Quincy University

Quincy, IL

Quincy University, founded in 1860, is a private, Catholic university. Its 70-acre campus is located in Quincy, IL.

Tuition & Fees

$31,160

$31,160

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
25%
500-599
42%
400-499
30%
300-399
3%
700-800
2%
600-699
24%
500-599
47%
400-499
24%
300-399
3%
30-36
9%
24-29
27%
18-23
41%
12-17
21%
6-11
2%
30-36
3%
24-29
38%
18-23
40%
12-17
19%
30-36
6%
24-29
32%
18-23
48%
12-17
14%
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undergraduateRatios

48%

male

52%

female

1

teacher

14

students

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Moderately Selective

61%

acceptance rate

Accepted 767
Declined + 475
Total Received 1,242
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Private (nonprofit)

1,042

undergraduate students

106

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Management
  2. Education
  3. Biology/biological Sciences
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Codes

SAT 1645
ACT 1120

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School Facts

Quincy University, founded in 1860, is a private, Catholic university. Its 70-acre campus is located in Quincy, IL.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,148
Established in 1860
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Accredited by •  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  HLC Higher Learning Commission

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Quincy, IL

70-acre campus in Quincy (population: 40,303). 100 miles from Springfield and 140 miles from St. Louis. Served by air, bus, and train. City operates shuttle service to north campus. Public transportation serves campus.

Quincy University
1800 College Avenue
Quincy, IL 62301-2699

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
54%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
63%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
1 fraternities 6% of male students
 
2 sororities 8% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
35%
Top 1/4
51%
Top 1/2
79%
Bottom 1/2
21%
Bottom 1/4
5%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
25%
500-599
42%
400-499
30%
300-399
3%
700-800
2%
600-699
24%
500-599
47%
400-499
24%
300-399
3%
30-36
9%
24-29
27%
18-23
41%
12-17
21%
6-11
2%
30-36
3%
24-29
38%
18-23
40%
12-17
19%
30-36
6%
24-29
32%
18-23
48%
12-17
14%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline March 15 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline December 15
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

61%

acceptance rate

Accepted 767
Declined + 475
Total Received 1,242

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Particular talent/ability
Religious affiliation/commitment

Considered

Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Recommendations
Standardized test scores
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Interview
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Tom Oliver
Vice President of Enrollment/Engagement
P: 800 688-4295
F: 217 228-5479
admissions@quincy.edu

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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 800 688-4295
F: 217 228-5635
financialaid@quincy.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Tom Oliver
Vice President of Enrollment/Engagement
oliveth@quincy.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
bowling
cross-country
football
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

basketball, bowling, cheerleading, dance, soccer

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading, dance

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, billiards, bowling, flag football, kickball, miniature golf, racquetball, soccer, softball, table tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Marty Bell (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Great Lakes Valley Conference, Midwestern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association
Mascot
Hawks
School colors
brown and white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Art
Aviation
Biological Sciences
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Clinical Laboratory Science
Computer Science
Counseling
Criminal Justice
Cybersecurity
Education
Education Studies
Elementary Education
English
Exercise Science
Finance
Forensic Psychology
Forensics
Graphic Design
Health Services
History
History/General
Human Services
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Multimedia Journalism
Music/Music Education
Nursing
Physical Education/K-12
Political Science
Pre-Law
Psychology
Public Relations/Strategic Communication
Special Education/P-12
Sport Management
Sports Communication
Theatre
Theology/Philosophy
Writing
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Management
  2. Education
  3. Biology/biological Sciences

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

1,148

total students

60%

in-state

40%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

91%

1,042
students

Female
52%
539

Male
48%
503

9%

106
students

Female
65%
69

Male
35%
37

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

89%

934
students

Female
51%
472

Male
49%
462

11%

108
students

Female
63%
67

Male
37%
41

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Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
11%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
66%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

52%

Transfer applicants accepted

80%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements High School GPA: 2.00
College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

94

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
Countries most often represented Australia
Brazil
Canada
Peru
Spain
The United Kingdom
Special services offered for international applicants Special counselors/advisors

International Student Contact

Dominic O'Donnell
Admissions Counsleor
217 228-5210
admissions@quincy.edu

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