• 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 55 students (40% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the state community college average of 15:1.
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Asian), which is equal to the state average of 60%.

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 55 students
  • Private-state tuition: $5,383
  • Student:teacher ratio: 7:1
  • Minority enrollment: 60%
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

The teacher population of 8 teachers has grown by 100% over five years.
Assumption College for Sisters
(NJ) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associate's Colleges: High Transfer-High Traditional
Associate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
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
8 staff
445 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Assumption College for Sisters has grown by 41% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 has decreased from 10:1 over five years.
The Assumption College for Sisters diversity score of 0.68 is less than the state average of 0.74. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
55 students
5,858 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
15:1
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# Full-Time Students
22 students
2,576 students
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# Part-Time Students
33 students
3,282 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
20 students
20 students
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% Asian
16%
6%
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% Hispanic
5%
26%
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% Black
2%
14%
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% White
40%
40%
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% Two or more races
n/a
2%
% Non Resident races
36%
2%
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% Unknown races
n/a
10%
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Diversity Score
0.68
0.74
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College Completion Rate
100%
27%
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $5,383 is less than the state average of $16,113. The private state tuition has declined by 5% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
$5,383
$16,113
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Tuition Notes
We currently charge $172/credit.
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
n/a
76%
Acceptance Rate
100%
90%
This chart display the percent admitted of Assumption College for Sisters and the community college average percent admitted of NJ by year, with the latest 2007-08 school year data.
Source: 2020 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

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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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Enrollment: 55 students
  • Private-state tuition: $5,383
  • Student:teacher ratio: 7:1
  • Minority enrollment: 60%
  • Source: Verified school update

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For New Jersey public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $5,616 per year for in-state students and $7,703 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $16,113 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

New Jersey community colleges have a diversity score of 0.74, which is higher than the national average of 0.71. The most diverse community college in New Jersey is Eastern International College-Jersey City. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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