Quincy University

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Quincy University can be found in Quincy, IL, a nonprofit private college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. Quincy University has an enrollment of about 1,200 students.

Students can submit either the ACT or SAT scores to this school. A score between 950 to 1190 on the SAT exam, or 19 to 25 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among accepted students. We were able to estimate the Quincy University average GPA (2.98 - 3.33) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. This school has an acceptance rate of 62 percent with 28 percent of applicants deciding to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at quincy.edu.

Overall Quincy University Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Quincy University was reported as 61.8% in Fall 2020 with over 1,240 applications submitted to this school. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • ACT Scores: 19 - 25
  • Average GPA: 2.98 - 3.33

How Hard Is It to Get into Quincy University?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into Quincy University, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Quincy University has been slowly getting lower over the recent years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 66.2%
  • 2017-2018: 67.3%
  • 2018-2019: 68.2%
  • 2019-2020: 61.8%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 60.7%

How Does Quincy University Compare?

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The acceptance rate for Quincy University is nine percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Hannibal-LaGrange University61.2%
Culver-Stockton College52.2%
Illinois College78.0%
MacMurray College62.7%
Iowa Wesleyan College58.3%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Recommended
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to Quincy University (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading470 - 590
Math480 - 600
Total Score950 - 1190
ACT®Score Range
English18 - 25
Math18 - 25
Composite Score19 - 25
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