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International Student Information

Assumption welcomes and encourages applications from qualified international students. A candidate for first-year student admission should follow the procedure outlined below.

Preparing your Application:

  • Common Application
  • A personal statement or essay (part of the Common Application)
  • Official Educational Records from secondary schools
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language scores (such as TOEFL/IELTS), waived if applicable
  • Letter of recommendation from a teacher or counselor
  • Bank statement which must be officially certified or notarized indicating that the candidate has sufficient funds to study at Assumption College.  Cost of attendance is estimated at $57,140.*
  • $50 application fee made payable to Assumption College (You can pay this fee through the Common Application.) 

For International Transfer student information, click here.

Undocumented Students
Assumption seeks to enroll an intellectually talented and diverse student body and therefore welcomes first-year and transfer applications from all interested students – U.S. citizens or non-U.S. citizens, living domestically or abroad, including undocumented students and students granted Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) status.

If you are an undocumented or DACA student, you should follow the same process for first year or transfer students. Assumption will evaluate your application, regardless of your citizenship status or non-status, within the most accurate context. We encourage you to share relevant information about your unique circumstances with us. DACA students would qualify for merit scholarships only, since they will not be eligible for state aid or federal aid.

English Requirements
We require all applicants whose first language is not English to adequately demonstrate English competency as a part of the application process. Students may demonstrate competency by submitting scores from the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language), IELTS (International English Language Testing System), iTEP (International Test of English Proficiency) or Pearson. 

Recommended minimum scores:

TOEFL - 80 (iBT), 213 (cBT), 550 (pBT) or higher. Assumption's TOEFL code is 3009.
IELTS - 6.5 or higher
Pearson - 53 or higher
iTEP - 3.7 or higher


  • Early Decision Deadline is November 1. Students who complete their applications by November 1 will receive a binding decision shortly after December 1.
  • Early Action deadline of November 1. Students who complete their applications by November 1 will receive a non-binding decision shortly after December 15.
  • Early Action II deadline of December 15. Students who complete their applications by December 15 will receive a non-binding decision shortly after February 15.
  • Regular decision deadline of February 15. All decisions are sent no later than March 15.

Interviews are available for international students via telephone or Skype. Please contact Andrew Kupec at aj.kupec@assumption.edu for more information.


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