Assumption College For Sisters

Overview of Assumption College For Sisters

The campus of Assumption is in Mendham, NJ, which is a rural site not far from an urban area. Its Roman Catholic nature is one of the defining aspects of the school. Assumption is a private, not-for-profit institution. Degrees at the school include, at the school's highest level, the Associate's degree.

Areas of Study

Assumption is known for its programs in liberal arts, religion and philosophy.

Assumption Selectivity

Its open admissions system makes the school an attractive choice for many applicants.


Assumption maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, the school had 33 students enrolled (31 full-time equivalent). Assumption has a large minority student population. A large number of students at the school are 40 years old or older. A very high share of students at Assumption are female.

The school reports its educational mission is:
"Assumption College for Sisters exists to educate women called to a life of consecration to God and of service in the Roman Catholic Church. It provides a value-centered, two-year program in theology and the liberal arts. The College welcomes women religious of any racial or ethnic background. In addition, any woman who is seriously discerning religious life and is recommended by a vocation director or spiritual director may also enroll, though she is not yet part of a religious community or a formal formation program."

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting Assumption

Assumption College for Sisters
350 Bernardsville Rd
Mendham , NJ 07945-2923
General Phone: (973) 543-6528

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Assumption Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts14liberal arts and sciences
Religion and Philosophy0theology

Number of programs and degrees for Assumption in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Associate's degree141
Award of less than 1 academic year01

Assumption Student Body

In 2007-2008, Assumption had a total enrollment of 33 students (31 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 14%
Hispanic 3%
(Foreign Students) 83%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 3%
18-19 3%
22-24 3%
25-29 15%
30-34 33%
35-39 15%
40-49 27%

Assumption Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 100 %

Assumption Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Mendham, New Jersey for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other New Jersey Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

Assumption Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 4,900
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 4,900
Books and supplies $ 101

Financial Aid:
Assumption participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 259500)

Assumption Degree Programs (2007)

Liberal Arts
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies

Religion And Philosophy
Theology/Theological Studies

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Assumption Highlights

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What Sets Assumption Apart:

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% students 40 years or older
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Minority % of student body
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Lowest tuition & fees (in-state)
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checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Career counseling
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