Student Success at Assumption

The most important aspects of an Assumption education—forming the whole person, seeking truth, launching graduates into lives of meaning and purpose rooted in the principles of Catholic liberal learning—can’t be measured solely with numbers. But the education we provide does lead to many successes that can be quantified.

Here are some.


First-Year Students Enter Date Percent that Return the Following Fall
Fall 2018 85%
Fall 2017 83%
Fall 2016 82%
Fall 2015 82%
Fall 2014 83%

Source: National Center for Education Statistics and IPEDS Fall Enrollment Survey

Graduation Rates

Students who begin at Assumption

First-Year Students Entering In: Graduating in 4 Years or Less Graduating in 6 Years or Less
Fall 2015 69% N/A
Fall 2014 70% N/A
Fall 2013 68% 70%
Fall 2012 72% 76%
Fall 2011 68% 71%

Source: Institutional data, National Center for Educaiton Statistics and IPEDS Fall Graduation Rate Survey.

Students Who Transfer to Assumption

Transfer Students by Class Year* Graduating with Class Year Graduating Within Two Years After Class Year
2018 70% N/A
2017 68% 69%
2016 72% 75%
2015 68% 71%
2014 72% 74%

*The class year assigned to transfer students when they enroll at Assumption University; the assigned year reflects the “normal” time for these students to complete their degree, after taking transferred credits into account

Source: Institutional Data

Almost all Assumption University graduates complete their degree in four years or less

First-Year Students Entering In Percent of Graduates who Complete their Degrees in Four Years or Less
Fall 2013 97%
Fall 2012 95%
Fall 2011 97%
Fall 2010 96%
Fall 2009 97%

Post-graduation Outcomes, 2017-2019

Chart indicating graduation outcome rates for Assumption University graduates in the Class of 2019


Chart indicating graduation outcome rates for Assumption University's Class of 2018.



Chart indicating graduation outcome rates for Assumption University for the class of 2017

Source: Assumption University First Destination Survey