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Quincy University

Quincy, IL 4-Year Private

About Quincy University

Quincy University is a private, religous school located in the small town setting of Quincy, IL

Founded in 1860, the institution currently enrolls around 1,273 students a year, including 1,092 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

Quincy University's endowment was valued at $16,852,525 in 2021. For each full-time student, Quincy University spends about $6,229.

2021 Admissions Facts About Quincy University

Acceptance rate: 67%

Average GPA: 3.33

Mean ACT score: 22

Mean SAT score: 1085

Early Decision or Early Action: No/Yes

2022 Regular Decision Deadline: December 15

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date:

What's the acceptance rate at Quincy University in 2021?

Admission to Quincy University is moderately difficult. Around 67 percent of all applicants are admitted to Quincy University each year.

The average high school GPA for a student at Quincy University is 3.33 /4.0. The mean SAT scores for students who get into Quincy University is 1085. The mean ACT scores is 22.

In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 waitlisted students got accepted.

Is Quincy University a good school?

The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how selective an institution is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are.

Retention, graduation rates, and job placement statistics can help you understand how satisfied students are with their school experience, and how effectively an institution prepares students for careers.

Retention and graduation rates

About 73 percent of students who start at Quincy University come back the next year. Out of the 214 students who started at Quincy University as first-time freshman, 90 graduate within four years.

Quincy University's six-year graduation for undergrads is 50 percent. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61 percent for public schools, and 67 percent for private, non-profit schools.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. Within six months of graduating, 75 percent of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

In 2020, students graduated with an average of $20,352 in student loans for each student with debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

Based on this information, how does Quincy University sound? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So the real question to ask yourself: is Quincy University a good school for YOU?

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College Info

1800 College Avenue Quincy, IL 62301-2699

Campus Setting: Small Town

Quincy University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Dec 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Quincy University is Dec 15.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Quincy University is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Quincy University ACT Scores


ACT Range

19 - 25

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

25 and Above


19 to 25


19 and Less


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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Quincy University is 22. Students with an ACT score of 25 and above have a good chance of getting into Quincy University. Students with an ACT score that falls between 19 and 25 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 19 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Quincy University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

950 - 1190


Math SAT Range

480 - 600


Reading SAT Range

470 - 590

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1190 and Above


950 to 1190


950 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Quincy University students is 1072. Applicants with SAT scores of 1190 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Quincy University, while applicants with SAT scores between 950 to 1190 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 950 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Quincy University.

Quincy University Tuition & Fees

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Cost Breakdown
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Student Life

Wondering what life at Quincy University is like? There are approximately 1,174 students enrolled at Quincy University, including 1,005 undergraduate students and 169 graduate students. 93% percent of students attend school full-time, 62% percent are from IL and 38% percent of students are from other states.


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Campus Setting

Small Town

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Application Deadline

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