has named Quincy one of the top 25 Small College Towns in America.

In their ranking, released on March 19, the hometown of Quincy University cracks the top 20 coming in at number 19. The rankings are based on 170 U.S. cities with at least one four-year college and a population of fewer than 150,000 people. notes that living in a vibrant college town can have a positive impact on a student's educational experience, regardless of how they attend their classes. For schools with campus-based students, proximity to their college or university even if they are taking some online courses, means greater access to fellow students and faculty who can help answer questions, assist with assignments or provide a sounding board for projects.