Academics

The Way To A Strong & Independent Mind

At Assumption College we believe that how you learn is as important as what you learn. Yes, we help students compete for the best jobs and careers — but there’s more to it than that. At Assumption, you’ll develop the tools of reason and judgment and spark a confidence and strong sense of self that enables you to make sense of and contribute to an increasingly complex world.

Our mix of intellectual challenge and real-world experience launches 95% of Assumption graduates into careers/ grad school within six months of graduation Explore Areas of Study »
Studies prove that early college success leads to better outcomes at graduation. Our first year programs connect you to friends, faculty and learning opportunities and make sure that you get your academic career off to a great start.
Spend a week in Ireland with your European lit class, or a semester at our Rome campus. It’s a big world, find your place and develop a global network of mentors and peers.
Internship opportunities knock, both here in Worcester and in nearby Boston. More than 300 Assumption students a year pursue internships that allow them to put classroom lessons to work and expand their network.
Nothing distinguishes a liberal arts and science education more than the chance to pursue research alongside faculty. You’ll have the opportunity to make a name for yourself by doing field work, publishing papers, and presenting your findings at professional conferences.
Honors courses and activities give high-achieving students the best of all worlds: a close-knit community of like-minded peers, and the independence to learn and do more than you ever imagined.
Students enrolled in the Internship in Business course enables them to gain hands-on experience. Each week during the semester, students blog about their experiences.
Assumption’s Graduate programs help students develop an in-depth understanding of their chosen fields, as well as the technical and professional skills to further their careers - all under the guidance of accomplished educators proven in their fields.
Finish what you started …. Assumption helps adult students realize their dream of an associate or bachelor’s degree that delivers salary increases and job security.