Quinnipiac welcomes students from all over the world. We are here to help you apply and make the transition to student life in the U.S. Learn more about being an international student at Quinnipiac.
We review applications on a "rolling admission" basis once we have received the application and all supporting materials, so we encourage you to apply as early as possible in advance of the semester in which you'd like to enroll. The application is available online, using either the Common Application or the Quinnipiac application. Learn more about steps to apply as an international student.
Once you have been admitted, the next step is to apply for a visa.
International students are able to receive academic scholarships based on a strong academic record in their previous school(s), and all admitted students are reviewed for scholarship consideration. You should explore as many avenues as possible to help with your educational expenses. Please see the Step Five section below.
Nov. 15 - Last recommended day to apply for spring semester. We will accept applicants up to the beginning of the semester, which starts in January. The Office of Admissions is closed from Christmas Eve through Jan. 2.
Jan. 1-March 1 - Complete the International Student Financial Aid Application (PDF).
March 1 - Latest recommended date to file a fall semester (August) application.
March 1 - Latest recommended date to file an International Student Financial Aid Application (PDF) and send it to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, Quinnipiac University, 275 Mount Carmel Ave., Hamden, CT 06518 USA.
File your application
- The application fee is $65.
Send your transcripts to us
When you apply, please submit transcripts from all secondary schools, colleges and universities attended, with a certified translation in English if necessary. In some cases, we may ask that you submit your transcripts to World Education Services for a credit evaluation.
Quinnipiac University will also accept proof of completion of ELS Language Center's intensive level 112, as satisfying the requirements for English proficiency. Furthermore, students who have met the University's normal academic requirements, but have not yet satisfied the English requirement, may be considered for "conditional admission" based upon eventual completion of either the required ELS Language Centers level, or one of the University's accepted standardized test scores such as TOEFL, or IELTS. To learn more about ELS Language Centers and the possibility of conditional admission to Quinnipiac University, please visit the ELS University Guide Online. This applies to international students applying for full time undergraduate study only.
Complete your personal statement
In about 250 words, please describe your present academic work along with your educational goals, and include this with your application.
Send us your TOEFL scores
Normally a minimum score of 550 (78 Internet-based or 213 on the CBT computer-based TOEFL) is required for admission.
We will review student's academic history for consideration for an International Student Scholarship, which is renewable each year providing you maintain a 2.0 GPA and full-time attendance. Scholarship amounts can range from $5,000 to full tuition. Students are expected to provide financial support to help cover their academic and living expenses and will be asked to provide a Statement of Financial Support prior to our being able to send them an I-20 form. If you need to apply for need based aid, please fill out the International Student application for Financial Aid (PDF) and return it to the Undergraduate Admissions Office.
Financing your education
You should explore as many avenues as possible to help with your educational expenses. Below is a list of outside funding sources that you may find helpful:
The following is a list of funding sources that you may find helpful:
The Organization of the American States is offering interest free, Rowe Fund Loans to member countries. Get more information and determine if you are eligible.
Additionally, we encourage international students to check with their country's various government agencies and other organizations for scholarship options. School guidance counselors can also be a good source of direction in locating scholarships.
Once you have been admitted to the University, you may apply for your Visa.
If you have questions, please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.