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Natural Beauty + Academic Excellence

Ninety minutes from New York City and two hours from Boston, Quinnipiac's Mount Carmel Campus is located next to picturesque Sleeping Giant Mountain in Hamden, Connecticut.   More about our campuses


A Comprehensive Education

At Quinnipiac, your educational journey encompasses more than just time spent in the classroom or laboratory. Learning takes place in residence halls, on athletic fields, during study abroad, internships, community-based service work and beyond.  Learn more


Educating Future Leaders

Quinnipiac is one of a select number of universities in the country with a law school and a medical school. Our law school is consistently ranked among the nation's best and our medical school is unique in its focus on educating primary care doctors.  Learn more


Nationally-Known Poll

Frequently cited by journalists, public officials and researchers, the independent Quinnipiac University Poll regularly surveys residents nationwide about political races, state and national elections and issues of public concern.  View latest poll results


Quinnipiac News + Events

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New poll results available Oct. 2

Results of a New Jersey poll on U.S. Senate candidates will be available on Thursday, Oct. 2 at 6 a.m.

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Top up-and-coming school in the North

U.S. News & World Report has once again named Quinnipiac University as the top "Up and Coming University in the North Region" in its 2015 edition of Best Colleges, which was released Sept. 9. This marks the third consecutive year that U.S. News has bestowed this distinction on Quinnipiac.

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Mary Kelly

History professor and author Mary Kelly to lecture Oct. 2

Mary Kelly, professor of history at Franklin Pierce University, will lecture and discuss her newly-published book, "Ireland's Great Famine in Irish-American History," at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 2, at Ireland's Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University, 3011 Whitney Ave.

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graduate info session

Information session for graduate programs Oct. 15

Graduate admissions will host an information session for prospective students interested in the School of Business and School of Communications on Wednesday, October 15 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on the Mount Carmel Campus.

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Student-led campus tour

Undergraduate Fall Open House Oct. 18

High school students and their parents are invited to spend a few hours on campus and learn more about Quinnipiac during the Fall Open House Saturday, Oct. 18.

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Diane Ravitch

Historian of Education Diane Ravitch to lecture Oct. 8

Diane Ravitch, a research professor of education at New York University, will lecture and discuss her latest book, "Reign of Error: The Hoax of the Privatization Movement and the Danger to America's Public Schools," at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 8, at Burt Kahn Court as part of The Campus Cross Talk series.

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Are there resources for students who are falling behind in a class?

- Rachel Booth '15


What kind of internship opportunities are there?

- Colin Carrasquillo '14


What are the professors like at Quinnipiac?

- Nicole Dover '14


What if I don't have a major?

- Pete Nikitas '14


How does Quinnipiac help with career planning?

- Joey Avena '12, MS '14

Global Citizenship

Student volunteering abroad

Volunteering Abroad

Some students spent winter break volunteering in remote corners of the globe.

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Wes Moore

Great Expectations

Youth advocate & author Wes Moore discussed the importance of education and making a difference in the world during a recent campus visit.

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Global Justice

Yale philosophy professor Thomas Pogge discussed "Designing for Human Rights: Food, Health, Climate," during a recent visit.

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Teaching + Learning

Serve Your Passion

Miguel Rosa witnessed life and death situations while deployed in Afghanistan, which inspired the young father to shift his career path from finance to nursing.

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Maximum Exposure

Partnership introduces high school students to college work, hoping to front-load academic success.

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Inquiring Minds

A group of local middle school students learned about the science of anthropology through a special program at Quinnipiac.

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Business + Entrepreneurship


Entrepreneurship and the Law

Sean O'Hare, owner of a merger and acquisitions firm, recently visited campus to discuss how risk-taking and the law work side-by-side.

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Fueling Success

Students gain firsthand knowledge about microlending through a service-learning program over winter break.

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Linking In

Women in the MBA program work to level the corporate playing field.

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Science + Technology

Students in Hungary

Digging Deep

QU team participates in archaeological dig in an effort to learn more about the Bronze Age of Eastern Hungary.

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Herzog and Niesel

The Origin of AIDS

A pair of scientists delved into the origin of AIDS, debunking common misconceptions about the virus.

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Super Germs

Professors and students are looking for DNA that can turn ordinary bacteria into anti-biotic resistant super germs.

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Health + Medicine


Culture Change

Thought leader Dr. George Thibault shared his vision for revamping medical education to be more innovative and interprofessional.

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Safety Net for Seniors

Nurse Dana Garvey ’03 helped make the emergency room at a local hospital more senior-friendly.

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Tai chi session

Striking a Balance

Quinnipiac physical therapy students are studying the benefits of tai chi for older adults at risk of falling.

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Communicate + Innovate

Real-World Challenges

A class of engineering students was challenged to work in teams to create robots that could navigate an obstacle course. The project presented them with a real-world, hands-on project testing what they've learned throughout the semester.

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