Top Quincy Community Colleges

  • For the 2020 school year, there are 2 top community colleges in Quincy, Illinois, serving 1,974 students.
  • The average community college acceptance rate in Illinois is 83% (view national acceptance rates).
  • Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Black), and the student:teacher ratio is 16:1.

Top Quincy, IL Community Colleges (2020)

  • College Location Students
  • Gem City College
    Private, for profit
    700 State St
    Quincy IL  62301
    (217)222-0391

    51 students
  • 1301 S 48th Street
    Quincy IL  62305
    (217)224-6500

    1,923 students
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