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Assumption College

Worcester, MA
#31

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A private institution founded in 1904, Assumption College resides on 185 suburban acres in Worcester, Massachusetts. The school is rooted in the Catholic tradition, with faith and academics interwoven. Assumption College is part of the Colleges of Worcester Consortium, allowing students to take courses at Clark University, the College of the Holy Cross and four other area institutions.

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Quick Facts


500 Salisbury Street
Worcester, MA 01609

2014-2015 Tuition

$36,160 Tuition and Fees

Students

2015 undergraduate students
40% male / 60% female

Admission

February 15 application deadline
74.2% accepted

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Summary


School Details

Institutional Control: private
Year Founded: 1904

Programs Offered

bachelor's degree, master's degree, post-bachelor's certificate, post-master's certificate

Majors Offered

Computer Science, Teacher Education, Multiple Levels, Foreign Languages and Literatures, General, French Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, English Language and Literature, General, Biology, General, Molecular Biology, Biotechnology, Mathematics, Environmental Science, Philosophy, Theology/Theological Studies, Chemistry, Psychology, General, Criminology, Economics, Sociology, Latin American Studies, Italian Studies, Graphic Design, Fine/Studio Arts, General, Art History, Criticism and Conservation, Music, General, Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other, Business Administration and Management, General, Accounting, International Business, Marketing/Marketing Management, General, History

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 2,015
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 1,998
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 4
Percent of male undergraduates: 40%
Percent of female undergraduates: 60%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
Counseling services offered: academic, career, minority student, personal, psychological, religious
Campus safety and security services offered: 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols; Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Activities

Student activities offered: campus ministries, choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, student government, student newspaper, student film society, television station, yearbook

Sports

Intercollegiate varsity nonscholarship sports offered for men: baseball, cross country, football, golf, ice hockey, lacrosse, soccer, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor)
Intercollegiate varsity nonscholarship sports offered for women: cross country, field hockey, lacrosse, crew (lightweight), soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), volleyball
Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for men: basketball
Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for women: basketball

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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 4 4 4
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 2 4 2
Burglary 11 12 9
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 1
Arson 0 4 0
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 4 4 4
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 2 3 2
Burglary 8 7 7
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter N/A N/A N/A
Negligent manslaughter N/A N/A N/A
Sex offenses - Forcible N/A N/A N/A
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) N/A N/A N/A
Robbery N/A N/A N/A
Aggravated assault N/A N/A N/A
Burglary N/A N/A N/A
Motor vehicle theft N/A N/A N/A
Arson N/A N/A N/A
Arrests - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 1
Drug law violations 1 2 2
Liquor law violations 0 2 1
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 1
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession N/A N/A N/A
Drug law violations N/A N/A N/A
Liquor law violations N/A N/A N/A

Comments



1On-Campus: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution's educational purposes, including residence halls; and (2) Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).
2On-Campus Student Housing Facility: Any student housing facility that is owned or controlled by the institution, or is located on property that is owned or controlled by the institution, and is within the reasonably contiguous geographic area that makes up the campus is considered an on-campus student housing facility.
3Noncampus Building or Property: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (2) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.