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Tuition & Fees

$36,260

$36,260

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

42%

58%

male

female

1
11

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

77%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,544
Declined + 1,015
Total Received 4,559
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Private (nonprofit)

1,989

undergraduate students

418

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Human Services/rehabilitation Studies
  2. Biology
  3. English
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Codes

SAT 3009
ACT 1782

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
26%
500-599
48%
400-499
23%
300-399
1%
700-800
2%
600-699
27%
500-599
55%
400-499
16%
30-36
18%
24-29
33%
18-23
42%
12-17
4%
6-11
3%
30-36
15%
24-29
56%
18-23
25%
12-17
4%
30-36
13%
24-29
53%
18-23
31%
12-17
3%
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School Facts

Assumption, founded in 1904, is a Catholic liberal arts college. Its 180-acre campus is located in Worcester, approximately three miles from the center of the city.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 2,407
Established in 1904
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Accredited by •  CORE (Council on Rehabilitation Education)
•  NEASC (New England Assn. of Schools and Colleges)

Worcester, MA

185-acre campus in Worcester (population: 182,544), 50 miles from Boston. Served by air, bus, and train; major airport serves Boston. School operates transportation to consortium schools. Public transportation serves campus.

Assumption College
500 Salisbury Street
Worcester, MA 01609

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
87%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
82%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
14%
Top 1/4
38%
Top 1/2
78%
Bottom 1/2
22%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
26%
500-599
48%
400-499
23%
300-399
1%
700-800
2%
600-699
27%
500-599
55%
400-499
16%
30-36
18%
24-29
33%
18-23
42%
12-17
4%
6-11
3%
30-36
15%
24-29
56%
18-23
25%
12-17
4%
30-36
13%
24-29
53%
18-23
31%
12-17
3%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline February 15
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

77%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,544
Declined + 1,015
Total Received 4,559

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Essay
Standardized test scores

Important

Interview
Recommendations
Secondary school record
Volunteer Work

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Michael DiPiazza
Director of Admission and Recruitment
P: 866 477-7776
F: 508 799-4412
admiss@assumption.edu

Cost

Tuition $35,510
Room $7,344
Board $1,048
Additional fees $750
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $45,652
Average Financial Aid - $26,539
Total with Avg. Aid $19,113

Financial Aid

76%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$26,539

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,870,887
State $817,200
Institutional $26,237,178
Other external $467,676
Total $29,392,941

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State $0
Institutional $7,651,298
Other external $116,753
Total $7,768,051

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
crew
cross-country
field hockey
football
golf
ice hockey
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Northeast-10 Conference (Division II)
Mascot
Greyhounds
School colors
blue and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Actuarial Science
Applied Behavior Analysis
Art History
Biology
Business Administration
Chemistry
Classics
Clinical Counseling Psychology
Computer Science
Criminology
Economics
Education
English
Environmental Science
Foreign Languages
French
Global Studies
Graphic Design
Health Advocacy
History
Human Services/Rehabilitation Studies
International Business
Italian Studies
Latin American Studies
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Molecular Biology
Music
Organizational Communications
Philosophy
Political Science
Psychology
Rehabilitation Counseling
School Counseling
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Studio Art
Theology
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Undergraduate

83%

1,989
students

Female
58%
1,154

Male
42%
835

Graduate

17%

418
students

Female
70%
291

Male
30%
127

undergraduateFull-time

98%

1,964
students

Female
59%
1,141

Male
41%
823

undergraduatePart-time

2%

25
students

Female
52%
13

Male
48%
12

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
74%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

51%

Transfer applicants accepted

43%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Recommended of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: July 1

Spring: December 15

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

60

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

60

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

71%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 22
Countries most often represented Australia
China
Dominican Republic
Saudi Arabia
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Other
Special counselors/advisors

International Student Contact

Andrew Kupec
Assistant Director of Admissions
508 767-7105
aj.kupec@assumption.edu

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