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The College is constantly expanding to meet the needs of its growing student body.

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The College of the South ShoreTM

Quincy College is a fully accredited, affordable institution of higher learning, founded over 50 years ago, offering 35 associate degree programs and 24 certificate programs. We have a student government association, WiFi buildings, free tutoring, supportive student advisors, a committed faculty and a college wide focus on teaching and learning. Quincy College is a unique learning environment where cultures meet, join forces, and weave a global context around college academics.  Quincy College offers two convenient locations, Quincy and Plymouth, flexible office hours, non-traditional semesters, and online course offerings designed to meet the needs of even the most hectic schedule. Whatever your program interests, be sure to come visit us! Becoming a Quincy College student is as simple as meeting with one of our Admissions Associates. No appointment is required and we hope to see you soon.

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Admission Requirements

Of our 35 associate degree programs and 24 certificate programs, we have 31 associate degrees and 18 certificates that are open enrollment, which means that you can apply and be accepted at any time – the only requirement is that you’ve completed high school or a HiSET/GED. To enroll in one of these programs, follow the steps below.

Apply to Quincy College

Click here to apply now for an associate degree or certificate program.

Apply for Financial Aid

Visit our Financial Aid Office’s page to find out if you are eligible and how to apply.

Submit Official Transcripts

Have your official high school transcripts or HiSET/GED records sent to the Admissions Office or bring in your diploma or certificate. If you have completed college courses, have your official transcripts sent. Any high school or college completed outside of the United States must be evaluated by CED

All documents can be mailed to:

Quincy College Admissions Office
1250 Hancock Street
Quincy, MA 02169

Take the Quincy College Placement Test

Quincy College placement tests are mandatory for new, incoming students seeking an associate degree or certificate. If you have completed a college-level math or English course at a regionally accredited institution with a grade of C or higher, you may be exempted from completing the placement test as long as you provide official transcripts showing completion of these courses. Students looking to take ESL classes should complete the LOEP test. Placement tests and LOEP tests are offered on a walk-in basis.

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Register for Classes

Visit the Registrar’s Office or register in the MyQCPortal

Non-Degree Seeking Students

If you are looking to take classes to transfer to another college or university or for your own personal interests and you are not looking to get a degree from Quincy College, you can register as a Non-Degree Seeking student. Please note that Non-Degree Seeking students are not eligible to receive Financial Aid; if you hope to use Financial Aid, please apply to one of our associate degree or certificate programs.

For more information on how to register as a non-degree seeking student click here.

Interested in Non-Credit Programs & Courses?

New Student? Click here to fill out the non-credit application.

After submitting the non-credit application, students will receive an email with their username and password to register online through the My QC Portal.

Current Student?

Follow these steps for Online Registration

  • Go to the QCPortal and login
  • Click “Course Search” at the top of the page
  • Select “Non-Credit” from the “Term” drop down menu
  • Click the “Search” button at the bottom of the page

Courses/programs listed with “NC” are non-credit courses/programs.

 

Health Science Selective Program Requirements

Quincy College offers 2 associate degree and 2 certificate programs in the health sciences that are selective, meaning that applicants must complete certain requirements in order to be considered, and the most qualified candidates will be selected for the program. If you have not completed the prerequisites for the program that you are interested in and would like to do so at Quincy College, please apply for our Natural Science program.

All sciences courses must be completed within 5 years from the year and term the student entered the program. Computer courses must be completed within 7 years from the year and term the student entered the program.

Select a program below to learn about the application requirements:

Phlebotomy Certificate

Full time program

10 months; students should be available Monday – Friday from 7 am – 3 pm

Starts in Fall and Spring at the Quincy and Plymouth campuses

Requirements

  • Official high school transcript or HiSET/GED records or original diploma (if completed outside the United States, high school transcripts/diplomas must be evaluated by CED)
  • Qualified Health Science Admissions Test with minimum scores of 70 for Reading Comprehension and 70 for Sentence Skills OR completion of ENG101 with a C or higher
  • Summary of work history in the health care field OR personal statement regarding desire to work in the health care field

For curriculum information click here.

