- 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.
- The teacher population of 148 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
|Quincy College||(MA) Community College Avg.|
|Institution Level||At least 2 but less than 4 years||At least 2 but less than 4 years|
|Institution Control||Public||Private, non-profit|
|Total Faculty||148 staff||96 staff|
|Total Enrollment||4,705 students||3,428 students|
|Student : Teacher Ratio||32:1||26:1|
|# Full-Time Students||1,818 students||1,076 students|
|# Part-Time Students||2,887 students||2,352 students|
|% Non Resident races|
|% Unknown races|
|College Completion Rate (Year 2015)|
|Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)||$42,000||$35,500|
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS
- 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.
- College Location Mi. Students
- 850 students | 3.70 Mi303 Adams Street
Milton,  MA  02186
- 2,393 students | 7.10 Mi1234 Columbus Ave
Roxbury Crossing,  MA  02120
- 841 students | 7.50 Mi10 High St Ste 204
Boston,  MA  02110
- 1,108 students | 7.80 Mi122 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston,  MA  02116
- 810 students | 7.80 Mi178 Tremont St 7th Fl
Boston,  MA  02111
Against massive budget cuts, community colleges have been forced to take drastic measures, including cutting entire programs ranging from the culinary arts to athletics.
Many students enroll in community college with the intent of transferring to a four-year school. Of those who do, many succeed, and yet traditional colleges and universities continue to overlook them. Read on to learn more about why more community college students don’t transfer schools and to receive some tips for making the transfer yourself.
Community college is the only option for many students who either can’t afford a traditional four-year university or who need a more flexible school environment. Just because community college is different, however, doesn’t mean that its students matter any less. The Aspen Prize exists to encourage community colleges to do more for their students and to continually strive for improvement.