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Opportunity Awaits at Assumption

International students thrive at Assumption University, with personalized support starting at the admission process, and continuing through graduation. With a broad range of majors and minors at the undergraduate level as well as career-building graduate programs, academic opportunities are vast. The University is continuously ranked by independent organizations for the excellence and value of an Assumption education.

Our location in New England’s second-largest city, Worcester, MA, one hour west of Boston, provides endless opportunity for internships, culture, dining, sports, and more. Worcester is home to 12 colleges and more than 35,000 college students. At Assumption, you will enjoy the best of both worlds – the University is located on 185 acres in a beautiful, residential neighborhood, with easy access to urban advantages just down the road.

85% percent of our undergraduates live on campus, with housing guaranteed for all four years. We offer graduate housing as well. When you’re looking to get off campus, enjoy easy access to trains and buses as well as close proximity to major international airports and Worcester’s regional airport. 

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Undergraduate Admissions  

Graduate Admissions

Marco Raposo
Marco Raposo

MBA 2017

It was not fortune that brought me to Assumption but the belief that it was the best place for me.

I was not mistaken as it has provided me with the tools to become and remain successful. Assumption is gifted with an incredible body of people that made me feel welcome from day one. This was one of the most enriching and exciting experiences of my life.

International Student Resources

International Student Success Center (ISSC)

As an international student at Assumption, you will receive personalized academic, social, and immigration support services from our Coordinator for International Students Success.   

  • Work with an advisor that understands the unique needs of our international students  
  • Attend extra-curricular programming throughout the year planned in conjunction with various groups on campus  
  • Get assistance with applying for off campus employment as part of CPT (curricular practical training) or OPT (optional practical training)

The Cross-Cultural Center at Assumption

The Cross-Cultural Center serves as a community center for students, staff, and faculty to enhance their multicultural awareness and participate in educational programming. Our mission at Assumption University is to introduce our students to new ideas, new people, new experiences and a broader worldview. We offer an open invitation to grow.

International Student FAQs

Check out answers to all of our most frequently asked questions about applying and enrolling as an international student at Assumption!

Explore Assumption Your Way

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An Ideal Place to Learn

Classes taught by professors, none by teaching assistants
2,000 undergraduate students
Student/faculty ratio
Students from 30 states and 14 countries
85% of students live on campus all four years
Less than an hour to Boston; 3 hours to New York City
Located in New England’s second largest city
Number of Worcester-area colleges in consortium

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Questions? Contact us!

Chad Laliberte, P.D.S.O.
Director of Student Success Pathways and International Student Advisor