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Quincy University Overview

Located in Quincy, Illinois, Quincy University is a private not-for-profit institution. The charming, small-town atmosphere of Quincy draws many to the area.

What Is Quincy University Known For?

218 Undergraduate Awards
67% Acceptance Rate
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the master's degree is the highest award a student can attain at Quincy U.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 41% of the faculty were full-time.

Where Is Quincy University?

Location of Quincy University

Contact details for Quincy U are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 1800 College Ave, Quincy, IL 62301-2699
Phone: 217-222-8020

How Do I Get Into Quincy U?

You can apply to Quincy U online at:

Admission Requirements for Quincy U

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into Quincy U?

67% Acceptance Rate
46% Of Accepted Are Women
3% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 67%, Quincy U does not let just anybody through their doors! Make sure you spend enough time polishing up your application so you will make a great impression.

Approximately 54% of accepted students are men and 46% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 66%, and the acceptance rate for women is 68%.

Average Test Scores

About 3% of students accepted to Quincy U submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 410 and 610. Math scores were between 460 and 540.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Quincy University  ( 410 to 610 )

SAT Math Scores for Quincy University  ( 460 to 540 )
Quincy U received ACT scores from 95% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 18 and 24. Math scores were between 17 and 24. Composite scores were between 19 and 24.

ACT English Scores for Quincy University  ( 18 to 24 )
ACT Math Scores for Quincy University  ( 17 to 24 )
ACT Composite Scores for Quincy University  ( 19 to 24 )

Can I Afford Quincy University?

90% Take Out Loans
8.7% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At Quincy U, approximately 90% of students took out student loans averaging $5,387 a year. That adds up to $21,548 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Quincy U is 8.7%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

Quincy University Undergraduate Student Diversity

934 Full-Time Undergraduates
51% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 1,042 undergraduate students at Quincy U, with 934 being full-time and 108 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Quincy U

There are also 106 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 934 full-time undergraduates at Quincy U, 49% are male and 51% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Quincy U

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Quincy University students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Quincy U Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 6
Black or African American 113
Hispanic or Latino 37
White 672
International Students 24
Other Races/Ethnicities 82

Geographic Diversity

Illinois students aren't the only ones who study at Quincy University. At this time, 21 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 13 countries are represented at Quincy U. The most popular countries sending students to the school are United Kingdom, Brazil, and Spain.

Online Learning at Quincy University

44 Took All Classes Online
443 Took At Least One Class Online
-6.7% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 2 bachelor’s degree and 1 master’s degree programs available online at Quincy U. In 2017-2018, 443 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Quincy U has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 67th most popular in Illinois for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Quincy U

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Quincy University was -6.7%. This is the #2,521 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Quincy U regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Quincy U majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Business Administration & Management 32%
Human Services 29%
Public Administration & Social Service 29%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Quincy U ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Quincy U.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Human Services #58
Public Administration & Social Service #246

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

Quincy University Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Master’s TOTAL
Nursing 51 0 51
Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods 25 0 25
Business Administration & Management 5 17 22
General Education 0 20 20
General Biology 15 0 15
Human Services 14 0 14
Finance & Financial Management 12 0 12
Criminal Justice & Corrections 11 0 11
Accounting 10 0 10
Health & Physical Education 9 0 9
Marketing 8 0 8
Communication & Journalism (Other) 8 0 8
Computer Science 8 0 8
Political Science & Government 8 0 8
Teacher Education Grade Specific 7 0 7
Design & Applied Arts 5 0 5
Special Education 4 0 4
General Psychology 4 0 4
Liberal Arts General Studies 3 0 3
Teacher Education Subject Specific 2 0 2
Health Sciences & Services 2 0 2
History 2 0 2
Chemistry 2 0 2
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 2 0 2
Public Relations & Advertising 0 1 1
Mathematics 1 0 1
Information Technology 0 0 0
Other Education 0 0 0
General English Literature 0 0 0
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 0 0 0
Other Philosophy & Religious Studies 0 0 0
Other Psychology 0 0 0
Sacred Music 0 0 0
Air Transportation 0 0 0
Fine & Studio Arts 0 0 0
Music 0 0 0
TOTAL 218 38 256


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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