Surgical Technology Certificate

Full time program

1 year; students should be available Monday – Friday from 7 am – 3 pm

Begins in Fall semester at the Quincy campus only

Requirements

  • Official high school transcript or HiSET/GED records or original diploma (if completed outside the United States, high school transcripts/diplomas must be evaluated by CED)
  • Qualified Health Science Admissions Test with minimum scores of 86 for Reading Comprehension, 96 for Sentence Skills, and 70 for Arithmetic OR completion of ENG101 with a C or higher and MAT103 with a C or higher
  • HSC 107: Orientation to Health Care (1 credit) with a C or higher
  • HSC140: Medical Terminology (3 credits) with a C or higher

For curriculum information click here.

Medical Laboratory Technician Associate Degree

You will be required to register and submit your information to CastleBranch prior to the start of class. Please visit: https://portal.castlebranch.com/QU93

Full time program

  • 2 years; students should be available Monday – Friday from 7 am – 3 pm
  • Begins in Fall semester at the Quincy campus only

Part time program

  • 2 ½ years; students should be available 3 nights per week from 3 pm – 10 pm
  • Begins in Spring semester at Quincy campus only

Requirements

  • Official high school transcript or HiSET/GED records or original diploma (if completed outside the United States, high school transcripts/diplomas must be evaluated by CED)
  • Qualified Health Science Admissions Test with minimum scores of 86 for Reading Comprehension, 96 for Sentence Skills, and 70 for Arithmetic OR completion of ENG101 with a C or higher and MAT103 with a C or higher
  • HSC107: Orientation to Health Care (1 credit) with a C or higher
  • HSC140: Medical Terminology (3 credits) with a C or higher
  • HSC149: Applied Anatomy & Physiology for Health Care Professionals (4 credits) with a C or higher
  • BIO111: General Biology (4 credits) with a C or higher
  • CHE121: General Chemistry (4 credits) with a C or higher

For curriculum information click here.

Physical Therapist Assistant Associate Degree

Full time program

2 ½ years; students should be available Monday – Friday from 7 am – 3 pm

Begins in Fall semester at the Plymouth campus only

Requirements

  • Official high school transcript or HiSET/GED records or original diploma (if completed outside the United States, high school transcripts/diplomas must be evaluated by CED)
  • ATI TEAS: There is no minimum overall score for PTA Applicants (visit atitesting.com to register)
  • BIO 111: General Biology (4 credits) with a grade of C or higher OR BIO 131: Coding of Anatomy & Physiology I with a grade of C or higher (for applicants graduating from high school, a high school Biology course with a grade of B or higher)
  • ENG 090: Coding of Basic Composition or placement into ENG 101 on the Accuplacer
  • MAT 097 or placement into MAT 107 on the Accuplacer

For curriculum information click here.

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Admissions FAQ

How do I apply to become a Quincy College student?

Quincy College makes it easy for you to start college even if you’ve never taken college courses before. We have Admissions staff ready and waiting to assist you with no appointment required. You may contact our Admissions/Advising Office by calling 617-984-1710 or by email at admissions@quincycollege.edu.

If you prefer, you may use this website to get all the information you need to start. The first step is finding the program you are interested in. Click here to view a list of our available programs. Once you find a program that interests you, review the program’s requirements.

In order to become a Quincy College student you must submit the Admissions Application,  along with a $30 application fee. Once payment is received and processed you will become an accepted student.

Is there an application deadline?

For our non-selective programs, Quincy College operates on a rolling admission basis, so students can apply and be accepted at any time.

Can I fill out the Admissions application online?

