Assumption College for Sisters

350 Bernardsville Rd
Mendham, NJ 07945-2923
Tel: (973)543-6528
39 students
Private not-for-profit
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.
School Highlights
Assumption College for Sisters serves 39 students (59% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the state community college average of 34:1.
Minority enrollment is 64% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 51%.
Assumption College for Sisters is one of 2 community colleges within Morris County, NJ.
The nearest community college is County College of Morris (7.00 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 4 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
College Assumption College for Sisters Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private not-for-profit Public
Total Faculty 4 staff
62 staff
Assumption College for Sisters Total Faculty (2006-2014)

Student Body

The student population of 39 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.80 is more than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has declined by 15% over five years.
Total Enrollment 39 students 1,371 students
Assumption College for Sisters Total Enrollment (2006-2014)
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1
22:1
Assumption College for Sisters Student Staff (2006-2014)
# Full-Time Students 23 students
779 students
Assumption College for Sisters Full-Time Students (2006-2014)
# Part-Time Students 16 students
1,083 students
Assumption College for Sisters Part-Time Students (2006-2014)
Assumption College for Sisters Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
27%
5%
Assumption College for Sisters Asian (2008-2014)
% White
36%
49%
Assumption College for Sisters White (2006-2014)
% Non Resident races
36%
1%
Assumption College for Sisters Non Resident (2006-2014)
Assumption College for Sisters Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.80 0.70
Assumption College for Sisters Diversity Score (2006-2014)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $5,383 is less than the state average of $5,664. The in-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $5,383 is less than the state average of $10,360. The out-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $5,383 $5,664
Assumption College for Sisters In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,383 $10,360
Assumption College for Sisters Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2014)
Source: 2014 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes

  • Conveniently located in a facility about fifty miles from New York City and about twice that distance from Philadelphia, ACS faculty members enrich themselves and their students through visits to museums and attendance at conventions, workshops, and lectures. Administrative collaboration with neighboring colleges allows students to take advantage of resources and cultural enrichment not available at ACS. 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. Assumption College for Sisters has existed for over 50 years to minister to the spiritual and academic needs particularly of women religious. The College awards two degrees: the Associate in Arts and the Associate in Religious Arts. Students can also earn a Certificate in Theological Studies. Assumption College for Sisters merited accreditation by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools in 1965. The Commission on Higher Education renewed this status in 1975, 1985, 1995 and 2005.

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Did You Know?
For New Jersey public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,489 per year for in-state students and $7,123 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,773 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

New Jersey community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.69, which is higher than the national average of 0.50. The most diverse community college in New Jersey is Union County College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.