2024 Comprehensive Report on Rankings, Costs, Graduation Rate and More

$16,423

Net Price

60%

Admitted

26%

Enrolled

42%

Graduation Rate

14/1

Student / Faculty

University Detail

Quincy University

is a private not-for-profit, four or more years institution with a total student enrollment of 1,188. In 2021, there were 14 psychology and social work graduates.

Psychology Degrees Offered

Bachelor

Psychology Graduates

14

Total Enrollment

1,188

Type

Private Not-for-profit, Four or more years

Institution Accreditation

Higher Learning Commission

Psychology Programs Offered

For psychology degrees, Quincy University offers Counseling and Applied Psychology, Forensic Psychology and General Psychology at the bachelor level.

In the table below, see the programs offered and the number of graduates in each program.

Psychology Graduates in 2021BS
Counseling and Applied Psychology5
Forensic Psychology5
General Psychology4
Total Graduates14
US Department of Education

Admission, Enrollment, Graduation

In the fall of 2021, 1,480 students applied to the Quincy University. The university admitted 60% and 26% of those who were admitted also enrolled.

By comparison, the average number of applicants for Illinois universities is 7,762. On average, all Illinois institutions admit 71% and 26% of those who were admitted end up enrolling into the institution.

The percentage of Quincy University students who return after their first year to begin their second year is 69%. Compared to all Illinois four or more years colleges, the percentage is 72%.

The overall graduation rate for Quincy University is 42%, compared to 57% for all Illinois universities.

  • Credits Accepted: Dual enrollment, Credit for life experiences, Advanced placement (AP) credits

Compare QU to Illinois Four or more years Colleges
Offering Psychology Degrees

Compare admission, acceptance, retention and graduation rates of Quincy University to the average of all Illinois four or more years schools that offer psychology degrees.

Why it Matters

Compare Admission and Enrollment

Low admission rates and high enrollment rates denote not only how selective a school is, but also how in-demand the school is. High graduation rates show the overall success of an institution.

QU

1,480

Applicants

60%

Percent Admitted

26%

Percent Enrolled

69%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

42%

Graduation Rate

IL Colleges

7,762

Applicants

71%

Percent Admitted

26%

Percent Enrolled

72%

1st Time Student Retention Rate

57%

Graduation Rate

Student & Faculty Information

In the fall of 2021, there were 52 or 53% full-time instructional or research faculty members of all faculty and there were 46 or 47% part-time faculty members employed at Quincy University. The number of full-time instructional faculty was 52 or 53%.

Part-time teachers are paid less and cost less, so any organization with a disproportionate number of part-time teachers can invest money in more important areas. However, as part-time teachers, participants can work full-time in their profession and bring experience to the classroom.

Why it Matters

Compare Faculty Numbers

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional percentages indicate that institutions focus their investments in areas that matter most to students.

QU

14 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

53%

Percent Full-Time

47%

Percent Part-Time

53%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

IL Colleges

13 / 1

Student Faculty Ratio

51%

Percent Full-Time

49%

Percent Part-Time

49%

Percent Full-Time Instructional

Tuition and Student Expenses

For the 2021-2022 academic year at Quincy University the average cost of undergraduate tuition is $31,160, and the average cost for books and supplies is $0.

For graduate students, the average cost for tuition is $12,000 and the average cost for graduate fees is $450.

In the table below, find the average total expenses to attend Quincy University in 2021-2022 including tuition, room, board and living expenses for both undergraduate and graduate students.

Note that the average total expenses do not include financial aid, grants, loans or scholarships. You can find the average financial aid and net price data in the sections below.

Expenses for Quincy University2021-2022
On Campus Room & Board$11,050
On-Campus Living Expenses$2,150
Total Living Expenses$13,200
Tuition for In-State, Undergraduate$31,160
Books and Supplies, Undergraduate$0
Total Undergraduate Expenses$44,360
In-State, Graduate Tuition$12,000
In-State, Graduate Fees$450
Total Graduate Expenses$12,450
US Department of Education

Net Price

Average Net Price

The average net price to attend Quincy University is $16,423. Average net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board, living costs, books, supplies together and then subtracting the average financial (grants, scholarships and loans) for federal financial aid recipients.

In other words, the average net price is the average amount students pay to attend this university for one year.

Average net price is calculated from the most recent data supplied by each institution to the US Department of Education and is found by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. The total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

Compare Quincy University to all Illinois universitas that offer psychology degrees for the cost to attend, average financial aid, percent of students receiving aid and the average net price to attend.

For program ranking, we see a lower overall cost of tuition and cost of living expenses minus the average financial aid a student may receive as the ranking factor student may want to consider.

Why it Matters

Compare Average Cost to Attend and Net Price

Low student faculty ratios and high full-time instructional professors indicates to us institutions that focus their investments in areas that matter most: the education of students by the best instructors possible.

QU

$44,360

Cost to Attend

$24,167

Average Financial Aid

100%

Percent Receiving Aid

$16,423

Net Price

IL Colleges

$38,884

Cost to Attend

$15,853

Average Financial Aid

89%

Percent Receiving Aid

$16,618

Average Net Price

Financial Aid

The number of beginning students who enter postsecondary education for the first time and receive financial aid is 216 or 100%.

The number of undergraduate students who receive a grant or scholarship is 931 and the average amount of their grant or scholarship is $24,167.

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid# Receiving AidAverage Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship Aid931$24,167
Pell Grants320$4,673
Federal Student Loans578$6,411
US Department of Education

Below, compare the financial aid students receive at the Quincy University to all schools across the United States that offer psychology degrees.

We see higher percentages of those receiving aid and the percent that aid covers the net price of education as an indicator of the strength of the institution.

Why it Matters

Compare Financial Aid

Financial Aid can make the difference between being able to afford college or being priced out of college. Many students may find college far more affordable than they could imagine, when accounting for the various kinds of financial aid available.

QU

931

Grant or Scholarship Aid

51%

Grants or Scholarships

320

Number of Pell Grants

17%

Pell Grants

578

Federal Student Loans

32%

Federal Student Loans

IL Colleges

3,454

Grant or Scholarship Aid

52%

Grants or Scholarships

1,580

Number of Pell Grants

24%

Pell Grants

1,665

Federal Student Loans

25%

Federal Student Loans

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