Assumption University

500 Salisbury St - Worcester, MA 01609
  • Region: New England
  • Campus Setting: City
  • Size: Small

Assumption University is a liberal-arts university committed to nurturing a community of future leaders that will use their education to have a profound impact on our world. An Assumption education enlightens the mind, opens the heart, and stirs the soul. It awakens a genuine sense of wonder and purpose in its students. At Assumption, students will discover their passion.

Assumption’s robust academic offerings include 38 majors and 50 minors as well as dual and accelerated bachelor’s/master’s programs. With a student faculty ratio of 12:1 and an average class size of 19, Assumption faculty are committed to student success. Our experiential learning opportunities, internships with local employers, and job placements are critical components in achieving personal growth and professional success.

Assumption’s 185-acre campus is nestled in a beautiful suburban neighborhood in Worcester, MA, which is home to more than 31,000 college students. Assumption’s European campus, located in Rome, uses Italy as a living classroom and is ranked as a top ten program in the nation for study-abroad programs.

Assumption University is ranked as one of the “Best 388 Colleges” by The Princeton Review and a “Best Regional University” and “Best Value” by U.S. News & World Report.

Assumption University strives to form graduates known for their critical intelligence, thoughtful citizenship, and compassionate service.

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About Assumption University

There are a great number of things that set the Assumption academic experience apart. One of the most important-one that makes all the difference-is the incredible people you'll learn with. At Assumption, you'll take courses from professors who are influencers in their fields-professors just as eager to help you succeed as they are in advancing in their discipline. You'll study with-and learn from-smart and talented students from all corners of the globe. And, our emphasis on experiential learning offers you opportunities to work closely with leaders in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors, gaining invaluable industry insight while making career-launching connections. Whether you-re ready to apply to our undergraduate, graduate, or continuing education program, Assumption is the ideal place to launch or advance your career-and begin your journey to a life of greater meaning, fulfillment, and impact.

Mission Statement

Assumption University is guided by a mission statement that ensures that the ideals of a Catholic and Assumptionist institution are integrated within all aspects of campus life.