Quincy University

1800 College Ave, Quincy, United States
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Overview of Quincy University

About this school

Quincy is a private, church-affiliated university. Founded in 1860, it adopted coeducation in 1932. Its 82-acre campus is located in downtown Quincy, northwest of St. Louis.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,140
    • Men:518 (45.4%)
    • Women:622 (54.6%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Quincy University is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
3
Science
-
3
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
-
3
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
August 15
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
1800 College Avenue
City, State, Zip
Quincy, IL  62301-2699
Phone
(217) 228-5210
Fax
(217) 228-5479
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
1 required for some freshmen
Other
Audition for music majors, portfolio recommended for art majors recommended for some freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
63% of 1,553 applicants were admitted
Women
62% of 774 applicants were admitted
Men
64% of 779 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
373 (38%) of 984 admitted students enrolled
Women
192 (40%) of 482 admitted students enrolled
Men
181 (36%) of 502 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.30
375 And Above
22%
3.50 - 3.74
21%
3.25 - 3.49
13%
3.00 - 3.24
16%
2.50 - 2.99
20%
2.00 - 2.49
8%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
22 average |19-24 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
3%
• Score 24 - 29
30%
• Score 18 - 23
53%
• Score 12 - 17
14%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $27,670 (66.56242482559539%)
  • Room & Board: - $10,500 (25.25859995188838%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,250 (3.0069761847486167%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,150 (5.171999037767621%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Quincy University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline March 21
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001745
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
266 (95.7%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
240 (90.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
239 (99.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
64 (26.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
87%
Average Award
$24,919
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 239 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $19,249
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 37 (15.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,918
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 7 (2.9%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
33 (11.9%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $11,671

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
938 (91.7%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
851 (90.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
807 (94.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
232 (28.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
88%
Average Award
$24,970
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 807 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $17,839
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 101 (12.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,391
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 21 (2.6%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
97 (9.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $11,165

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
87%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$28,607
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
12.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
10.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities, Special characteristics (minority, religious affiliation, other scholarships)

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, English, Health Fields, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Music
Special Achievements/Activities
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Community Service, Hobbies/Interests, Leadership, Memberships
Special Characteristics
Adult Students, Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, First-Generation College Students, Local/State Students, Members of Minorities

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,794

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


52

Part-Time Faculty


62

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


32%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 29% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 42% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 24% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 4% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 50% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 27% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 21% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 2% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
221
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Not available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Quincy University provides hearing impaired services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


69.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


32.5%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


49%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


52.0%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (40)


  • Accounting
  • Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew
  • Aviation/Airway Management and Operations
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
  • Computer Science
  • Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
  • Education, Other
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Finance, General
  • Forensic Science and Technology
  • General Studies
  • Graphic Design
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • History, General
  • Human Services, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Information Science/Studies
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Management Science
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Psychology, Other
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religious/Sacred Music
  • Sign Language Interpretation and Translation
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
  • Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
  • Web/Multimedia Management and Webmaster

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Health professions and related sciences, Biological/life sciences, Psychology, Education

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts, Master of Science in Education

Master's Programs of Study (11)


  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Communication--General
  • Counselor Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • English as a Second Language
  • Multilingual and Multicultural Education
  • Reading Education
  • School Psychology
  • Special Education

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


40,915

Nearest Metropolitan Area


70 acres

Environment


Small town/city

Campus Size


Weather


Temperature
15.9 average low in January, 83.9 average high in September
Rain
114 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
100 mile(s) from campus in Springfield
Nearest Bus Station
2 mile(s) from campus in Quincy
Nearest Train Station
2 mile(s) from campus in Quincy

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


54% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Students required to live on campus through junior year

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


46%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Hawks
School Colors
Brown, gold, and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, bowling, football, racquetball, soccer, softball, table tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Quincy University offers choral groups, marching band, drama theatre, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities, student senate, kappa kappa psi, student programming board, minority student association, students in free enterprise (sife)

Sororities


8% of women participate

Fraternities


6% of men participate

ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


1,024

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
1,140
Women
622
Men
518

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 1.2% Asian
  • 11.4% Black/African-American
  • 4.5% Hispanic/Latino
  • 1.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 70.6% White
  • 10.5% Unknown

International Students


0.4% from 6 countries

Average Age


21

Number of Graduate Students


153

Student Resources

Study resources