Gem City College

Quincy, IL

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Gem City College

Gem City College

Gem City College Student Essentials

Gem City College Student Essentials
Region: Midwest
Setting: Small Town Setting
Type: Private/For Profit
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Small (Under 2,000 Students)
Website: www.gemcitycollege.com
On-Campus Housing Available: No
Selectivity: Open Admissions
Tuition: $13,975
Retention Rate: 76%
Enrollment: 72

About Gem City College

For decades, Gem City College in Quincy, Illinois, has been providing cosmetology and horology education and training.

The school offers horology programs in Clock Repair, Engraving, Jewelry Design and Repair (including diamond setting), and Watchmaking and Repair.

Gem City College also offers cosmetology programs for Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists. There is a special offering as well for those who want to teach at a vocational school: Vocational Education Teachers, Post-Secondary.

There is a rolling admissions policy at the school, so new students can start training every week. After they have successfully completed their curriculum, they can request job placement services.

For those who do not live in the Adams County area, the college even has a Home Study Division that allows students to learn from home.

The college will give each student who qualifies for and enrolls in the home study program a list of supplies and tools that are required to complete their coursework. It is up to each student to purchase the equipment that is needed for the curriculum. Since these classes are not included in the school’s national accreditation, those in the home study program are not eligible for financial aid.

If you are a creative, ambitious person, looking for a career in the cosmetology or horology industry, take some time to research Gem City College.

Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 5 of 5 Stars 1 Review

100% of students gave Gem City College 5 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Student at This School - Grad Year 2013

Overall Rating

This is a fantastic school. It combines old tech with the new, and works on restoration of valuable time pieces and history! Smaller student body, which is great. Plus you can work at your own pace. They WILL help you find a way to attend their school!


Gem City College Location

Gem City College
700 State St
Quincy, IL 62301


Getting Around Gem City College

Walkability

Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.

9/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Quincy, IL

Winter
Dec
39
23
Jan
35
19
Feb
41
23
Spring
Mar
52
32
Apr
64
43
May
74
54
Summer
Jun
83
63
Jul
87
67
Aug
86
66
Fall
Sep
78
57
Oct
67
45
Nov
53
35

Students

Total Students 72

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 1%
  • African American: 6%
  • Caucasian: 93%
Latino 1%
African American 6%
Caucasian 93%

Full-Time 88%
Part-Time 12%
International 0%
Domestic 100%

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