Online Application Form

If you prefer to apply with printed hard copies:
Download Application Form (PDF)
Download Recommendation Form (PDF)

Your online application will be processed AFTER the Director of Graduate Enrollment has received the application fee and all supporting documents (official transcript(s), recommendations, resume, personal statement, TOEFL or IELTS (if required), MTEL test scores (if taken prior to application)). Note: The personal statement must be signed with an original signature and your social security number.

Either the TOEFL or IELTS test is required for applicants whose native language is not English.
(For more information on the TOEFL test, please visit the web site For more information on the IELTS test, please visit

Send application materials to: Director of Graduate Enrollment Management & Services, Assumption College, Graduate Office, 500 Salisbury Street, Worcester, MA 01609-1296.

Application fee: $30 in U.S. dollars (non-refundable), make check payable to: Assumption College (application fee waived for Assumption College students or graduates).

Online Application
1.) Background Information

If name appearing on your transcript(s) differs from name on this application, please indicate.

Permanent Address

Current Address

(Only if different from permanent address)

Are you a:


Ethnic Background (Optional):

Are you Hispanic/Latino?

In addition select one or more of the following racial categories that best describes you:

2.) Field of Study Indicate which program you are applying to and a proposed semester to start.
Starting Semester:







3.) Education List all colleges attended and request that they send official transcripts directly to Assumption College, Graduate School, 500 Salisbury Street, Worcester, MA 01609-1296.
College City / State Attendance From / To Major Degree
4.) Work Experience


Employer Address:

5.) Resume

Please mail a copy of your resume outlining your academic and work experiences.

Director of Graduate Enrollment Management
The Graduate School Assumption College
500 Salisbury Street
Worcester, MA 01609

6.) Financial Aid Have you submitted a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the current year?

For information visit the FAFSA web site (, or call the Assumption College Financial Aid office at (508) 767-7158.

7.) School Counseling (Complete if you are applying to the School Counseling program:)
a) Do you hold a Massachusetts certificate or license?

b) If you have evidence of a passing score on the Massachusetts Teacher Communication and Literacy Exam (MTEL), submit a copy.
8.) Special Education (Complete if you are applying to the Special Education program:)
a) Do you hold a Massachusetts Educator License?

b) If you have a teaching license, submit a copy of your current teacher license and/or evidence of passing score on any of the Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure (MTEL), you have taken.

9.) Recommendations
  • All graduate programs: MBA or Business/CAGS; Counseling Psychology MA or CAGS; Rehabilitation Counseling MA or CAGS; School Counseling MA or CAGS; and Special Edcuation MA or CAGS require three (3) recommendations in support of your application.
  • Use the form provided in the program catalog or the downloadable recommendation form on the Graduate School website.
  • Please list your sources of recommendations:
Name School / Agency / Company Address Position / Title
10.) Personal Statement
  1. Applicants to Business Studies (MBA or CAGS); Rehabilitation Counseling (MA or CAGS); School Counseling (MA or CAGS);or Special Education (MA or CAGS): Prepare a typed essay explaining why you would like to pursue a degree (or certificate) in your intended field of study and your qualifications for undertaking such professional study.
  2. Applicants to Counseling Psychology (MA or CAGS): Prepare a typed essay of approximately 600 words that answers each of the following questions:
    1. Describe the academic preparation and skills that you have that qualifies you for the rigorous training involved in our Master's Program in Counseling Psychology. Discuss experiential and field-based experiences that you believe prepare you for our counseling program;
    2. Describe what you hope to accomplish academically in this program and your career goals. (Focusing on the actual job you would like to have five years after completing graduate study will bring specificity to your essay.);
    3. Describe the qualities that you see as essential for an effective counselor and then assess yourself in terms of these characteristics.

11.) English Language Testing

Applicants whose native language is not English, enter result of Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or International Language Testing System (IELTS)

For information, see the TOEFL web site ( or write to TOEFL, Box 899, Princeton, NJ 08540, or see the IELTS web site ( or write to IELTS Inc.,
100 East Corson Street, Suite 200, Pasadena, CA 91103.

Have official score sent to Assumption College (Code no. 3009), Graduate School.

12.) Survey Why did you choose Assumption College? (check all that apply)

How did you hear about Assumption College? (check all that apply)

13.) Application Signature

By pressing the "Submit" button below you are certifying that the information on the application is accurate:
After you submit your application, a printable version will be displayed