Quinsigamond Community College

  • 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 8,452 students (39% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 31:1 is higher than the state community college average of 26:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 39%.
  • Quinsigamond Community College is one of 4 community colleges within Worcester County, MA.
  • The nearest community college to Quinsigamond Community College is Salter College-West Boylston (2.5 miles away).

Top Placements

Quinsigamond Community College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 277 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Quinsigamond Community College(MA) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty277 staff96 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Quinsigamond Community College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 31:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Quinsigamond Community College diversity score of 0.52 is less than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment8,452 students3,428 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio31:126:1
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# Full-Time Students3,337 students1,076 students
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# Part-Time Students5,115 students2,352 students
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% Asian
4%
5%
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% Hispanic
11%
12%
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% Black
10%
12%
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% White
67%
61%
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% Two or more races
1%
1%
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% Non Resident races
-
2%
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% Unknown races
5%
7%
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Diversity Score0.520.59
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College Completion Rate
16%
18%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$37,400$35,500
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $5,094 is more than the state average of $4,424. The in-state tuition has grown by 7% 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 Aid82%89%
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Median Debt for Graduates$8,750$11,450
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Median Debt for Dropouts$4,750$5,000
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Source: 2016 (or latest year available) 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.

Nearby Schools

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Salter College-West Boylston
    Private, for profit
    555 students | 2.50 Mi184 West Boylston Suite # 1
    West Boylston MA  01583
    (774)261-1500
    2.50555
  • Becker College
    Private, non-profit
    2,021 students | 3.30 Mi61 Sever St
    Worcester MA  01609
    (877)523-2537
    3.302,021
  • 3,662 students | 21.50 Mi444 Green St
    Gardner MA  01440
    (978)632-6600
    21.503,662
  • Dean College
    Private, non-profit
    1,299 students | 25.90 Mi99 Main Street
    Franklin MA  02038
    (508)541-1508
    25.901,299
  • 5,369 students | 27.30 Mi50 Oakland St
    Wellesley Hills MA  02481
    (781)239-3000
    27.305,369
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