Assumption University (164562)

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$46,680
3.5% growth from 2021
2022 Average Net Price
$28,911
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.88%
on Student Loans
2022 Acceptance Rate
82.3%
4,035 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
2,059
88.1% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
71.9%
414 Graduates

About

Assumption University (164562) is a higher education institution located in Worcester County, MA. In 2022, the most popular Masters Degree concentrations at Assumption University (164562) were General Business Administration & Management (81 degrees awarded), School Counseling & Guidance Services (24 degrees), and Counseling Psychology (19 degrees).

In 2022, 751 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Assumption University (164562). 64% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 36% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (592 degrees), 10.8 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (55 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Assumption University (164562) is $46,680, which is $22,684 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Assumption University (164562) is $46,680, which is $22,684 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $28,911.

In 2022, 99% of undergraduate students attending Assumption University (164562) received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 83% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$46,680
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Assumption University (164562) was $46,680. The cost of tuition at Assumption University (164562) is $22,684 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$28,911
2022 Value
9.04%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Assumption University (164562) had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $28,911. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Assumption University (164562) grew by 9.04%.

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Other Student Expenses

$14,068
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Assumption University (164562) was of $14,068 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 3.52% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

99%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
83%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

99% of undergraduate students at Assumption University (164562) received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 2.06% with respect to 2021, when 97% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
1.88%
2019 Default Rate
12
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Assumption University (164562) was 1.88%, which represents 12 out of the 638 total borrowers.

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Admissions

Assumption University (164562) received 4,035 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 0.423% annual growth. Out of those 4,035 applicants, 3,321 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 82.3% acceptance rate.

There were 2,059 students enrolled at Assumption University (164562) in 2022.

Assumption University (164562) has an overall enrollment yield of 11.1%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

82.3%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
3,321
Accepted Out of 4,035

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Assumption University (164562) was 82.3% (3,321 admissions from 4,035 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 86.5%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 0.423%, while admissions declined by −4.43%..

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Enrollment

Assumption University (164562) had a total enrollment of 2,059 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Assumption University (164562) is 1,814 students and the part-time enrollment is 245. This means that 88.1% of students enrolled at Assumption University (164562) are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Assumption University (164562), both undergraduate and graduate, is 73.7% White, 9.91% Hispanic or Latino, 5.63% Black or African American, 3.21% Two or More Races, 2.48% Asian, and 0.146% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Assumption University (164562) in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (40.8%), followed by White Male (33.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (6.19%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (54.4%), followed by White Male (22.8%) and Black or African American Male (4.03%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

88.1%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Assumption University (164562) in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 2,059 students. The full-time enrollment at Assumption University (164562) is 1,814 and the part-time enrollment is 245. This means that 88.1% of students enrolled at Assumption University (164562) are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

83%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Assumption University (164562) was 83%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), Assumption University (164562) had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,518 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    204 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    116 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Assumption University (164562) is 73.7% White, 9.91% Hispanic or Latino, 5.63% Black or African American, 3.21% Two or More Races, 2.48% Asian, and 0.146% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 74 students (3.59%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 211 more women than men received degrees from Assumption University (164562). The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Assumption University (164562) is white (592 degrees awarded). There were 10.8 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (55 degrees).

The most common Masters Degree concentration at Assumption University (164562) is General Business Administration & Management (81 degrees awarded), followed by School Counseling & Guidance Services (24 degrees) and Counseling Psychology (19 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Assumption University (164562), meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are History (21 degrees awarded), English (26 degrees), and Social Sciences (70 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Assumption University (164562) are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,848,988 people), Secondary school teachers (597,873 people), Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (538,571 people), Other managers (452,842 people), and Education administrators (394,027 people).

The most specialized majors at Assumption University (164562) in 2022 are History (21 degrees awarded), English (26 degrees), Social Sciences (70 degrees), Psychology (61 degrees), and Education (92 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Assumption University (164562) are Diagnostic medical sonographers, Surgeons, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Physicians, and Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists

The most specialized majors at Assumption University (164562) are History (21 degrees awarded), English (26 degrees), Social Sciences (70 degrees), Psychology (61 degrees), and Education (92 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Assumption University (164562) are Elementary & secondary schools (3,492,766 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (733,850 people), Legal services (443,535 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (411,688 people), and Computer Systems Design (326,246 people).

The most specialized majors at Assumption University (164562) are History (21 degrees awarded), English (26 degrees), Social Sciences (70 degrees), Psychology (61 degrees), and Education (92 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Assumption University (164562).
Most Common (2022)
  1. 48 degrees awarded
  2. 44 degrees awarded
  3. 40 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Assumption University (164562) was General Marketing & Marketing Management with 48 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

270
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
481
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 270 degrees were awarded to men at Assumption University (164562), which is 0.561 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (481).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 67 degrees were awarded to men at Assumption University (164562) in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.26 times more than the 53 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 53 degrees were awarded to men at Assumption University (164562) in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.791 times less than the 67 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

70%
100% Completion Time
73%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 70% of students graduating from Assumption University (164562) completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 73% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 73% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Assumption University (164562) is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 4.35% of graduates (18 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    592 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    55 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    35 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Assumption University (164562) is white (592 degrees awarded). There were 10.8 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (55 degrees).

3.2% of degree recipients (24 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    390 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    202 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    37 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Assumption University (164562) is white female (390 degrees awarded). There were 1.93 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (202 degrees).

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Operations

Assumption University (164562) has an endowment valued at nearly $108M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 4.11M (3.8%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, Assumption University (164562) had a total salary expenditure of 72.2M. Assumption University (164562) employs 49 Associate professors, 49 Assistant professors and 29 Professors. Most academics at Assumption University (164562) are Female Assistant professor (29), Female Associate professor (26), and Male Associate professor (23).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Assumption University (164562) are: Management, with 73 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 30 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 25 employees.

Endowment

$108M
2022 Endowment
6.32%
growth from 2021

Assumption University (164562) has an endowment valued at about $108M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of Assumption University (164562) grew 6.32% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $61.7M higher than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$28.8M
2022 Salaries
2.02%
growth from 2021

In 2022, Assumption University (164562) paid a median of $28.8M in salaries, which represents 39.8% of their overall expenditure ($72.2M) and a 2.02% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$10.9M
Instructional Salaries
132
Number of Employees

In 2022, Assumption University (164562) paid a total of $10.9M to 132 employees working as instructors, which represents 37.9% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
49 Employees
Management
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
73 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Assumption University (164562) were Associate professor with 49 employees, Assistant professor with 49 employees, and Professor with 29 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Assumption University (164562) were Management with 73 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 30 employees, and Office and Administrative Support with 25 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Female Associate professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Assumption University (164562) was Female Assistant professor with 29 employees, Female Associate professor with 26 employees, and Male Associate professor with 23 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Assumption University (164562).

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