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Study at Assumption College

Assumption College is located in Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. It was established in the year 1904. A Catholic order called Augustinians of the Assumption, under the Augustinian Rule, played an important role in the establishment of this college. The college campus spreads over an area of more than 170 acres. Students are offered numerous programs of study in the fields of business communication, marketing, education, environmental science, and theatre and television arts. Assumption College's athletic teams are nicknamed the Greyhounds. The men's teams compete in sports such as baseball, basketball, football, cross country, track and field, golf, lacrosse, ice hockey, tennis, and soccer. The women's teams are involved in basketball, track and field, swimming and diving, cross country, field hockey, rowing, soccer, softball, volleyball, tennis, and lacrosse.

Profile of Assumption CollegeAssumption is in Worcester, MA. Worcester is a medium-sized city. The school is classified as a Roman Catholic college. Assumption is a private, not-for-profit institution. The school issues awards (degrees) up to the level of Post-Master's certificate.

Course Topics

Fields of study in vogue at Assumption include science, mathematics, media, therapy and Counselling, nutrition and exercise therapy, and liberal arts.

Assumption Selectivity

Not all applicants to the school are accepted. The top quarter of students at Assumption scored at least 570 on the verbal SAT test. Students' math SAT scores were most often in the range 490 to 570 in 2007.

The most successful professors at the school are given tenure, encouraging them to stay with the school for a long time.

Student Enrolment

Approximately 2, 872 students study at Assumption .

Student Life
Very few students at the school attend part-time. Assumption offers a real campus feel. The school makes housing available to a large share of its students. Students at Assumption can take advantage of the school's meal plans. Students participate in Northeast 10 Conference athletics.  Assumption Programs and Degrees
General CategoryGeneral CategoryMost Common Majors

Business and Management157business management, marketing, accounting, international business, human resources, business communications
Liberal Arts143English, liberal arts and sciences, political science, history, sociology, economics, international studies, Spanish language, . . .
Therapy and Counselling85psychology, Counselling psychology
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy74rehabilitation
Media61communication studies, organizational communications
Science55biology, biotechnology, chemistry
Education and Teaching22special ed, school Counselling
Art Studies4visual and performing arts
Design4graphic design
Religion and Philosophy4philosophy, theology
Computer Science and Engineering3computer science
Law2legal assistant
Medicine2gerontology, medical preparatory
Conservation and Resource Management1environmental science
Security and Law Enforcement0criminal justice and safety
Medical administration0health care administration
Fine Arts0art history and criticism
Drama and Performing Arts0drama
Contact: AssumptionAssumption College

500 Salisbury St

Worcester, MA 01609-1296

General Phone: (508) 767-7000


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