Quinsigamond Community College

670 West Boylston Street, Worcester
MA, 01606-2092
Tel: (508)853-2300
8,991 students
Public institution

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For over 41 years, Quinsigamond Community College in Worcester, MA has provided thousands of men and women opportunities for a first-rate education and personal growth, whether preparing them for immediate entry into the workforce, transfer to bachelor level programs in four-year colleges and universities, or for personal and cultural enrichment. Area and regional businesses and professionals such as Intel Corporation, Verizon, Kennedy Diecasting, Waters Corporation, UPS, Ken-Weld, and Saint Gobain have benefited as well through regular and customized workforce training and education programming designed in partnership. In addition, the College works directly with K-12 school systems in a variety of collaborations and partnerships.
School Highlights:
Quinsigamond Community College serves 8,991 students (44% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 31%.
Quinsigamond Community College is one of 3 community colleges within Worcester County, MA.
The nearest community college is Salter College-West Boylston (2.5 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Quinsigamond Community College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 8,991 teachers has grown by 35% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 36:1 has increased from 30:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.40 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has declined by 6% over five years.
Total Enrollment
8,991 students
1,287 students
Quinsigamond Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
3,943 students
832 students
Quinsigamond Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 5,048 students
1,021 students
Quinsigamond Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Quinsigamond Community College sch enrollment Quinsigamond Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
% Asian
3%
2%
Quinsigamond Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
10%
7%
Quinsigamond Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
10%
12%
Quinsigamond Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
76%
66%
Quinsigamond Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
1%
2%
Quinsigamond Community College More (2010-2012)
Quinsigamond Community College sch ethnicity Quinsigamond Community College sta ethnicity
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. 0.40 0.45
Quinsigamond Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $5,094 is less than the state average of $5,917. The in-state tuition has grown by 23% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $10,038 is less than the state average of $10,050. The out-state tuition has grown by 10% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $5,094 $5,917
Quinsigamond Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $10,038 $10,050
Quinsigamond Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

QCC was established in 1963 to provide access to higher education to residents of Central Massachusetts. Since the early 60s, enrollment has grown from 300 to over 13,000 full and part-time day and evening students served. Over 70 associate degree and certificate career options in Business, Health Care, Technology, Liberal Arts, and Human Services. The College also offers a wide variety of non-credit courses, workshops, and seminars through its Division of Continuing Education at its downtown College at CitySquare campus. In addition, over 300 noncredit and nearly 35 credit courses are offered online. The College also has program locations at the Senior Center in Worcester (Hotel/Rest. Mgt.), Blackstone Valley Reg. Technical High School in Upton (Automotive Technology), and Southbridge High School, Southbridge (evening classes offerings). At Quinsigamond Community College, students are our first priority. We are here to support you throughout your educational career; we want to help you become successful in the professional career of your choice. We strive to improve our service delivery -- with upgraded technology, specialized learning centers and dedicated faculty and staff -- all on hand to deliver the best instruction and support to you! The College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). Membership in the Association indicates that an institution has been stringently evaluated and found to meet high standards agreed upon by qualified educators.

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