Assumption College

Worcester, MA

Assumption College

Worcester, MA

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Tuition & Fees

$42,316

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
37%
500-599
48%
400-499
8%
700-800
4%
600-699
33%
500-599
54%
400-499
7%
30-36
17%
24-29
51%
18-23
27%
12-17
3%
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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

1

teacher

12

students

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Moderately Selective

81%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,620
Declined 845
Total Received 4,465
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Private

1,982

undergraduate students

394

graduate students

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Location

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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,376
Established in 1904
Coeducational Coeducational

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185-acre campus in Worcester (population: 185,677), 50 miles from Boston. Served by air, bus, and train; major airport serves Boston. School operates transportation to consortium schools. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Metropolitan area: Boston
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Worcester Regional

Assumption College
500 Salisbury Street
Worcester
01609-1296

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
85%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Volunteer center
  • Campus Activities Board
  • Student Government
  • Campus Ministry
  • intramural sports

Top Events

  • Family Weekend
  • Spring Concert
  • Midnight Breakfast
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • front gate security, well-lit pathways

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
14%
Top 1/4
41%
Top 1/2
76%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
37%
500-599
48%
400-499
8%
700-800
4%
600-699
33%
500-599
54%
400-499
7%
30-36
17%
24-29
51%
18-23
27%
12-17
3%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $50
Application deadline February 15
Has early decision program yes
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.37

Moderately Selective

81%

acceptance rate

Accepted 3,620
Declined 845
Total Received 4,465

Admissions Factors

Very Important

application essay
academic GPA

Important

level of applicant's interest
interview
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record
volunteer work

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
character/personal qualities
first generation
racial/ethnic status
class rank
talent/ability
standardized test scores

Not Considered

geographical residence
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
work experience

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $41,516
Room & board $13,128
Additional fees $800
Books & supplies $1,000
Other fees $1,000
Total $57,444
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Financial Facts

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Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Field hockey
Football
Golf
Ice hockey
Lacrosse
Rowing
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Sand volleyball, Table tennis

Intramural Sports Women

Sand volleyball, Table tennis

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 2

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Actuarial Science
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
Criminology
Economics, General
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Science
Graphic Design
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
History, General
Informatics
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International/Global Studies
Latin American Studies
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Molecular Biology
Music, General
Neuroscience
Organizational Communication, General
Philosophy
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other
Sociology
Spanish Language and Literature
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
Theology/Theological Studies
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Programs Offered

  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate

2,376

total students

66%

in-state

34%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

83%

1,982
students

Female
56%
1,119

Male
44%
863

17%

394
students

Female
69%
271

Male
31%
123

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

98%

1,946
students

Female
57%
1,099

Male
43%
847

2%

36
students

Female
56%
20

Male
44%
16

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 84%
Student 4 year graduation rate 68%
Student 5 year graduation rate 1%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
4%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
76%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

42

Transfer students enrolled

2%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: July 1

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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