Quincy University Admissions

ACT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More

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Quincy University Admissions Overview:

Quincy University is a generally accessible school, admitting around two-thirds of applicants each year. Interested students will need to submit an application, along with official high school transcripts, scores from the SAT or ACT, and a letter of recommendation. For more information about applying, including requirements and important deadlines, be sure to visit the school's website. And, if you have any questions about the application process, the admissions office at Quincy can help, so be sure to contact them.

Admissions Data (2016):

  • Quincy University Acceptance Rate: 66%
  • Test Scores -- 25th / 75th Percentile

Quincy University Description:

Founded in 1860, Quincy University is a private, four-year Roman Catholic institution in Quincy, Illinois, a small city in the western edge of the state along the Mississippi River. St. Louis is little over 100 miles away; Kansas City is about 200 miles to the west, and Chicago is 300 miles to the northeast. The university's roughly 1,500 students are supported by a student / faculty ratio of 14 to 1, and an average class size of 20. The university offers a wide range of undergraduate degree programs from the School of Education, Division of Fine Arts and Communication, Division of Humanities, School of Business, Division of Behavioral & Social Sciences, and Division of Science & Technology. Quincy also offers graduate and online options. With over 40 student clubs and organizations, several intramurals, two sororities and a fraternity, there is plenty to do on campus. On the athletic front, the Quincy Hawks compete in the NCAA Division II Great Lakes Valley Conference (GLVC) for most sports.

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 1,328 (1,161 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 46% Male / 54% Female
  • 89% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $27,128
  • Books: $1,250 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $10,500
  • Other Expenses: $2,150
  • Total Cost: $41,028

Quincy University Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 100%
    • Loans: 83%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $20,730
    • Loans: $6,792

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Accounting, Biology, Communication, Criminal Justice, Elementary Education, Finance, Humanities, Management, Nursing

Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 64%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 35%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 51%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Football, Baseball, Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball, Golf, Basketball, Track
  • Women's Sports: Volleyball, Tennis, Swimming, Cross Country, Basketball, Soccer

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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