Quincy University (QU)

Quincy, IL

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Quincy University

Quincy University

Quincy University Student Essentials

Quincy University Student Essentials
Region: Midwest
Setting: Small Town Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Roman Catholic
Size: Small (Under 2,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Hawks
Website: www.quincy.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Selective
In-State Tuition: $25,180
Out-of-State Tuition: $25,180
Retention Rate: 70%
Enrollment: 2,666
Year Established: 1860

About QU

Quincy University is a small, Catholic college in Quincy, Illinois, that emphasizes hands-on learning and outside projects. Quincy is also a place where students can expect to make lifelong friends through religious and other activities.

Quincy University has more than five distinctive academic divisions. These include:

  • The School of Education
  • The Division of Fine Arts and Communication
  • The Division of Humanities
  • The School of Business

Classes are small and classroom discussions are a substantial part of the learning experience. Outside of class, students also learn through such activities as lab research, internships and field trips.

Spiritual activities are also an important part of student life. Students may participate in religious services, campus ministry, service organizations and other religious activities.

When evaluating applicants, Quincy University evaluates GPA and the rigor of one’s high school curriculum. SAT or ACT scores are also taken into consideration, but are not as important as one’s grades and high school curriculum.

Many Quincy University students receive some type of financial aid, including need-based awards like grants, loans and work-study money. Quincy University also awards scholarships based on academic performance. Students may receive a combination of scholarships and need-based aid.

QU Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating:

Rated 4 of 5 Stars 1 Review

100% of students gave Quincy University 4 stars overall.

Student Ratings

Alumnus - Grad Year 1964

Overall Rating

QU Location

Quincy University
1800 College Ave
Quincy, IL 62301


Getting Around QU

Walkability

Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.

8/10
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

QU Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 1,425
Freshman Class 290
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 2,666

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 2%
  • African American: 10%
  • Caucasian: 64%
  • American Indian or Alaska native: 1%
  • Asian: 1%
  • Unknown and Other: 22%
Latino 2%
African American 10%
Caucasian 64%
American Indian or Alaska native 1%
Asian 1%
Unknown and Other 22%

Undergraduate 53%
Graduate 47%
Full-Time 90%
Part-Time 10%
Women 59%
Men 41%
International 1%
Domestic 99%

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