All applicants must complete the formal application which may be obtained from the College Admissions Office or from the website. On-line application and downloadable forms are available. An application consists of: a completed application form, a non-refundable application fee, and principal and counselor/class adviser recommendations.
All information in the application form must be certified true and correct by both the applicant and a parent or guardian. The Admissions Office has the right to verify information stated and any form of misrepresentation or omission of facts aimed to mislead shall be grounds for cancellation of application.
Recommendations for Admissions
Two recommendations are required to show the applicant’s Performance and add support to her application. Both forms must be received by the Admissions Office in sealed Assumption envelopes with the respective signatures over the envelope flaps. To qualify, applicant must be recommended without reservation by both principal and counselor/adviser.
The principal’s recommendation form must show:
- 1st – 4th year numeric grades and the corresponding GPA
- Disciplinary record if applicable
- Name and Signature
A minimum GPA of 85% taken from the 1st to 4th year must be obtained to qualify for admission. An applicant who does not meet the minimum GPA for the 4 years in High School but meets the minimum scores required from the college admission tests and is recommended without reservation by both Principal and Counselor must be interviewed by the Admissions Head or the respective Department Chairperson in order to be reconsidered. All applicants reconsidered for admissions with a GPA below 85% shall automatically be put on a one year academic probation status.
A record of disciplinary behavior from the principal’s office is given considerable attention and depending on the nature of offense, can result into a Rejection of the applicant.
The counselor/class adviser’s recommendation form must show:
- Strengths and/or weaknesses in character and behavior of applicant
- Name and signature
The admissions Office may call the Counselor of the applicant if there is any information which needs clarification.
The applicant may be called for interview by the Head of Admissions if there is any information from either recommendation form that must be probed into or discussed further.
Gross misconduct or disciplinary behavior may result in a rejection of application even if test scores and High School grades are within the minimum requirements.
All applicants must take the following paper-pencil tests to evaluate the potential for successful academic work. Both tests are administered and scored by the college psychometrician.
- Assumption College Admission Test (ACAT)
- Differential Aptitude Test (DAT)
Results in both tests must fall within the average rating. An applicant with a total stanine 3 but has a GPA of at least 85% ad is recommended without reservation is automatically accepted. An applicant with a total stanine 3 and above but a GPA below the minimum is scheduled for an interview with the Head of Admissions or the respective Department Chair. An applicant with a total raw score of 44 and below a Stanine ranging from 1-2 but has the minimum GPA is scheduled for an interview as well. If interview results are favorable, applicant is placed on an academic probation status for 1 year.
Applicants with total stanine scores of 1-2 or Raw Score of 44 and below is put on the Waitlist program and is scheduled for an interview. If applicant meets the minimum GPA and the interview results are favorable, applicant is accepted on a probationary status. If the applicant has a total stanine score of 1 or 2 and does not meet the minimum GPA but has a favorable interview, applicant is placed on the MX program with deloaded units.
Applicants with stanine 1-2 test scores in English or Math or both or whose English or Math GPA in High School fall below the minimum are required to take the English and/or Math Bridge classes to provide skills needed to succeed in the college. Applicants with stanine 1-2 test scores in English or Math or both and whose English or Math GPA in High School fall below the minimum are required to take additional Remedial classes in English or Math or both.
Other Application Requirements
- Attendance to the College is a privilege which may be forfeited by anyone whose conduct is inconsistent with the policies and regulations of the school.
- Attendance to the Parent Partnership Program is a pre-requisite for enrollment to the College. This provides orientation for parents of new students to learn more about the College and how it seeks to partner with them in the education of their daughters.
- When accepted, applicant must submit chest X-ray (11”x14”), CBC, and blood type (done by applicant's physician or laboratory of choice). A physical exam conducted only by the Assumption College physician is also required prior to enrollment.
- True copy of grades (Form 138)
- Honorable dismissal and transfer credentials for transferees
- After enrollment, all freshmen students must prepare to undergo an orientation and guidance testing session
Assumption College is a Catholic institution. All students, regardless of creed or religion, must prepare to take the required Theology coursers to graduate and receive the Assumption College diploma.