Gem City College

Overview of Gem City College

Gem City College is located in a self-contained town, in Quincy, IL. The school is a private, for-profit institution. Degree levels at Gem City College top out at the Certificate.

Areas of Study

Students at the school often study mechanics and repair.

Gem City College Selectivity

Gem City College maintains an open-admission policy.

Student Body

The school offers classes to 67 students (93 full-time equivalent). Forty-something year old students won't feel out of place at Gem City College.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"It is the mission of Gem City College to offer its students specialized training leading directly to careers in business, industry, government, or self-employment."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Gem City College

Gem City College
700 State St
Quincy , IL 62301
General Phone: (217) 222-0391

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Gem City College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Beauty and Cosmetology15cosmetology
Mechanics and Repair12jewelrymaking
Office and Administration0office data entry

Number of programs and degrees for Gem City College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years242
Award of less than 1 academic year32

Gem City College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Gem City College had a total enrollment of 67 students (93 full-time equivalent).

Students by Age:

Age Percent
18-19 3%
20-21 18%
22-24 25%
25-29 21%
30-34 10%
35-39 3%
40-49 10%
50-64 9%

Gem City College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 54 %

Graduation and Transfer Rates (2007):
(Graduation rate is percent of students graduating within 150% of the normal time.)

Item Percent
Graduating 33%

Gem City College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Quincy, Illinois for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Illinois Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Gem City College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Financial Aid:
Gem City College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 456000)

Gem City College Degree Programs (2007)

Beauty And Cosmetology
Cosmetology/Cosmetologist, General

Mechanics And Repair
Watchmaking and Jewelrymaking

Office And Administration
Business/Office Automation/Technology/Data Entry

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Gem City College Highlights

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What Sets Gem City College Apart:

% of degrees in mechanics and repair
(vs. all colleges)
Top 6%Gem City College % of degrees in mechanics and repair
% students 40 years or older
(vs. all colleges)
Top 16%Gem City College % students 40 years or older
Male % of student body
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 19%Gem City College Male % of student body

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