Quinnipiac University: Narrative Description
QUINNIPIAC UNIVERSITY H-8
Independent, comprehensive, coed. Awards bachelor's, master's, doctoral, and first professional degrees. Founded 1929. Setting: 400-acre suburban campus with easy access to Hartford. Endowment: $150.2 million. Research spending 2003-04: $524,194. Educational spending 2003-04: $8026 per student. Total enrollment: 7,220. Faculty: 741 (281 full-time, 460 part-time). Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 15:1. 10,624 applied, 55% were admitted. 21% from top 10% of their high school class, 55% from top quarter, 90% from top half. Full-time: 5,091 students, 61% women, 39% men. Part-time: 373 students, 63% women, 37% men. Students come from 28 states and territories, 20 other countries, 72% from out-of-state, 0.2% Native American, 4% Hispanic, 2% black, 2% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 1% international, 5% 25 or older, 70% live on campus, 3% transferred in. Retention: 86% of full-time freshmen returned the following year. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: health professions and related sciences; business/marketing; communications/communication technologies. Core. Calendar: semesters. Services for LD students, advanced placement, self-designed majors, honors program, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships, graduate courses open to undergrads. Study abroad program. ROTC: Army (c), Air Force (c).
Options: Peterson's Universal Application, Common Application, electronic application, deferred admission, international baccalaureate accepted. Required: essay, high school transcript, 1 recommendation, SAT or ACT. Recommended: minimum 2.5 high school GPA, interview. Required for some: minimum 3.0 high school GPA. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: 2/1. Notification: continuous until 3/1.
Costs Per Year:
Application fee: $45. Comprehensive fee: $34,640 includes full-time tuition ($23,360), mandatory fees ($980), and college room and board ($10,300). Room and board charges vary according to housing facility. Part-time tuition: $570 per credit. Part-time mandatory fees: $30 per credit. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to course load.
Orientation program. Drama-theater group, choral group, student-run newspaper, radio station. Social organizations: 75 open to all; national fraternities, national sororities, local sororities; 5% of eligible men and 7% of eligible women are members. Most popular organizations: student government, Social Programming Board, Drama Club, student newspaper, dance company. Major annual events: May Weekend, Student/Faculty Holiday Dinner, Midnight Madness (basketball). Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling, women's center. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access. 3,250 college housing spaces available; all were occupied in 2003-04. Freshmen guaranteed college housing. Option: coed housing available. Arnold Bernhard Library plus 1 other with 285,000 books, 4,400 serials, an OPAC, and a Web page. Operations spending 2003-04: $4.3 million. 600 computers available on campus for general student use. Computer purchase/lease plans available. A campuswide network can be accessed from student residence rooms and from off campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.
Hamden, population 55,000. Sleeping Giant Mountain State Park is adjacent to the campus and has 1700 acres for walking and hiking.
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