Yes. Students may apply online through the My QC Campus Portal. Or students may print out the application from our website and either mail in or fax in the application, or students may come in to the Admissions Office and submit the application. Download the Admissions Application here. Our mailing address is Presidents Place, 1250 Hancock Street, Quincy Center, MA 02169 and our fax number is 617-984-1794.

How can I meet with an Admissions Officer to get help with selecting classes?

Students do not need to make an appointment to meet with an Admissions Officer. We take students on a walk-in basis. Our office hours are Monday-Thursday 8am-6pm and Fridays from 9am-4pm.

Our Admissions Officers and Advising Specialists will gladly schedule a one-on-one appointment to help you select your academic schedule for an upcoming semester. The office also welcomes walk-ins if you are on campus and would like to stop in for academic advising. The Admissions/Advising Office, located in Presidents Place – Room 111, is available Monday through Thursday from 8am to 6:00pm and Friday 8am to 5pm throughout the calendar year. Should you have any questions or if you would like to request a time to meet with an advisor, call us at 617-984-1710 or email us at admissions@quincycollege.edu.

What is the difference between a Degree Seeking and Non-Degree Seeking student?

Degree Seeking students are seeking a degree or certificate from Quincy College and are eligible to apply for financial aid. These students need to meet with an academic advisor for course approval at the beginning of each semester. Students who are Non-Degree Seeking are not seeking a degree from Quincy College and are not eligible for financial aid. Students who are Non-Degree Seeking do not need to submit an Admissions application and do not need to meet with an advisor for course selection.

Do I need to take the SAT?

No, the SAT (and ACT) are not required to enroll at Quincy College.

How do I schedule a college placement exam?

Upon submitting an admissions application, students can stop by the Testing Center in Presidents Place, Room 414, for walk-in placement exam testing. Walk-ins are first come, first serve.

For exam schedules please visit the Testing Center page.

How do I schedule a Nursing and Health Sciences Exam?

Students planning to apply for any of our Health Sciences programs must complete the admissions exam prior to applying. Health Science programs include Surgical Technology, Phlebotomy, and Clinical Laboratory Science. The exam costs $25.00 and is administered each week on Tuesdays and Thursdays. To pay for and schedule the exam, please go to the Office of the Registrar.

Please download the Nursing and Natural & Health Sciences Testing Request form.

Is there an application fee?

Yes, there is a $30 application fee which is payable online by debit, credit, or echeck.

Can I enroll in a bachelor degree program?

Quincy College is in the process of building baccalaureate programs. The College will systematically expand degree offerings to support 4-year baccalaureate programs.

Although you cannot currently enroll in a baccalaureate program at Quincy College, you can still enroll in any of our 35 Associate degree programs, 24 Certificate programs and Non-Credit programs.

Learn more about Quincy College Baccalaureate programs>>

How do I transfer to Quincy College?

Quincy College is here to help you make a seamless transition in your educational pursuits. We know you are eager to plan your next steps. From Academic Advising to Financial Aid planning a Quincy College team member is here to assist you every step of the way.

Start immediately at Quincy College. Apply NowAs an open access College with rolling admissions, you can apply now and start class quickly. Classes start throughout the year on our two convenient campus locations – in Quincy and Plymouth – and online.

How can Quincy college help? We’re all for you. We will:

  • Provide personalized assistance
  • Assist you in determining your educational options.
  • Evaluate transcripts to see what may transfer
  • Provide Financial Aid counseling
  • Advise Military & Veterans through a dedicated advisor

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Contact Info:

Quincy Campus

1250 Hancock Street
Quincy, MA 02169

Tel:  (617) 984-1700

Plymouth Campus

36 Cordage Park Circle
Plymouth, MA 02360

Tel:  (508) 747-0400

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Business Hours

Regular Hours
Monday-Thursday: 8am-6:15pm
Friday: 9am-4pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

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Business Hours

Monday-Thursday: 8am – 6:15pm
Friday: 9am – 4pm
Saturday & Sunday: Closed

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