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Assumption University
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  • 4 Year
  • WORCESTER, MA

Report Card

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade B
  4. Campus
    grade C
  5. Athletics
    grade B minus
  6. Party Scene
    grade B
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade C minus
  11. Student Life
    grade C+
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

About

500 SALISBURY ST
WORCESTER, MA 01609
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Northeast-10 Conference
From Assumption University

Assumption University is a 185-acre enclosed campus complete with a tranquil duck pond and plenty of space for recreation, relaxation, and reflection in a beautiful, residential neighborhood in Worcester, the 2nd largest city in MA.

With nearly 40 majors and 50 minors, Assumption's 2,000 students have the opportunity to do high-quality internships, study on our Rome campus, and participate in experiential learning. Our 12:1 student/faculty ratio provides close and collaborative relationships in and out of the classroom.

Assumption has 24 NCAA Division II athletic teams, nearly 60 clubs, organizations, and intramural teams, 12 annual service trips, and ample opportunity for local community service.

91% of our 2021 graduates were employed, pursuing additional education, or engaged in service within six months of graduation.

Ranked a "Best Value College" and a "Best Regional University" by U.S. News & World Report, Assumption University has a lot to offer.

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Admissions

Application Deadline
February 15
Acceptance Rate
81%
SAT Range
No data available  
ACT Range
No data available  
Application Fee
No data available  
SAT/ACT
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$30,232 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$27,346 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
10:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
84%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 31 responses
60%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 45 responses
53%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 45 responses

Majors

Post-Bachelor's Accelerated Nursing Track

The Post-Bachelor's Accelerated Nursing Track utilizes an innovative hybrid delivery model – allowing flexibility for adult learners who have already earned a bachelor's degree. All classes are delivered asynchronously online, while clinical learning happens face-to-face in our cutting-edge simulation lab with strong agency-based clinical placements. This is an accelerated 16-month program.

Online

Online Programs Offered
11
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
4
Online Associates Programs
4
Online Bachelor's Programs
3
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    0%
  • On Campus
    100%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,879 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
16
Undergrads Over 25
1%
Pell Grant
17%
Varsity Athletes
40%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 21 responses
  • Middle Class
    67%
  • Upper class
    24%
  • Outgoing
    10%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
91%
Poll
88%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 34 responses
Poll
62%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 55 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 26 responses
  • Close Community
    54%
  • Committed
    15%
  • Strict
    12%
  • Home away from home
    4%
  • Homophobic
    4%
  • Sports oriented
    4%
  • Underrated
    4%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$55,200 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
73%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
97%
National
83%
83%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 18 responses

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