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Assumption, founded in 1904, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts college. Its 175-acre campus is located in Worcester, approximately three miles from the center of the city.

Website: www.assumption.edu

Private
Co-ed
1,982
Undergraduate
Students
(56.5%) 1,119 Women
(43.5%) 863 Men
394
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
81% of 4,465 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
Yes
Regular Admission Deadline
February 15

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.37
SAT Math
575 average
540-610 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
589 average
550-628 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
26 average
23-28 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$58,244
Tuition and Fees
$42,316
Room and Board
$13,128
Average Percent of Need Met
79%
Average Freshman Award
$32,020
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
Not reported
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
137
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 10% of classes
10-19 students: 34% of classes
20-29 students: 44% of classes
30-39 students: 10% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Worcester Population
182,669
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Boston
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
85% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Greyhound
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.5% Asian
5.0% Black/African-American
7.6% Hispanic/Latino
2.6% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
77.8% White
4.3% Unknown
International Students
1.2%
First-Year Students Returning
84.5%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
68.1%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
55%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
28.5%
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