Reach out to Quincy University's admissions department for any important information, including application fees.
Students who submit their applications to Quincy University for the fall semester should anticipate a decision by April 15.
The following is an overiew of some of Quincy University's admissions stats.
|Quincy University 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.5|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||18%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Test Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||20%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||34%|
These are the application deadlines for Quincy University.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
|Early Action||Yes||December 15||January 15|
Quincy University does not offer early decision but does offer early action.
🗓️ The Early Action deadline is December 15. Quincy University will release EA admissions decisions no later than January 15.
Quincy University accepts around 87% of early action applicants and 60% all applicants for all deadlines. Last year, Quincy University admitted 81 of the 932 who applied early action.
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It is moderately difficult to get into Quincy University. Quincy University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Quincy University accepted 60% of all applicants, about 885 from the 1,480 applicants.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Quincy University, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
Quincy University has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are given the most weight in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis on the admissions factors where you're strong.
What does Quincy University consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
Make sure to check with Quincy University for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Quincy University, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with Quincy University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Other Requirements||√||audition for music majors, portfolio recommended for art majors|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||1|
|Transcript(S) of College Record|
|Standardized Test Scores|
|Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
|Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)||2.5|
Students admitted to Quincy University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.5.
Out of all students that were admitted, 67% submitted a class rank. At Quincy University 18% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 44% were in the top 25% and 72% were in the top 50%.
At Quincy University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||12%|
|3.50 and 3.74||18%|
|3.25 and 3.49||15%|
|3.00 and 3.24||12%|
|2.50 and 2.9||17%|
|2.00 and 2.49||3%|
This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.
Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Quincy University directly.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
Quincy University looks at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
Quincy University is a test optional school. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2022, 20% of Quincy University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 34% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Quincy University applicants, you should aim to score between 1060 and 1240 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Quincy University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1240 and 25% of scored lower than 1060, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Quincy University students scored 630 or higher and 75% of students scored 530 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Quincy University students scored 610 or higher, and 75% scored a 530 or higher.
To be most competitive at Quincy University, you should strive to earn between 21 and 26 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 26 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Quincy University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 26, and three out of four students scored lower than 26 on the ACT.
A 21 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Quincy University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 21.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Quincy University.
Transfer students can enroll in Quincy University during the following terms:
• Fall Term
• Spring Term
• Summer Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Quincy University?
✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Quincy University.
Does Quincy University accept transfer credits?
✅ Quincy University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Quincy University accepts:
• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES • Life Long Learning Credit
Does Quincy University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
✅ Quincy University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Quincy University?
❌ No, Quincy University is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you may want to send them. If you scored lower than a school's average, you may want not want to include them in your application.
What is Quincy University's acceptance rate?
✅ Quincy University's acceptance rate is 60%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Quincy University?
❌ Quincy University does not offer early decision.
What is the early action acceptance rate at Quincy University?
✅ The early action acceptance rate at Quincy University was 87% in 2021.
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How hard is it to get into Quincy University? Quincy University is a somewhat selective institution. The Quincy University acceptance rate is 60%. This means that the institution accepts 59 out of every 100 applicants.
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Quincy University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.47. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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