Quincy College: Narrative Description

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QUINCY COLLEGE F-13

34 Coddington St.
Quincy, MA 02169-4522
Tel: (617)984-1600; Admissions: (617)984-1775; Fax: (617)984-1669; Web Site: http://www.quincycollege.edu/

Description: City-supported, 2-year, coed. Awards certificates, transfer associate, and terminal associate degrees. Founded 1958. Setting: 2-acre suburban campus with easy access to Boston. Endowment: $112,021. Total enrollment: 4,500. Students come from 11 states and territories, 0.1% Native American, 2% Hispanic, 15% black, 13% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 45% 25 or older. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, advanced placement, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, internships.

Entrance Requirements: Open admission except for nursing, surgical technology programs. Options: Peterson's Universal Application, Common Application, early admission, deferred admission. Required: high school transcript. Placement: CPT required. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $20. State resident tuition: $3780 full-time.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Most popular organizations: Student Government Association, Phi Theta Kappa, campus newspaper. Campus security: 24-hour emergency response devices and patrols. College housing not available. Anselmo Library plus 1 other with 30,000 books and 305 serials. 130 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment: An important business and industrial city today, Quincy has given the nation some of its most important patriots. Quincy was the birthplace of two presidents, John Adams and his son, John Quincy Adams. This South Shore suburb is located about seven miles from downtown Boston, a 15-minute ride by public transportation. There is easy access to all Boston facilities.

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