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Assumption University

Worcester, MA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate87%
Acceptance Rate87%

Assumption University Admissions

If you are planning on applying to Assumption University, the regular decision application deadline is February 15 and the fee for the application is $50.

Students who submit their applications to Assumption University for fall should anticipate a decision by March 31.

Assumption University Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here's an overiew of some of Assumption University's admissions stats.

Assumption University 2022 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.4
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 15%
Mean SAT Score 1181
Admissions Test Policy Test Optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 10.1%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 0.5%
Waitlist Yes

Assumption University Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for Assumption University.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I Yes November 15 December 1
Early Decision II –– –– ––
Early Action Yes November 15 December 15
Regular Decision Yes February 1 March 31

Want to Apply Early to Assumption University?

Assumption University offers early decision and also offers early action. Early decision is binding, which means you must attend if you are admitted, while early action allows you to apply early without committing.

🗓️ Early Decision I applications are due by November 15 EDI applicants should receive a decision by December 1.

🗓️ The Early Action deadline is November 15. Assumption University will release EA admissions decisions no later than December 15.

The early decision acceptance rate at Assumption University is 89%, compared to an overall acceptance rate of 87%.

Assumption University accepts approximately 94% of early action applicants and 87% all applicants for all deadlines. Last year, Assumption University admitted 42 of the 47 students who applied early decision. Last year, Assumption University admitted 2,28 of the 2,426 who applied early action.

Some students apply to college early in hopes that it will boost their chances of getting in. When you apply early, your application is considered before all the regular decision applicants apply. Applying early may increase the chance of acceptance, since it shows your interest in a school.

➡️ See a list of some selective colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Assumption University Admissions

Transferring to Assumption University

Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.

For Students Waitlisted to Assumption University

In 2022, Assumption University waitlisted 42 students and 16 accepted a place on the waitlist.

What Does Assumption University Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the areas where you shine.

Admissions Factors at Assumption University

What does Assumption University consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Academic GPA Very Important
Application Essay Very Important
Level of Applicant's Interest Important
Interview Important
Recommendation(s) Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Important
Volunteer Work Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Class Rank Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
First Generation Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered

Make sure to check with Assumption University for more information on admission factors.

Assumption University 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to Assumption University, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in with Assumption University's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Transcript(S) of College Record
Standardized Test Scores
Statement of Good Standing From Prior Institution(S)
Letter(s) of Recommendation 1
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into Assumption University?

Students admitted to Assumption University have an average unweighted GPA of 3.4.

Out of all students that were admitted, 44% submitted a class rank. At Assumption University 15% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 41% were in the top 25% and 83% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At Assumption University, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA 10.5%
3.75 and 3.99 16.6%
3.50 and 3.74 23%
3.25 and 3.49 19.1%
3.00 and 3.24 13.5%
2.50 and 2.9 13.4%
2.00 and 2.49 3.4%

This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.

Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to Assumption University directly.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

Assumption University considers standardized tests scores during the admissions process.

Assumption University has a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2022, 10.1% of Assumption University's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 0.5% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

What is a Good SAT Score for Assumption University?

To be competitive with other Assumption University applicants, you should aim to score between 7 and 2 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Assumption University 25% of admitted students scored higher than 2 and 25% of scored lower than 7, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a Assumption University student is 1181.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Assumption University students scored 48 or higher and 75% of students scored 36 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Assumption University students scored 45 or higher, and 75% scored a 36 or higher.

What is a Good ACT Score for Assumption University?

To be most competitive at Assumption University, you should strive to earn between 5 and 5 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 5 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Assumption University's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 5, and three out of four students scored lower than 5 on the ACT.

A 5 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Assumption University students. Only one out of every four students scored below 5.

Want To Bring Up Your ACT Score? Access ACT practice tests and study tips and see upcoming ACT test dates.

More Information on Transferring to Assumption University

For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Assumption University.

For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is July 1.

Transfer students can enroll in Assumption University during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Spring Term

Assumption University Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to Assumption University?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Assumption University.

Does Assumption University accept transfer credits?

✅ Assumption University accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions.

Does Assumption University accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ Assumption University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits and Advanced Placement (AP) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Assumption University?

❌ No, Assumption University is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If you have higher than average scores, you probably want to include them. If you scored lower than a school's average, you may want not want to include them in your application.

What is Assumption University's acceptance rate?

✅ The acceptance rate for Assumption University is 87%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Assumption University?

✅ Assumption University's early decision acceptance rate was 89% in 2021.

What is the early action acceptance rate at Assumption University?

✅ The early action acceptance rate at Assumption University was 94% in 2021.

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Assumption University Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Somewhat Selective


How hard is it to get into Assumption University? Assumption University is a somewhat selective institution. The Assumption University acceptance rate is 87%. This means that the institution accepts 86 out of every 100 applicants.


Assumption University Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Feb 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Jul 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Assumption University is Feb 15.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Assumption University is Jul 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Assumption University SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

7 - 2


Math SAT Range

52 - 48


Reading SAT Range

36 - 45

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

2 and Above


7 to 2


7 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Assumption University students is 1181. Applicants with SAT scores of 2 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Assumption University, while applicants with SAT scores between 7 to 2 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 7 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Assumption University.

Assumption University GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At Assumption University, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.45. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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