Quincy, IL Colleges

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Quincy (/?kw?nsi/ KWIN-see), known as Illinois' "Gem City," is a river city along the Mississippi River and the county seat of Adams County, Illinois, United States. As of the 2010 census the city held a population of 40,633. It is the principal city of the Quincy micropolitan area, which contains portions of northeastern Missouri and has a population of 77,314 people. It is also the economic and regional hub of a 14 county area in West-central Illinois called Forgottonia. Altogether, Forgottonia has a population of 324,389 people. During the 19th Century, Quincy was a thriving transportation center as riverboats and rail service linked the city to many destinations west and along the river. It was once Illinois' second-largest city, surpassing Peoria in 1870. The city holds several historic districts, including the East Side Historic District and the South Side German Historic District showcasing the architecture of Quincy's many German immigrants from the late-19th century.

Today, Quincy remains a prominent river city. It has been twice recognized as an All-American City and is a participant in the Tree City USA program. In the fall of 2010, Forbes Magazine listed Quincy as the eighth "Best small city to raise a family."

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Schools in and around Quincy, IL

Name
Blessing Hospital School of Medical Laboratory Technology
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private not for profit
Blessing Hospital School of Radiologic Technology
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private not for profit
Blessing Rieman College of Nursing
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $17,942 average out-state tuition; $17,942 average in-state tuition
Gem City College
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
Quincy University
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $23,340 average out-state tuition; $23,340 average in-state tuition
Vatterott College-Quincy
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private for profit; $10,266 average out-state tuition; $10,266 average in-state tuition
John Wood Community College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $6,900 average out-state tuition; $6,900 average in-state tuition

Quincy, IL Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
UAS7 International Study and Internship Program in Germany Varies October 01, 2016