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Quincy, IL Area Scholarships

Quincy (/ˈkwɪnsi/ KWIN-see), known as Illinois's "Gem City," is a city in and the county seat of Adams County, Illinois, United States, located on the Mississippi River. The 2010 census counted a population of 40,633 in the city itself, up from 40,366 in 2000. As of July 1, 2015, the Quincy Micro Area had an estimated population of 77,220.

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 Illinois' second-largest city, surpassing Peoria in 1870. The city has several historic districts, including the Downtown Quincy Historic District and the South Side German Historic District, which display the architecture of Quincy's many German immigrants from the late 19th century.

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Schools in and around Quincy, IL

Quincy University
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $26,540 average out-state tuition; $26,540 average in-state tuition
John Wood Community College
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Public; $7,560 average out-state tuition; $7,560 average in-state tuition
Blessing Rieman College of Nursing and Health Sciences
Four or more years; Private not for profit; $24,050 average out-state tuition; $24,050 average in-state tuition
Vatterott College-Quincy
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private for profit; $10,206 average out-state tuition; $10,206 average in-state tuition
Gem City College
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private for profit
Blessing Hospital School of Medical Laboratory Technology
Less than 2 years (below associate); Private not for profit
Blessing Hospital School of Radiologic Technology
At least 2 but less than 4 years; Private not for profit