Gem City College: Narrative Description

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PO Box 179
Quincy, IL 62301
Tel: (217)222-0391
Fax: (217)222-1557
Web Site:


Proprietary, 2-year, coed. Awards diplomas and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1870. Setting: small town campus. Total enrollment: 150. 65 applied, 100% were admitted. 10% from top 10% of their high school class, 20% from top quarter, 40% from top half. Students come from 10 states and territories, 1 other country, 40% 25 or older. Academic remediation for entering students, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships.

Entrance Requirements:

Open admission. Options: early admission, deferred admission. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling.

Collegiate Environment:

Student services: personal-psychological counseling. College housing not available. 2,700 books and 40 serials. 40 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.