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Campus & Student Life at Assumption University

Home to about 2,027 undergraduates in 2020, Assumption is a small, private university located in Worcester, Massachusetts. This urban setting might be best suited for students who like the fast-paced city life. Should you tire of the campus however, Assumption offers a “study abroad” program. Please note, some classes/degrees offered by Assumption can be taken “online” so keep that in mind when reviewing this report. For more context, you might also check out our Assumption Guide to Distance and Online Learning.

Assumption University is Affiliated With the Roman Catholic Faith.

Some, but not all, schools with a religious affiliation may require a statement of faith or religious studies component. Contact the school to see what their requirements are. If an affinity with the Roman Catholic faith interests you, check out our ranking of The Best Roman Catholic Colleges and Universities.

Assumption Has a Disability Services Site

Individuals with disabilities make up 13.0% of the student population at Assumption. For more information on policies and accommodations that the university provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit Assumption Disability Services.

Assumption for the Military

While not a "service academy", Assumption does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. For more information on policies related to veterans, you can visit Assumption Veteran Services . For more information, check out our Assumption for Veterans Guide.

Freshmen Living Arrangements at Assumption University

Assumption offers on-campus housing, but freshmen are not required to take advantage of it. In the end though, most do choose to live in the dorms.

Freshmen Living Arrangements at Assumption University

* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.

Full-time vs. Part-time Studies at Assumption University

Assumption has a comparatively small, student body. There were 2,027 undergraduates in 2020. Full-time attendance was 1,970 (97.2%). Part-time attendance was 57 (2.8%).


Assumption University is Ranked #1,134 for Overall Diversity

Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, Assumption is more diverse than average in terms of overall diversity. We rank Assumption #1134 out of 3,451.

The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.

Overall Diversity at Assumption University

You can learn more about the diversity of the student body at Assumption by looking closer at the ethnic,  genderage, and geographic diversity metrics from the Assumption Diversity Guide.

Assumption University Competes in the NCAA

Assumption has a total of 499 student athletes, 292 men and 207 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.

Athletics Financing

Total Revenue (all teams)$4,785,172
Total Expenses (all teams)$4,722,215

For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to Assumption University Athletics

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