Undergraduate Studies

Assumption’s academic program is rooted in a 2,000-year-old academic tradition that prepares students for everything the future holds.

Prepare for a world that doesn’t stand still

In a world characterized by continuous change, today’s most coveted jobs may no longer exist tomorrow. Assumption’s liberal arts education offers the ideal preparation for you to thrive in any career—today, tomorrow, and 20 years from now. You’ll always be ready for what’s next—even those jobs that do not yet exist—with the ability to adapt quickly and confidently to change even as the ground shifts beneath your feet.

Your academic journey will combine courses in your areas of greatest interest with our strategically designed core curriculum—enabling you to simultaneously develop in-depth understanding in your field and timeless skills that are coveted by employers in every industry.

And, like the vast majority of our students, you will put your knowledge and skills to the test before you graduate—gaining real-world experience that enables you to make valuable contributions the moment you launch your career. Through internships, practicums, group projects, research, study abroad, service learning, club activities, and more, you’ll become a skilled collaborator and leader, confident in your ability to turn your ideas and efforts into positive change.

A broad range of academic options

Pursue a degree in criminology. Begin your journey to become a medical doctor or lawyer. Minor in music. With 35 majors and 47 minors to choose from, Assumption offers degree options to fit every interest and career ambition.

Majors and Minors

Growth in all dimensions—mind, body, and spirit

At Assumption, who you are is just as important as what you do. Here, you’ll have unparalleled opportunities to grow your knowledge, broaden your perspectives, pursue your every interest, and prepare to lead a successful, fulfilling, and meaningful life.

Educating the Whole Person

Assumption’s second campus in Rome, Italy

Not many colleges have an additional campus in Europe. Assumption does. Located in Rome, Italy, Assumption’s European campus uses Italy as a living classroom. From the Appian Way to the Sistine Chapel, and from Florence to Pompeii, you’ll explore the art, culture, food, history, and faith of Italy through our optional, one-of-a-kind study abroad experience ranked a top ten program in the nation.

Rome Campus

Resume-building opportunities

Internships with respected local and global institutions. Immersive study abroad experiences across the globe, from Dublin to Tokyo. In-depth research on topics ranging from DNA repair to American fashion trends. Assumption offers you endless ways to apply your classroom learning in real-world settings—and develop invaluable skills and insights.

Experiential Learning

Highly accessible faculty

The level of personal attention students receive at Assumption is second to none. Our faculty and staff are eager to mentor the next generation of leaders, always available to support you with extra help, advice, internship opportunities, and job connections.

Faculty and Staff Mentorship

Unparalleled academic support

Assumption offers a comprehensive range of programs and services to ensure you get the most out of college, including a personal academic advisor who will help you choose classes and make crucial internship, graduate school, and job connections. We also offer tutoring services; disability support; library, IT, and media resources; and more.

Academic Support

The fast track to your future

Taking summer classes, with many online options available, allows you to catch up on your credits or accelerate the pace at which you earn your degree. Summer courses are taught by the same exceptional faculty and with the same degree of rigor as our fall and spring semester courses with one major difference: They are offered at a reduced rate.

Summer Semester