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Quinnipiac University Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

76.4%
Admission Difficulty for Quinnipiac University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsChallenging
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

Can I get into Quinnipiac University? The school has a 76% acceptance rate. Last year, 17,957 out of 23,492 applicants were admitted making Quinnipiac University an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 43 percent. Quinnipiac University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 11% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1060-1260
Applicants Submitting SAT
83%
SAT Scores for Quinnipiac University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 540
SAT Math 25th 520
SAT Composite 25th 1060
SAT Scores for Quinnipiac University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 640
SAT Math 75th 620
SAT Composite 75th 1260
SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Quinnipiac University?

Quinnipiac University typically requires applicants to be in the top 49 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1060 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 960. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1160 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 83 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Quinnipiac University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1260 and Above Good >84%
1160 to 1260 Avg + 76%-84%
1060 to 1160 Avg - 65%-76%
960 to 1060 Reach 52%-65%
Less than 960 Low <52%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
22-27 
Applicants Submitting ACT
32%
ACT Scores for Quinnipiac University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 21
ACT Math 25th 22
ACT Composite 25th 22
ACT Scores for Quinnipiac University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 27
ACT Math 75th 27
ACT Composite 75th 27
ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Quinnipiac University?

Admission data indicates that Quinnipiac University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 22 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 37 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 20 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 27 and above have very competitive chances. 32 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Quinnipiac University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Quinnipiac University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
27 and Above Good >86%
24 to 27 Avg + 76%-86%
22 to 24 Avg - 67%-76%
20 to 22 Reach 58%-67%
Less than 20 Low <58%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
3.4
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need above average high school grades to get into Quinnipiac University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Quinnipiac University was 3.4 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school grades are above the average 3.4 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Quinnipiac University accepts 76% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Quinnipiac University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 12% Good
3.50 to 3.75 30% Good
3.25 to 3.50 28% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 21% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 9% Reach
2.50 to 2.75 N/A% Low
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

Admission Statistics

Quinnipiac University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 14,699 8,793 23,492
Accepted 11,413 6,544 17,957
Acceptance Rate 78% 74% 76%
Enrolled 1,144 765 1,909
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 10% 12% 11%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Feb 1, 2019
Days left to Apply
51

Applicants have 51 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on Feb 1, 2019.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Quinnipiac University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Quinnipiac University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Quinnipiac University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=130226 IPEDS survey data for Quinnipiac University.