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Assumption University Data & Information Overview

59 awards Ranking Badges
Great Price Value for Your Money
86% Acceptance Rate
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How Well Is Assumption University Ranked?

#1,054 Best Colleges in Nation
#50 Best Colleges in MA
International Business Highest Ranked Major

2024 Rankings

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Assumption University was awarded 59 badges in the 2024 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is international business.

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Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2024 analysis, Assumption is ranked #1,054 out of 2,217 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality.

Assumption is also ranked #50 out of 63 schools in Massachusetts.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Assumption?

86% Acceptance Rate
60% Of Accepted Are Women

Acceptance Rate

Assumption University has an acceptance rate of 86%, so it is easier to gain admission to this school than some others. Still, the admissions staff will examine your application closely to make sure you're a good fit for Assumption.

Learn more about Assumption University admissions.

Assumption University Faculty

12 to 1 Student to Faculty
51% Full Time Teachers

Student to Faculty Ratio

At Assumption, the student to faculty ratio is an excellent 12 to 1. That's much better than the national average of 15 to 1. This indicates that many classes will probably be small, and students will have ample opportunites to work closely with their professors and classmates.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Assumption University is 51%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  51 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Assumption University

82% Freshmen Retention
68% On-Time Graduation Rate

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 82% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like Assumption University enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  82 out of 100

Graduation Rate

Students are considered to have graduated on time if they finish their studies within four years. At Assumption the on-time graduation rate of first-time, full-time students is 68%. That is great when compared to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  68 out of 100

Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Assumption University.

Assumption University Undergraduate Student Diversity

1,970 Full-Time Undergraduates
20.8% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
56.1% Percent Women

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 2,027 undergraduates at Assumption with 1,970 being full-time and 57 being part-time.

How Much Does Assumption University Cost?

$29,898 Net Price
69% Take Out Loans
$32,540 Total Student Loans
The overall average net price of Assumption is $29,898. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Assumption

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$22,451 $24,748 $26,074 $28,799 $31,932

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Assumption, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Assumption, approximately 69% of students took out student loans averaging $8,135 a year. That adds up to $32,540 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Assumption is 4.4%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do Assumption Graduates Make?

$63,833 Avg Salary of Grads
High Earnings Boost
The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Assumption make about $63,833 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. That's great news for Assumption students since it is 50% more than the average college graduate's salary of $42,485 per year.


See which majors at Assumption University make the most money.

Location of Assumption University

Massachusetts State
1,970 Full-Time Undergraduates
Midsize City Campus Setting
Assumption University is a private not-for-profit institution located in Worcester, Massachusetts. The location of Assumption is great for students who prefer living in an urban area.

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Contact details for Assumption are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 500 Salisbury St, Worcester, MA 01609-1296
Phone: 508-767-7000

Assumption University Majors

53 Majors With Completions
471 Undergraduate Degrees
164 Graduate Degrees
During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 53 majors graduated from Assumption University. Of these students, 471 received undergraduate degrees and 164 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 55 $31,749
Marketing 47 $42,945
Business Administration & Management 38 $49,376
General Biology 34 $28,828
General Psychology 30 $33,727
Accounting 29 $49,581
General English Literature 26 $38,053
Health Sciences & Services 25 NA
Teacher Education Grade Specific 24 $43,916
Criminology 17 $33,843

Learn more about the majors offered at Assumption University along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Assumption

13% Take At Least One Class Online
8% Take All Classes Online

Online learning options are becoming more and more popular at American colleges and universities. Online classes are great for students who have busy schedules or for those who just want to study on their own time.

In 2020-2021, 287 students took at least one online class at Assumption University. This is a decrease from the 2,448 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2020-2021 287 187
2019-2020 2,448 2,448
2018-2019 216 155
2017-2018 272 161
2016-2017 267 174

Learn more about online learning at Assumption University.

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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