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Quincy, Illinois

Quincy University Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into Quincy University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
67.3%
Admission Difficulty for Quincy University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsEasy
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Quincy University and can I get accepted? The school has a 67% acceptance rate ranking it #35 in Illinois for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 828 out of 1,230 applicants were admitted making Quincy University a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 62 percent. Quincy University typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 28% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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Quincy University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
950-1220
Applicants Submitting SAT
3%
SAT Scores for Quincy University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 450
SAT Math 25th 500
SAT Composite 25th 950
SAT Scores for Quincy University
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 650
SAT Math 75th 570
SAT Composite 75th 1220
Average SAT Score 1090

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What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Quincy University?

Quincy University typically requires applicants to be in the top 69 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 950 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 810. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1090 out of 1600. The school ranks #33 in Illinois for highest average SAT composite score. 3 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Quincy University admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1220 and Above Good >78%
1085 to 1220 Avg + 67%-78%
950 to 1085 Avg - 54%-67%
815 to 950 Reach 41%-54%
Less than 815 Low <41%
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Quincy University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
19-24 
Applicants Submitting ACT
95%
ACT Scores for Quincy University
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 18
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 19
ACT Scores for Quincy University
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 24
ACT Math 75th 24
ACT Composite 75th 24
Average ACT Score 21

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Quincy University?

Admission data indicates that Quincy University regularly accepts students with ACT's of 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 24 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #37 in Illinois for highest average ACT composite score. Scoring well on the ACT is very important as 95 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Quincy University.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Quincy University admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
24 and Above Good >79%
21 to 24 Avg + 67%-79%
19 to 21 Avg - 57%-67%
17 to 19 Reach 46%-57%
Less than 17 Low <46%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.39
Typical High School Grades
B+

You will need above average high school grades to get into Quincy University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Quincy University was 3.39 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #20 in Illinois for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Quincy University accepts 67% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Quincy University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 30% Good
3.50 to 3.75 17% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 14% Avg +
3.00 to 3.25 14% Avg -
2.75 to 3.00 20% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 5% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

71% of Quincy University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Quincy University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 16%
Top 25% of class 40%
Top 50% of class 71%
Bottom 50% of class 29%
Bottom 25% of class 0%

Admission Statistics

Quincy University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 560 670 1,230
Accepted 383 445 828
Acceptance Rate 68% 66% 67%
Enrolled 88 146 234
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 23% 33% 28%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Quincy University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Quincy University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Quincy University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=148131 IPEDS survey data for Quincy University.