500 Salisbury Street Worcester, MA 01609 508-767-7285
http://www.assumption.edu admiss@assumption.edu
About Assumption College
  • Year of Foundation 1904
  • Size of Campus 180 Acre
  • Type of Instituition Private institution
  • Religious Orientation Roman Catholic
  • Degrees Bachelor's , Master's, Post-Master's
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 2,124
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 59%, 41%, 32%
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $30,940
  • Room and Board $10,260
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $50
  • Enrollment No. 2,163
Assumption College, rooted in the Catholic intellectual tradition, strives to form graduates known for critical intelligence, thoughtful citizenship and compassionate service. We pursue these ambitious goals through a curriculum grounded in the liberal arts and extending to the domain of professional studies. Enlivened by the Catholic affirmation of the harmony of faith and reason, we aim, by the pursuit of the truth, to transform the minds and hearts of students. Assumption favors diversity and ecumenically welcomes all who share its goals.
Social Life And Activities
  • Number of frats 0
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, other
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Siblings Weekend, Family Weekend, Welcome Week, Midnight Madness Basketball kickoff, Campus Concert
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Percent students who are frat members N/A
  • Number of honor societies Delta Epsilon Sigma; Eta Sigma Phi; Kappa Mu Epsilon; Omicron Delta Epsilon; Omicron Delta Kappa; Phi Alpha Theta; Pi Delta Phi; Phi Sigma Tau; Psi Chi; Sigma Delta Pi; Sigma Tau Delta
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 0
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Campus Ministry, Liturgical Ministry, retreat groups, mission programs, study groups
  • Other on-campus organizations 4%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities N/A
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) ALANA Network, International Connection
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest train Worcester (5)
  • Distance to nearest bus Worcester (5)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
  • Distance to nearest airport Boston (40), Providence, Rhode Island (40)
Student Housing
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 36%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 89%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 31%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 4%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 4%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 18
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms, women's dorms, special housing for disabled students, other housing options
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 25%
Campus Services
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas
  • Museums French Institute; Beck Institute for Cognitive Studies; Social and Rehabilitation Studies Institute
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 225
  • Number Of Microforms 20,285
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 1,800
  • Library Facilities French Institute Collection; Ernest Fortin Collection; Mallet Collection
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number Of Subscriptions 1,902
  • Computer Courses No
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number of e-books 8,000
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 210
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help N/A
  • Number Of Books in Library 200,316
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 25
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 2,577
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 200
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, academic, psychological, religious
Student Employment and Career
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Worcester Polytechnic Institute)
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Student Employment Fedral Work Study Program Available
  • Employed Students after 1 year 73%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (Worcester Polytechnic Institute)
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,038
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 17%
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities City