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So you're from Quincy, IL?

Fortunately for you, Quincy, IL offers a number of great schools to choose from. It's just a matter of finding the right program and study subject for you!


 

Quincy College and University Demographics

The 7 colleges and universities in Quincy offer 72 degree and certificate programs in fields ranging from general studies to criminal justice/safety studies to fire science/fire-fighting.

The top-ranked school in Quincy is Vatterott College, with a student population of 550. In 2010, Vatterott College was ranked 71st in the nation. Allied Health is the most popular course of study at Vatterott College.

Tuition

Quincy schools charge an average tuition of $5,400 per year. To see the variation in tuition rates at different colleges in Quincy, compare the tuition at Quincy University, which charges students $23,000 per year, to the tuition at John Wood Community College, which charges students $3,810 per year in tuition.

Financial Aid

An estimated $5,011,554 in financial aid was received by students at Quincy colleges in 2008. Institutional grants and scholarships represented $4,880,575 of this aid. The school giving the most institutional grants and scholarships in Quincy was John Wood Community College, which gave students $2,505,777 in institutional financial aid.

Quincy Student Demographics

Approximately 1% of Illinois students were enrolled in Quincy colleges in 2010. That is 5,463 students. John Wood Community College, with 2,757 students, had the highest number of students in Quincy, while Blessing Hospital School of Medical Laboratory Technology, with only 5 students, had the lowest number.

Graduation and Retention Rates

Approximately 69% of students who enroll as first year students at Quincy schools return to complete their second year. The graduation rate for Quincy schools is approximately 67%. Graduation rates, however, can vary from college to college. Vatterott College has a graduation rate of 78%, while John Wood Community College has a graduation rate of 31%.

Diversity

The ratio of female to male students enrolled in Quincy schools is 64 to 36. 73% of Quincy college students are 24 years old or younger. For every 100 Quincy college students, 27 students identified themselves as being from a racial or ethnic minority background in 2009. Quincy University, with 47% of students identifying themselves as being from a minority background, had the highest percentage of ethnically diverse students in Quincy.

Quincy Faculty Demographics

The total number of faculty employed by Quincy colleges and universities was 7,781. The ratio of female to male faculty was [Female Faculty Ratio] to [Male Faculty Ratio] for Quincy schools. And 24% of faculty were from ethnically diverse backgrounds.

Quincy schools had an average faculty to student ratio of 1 to 1 in 2009. Richland Community College had the highest faculty to student ratio, of schools in Quincy, with 1 to 1.

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Rank Occupation Num of Jobs Avg Salary Avg Salary (Nat'l) Job Growth (Past 5 Yrs)
1
Retail Salespersons 5,130 $22,930 $25,000
2
Registered Nurses 4,480 $57,710 $67,720
3
Office Clerks, General 3,800 $24,450 $28,240
4
Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants 3,300 $23,180 $25,140
5
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 3,160 $45,390 $54,330
6
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 2,710 $26,020 $32,000
7
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 2,690 $29,350 $35,340
8
Correctional Officers and Jailers 2,430 $50,580 $42,780
9
General and Operations Managers 2,210 $75,350 $113,100
10
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 2,050 $33,550 $39,890
11
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 1,860 $33,620 $41,360
12
Cooks, Fast Food 1,610 $18,310 $18,540
13
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 1,470 $35,320 $45,860
14
Cooks, Restaurant 1,430 $19,930 $23,260
15
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 1,230 $44,920 $54,880
16
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 1,230 $41,510 $50,770
17
Construction Laborers 1,200 $30,210 $33,590
18
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 1,190 $44,400 $55,620
19
Carpenters 1,100 $34,470 $43,890
20
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 1,070 $21,800 $24,180
21
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 1,050 $30,790 $38,200
22
Home Health Aides 840 $21,030 $21,760
23
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School 800 $75,550 $89,990
24
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 750 $26,470 $33,300
25
Accountants and Auditors 730 $54,250 $68,960
26
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 710 $58,210 $50,360
27
Managers, All Other 710 $57,440 $102,160
28
Billing and Posting Clerks 700 $26,840 $33,270
29
Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School 660 $45,540 $55,220
30
Pharmacy Technicians 640 $27,380 $29,330
31
Social and Human Service Assistants 630 $29,090 $30,100
32
Electricians 580 $46,900 $51,810
33
Financial Managers 560 $67,130 $116,970
34
Chief Executives 530 $91,300 $173,350
35
Loan Officers 510 $51,360 $65,900
36
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 480 $29,240 $29,200
37
Administrative Services Managers 480 $50,620 $84,390
38
Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors 450 $43,560 $55,970
39
Medical and Health Services Managers 420 $84,200 $93,670
40
Food Service Managers 410 $29,940 $52,220
41
Legislators 390 $22,140 $38,470
42
Security Guards 370 $26,820 $26,870
43
Advertising Sales Agents 360 $51,630 $55,020
44
Lawyers 360 $78,900 $129,440
45
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 360 $52,960 $62,260
46
Medical Assistants 330 $25,680 $29,760
47
Sales Managers 320 $83,670 $114,110
48
Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors 300 $23,760 $35,920
49
Dental Assistants 290 $27,300 $34,140
50
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 260 $46,750 $44,860