Quincy College

  • 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 3,401 students (36% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the state community college average of 10:1.
Minority enrollment is 52% of the student body (majority Black), which is equal to the state average of 52%.

Top Rankings

Quincy College ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 234 teachers has grown by 160% over five years.
Quincy College(MA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-Mixed Traditional/NontraditionalAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty234 staff285 staff
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School CalendarLink to School Calendar

Student Body

The student population of Quincy College has declined by 27% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 32:1 over five years.
The Quincy College diversity score of 0.68 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment3,401 students2,446 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:110:1
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# Full-Time Students1,241 students1,218 students
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# Part-Time Students2,160 students1,228 students
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% Asian
8%
5%
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% Hispanic
9%
20%
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% Black
26%
15%
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% White
48%
48%
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% Two or more races
2%
3%
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% Non Resident races
3%
2%
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% Unknown races
4%
7%
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Diversity Score0.680.70
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College Completion Rate
16%
19%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$42,000$35,500
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $4,846 is less than the state average of $6,343. The in-state tuition has declined by 18% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $4,846 is less than the state average of $10,767. The out-state tuition has declined by 18% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$4,846$6,343
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Out-State Tuition Fees$4,846$10,767
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid68%81%
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Median Debt for Graduates$14,250$11,900
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Median Debt for Dropouts$7,000$5,500
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Source: 2020 (or 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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Quincy College is Laboure College (2.9 miles away).
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  • Laboure College
    Private not-for-profit
    988 students | 2.90 Mi303 Adams Street
    Milton, MA 02186
    (617) 296-8300
    2.90988
  • 1,674 students | 7.10 Mi1234 Columbus Ave
    Roxbury Crossing, MA 02120
    (617) 427-0060
    7.101,674
  • 1,237 students | 7.50 Mi10 High St Ste 204
    Boston, MA 02110
    (617) 951-2350
    7.501,237
  • Bay State College
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    Private, for profit
    691 students | 7.60 Mi31 Saint James Avenue
    Boston, MA 02116
    (617) 217-9080
    7.60691
  • Urban College of Boston
    Private not-for-profit
    768 students | 7.60 Mi2 Boylston Street, 2nd Floor
    Boston, MA 02116
    (617) 449-7070
    7.60768
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