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Quincy University Student Life

Quincy University is on a 70-acre campus in a small town setting in Quincy, Illinois. There are many activities and organizations for Quincy University students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, and more.

Quincy University also has fraternities and sororities.

Quincy University has a thriving Collegiate Entrepreneur Organization. In fact, more students participate in Collegiate Entrepreneur Organization than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Quincy University include Kappa Kappa Psi, Campus Activity Board, Black Student Union and Institute of Management Accounts.

Quincy University students' favorite campus traditions are Homecoming, Hawk Wild Weekend and Hawk Back Weekend.

Quincy University Housing

Quincy University offers on-campus housing. Students are required to live on campus through junior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

The majority of Quincy University students live on campus. In 2021, 54% of undergrads at Quincy University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 46% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Quincy University. There are 753 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,092 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 550 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 85% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

Quincy University offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

Quincy University Athletics

At Quincy University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Quincy University:

Sport Men's Intramural Women's Intramural Men's Division Women's Division Men's Scholarships Women's Scholarships
Golf NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Lacrosse NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Tennis NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Track And Field NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Cross Country Running NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Cheerleading Intercollegiate Club Teams Intercollegiate Club Teams
Volleyball NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 2
Basketball NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Soccer NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Bowling Intercollegiate Club Teams NCAA Division 2

Is Quincy University Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Quincy University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Quincy University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

Quincy University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

Additionally, Quincy University has self-defense education, shuttle buses, lighted pathways/sidewalks.

Plan a Visit to Quincy University

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Quincy University, take Interstate 72 to Quincy, IL. If you need to fly, book your flight to Baldwin Field airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Illinois you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Quincy University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

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Quincy University Students

49%

Women

51%

Men

85%

Full Time

15%

Part Time

62%

In State

38%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

74%

12%

6%

4%

3%

1%

0.21%

0.10%

Undergraduate Students

1,092

Graduate Students

181

Non-Resident / International Students

31

Quincy University Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Women's Center
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  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 ESL
Campus Security
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

1,273

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

67%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$31,160

Out-of-State

$31,160

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Dec 15
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