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Colleges / Assumption University

Assumption University

Worcester, MA 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate82%

Assumption University Admissions

Assumption University is moderately difficult to get into. The university admitted 82% of all applicants in 2022. Last year, 4,035 students applied to Assumption University and 3,321 were admitted.

If you want to apply to Assumption University, the deadline for Fall 2024 admissions is 2/15 and the application fee is $50.

Students who apply 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 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.5
Admissions Test Policy Test Optional
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 2 15 March 31

Considering Applying Early to Assumption University?

Assumption University offers early decision and also offers early action. Early decision is binding, meaning 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 100%, compared to an overall acceptance rate of 82%.

Assumption University accepts roughly 92% of early action applicants and 82% all applicants for all deadlines. In 2022, Assumption University admitted 36 of the 36 students who applied early decision. In 2022, Assumption University admitted 1,954 of the 2,13 who applied early action.

Some students apply early to college 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 admission, since it shows that you are very interested in a school.

➡️ Discover a list of some top colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on Assumption University Admissions

How To Get Into Assumption University

Assumption University is a moderately difficult school to get into. Assumption University evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny or waitlist.

In 2022, Assumption University accepted 82% of all applicants, approximately 3,321 from the 4,035 applicants.

Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Assumption University, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.

Transferring to Assumption University

It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.

For Students Waitlisted to Assumption University

In 2022, Assumption University waitlisted 47 students and 11 accepted a place on the waitlist.

What Does Assumption University Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis on the admissions factors where you stand out.

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
Application Essay Very Important
Academic GPA Very Important
Interview Important
Recommendation(s) Important
Volunteer Work Important
Level of Applicant's Interest Important
Rigor of Secondary School Record Important
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Class Rank Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Racial/Ethnic Status Considered
Standardized Test Scores Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
First Generation 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. 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
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 3.5.

Out of all students that were admitted, 36% submitted a class rank. , 36% were in the top 25% and 74% 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 11.3%
3.75 and 3.99 20.3%
3.50 and 3.74 20.6%
3.25 and 3.49 19.4%
3.00 and 3.24 12.8%
2.50 and 2.9 8.1%
2.00 and 2.49 5.2%

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 reflects 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 is a test optional school. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

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

• Winter Term

• Spring Term

• Winter Term

• Summer 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. Assumption University accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES

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

✅ Assumption University accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to Assumption University?

❌ No, Assumption University is test optional, so you can make the call whether to send your standardized test scores. If you have higher than average scores, you may want to send 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?

✅ Assumption University's acceptance rate is 82%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at Assumption University?

✅ Assumption University's early decision acceptance rate was 100% in 2021.

What is the early action acceptance rate at Assumption University?

✅ The early action acceptance rate at Assumption University was 92% 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 82%. This means that the institution accepts 82 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

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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 3.49. 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.

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