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Assumption College combines academics and Catholic values
Assumption College is one of the top Catholic colleges in New England.

About Assumption

Tradition of Success

  • 98% of students complete their degree in four years
  • 94% of the Class of 2017 were employed, pursuing additional education, or engaged in community service within six months of graduation
  • 81% of the Class of 2017 completed at least one internship, research or experiential learning opportunity

The Way To Building What The World Needs

Talk to one of our amazing graduates a decade into their career as a biochemist or family court judge or any number of other professions and you'll discover why we insist on a values-based education — one that gives graduates the intellectual prowess might and strength of character needed to engage life's larger questions and work toward a greater good.

We credit today’s dedicated faculty, and a long line of their predecessors, with heeding the call of our founder, Emmanuel d’Alzon who challenged us to go beyond academics and educate the whole person. You will see that focus on students, and our emphasis on a life well-lived, in every aspect of what we do, from the design of new Residence Halls to our dynamic Honors programs to the establishment of a campus in Rome.

We also owe a great debt of gratitude to the alumni, parents, foundations, and corporate partners who help make a distinctly Assumption education possible. Only by working together, toward shared goals and across differences of age, culture, discipline, and faith, can we truly Light the Way.

Father Emmanuel d'Alzon founded the Augustinians of the Assumption in southern France in 1845, and envisioned the establishment of a Catholic university — Assumption College.
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As New England’s second largest city, Worcester is an exciting urban area in which to live, learn and explore.
Our commitment to critical intelligence, thoughtful citizenship and compassionate service begins with the leadership of President Francesco Cesareo and our Board of Trustees.
What's New
Enhanced facilities, expanding academic offerings and new initiatives – check out what’s new at Assumption.
Assumption College ranks among U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Colleges” and The Princeton Review’s Best Colleges in the nation. View more rankings.
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