Assumption University requires at least 120 credits to complete a bachelor's degree.
Assumption University accepts transfer credits. The school accepts AP credit and IB credits. Many students like to take classes in the summer, to earn extra credits. However, Assumption University does not offer classes during the summer.
NOTE: Around 71% of students who start college at Assumption University finish the requirements for graduation within six years.
Assumption University offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
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Reminder: Assumption University may have additional academic options available for new and transfering students. Make sure to check with the universty directly for any additional information.
Assumption University has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.
Students are required to fulfill a language requirement
Students do not have to take a computer class.
Reminder: Check with Assumption University directly for more information on requirements. Individual departments or majors may have additional required courses.
When choosing a major, Assumption University students have several choices to make. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to see a full list of majors offered at Assumption University.
Student Designed Majors
Assumption University allows students to design their own major, if desired. If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, designing their own major is a great alternative.
Assumption University does not require a senior project for all students.
Double Majoring at Assumption University
Assumption University offers students the option to double major, if they would like. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major.
NOTE: Declaring a double major may require more work but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to grad school.
✅ Assumption University does offer services for students with disabilities.
Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.
🟨 For more information on any possible distant learning options available at Assumption University, contant the school directly.
✅ Assumption University offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.
✅ Assumption University offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants. Students must complete a senior project if they are in the Honors Program at Assumption University.
🟨 Assumption University does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors.
The main library on campus is the Emmanuel d'Alzon Library and there are no other libraries on campus.
A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.
Assumption University offers these dual degree programs:
•3-2 dual degree program in engineering in partnership with University of Notre Dame; Washington University at St. Louis
•3-2 dual degree program in forestry with Duke University
•3-2 dual degree program in business administration with (Accounting)
•Special education; rehabilitation counseling; law (Duquesne University); law (Western New England College); law (Vermont Law School)
What is ROTC?
The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.
Does Assumption University have any ROTC programs?
Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every college. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.
Assumption University has an Army ROTC program and an Air Force ROTC program.
Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at Assumption University include:
•an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
•an Air Force ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus
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