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Quinsigamond Community College Overview

Quinsigamond Community College is a public institution located in Worcester, Massachusetts. Worcester is a great location for students who prefer city over country life.

What Is Quinsigamond Community College Known For?

1,388 Undergraduate Awards
  • The associate's degree is the highest award offered at Quinsigamond Community College.
  • In 2017-2018, 25% of the faculty were full-time.

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Quinsigamond Community College Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Quinsigamond Community College has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#319 Most Popular Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Quinsigamond Community College.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#1 Best Human Services Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#3 Best Public Administration & Social Service Undergraduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#4 Best Business Administration & Management Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#6 Best Hospitality Management Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#9 Best General Business/Commerce Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#9 Best Business, Management & Marketing Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#12 Best Business Support & Assistant Services Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#28 Best Value General Business/Commerce Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#55 Best Value Business Administration & Management Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#67 Best Value Business, Management & Marketing Associate’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Where Is Quinsigamond Community College?

Location of Quinsigamond Community College

Contact details for Quinsigamond Community College are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 670 West Boylston Street, Worcester, MA 01606-2092
Phone: 508-853-2300
Website: www.qcc.edu

How Do I Get Into Quinsigamond Community College?

You can apply to Quinsigamond Community College online at: www2.qcc.mass.edu/admissions/admApp

Quinsigamond Community College has an open admissions policy. This means that the school accepts all applicants assuming that they meet very basic requirements, such as having a high school diploma or equivalent.

Can I Afford Quinsigamond Community College?

50% Take Out Loans
14.8% Loan Default Rate

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Quinsigamond Community College, approximately 50% of students took out student loans averaging $4,995 a year. That adds up to $19,980 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Quinsigamond Community College is 14.8%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.

Quinsigamond Community College Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,453 Full-Time Undergraduates
53% Women
43% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 7,291 undergraduate students at Quinsigamond Community College, with 2,453 being full-time and 4,838 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  Quinsigamond Community College

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,453 full-time undergraduates at Quinsigamond Community College, 47% are male and 53% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  Quinsigamond Community College

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Quinsigamond Community College students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Quinsigamond Community College Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 137
Black or African American 319
Hispanic or Latino 503
White 1,244
International Students 25
Other Races/Ethnicities 225

Over 30 countries are represented at Quinsigamond Community College. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, Kenya, and Vietnam.

Online Learning at Quinsigamond Community College

734 Took All Classes Online
2,020 Took At Least One Class Online
3.3% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 2,020 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at Quinsigamond Community College has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 21st most popular in Massachusetts for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of Quinsigamond Community College

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Quinsigamond Community College was 3.3%. This is the #1,795 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Quinsigamond Community College regardless of major.

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

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Computer Programming 20%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Quinsigamond Community College 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 Quinsigamond Community College.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Electromechanical Engineering Technology #7
Computer Software & Applications #50
Health Sciences & Services #51
Computer Programming #53
Entrepreneurial Studies #65
Engineering Technologies #130
General Business/Commerce #146
Computer & Information Sciences #324
Criminal Justice & Corrections #336
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting #382
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #428
Liberal Arts General Studies #428

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%.

Quinsigamond Community College Undergraduate Concentrations

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

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Undergraduate Certificate TOTAL
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 167 0 167
Nursing 0 116 0 116
Business Administration & Management 2 107 0 109
Criminal Justice & Corrections 23 82 0 105
Human Services 9 49 45 103
General Business/Commerce 28 51 0 79
Practical Nursing & Nursing Assistants 8 0 67 75
Allied Health Professions 3 36 15 54
Teacher Education Grade Specific 21 32 0 53
Information Technology 26 14 0 40
General Engineering 0 36 0 36
Computer Software & Applications 6 29 0 35
Dental Support Services 0 22 9 31
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 30 0 0 30
General Psychology 0 27 0 27
Computer Systems Networking 25 0 0 25
Electronics Engineering Technology 7 18 0 25
Allied Health & Medical Assisting Services 3 14 8 25
Hospitality Management 15 6 0 21
Health & Medical Administrative Services 14 6 0 20
Health Sciences & Services 0 19 0 19
Health/Medical Prep Programs 0 18 0 18
Accounting 15 0 0 15
Business Support & Assistant Services 7 8 0 15
Public Health 11 4 0 15
General Biology 0 11 0 11
Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation & Refrigeration 11 0 0 11
Vehicle Maintenance & Repair 8 3 0 11
Fire Protection 4 7 0 11
Computer Programming 3 7 0 10
Computer Engineering Technology 1 8 0 9
Environmental Control Technology 7 0 0 7
Drafting & Design Engineering Technology 6 0 0 6
Natural Resources Conservation 0 6 0 6
Biotechnology 0 5 0 5
Entrepreneurial Studies 5 0 0 5
Computer Science 0 5 0 5
Industrial Production Technology 1 4 0 5
History 0 5 0 5
Special Education 4 0 0 4
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 2 1 0 3
General English Literature 0 3 0 3
Ethnic Studies 0 3 0 3
Chemistry 0 3 0 3
Computer Information Systems 0 2 0 2
Precision Metal Working 2 0 0 2
Design & Applied Arts 0 1 0 1
Drama & Theater Arts 0 1 0 1
Music 0 1 0 1
Insurance 0 0 0 0
Computer Systems Analysis 0 0 0 0
Alternative Medicine & Systems 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 307 937 144 1,388

References

*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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