Partnerships with the University of Notre Dame and the School of Engineering & Applied Science (SEAS) at Washington University in St. Louis allow students to earn a valuable dual degree. By matching a vital grounding in the liberal arts with high-level coursework at one of the nation’s leading engineering universities, these partnerships ensure that students are ready to make their mark in the engineering world.
Engineering Science Program
An Ideal Place to Learn
All classes taught by professors, none by teaching assistants
Students from 29 states and 21 countries
Learn the Skills Employers Seek
The Assumption curriculum encourages scholarly and real-world experience. With hands-on research conducted alongside faculty mentors, students gain a depth of knowledge and skills that lead to professional success and personal fulfillment.
At Assumption University, the world is your classroom. Students can study and explore abroad in over 50 places from Vienna to England, South Africa, and even our own campus in historic, yet modern, Rome, Italy. Assumption’s study abroad program offers culture, history, and a living classroom for all.
Assumption starts planning for your future the day you arrive on campus. Our Career Development and Internship Center helps students secure exciting and fulfilling internships where you’ll apply knowledge obtained in the classroom in a professional setting, preparing for a future career or additional study. Assumption connects students to internship opportunities in corporations, government agencies, research hospitals, non-profit organizations, and more.
Assumption's Rome Campus
At Assumption's campus in Rome, Italy, the city and the country become your classroom through daily and weekend-long excursions throughout "the eternal city" and the Italian countryside. This unique study abroad experience will enrich your academic and cultural pursuits as you walk in the footsteps of emperors and gladiators then enjoy delectable Italian cuisine or perhaps a cappuccino after class in a local cafe. (Did you know that your financial aid follows you to Rome?)Explore the Rome Campus
Pathways to Success
Assumption engineering students are provided a number of opportunities to participate in an internship. Our students have held internships in a variety of organizations, including
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
J. H. Maxymillian (Civil Engineering General Contracting Company)
Engineering Science 2015
Assistant Project Manager, MGAC - Project, Cost & Construction Management Consulting
Assumption prepared me for success in the 3:2 engineering program at Notre Dame.
Not only was I given a solid understanding of the fundamentals of math and science, but my professors were extremely influential in my education. Assumption has given amazing opportunities along with all the tools necessary for success which guided me to where I am today.
First-rate Academics in a Catholic University Setting
Assumption University strives to form graduates known for critical intelligence, thoughtful citizenship and compassionate service. Rooted in the Catholic intellectual tradition, the University pursues these ambitious goals through a curriculum grounded in the liberal arts that prepares students for professionally and personally rewarding lives of meaning.Our Mission
Assumption is dedicated to providing a clear understanding of what your education will cost
We’ll help cut through the complexity of financing your education, ensuring you understand what you need, how to apply for aid, and what’s expected of you. You will be assigned a personal financial aid advisor who will guide you through the process and answer all of your financial aid-related questions.
With classes in session and the leaves changing colors, we’d love to invite you to take a closer look at Assumption University this fall. During this special event for high school seniors, you will experience, first-hand, the excitement of Assumption’s academic opportunities and campus life.
Hound Academy: Building Your Resume & Writing Your Essay
Join Assumption Admissions for an informative discussion on building your resume and writing your essay. During the virtual workshop, you will learn more about marketing your achievements, choosing the right essay topic for you, and preparing an application that stands out.
Student Life Presentation and Panel
Join us virtually to take a closer look at student life at Assumption. Learn more about living and learning at Assumption University. Ask your questions to current students. Hear about residential life, student involvement, campus traditions, and more!
Assumption students participate in paid summer internships opportunities at neighboring Worcester Polytechnic Institute, funded by a National Science Foundation Grant. The competitive, 10-week program accepts 15 students from across Massachusetts each summer.
Assumption students are encouraged to participate in the University’s career internship program and spend a semester gaining practical experience applying to professional settings what they have learned in the classroom. This internship may be paid or unpaid and provides valuable experience.