Quincy College

Quincy College

Quincy College is a community college located in downtown Quincy, Massachusetts, United States. It is one of 16 community colleges in Massachusetts. The College operates a second campus in Plymouth, Massachusetts. The college offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse areas of study. It also operates an agreement with Cambridge College for four-year baccalaureate degrees, and an agreement with Excelsior College for Online Learning.

Quincy College has an active student life with a wide variety of clubs, organizations, and honor societies. Some of the student clubs are the Society of Entrepreneurs (S.O.E), Writers Group, and Drama Club. The college also organizes several events including a Career fair and Health & Wellness Fair.

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Contacting Quincy College

Quincy College
24 Saville Ave
Quincy , MA 02169
General Phone: (800) 698-1700

Quincy College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Nursing and Emergency Medicine194registered nursing, licensed practical nurse
Business and Management107business management, accounting
Liberal Arts79liberal arts and sciences
Education and Teaching25elementary school teaching, early childhood education
Computer Science and Engineering24computer science
Security and Law Enforcement22criminal justice and safety, fire-fighting
Law14legal assistant
Medical Support and Technology11surgical tech, phlebotomy
Fine Arts8fine arts studies
Family and Social Work7social work
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy1exercise science

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

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree40612
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years814
Award of less than 1 academic year52

Quincy College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Quincy College had a total enrollment of 3,932 students (2,575 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 59%
Black 16%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 7%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 3%
(Foreign Students) 12%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 10%
20-21 17%
22-24 19%
25-29 20%
30-34 11%
35-39 7%
40-49 10%
50-64 3%
65+ 0%

Quincy College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 51 %
Part-Time 27 %

Quincy College Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

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

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Quincy College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 3,960
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 3,960
Books and supplies $ 1,550

Financial Aid:
Quincy College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 220500)

Quincy College Faculty

Quincy College has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year4$67,94115$66,837
Instructoracademic year6$52,7439$54,933
All faculty totalacademic year10$58,82224$62,373

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Quincy College Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Science

Education And Teaching
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching

Family And Social Work
Social Work

Fine Arts
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other

Legal Assistant/Paralegal

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Medical Support And Technology
Surgical Technology/Technologist

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Kinesiology and Exercise Science

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Fire Science/Fire-fighting

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Quincy College Highlights

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What Sets Quincy College Apart:

% of full-time faculty on tenure track
(vs. all colleges)
Top 8%Quincy College % of full-time faculty on tenure track
Female % of student body
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 13%Quincy College Female % of student body
Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
(vs. all colleges)
Top 14%Quincy College Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
% of degrees in business and management
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 15%Quincy College % of degrees in business and management
% of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
(vs. all colleges)
Top 17%Quincy College % of degrees in nursing and emergency medicine
Salaries of full-time faculty
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 17%Quincy College Salaries of full-time faculty
% of degrees in fine arts
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 17%Quincy College % of degrees in fine arts
% of degrees in law
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 18%Quincy College % of degrees in law
Number of students
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Top 18%Quincy College Number of students

checked Open admission
checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers remedial adult education
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Tenure system for quality teaching

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