Assumption College for Sisters

350 Bernardsville Rd
Mendham, NJ 07945
Tel: (9.7)354-3652
36 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 36 students (83% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the state community college average of 36:1.
Minority enrollment is 82% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is more than the state average of 57%.
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.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
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
61 staff
Assumption College for Sisters Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 36 has grown by 9% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 10:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.96 is more than the national average of 0.70. The school's diversity has grown by 68% over five years.
Total Enrollment 36 students 1,315 students
Assumption College for Sisters Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
22:1
Assumption College for Sisters Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 30 students
815 students
Assumption College for Sisters Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 6 students
1,061 students
Assumption College for Sisters Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Assumption College for Sisters Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
8%
5%
Assumption College for Sisters Asian (2008-2013)
% Hispanic
3%
20%
Assumption College for Sisters Hispanic (2007-2013)
% Black
5%
15%
Assumption College for Sisters Black (2009-2013)
% White
18%
49%
Assumption College for Sisters White (2006-2013)
% Hawaiian
3%
-
% Non Resident races
63%
1%
Assumption College for Sisters Non Resident (2006-2013)
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. 0.96 0.70
Assumption College for Sisters Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $5,220 is less than the state average of $5,590. The in-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $5,220 is less than the state average of $10,086. The out-state tuition has grown by 6% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $5,220 $5,590
Assumption College for Sisters In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $5,220 $10,086
Assumption College for Sisters Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (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 $6,133 per year for in-state students and $7,685 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,122 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 0.72, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in New Jersey is Assumption College for Sisters. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.