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