Top Quincy Community Colleges

  • For the 2018-19 school year, there are 3 top community colleges in Quincy, Illinois, serving 2,114 students.
  • The average community college acceptance rate in Illinois is 82% (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 (2018-19)

  • 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
  • Vatterott College-Quincy
    Private, for profit
    3609 North Marx Drive
    Quincy IL  62305
    (217)224-0600

    140 students
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