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 53 students (42% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the state community college average of 29:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 58%.

Top Placements

Assumption College for Sisters places among the top 20% of community colleges in New Jersey for:

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 LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate not-for-profitPublic
Total Faculty4 staff234 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Assumption College for Sisters has grown by 35% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 8:1 over five years.
The Assumption College for Sisters diversity score of 0.58 is less than the state average of 0.73. The school's diversity has declined by 13% over five years.
Total Enrollment53 students5,887 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:129:1
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# Full-Time Students22 students2,608 students
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# Part-Time Students31 students3,279 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
2020
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% Asian
24%
6%
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% Hispanic
2%
23%
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% Black
-
15%
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% White
16%
42%
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% Non Resident races
58%
2%
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Diversity Score0.580.73
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College Completion Rate
100%
26%
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Finances and Admission

The private state tuition of $5,383 is less than the state average of $16,113. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$5,383$16,113
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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: 2019 (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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Assumption College for Sisters is County College of Morris (5.5 miles away).
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    Randolph NJ  07869
    (973) 328-5000
    5.507,556
  • 3,468 students | 15.70 Mi44 Rifle Camp Rd
    Woodland Park NJ  07424
    (973) 278-5400
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  • 6,480 students | 16.40 MiOne College Blvd
    Paterson NJ  07505
    (973) 684-6800
    16.406,480
  • 9,412 students | 18.40 Mi1033 Springfield Avenue
    Cranford NJ  07016
    (908) 709-7000
    18.409,412
  • Eastwick College-Nutley
    Private for-profit
    487 students | 19.00 Mi103 Park Ave
    Nutley NJ  07110
    (973) 661-0600
    19.00487
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New Jersey community colleges have a diversity score of 0.73, which is equal to the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in New Jersey is Middlesex County College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.