate programs are offered online, including the RN to MSN program and MSN in the Operational Leadership program. 97% of undergrads and grads who complete one of these programs are employed or continuing their education after graduation.

 

Overview

Campus LocaleSuburb: Large
Student to Faculty Ratio16:1
Open AdmissionNo
Religious Affiliation -
Level4 year
OwnershipPrivate
Business ModelNot for Profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate89%

Nursing Programs Offered

  1. BSN
  2. DNP
  3. Accelerated BSN

Nursing Programs Graduates - 2016-2017 academic year

Program name Degree type Graduates
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse Bachelor's degree 178
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing Postbaccalaureate certificate 0
Nursing Administration Master's degree 0
Nursing Science Master's degree 0
Nurse Anesthetist Doctor's degree - professional practice 0
Nursing Science Doctor's degree - professional practice 39

Nearby Nursing Schools

The following schools are located within 200 miles radius from Quinnipiac University

Yale University
7.65 miles away
St Vincent's College
21.87 miles away
Sacred Heart University
22.68 miles away
Fairfield University
25.93 miles away
Goodwin College
26 miles away
University of Saint Joseph
26.51 miles away
University of Hartford
27.65 miles away
American International College
50.91 miles away
College of Our Lady of the Elms
52.12 miles away
LIU Post
55.05 miles away

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditations
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
12/01/1958 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (MNUR) - Master's program
ACEN
02/01/2004 - 02/18/2014
Nursing (NUR) - Baccalaureate program
ACEN
10/01/1996 - 02/18/2014
Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
CCNE
10/10/2013 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
CCNE
10/10/2013 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
CCNE
10/10/2013 - Current
Nurse Anesthesia (ANEST) - Institutions and programs at the master's degree, post master's certificate or doctoral degree levels
COA
01/24/2014 - Current

Admissions

76%

Acceptance Rate
SAT: Critical Reading490 to 590
SAT: Math490 to 600
SAT: Writing490 to 590
ACT Composite22 to 27
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

Cost (Net Price)

$37,439

Average Net Price/year
Net Price by Family Income
Less than 30k$30,412
30k to 48k$32,011
48k to 75k$32,550
75k to 110k$36,515
Over 110k$40,736
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Financial Aid & Loan

Students receiving any grant or scholarship aid

84%

Recipients

$20,736

Average Amount


Students Who receive Pell Grants

15%

Recipients

$4,263

Average Amount


Federal Student Loans

61%

Recipients

$6,872

Average Amount

Student Population

7,099

Undergrads

2,801

Graduates

6,094

Women

3,806

Men

83%

Full-time

17%

Par-time

Ethnic Diversity
White
74%
Hispanic
8%
Race/ethnicity unknown
6%
Black/African American
5%
Asian
3%
Two or more races
2%
Non-resident alien
2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%
American Indian or Alaska Native
0%

Data soucre: IPEDS colleges survery (Fall 2016)

Relevant scholarships

Nursing Scholarship

Applicant must be a Connecticut resident studying at a Connecticut nursing school.


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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2015-2016 colleges survey) and Connecticut state board of nursing
Quinnipiac University
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Hamden, CT 06518
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