Assumption College for Sisters

  • 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 52%.
  • Assumption College for Sisters is one of 2 community colleges within Morris County, NJ.
  • The nearest community college to Assumption College for Sisters is County College of Morris (7.0 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 4 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Assumption College for Sisters(NJ) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty4 staff234 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Assumption College for Sisters has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Assumption College for Sisters diversity score of 0.67 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has declined by 16% over five years.
Total Enrollment39 students7,040 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:134:1
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# Full-Time Students23 students3,412 students
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# Part-Time Students16 students3,628 students
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% Asian
27%
5%
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% Hispanic
-
19%
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% Black
-
14%
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% White
36%
48%
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% Non Resident races
36%
4%
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Diversity Score0.670.70
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Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $5,383 is less than the state average of $6,125. The in-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $5,383 is less than the state average of $7,667. The out-state tuition has grown by 9% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$5,383$6,125
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Out-State Tuition Fees$5,383$7,667
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Tuition NotesWe currently charge $172/credit.
Median Debt for Graduates--
Median Debt for Dropouts--
Acceptance Rate100%89%
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Source: 2016 (or 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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