Assumption University

Worcester, MA

Assumption University

Worcester, MA

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Tuition & Fees

$43,978

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

43%

male

57%

female

12

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

80%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,020
Declined 948
Total Received 4,968
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Private

2,164

undergraduate students

537

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Founded in 1904, Assumption University (formerly Assumption College) 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 2,701
Established in 1904
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic

Social Networks

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.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

Assumption University
500 Salisbury Street
Worcester, MA
01609-1296

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
84%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
89%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
12%
Top 1/4
39%
Top 1/2
73%
Bottom 1/2
27%
Bottom 1/4
6%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Application deadline (final deadline) February 15
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 1
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 1 (early action I); December 15 (early action II)
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

80%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,020
Declined 948
Total Received 4,968

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Rank
Secondary School Record
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Completion of college-preparatory program

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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

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

69%

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

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Financial Aid

97%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$25,136

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $43,178
Room $8,602
Board $4,988
Additional fees $800
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $58,568
Average Financial Aid - $25,136
Total with Avg. Aid $33,432

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,907,568
State $814,391
Institutional $28,600,083
Other external $298,943
Total $31,620,985

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $8,483,638
Other external $113,052
Total $8,596,690

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 508 767-7158
F: 508 756-7376
fa@assumption.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Field hockey
Football
Golf
Ice hockey
Lacrosse
Rowing
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

basketball, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

basketball, cheerleading, dance, equestrian sports, figure skating, volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, football, golf, ice hockey, racquetball, soccer, softball, swimming, table tennis, tennis, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Northeast-10 Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Actuarial Science.
Anthropology, General.
Applied Behavior Analysis.
Applied Mathematics, General.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Art Therapy/Therapist.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Chemistry, General.
Computer Science.
Computer and Information Systems Security/Auditing/Information Assurance.
Counseling Psychology.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Criminology.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Economics, General.
English Language and Literature, General.
Environmental Science.
Environmental Studies.
Finance, General.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General.
French Language and Literature.
Geography.
German Language and Literature.
Graphic Design.
Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
History, General.
Humanities/Humanistic Studies.
Informatics.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
International/Globalization Studies.
Italian Studies.
Latin American Studies.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mathematics, General.
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other.
Molecular Biology.
Music, General.
Neuroscience.
Organizational Communication, General.
Philosophy.
Photojournalism.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Public Policy Analysis, General.
Rehabilitation Science.
Religious/Sacred Music.
Social Sciences, General.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels.
Theology/Theological Studies.
Women's Studies.

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Human Services/rehabilitation Studies
  2. English
  3. Marketing

Programs Offered

  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other

2,701

total students

70%

in-state

30%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

80%

2,164
students

Female
57%
1,240

Male
43%
924

20%

537
students

Female
70%
376

Male
30%
161

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

91%

1,962
students

Female
56%
1,107

Male
44%
855

9%

202
students

Female
66%
133

Male
34%
69

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
73%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

8%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: July 1

Spring: December 15

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

60

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

60

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 14
Countries most often represented Canada
China
Saudi Arabia
Vietnam
The Dominican Republic
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
Other
Special counselors/advisors

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