1250 Hancock Street
Quincy, MA 02169
Top Ranked (2023): View Rankings
  • 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 3,154 students (37% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the state community college average of 9:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 45%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 3,154 students
  • In-state tuition: $4,846
  • Out-state tuition: $4,846
  • Student:teacher ratio: 13:1
  • Minority enrollment: 58%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

Quincy College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 234 teachers has grown by 58% over five years.
Quincy College
(MA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
234 staff
290 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Quincy College has declined by 40% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
The Quincy College diversity score of 0.76 is more than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
3,154 students
2,710 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
9:1
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# Full-Time Students
1,152 students
1,152 students
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# Part-Time Students
2,002 students
1,580 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
242 students
309 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
1,152 students
1,092 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
42 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
2,002 students
1,182 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
22 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
443 students
% Asian
10%
6%
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% Hispanic
9%
16%
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% Black
22%
13%
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% White
42%
55%
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% Two or more races
2%
3%
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% Non Resident races
4%
2%
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% Unknown races
11%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.76
0.65
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
3.06%
3.78%
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
n/a
0.96%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$42,000
$35,500
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $4,846 is more than the state average of $4,424. The in-state tuition has declined by 23% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $4,846 is less than the state average of $9,401. The out-state tuition has declined by 23% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$4,846
$4,424
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$4,846
$9,401
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
72%
84%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$14,000
$12,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$7,000
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
n/a
77%
SAT Reading
n/a
540
SAT Math
n/a
535
SAT Writing
n/a
480
ACT Composite
n/a
21
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (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.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Quincy College cost?

Quincy College's tuition is approximately $4,846 for In-State students and $4,846 for Out-State students.

What is Quincy College's ranking?

Quincy College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Massachusetts for: Least expensive tuition, Diversity in US community colleges and Average community college minority breakdown.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 3,154 students
  • In-state tuition: $4,846
  • Out-state tuition: $4,846
  • Student:teacher ratio: 13:1
  • Minority enrollment: 58%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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Norfolk County, MA community colleges have a diversity score of 0.64, which is higher than the national average of 0.00. The most diverse community college in Norfolk County, MA is Quincy College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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