Pre-med majors engage with Assumption’s outstanding science programs and strong liberal arts curriculum that prepare you for the rigors of graduate school and a successful career in the health sciences.
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
Graduate and Medical School Placement
Assumption has a strong track record of preparing students for graduate school in the health sciences, and our students have been accepted at numerous medical schools and health professions programs throughout the United States.
Boston University School of Dental Medicine
Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
National Institutes of Health post-baccalaureate fellowship
Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University
University of Massachusetts Medical School
University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
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.
April Admitted Student Week: Health Professions Round Table Discussion
Join faculty and current students for a round table discussion on health professions programs at Assumption. Learn more about studying human services and rehabilitation studies, health science, and pre-professional advising programs - from what your first year will look like to preparation for your ... Read more
April Admitted Student Week: STEM Round Table Discussion
Join Paula Fitzpatrick, Ph.D., dean of the D'Amour College of the Liberal Arts and Sciences, faculty, and current students for a round table discussion on STEM programs at Assumption. Learn more about studying the biological and physical sciences, mathematics, computer science and cybersecurity - fr ... Read more
To enhance your understanding of the health professions and increase the competitiveness of your graduate school applications, Assumption encourages pre-med students to engage in an internship. Assumption also offers a paid summer-research program for students. Worcester features innovative life sciences organizations and health care providers that seek motivated undergraduates to conduct research, observe patient care, and assist health professionals. Through an internship, you strengthen your knowledge, confidence, and professionalism, and you’ll also make important connections that may open doors to future careers. Some of the organizations Assumption students intern with include Blue Sky, Biotech, GLSynthesis Inc., Harvard University, New England Aquarium, Office of the Massachusetts Medical Examiner, Red Sox Assistant Medical Director and University of Massachusetts Medical School.