Accreditation

  • Assumption University is accredited by:
    • The New England Commission of Higher Education
    • Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Education
  • Assumption’s Chemistry Department is accredited by the American Chemical Society.
  • The baccalaureate degree program in nursing at Assumption University is accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, http://www.ccneaccreditation.org/
  • The Clinical Counseling Psychology program is accredited by the Masters in Psychology and Counseling Accreditation Council (MPCAC) through December 2028.
  • Assumption’s Rehabilitation Counseling Program is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP).

Rankings

  • Ranked as a top-tier school in a list of approximately 200 Northeastern colleges and Universities, by U.S. News & World Report
  • Rehabilitation Counseling Program is nationally ranked in the top 40 Best Graduate Schools for Health by U.S. News & World Report
  • Rome Campus is ranked one of the “10 Best Study Abroad Programs in America” by Best College Reviews, an independent college rankings journal.
  • Top 10 Military Friendly institution in America, according to Military Friendly

Accolades

  • Named a “Best Value College” by Barron’s, a Financial and Investment News publication
  • Named one of the Princeton Review’s “Best 388 Colleges”
  • Named one of the best colleges in the Northeast by the Princeton Review and U.S. News & World Report
  • Has been recognized as a military-friendly school by Military Friendly every year since 2019
  • One of only 32 schools nationally to earn the NCAA Division II Presidents’ Award for Academic Excellence
  • Top 15 in NCAA Division II, graduation rate of student-athletes (93 percent)
  • One of only four schools in Massachusetts to be “Approved with Distinction”
    by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (NESE)
  • Named a “Best Nursing School” by Nursing Schools Almanac
  • Top five percent, “Best for Money” in New England according to College Factual