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Quinnipiac Demographics & Diversity

Hamden, Connecticut

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Quinnipiac are mostly White with a small Hispanic population. The school has low racial diversity. 23% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Quinnipiac University students
Race Percent of Students
White 77%
Black 5%
Hispanic 9%
Asian 3%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 2%
Race Unknown 3%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 76% more female students than male students enrolled at Quinnipiac University with a gender ratio of 64% women to 36% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Quinnipiac has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Quinnipiac University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 36%
Women 64%
Enrollment by gender for Quinnipiac University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 3,184
Women 5,604

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Quinnipiac serves a high number of out-of-state students with 70% of the student body residing outside of Connecticut or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Quinnipiac University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 30%
Out of State 68%
Foreign 2%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$87,986 per year

17% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 3.4%
Part time Undergrads 3.3%

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