Quincy College

1250 Hancock Street
Quincy, MA 02169
Tel: (800)698-1700
4,578 students
Public institution
Quincy College is a municipally affiliated, comprehensive community college addressing the educational, training and cultural needs of Greater Quincy and Plymouth, metropolitan Boston, and the South Shore of Massachusetts. The College is an open access institution which values achievement, diversity, economic opportunity, and life-long learning. Excellence in learning and teaching is emphasized in all college programs.
School Highlights:
Quincy College serves 4,578 students (37.53% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 32:1 is higher than the community college average of 28:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 45%.
Quincy College is one of 6 community colleges within Norfolk County, MA.
The nearest community college is Laboure College (3.70 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 144 teachers has grown by 84% over five years.
College Quincy College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 144 staff
61 staff
Quincy College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 4,578 teachers has grown by 12% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 32:1 has decreased from 60:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.49 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has declined by 12% over five years.
Total Enrollment 4,578 students 1,296 students
Quincy College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 32:1
Quincy College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 1,718 students
810 students
Quincy College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 2,860 students
1,036 students
Quincy College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Quincy College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Quincy College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Quincy College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Quincy College Black (2006-2013)
% White
Quincy College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
% Unknown races
Quincy College Unknown (2006-2013)
% Non Resident races
Quincy College Non Resident (2006-2013)
Quincy College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.49 0.53
Quincy College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $4,582 is less than the state average of $5,650. The in-state tuition has grown by 15% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $4,582 is less than the state average of $10,201. The out-state tuition has grown by 15% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $4,582 $5,694
Quincy College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $4,582 $10,252
Quincy College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 53%
Quincy College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • Quincy College provides quality, affordable, community responsive associate degree, non-credit and certificate programs. As a college of the community, Quincy College is committed to the development of partnerships with government, business, industry, schools and community agencies to enhance educational opportunity, global perspective, economic development, and the quality of life. The Quincy campus is conveniently located in historic downtown Quincy, Massachusetts. Quincy Campus offers numerous programs of study awarding Associate degrees and certificates of completion in Business, Computer Science, Criminal Justice, Early Childhood Education, Fine Arts, Fire Science Technology, Human Services/Social Work, Liberal Arts, Legal Studies and Nursing. In addition to a high-quality education from top instructors, the Quincy campus offers resources for our students including student advising, student life services, a computer lab, photo and art studios, Quincy College Anselmo Library, tutoring, a career center, Charlie's Café, Quincy College Bookstore, and more. Quincy College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education. Accreditation of an institution of higher education by the New England Association indicates that it meets or exceeds criteria for the assessment of institutional quality periodically applied through peer review process.

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Did You Know?
Norfolk County, MA community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.45, which is lower than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Norfolk County, MA is ITT Technical Institute-Norwood (Norwood - 02062). Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.