Nestled next to breathtaking Sleeping Giant Mountain, Quinnipiac University is a private co-ed institution of higher education with a mission “to provide a supportive and stimulating environment for the intellectual and personal growth” of its students. Founded in 1929, the university is located in the picturesque New England town of Hamden, Connecticut, ninety minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston.
Quinnipiac’s 53 undergraduate programs integrate liberal arts and professional curricula and include university-required seminars that discuss the significant impact an individual can have on their community on a local, national and global scale. Undergraduates, in fields such as communications, business, arts and sciences, education and health sciences, will benefit from a technology-rich environment, small classes and a personalized research environment that allows students to choose to collaborate with faculty or do original research with a professor’s supervision. The university offers graduate programs in business, education, health sciences, communications and law. Quinnipiac University Online is available for a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses, master’s degree programs in such fields as information technology and business administration, and several certification programs.
The university is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges and several of Quinnipiac’s schools are also recognized: AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (School of Business); American Bar Association (School of Law); National Council for Accreditation for Teacher Education (School of Education).
Quinnipiac University is consistently ranked among the nation’s best colleges by respected media institutions, with particular recognition given to its business school and physician assistant program. The health sciences school is enhanced with $3.5 million in high-tech equipment, including an orthopedics lab and an intensive care unit; the School of Communications is outfitted with a fully digital, high definition production studio; a biomechanics motion analysis laboratory takes sports medicine studies to a whole new level; and the finance center has its own simulated trading floor.