Quincy University

Quincy, IL, USA
3.56 Average Rating

Originally founded in 1860 as St. Francis Solanus College, Quincy University is a 4-year liberal arts college in western Illinois affiliated with the Roman Catholic Church. Quincy grants undergrad degrees in over 40 academic majors and provides a liberal arts education in the Catholic Franciscan tradition. As a Catholic institution, Quincy celebrates weekday and Sunday mass in the campus chapel and holds Rosary and Confession services five days a week. For recreation, Quincy hosts over 20 intramural sports leagues including mini golf, sand volleyball, and video games.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Roman Catholic
  • Coed

Need Blind

This school does not consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town

0
100
67%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
Yes
ACT
Yes
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Decision Acceptance is binding so student must attend college if accepted. December 15, 2019 January 15, 2020
Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier. November 1, 2019 December 1, 2019
Fall Regular Decision February 15, 2020 March 15, 2020

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
56%
Out-Of-State Students
32%
95%
Submitting ACT
3%
Submitting SAT
Average ACT Composite: 21
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1090
0
1600
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Master's
Total Number of Students
1,188
Total Number of Undergrads
1,088
Academic Calendar

Semester

Classroom Sizes

2-19 Students
70%
20-39 Students
28%
0
100
34%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
50%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
14:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$17,187
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$28,562
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$28,562
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$10,500

Aid & Grants

0
100
78%
Need Met
Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
32%
Average Aid Per Year
$22,116
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
32%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,805
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$19,137

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
74%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$6,508
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$13,000
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$229
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
50%
50%
Student Organizations
50
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
No
On Campus Women's Center
No

Housing

0
100
54%
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
Yes

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Hawks
School Colors
White/Brown
Varsity Athletics Association
NCAA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Great Lakes Valley Conference

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Saint Louis
Chicago
Springfield
Kansas City
Columbia
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
93%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$46,000
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What Students Are Saying

3.56 Average Rating
Quincy University is a campus near the Mississippi river and is gorgeous. The staff are all very friendly and willing to help many people when ever they need to or are needed. Like the staff the students are all very outgoing and willing to meet new people, after being accepted for the fall semester I am proud to say i'm a Quincy Hawk.
Taylor from Quincy, IL
Quincy University is like a big family home. Everyone knows everyone for something or other. Everyone is very friendly, loving and accepting.
Philip from South Holland, IL
Quincy University is a campus where everyone is felt welcomed and helped. The Teachers and the faculty go out of there way to make sure all the students have what they need for a successful school year. The scenery on campus in beautiful.
Kimberly from Hannibal, MO
Reliable, homey, and safe.
Dereasha from Jennings, MO