Founded in 1860 by Franciscan Friars, Quincy University is a Catholic, co-educational, residential university offering an academic program that integrates liberal arts, active learning, practical experience, and Franciscan values.
Quincy, Illinois (pop. 45,000), Situated on limestone bluffs overlooking the Mississippi River, is a regional hub for a variety of industries, as well at for shopping and recreation.
More than 1,300 students from 27 states and 9 other countries.
More than 77% of full-time faculty have the highest degree in their fields. student/faculty ratio is 14:1, with an average class size of 20.
13,000 alumni in all 50 states and 12 other countries. 95% of the class of 2008 graduates were employed or accepted into graduate school within three months of graduation.
More than 40 clubs and organizations including a student newspaper, student magazine, vocal and instrumental groups, theatre performances, three national Greek organizations, intramural athletics, and professional organizations.
15 intercollegiate sports. Member of the NCAA Division II great Lakes Valley Conference for men and women.
A majority of our students live on campus in residence halls, suites, apartments, Greek housing or senior housing. All students are allowed to have cars on campus at no additional cost.
Wireless Internet access available across campus. Every resident room equipped with high-speed Internet access. Six computer labs on campus with an average of 20 computers per lab.
Approximately 98% of students from all family income levels receive need-or-merit-based financial assistance.
Cited by U.S. News & World Report as on of America's Best Colleges 2009 and among the top 35 baccalaureate colleges in the Midwest.