Assumption University

Worcester, MA

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 1,896
Graduate Enrollment: 373
Master's Colleges & Universities: Medium Programs
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Religious Affiliation: Roman Catholic

Campus Details

Medium City (100k-250k)
Four-year, small, highly residential // full-time, inclusive, lower transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 86.49%

Male/Female: 40% / 60% (2017)

First generation college students: 17.5% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 2.8% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans:

Test scores for admission: Neither required or recommended
2010 Median Admit SAT: 1,066


2010 Median Admit ACT: 23


Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 80.3% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 71.1% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 65.1% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 56.7% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 74.6%
Black: 5.5%
Hispanic: 9.9%
Asian: 2.5%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.1%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
2+ races: 3.2%
Non-resident alien: 1.1%
Unknown race: 3.1%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $56,939
In-State tuition: $45,900
Out-of-State tuition: $45,900

Estimated books and supplies: $1,000 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $14,068 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $1,800 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $14,068 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $1,800 (2022)

Average Family Income: $121,405 (2017)
Median Family Income: $103,301 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 19.9%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 67.1%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $27,000 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $286 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $18,205
$30k-48k $19,704
$48k-75k $22,271
$75k-110k $26,337
$110k+ $29,188

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 69%
6-year graduation rate: 72%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 97.4% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $27,000 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $7,625 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $24,816 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $25,697 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 84.3% (2015)
@3 year 86.5% (2017)
@5 year 91.2% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 67.3% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 69.7% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $42,893 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $56,717 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Bachelor's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 5
Bachelor's Degree Economics. 17 $27,000 $286 $58,101 ($4,842)
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 20 $27,000 $286 $59,247 ($4,937)
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 15 $27,000 $286 $34,899 ($2,908)
Bachelor's Degree Design and Applied Arts. 13
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 6
Bachelor's Degree Music. 4
Bachelor's Degree Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Health and Medical Administrative Services. 1
Graduate/Professional Certificate Health and Medical Administrative Services. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions. 8
Master's Degree Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions. 4
Graduate/Professional Certificate Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions. 4
Bachelor's Degree Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions. 89 $27,000 $286 $31,315 ($2,610) $51,618 ($4,302)
Master's Degree Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions. 25 $466 $53,115 ($4,426) $57,123 ($4,760)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Business Administration, Management and Operations. 1
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 35 $27,000 $286 $47,969 ($3,997) $62,476 ($5,206)
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 51 $303 $71,278 ($5,940) $83,731 ($6,978)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Accounting and Related Services. 1
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 30 $26,931 $285 $50,022 ($4,169) $59,622 ($4,969)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Accounting and Related Services. 2
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Human Resources Management and Services. 2
Bachelor's Degree International Business. 7
Bachelor's Degree Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods. 3
Bachelor's Degree Marketing. 45 $27,000 $286 $50,943 ($4,245) $62,024 ($5,169)
Bachelor's Degree History. 16 $27,000 $286 $37,079 ($3,090) $42,289 ($3,524)
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 31 $27,000 $286 $45,655 ($3,805)
Bachelor's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 11
Bachelor's Degree Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 2
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Legal Support Services. 1
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 49 $27,000 $286 $40,390 ($3,366) $47,515 ($3,960)
Bachelor's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 2
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 29 $27,000 $286 $33,882 ($2,824) $53,905 ($4,492)
Bachelor's Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 5
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 17 $27,000 $286
Bachelor's Degree International/Global Studies. 2
Bachelor's Degree Philosophy. 4
Bachelor's Degree Theological and Ministerial Studies. 1
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 11
Bachelor's Degree Physics. 1
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 43 $27,000 $286 $34,983 ($2,915) $52,623 ($4,385)
Master's Degree Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 31 $496 $48,602 ($4,050) $57,108 ($4,759)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 1
Associate's Degree Social Sciences, General. 2
Bachelor's Degree Social Sciences, General. 4
Bachelor's Degree Criminology. 17 $27,000 $286 $40,106 ($3,342)
Bachelor's Degree Area Studies. 3
Bachelor's Degree Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies. 1
Bachelor's Degree Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication. 26 $27,000 $286 $48,447 ($4,037) $60,628 ($5,052)
Bachelor's Degree Computer Science. 6
Master's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 10 $53,826 ($4,486) $58,956 ($4,913)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Special Education and Teaching. 5
Master's Degree Student Counseling and Personnel Services. 13 $466 $47,920 ($3,993) $54,860 ($4,572)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Student Counseling and Personnel Services. 9


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $76,410
Full time faculty: 48%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 12.0

School's endowment start of year: $82,904,251 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $101,791,191 (2022)