Assumption College
Worcester, MA 01609-1296

Overview

Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 2,607
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Students with disability 10%
Student to faculty ratio 11:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 1,918 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
No
Types of Programs Offered
Academic
No
Occupational
No
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
No
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
No
High school education
No
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
No
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
No
ROTC - Army
No
ROTC - Navy
No
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
No
On-campus day care for students' children
No
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates

Admission

78%
Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Assumption College is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 4,559 applications and 3,544 students were granted admission. Assumption College is at the #76 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.

Application Fee

$50
Undergrad students
$30
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Assumption College's tuition was $35,510 for all students regardless of residency (32.5% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

$29,387
Average Net Price
(2016-2017)
National Average = $22,127
$35,510
In State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
$35,510
Out of State Tuition
(2016-2017)
National Average = $26,792
Learn more about tuition & fees

Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 98% of Assumption College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 20% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,348 (which is 1.2% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Assumption College in 2016-2017, was 403, which is 71% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,563 (which is 5.6% below the national average.)

$4,348
Average
Pell Grant
(2016-2017)
National Average = $4,400
$5,563
Average
Federal Loan
(2016-2017)
National Average = $5,895
98%
Financial aid
awarded
(2016-2017)
National Average = 92%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Assumption College has enrolled a total of 2,607 students (2,145 students full-time and 462 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 2,607 students, 43 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 39% men and 61% women and 2,189 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 418 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 152 students for distance studies.

2,607
Total Enrollment
43
Transfers

Student Diversity

White: 71%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 11%

Hispanic: 7%

Black/African American: 6%

Asian: 2%

Non-resident alien: 2%

Two or more races: 2%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Majors

Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Assumption College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Education 28% 147
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 21% 110 5
Health Professions And Related Programs 9% 44 24
Psychology 8% 41
Social Sciences 8% 39 13
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 2% 9 3
Visual And Performing Arts 2% 9
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 1% 6
History 1% 4
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 1% 4

Graduation & Dropout Rates

74%
Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Assumption College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

--
Still enrolled
26%
Dropout rate
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Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

$44,800
Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of Assumption College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $44,800. Last year, out of the total 788 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 764 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 905 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 842 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $44,800 $53,000
Employment Rate 97% 93%
Total Graduates 788 905

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