Quincy University

Quincy University

Online Degree Programs at Quincy University Online

About Quincy University

Quincy University is a private, four-year, contemporary liberal arts university grounded in the Franciscan values of respect and social justice. We offer undergraduate and graduate programs designed to prepare you to engage the world around you. Academic success, social connections, leadership opportunities - these are all within reach at QU. Experience our commitment to you and your future. Join the Quincy University community.

Why Choose Quincy University Online?

The promise of an outstanding education has been brought online to serve the desire of students to have a flexible way of learning. This pushes students to excel and allows them to earn a higher education on their own schedule. Over 90% of degree recipients were employed or in graduate school within six months.

College Accolades - Quincy University was ranked one of “America’s Best Colleges 2010” in the U.S. News & World Report. The school was also was ranked as one of the top 35 baccalaureate colleges in the Midwest by the US News & World Report.

Flexible Schedule - The online curriculum is designed for busy, achievement-oriented traditional and non-traditional students. This allows students to maintain their lifestyle while building a new future for themselves.

Knowledge Excellence – Experienced and qualified instructors who are experts in their field of study teach the online curriculum at Quincy University. The instructors work or complete research within their field to bring current events into the classroom.

Online Campus - The university offers 24/7 academic and technical support for all online courses.

Financial Aid - Over 98% of our students receive financial assistance each year from a variety of sources. At Quincy University, financial assistance is awarded on the basis of academic excellence as well as demonstrated financial need.


Quincy University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission, a commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools as a four-year university. It is approved by the Illinois State Teacher Certification Board to offer education programs for elementary and high school teacher certification.

Quincy University is a constituent member of the National Catholic Education Association of American Colleges, and is affiliated with the Catholic University of America.

Quincy University is also a member of the American Council on Education, Council of Independent Colleges, Association of Franciscan Colleges and Universities, the Associated Colleges of Illinois, the Federation of Independent Illinois Colleges and Universities, Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Illinois Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, Illinois Association of Teacher Educators, Illinois Association for Teacher Education in Private Colleges, and the Council for Exceptional Children.

The University is approved by the State Approving Agency for educational assistance benefits to veterans and veterans' dependents and by the Immigration and Naturalization Service of the U.S. Department of Justice.


1800 College Avenue
Quincy IL  62301



Average Cost per Credit


Accrediting Agency

North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools

Delivery Format


Institution Type

Private, not-for-profit, higher education

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