Quincy College

Quincy, MA 02169
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Quincy College is one of the sixteen public 2-year colleges in Massachusetts. The campus is located in a suburb, in Quincy.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 5,343 students attend the school. Every year 13% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Quincy College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $5,496, and fees were $810. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $5,496 and $810 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleLarge Suburb
Number of Students5,343
Student to Faculty Ratio20:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate60%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 42 205
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years 9 62
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-PN: 62.8%
  • NCLEX-RN: 59.7%

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Institutional Accreditations
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
10/08/1980 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
11/01/1982 - Current
Nursing (PNUR) - Practical nursing programs
12/01/1978 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Application fee
Undergrads $30
Graduates --

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$229/credit
In State Students$229/credit
Out of State Students$229/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $10,305 $10,305 $10,305
ADN 70 $16,030 $16,030 $16,030
BSN 125 $28,625 $28,625 $28,625
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 75% of Quincy College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 61% $4,576
Other Federal Grant 6% $955
State Grant & Scholarships 17% $613
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 11% $961
Federal Student Loans 45% $4,316
Private Loans -- $5,891


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$14,366
$30,001 to $48,000$13,517
$48,001 to $75,000$16,168
$75,001 to $110,000$17,878
Over $110,000$18,059

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Race/ethnicity unknown
Non-resident alien
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: https://nces.ed.gov (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Massachusetts state board of nursing.
Quincy College
1250 Hancock Street
Quincy, MA 02169

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