670 West Boylston Street
Worcester, MA 01606
Top Ranked (2022-23): View Rankings
  • For over 41 years, Quinsigamond Community College in Worcester, MA has provided thousands of men and women opportunities for a first-rate education and personal growth, whether preparing them for immediate entry into the workforce, transfer to bachelor level programs in four-year colleges and universities, or for personal and cultural enrichment. Area and regional businesses and professionals such as Intel Corporation, Verizon, Kennedy Diecasting, Waters Corporation, UPS, Ken-Weld, and Saint Gobain have benefited as well through regular and customized workforce training and education programming designed in partnership. In addition, the College works directly with K-12 school systems in a variety of collaborations and partnerships.

School Highlights

Quinsigamond Community College serves 6,942 students (35% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is higher than the state community college average of 9:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 45%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 6,942 students
  • In-state tuition: $5,094
  • Out-state tuition: $10,038
  • Student:teacher ratio: 10:1
  • Minority enrollment: 42%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Community Size

School Overview

The teacher population of 669 teachers has grown by 141% over five years.
Quinsigamond Community 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
669 staff
290 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Quinsigamond Community College has declined by 17% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 31:1 over five years.
The Quinsigamond Community College diversity score of 0.62 is less than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
6,942 students
2,710 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
9:1
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# Full-Time Students
2,425 students
1,152 students
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# Part-Time Students
4,517 students
1,580 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
461 students
309 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
2,425 students
1,092 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
n/a
42 students
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
4,517 students
1,182 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
n/a
22 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
443 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
n/a
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% Asian
4%
6%
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% Hispanic
16%
16%
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% Black
13%
13%
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% White
58%
55%
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% Two or more races
3%
3%
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% Non Resident races
1%
2%
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% Unknown races
5%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.62
0.65
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
5.94%
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)
$37,400
$35,500
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The public in-state tuition of $5,094 is more than the state average of $4,424. The in-state tuition has declined by 8% over four years.
The public out-state tuition of $10,038 is more than the state average of $9,401. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees
$5,094
$4,424
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$10,038
$9,401
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
85%
84%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$15,406
$12,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$8,189
$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

  • QCC was established in 1963 to provide access to higher education to residents of Central Massachusetts. Since the early 60s, enrollment has grown from 300 to over 13,000 full and part-time day and evening students served. Over 70 associate degree and certificate career options in Business, Health Care, Technology, Liberal Arts, and Human Services. The College also offers a wide variety of non-credit courses, workshops, and seminars through its Division of Continuing Education at its downtown College at CitySquare campus. In addition, over 300 noncredit and nearly 35 credit courses are offered online. The College also has program locations at the Senior Center in Worcester (Hotel/Rest. Mgt.), Blackstone Valley Reg. Technical High School in Upton (Automotive Technology), and Southbridge High School, Southbridge (evening classes offerings). At Quinsigamond Community College, students are our first priority. We are here to support you throughout your educational career; we want to help you become successful in the professional career of your choice. We strive to improve our service delivery -- with upgraded technology, specialized learning centers and dedicated faculty and staff -- all on hand to deliver the best instruction and support to you! The College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). Membership in the Association indicates that an institution has been stringently evaluated and found to meet high standards agreed upon by qualified educators.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Quinsigamond Community College cost?

Quinsigamond Community College's tuition is approximately $5,094 for In-State students and $10,038 for Out-State students.

What is Quinsigamond Community College's ranking?

Quinsigamond Community College ranks among the top 20% of community college in Massachusetts for: Largest student body.

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 6,942 students
  • In-state tuition: $5,094
  • Out-state tuition: $10,038
  • Student:teacher ratio: 10:1
  • Minority enrollment: 42%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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