Lasell College

1844 Commonwealth Avenue, Newton, MA

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Lasell College, a nonprofit private institution, offers a large number of program options, allowing students to choose which major is right for them. Located in Newton, MA, it offers an urban setting for students to study in. Lasell College has an annual student enrollment of over a thousand.

A list of some of the more popular programs offered are:

  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Communications And Journalism
  • Visual And Performing Arts
  • Recreation And Fitness Studies
  • Social Sciences
  • Psychology

To be considered for admissions, applicants may be asked to complete an application, provide letters of recommendations, and submit any transcripts or test scores, which are then evaluated by the admissions office. Students may submit either the SAT or ACT scores to be considered for admissions at this school. A score between 890 to 1070 on the SAT, or 18 to 23 for the ACT is common among admitted students. Approximately 70% of all students that applied were accepted at Lasell College, with 18% of those admitted choosing to enroll. More information regarding admissions can be found at

The cost of tuition is approximately $30,000 for the year. Tuition prices may change for a variety of reasons, and as such students should use the school's net price calculator to understand their personalized cost estimate of attendance. Students at this school may qualify for aid which is generally scholarships, grants, and loans.

The Lasell College "Lasers" have a number of intercollegiate athletic programs through participation in the NCAA. Sports available may include the following:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division III)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division III)
  • Field Hockey (NCAA Division III)

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Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may provide a better idea of the candidates Lasell College accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any college or dual credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

The total student enrollment at Lasell College is about 2,200. The student body is made up of 84% undergraduate students and 23% graduate students.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Tuition is estimated to be around $34,000 per year for in-state and nonresident students
  • The estimated tuition for part time students is around $1,000 to $1,200 per unit
  • The average estimated cost for on campus housing and meals is listed to be around $16,000, the cost includes nineteen meals per week

Financial Aid Details

The table listed below helps break down the types of financial aid students receive and the percent receiving aid, as well as the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid97%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships96%$20,004
Receiving Student Loans90%$7,406

Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help support students, Lasell College may provide services like those listed below:

  • Online course work available
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Student employment
  • Employment search assistance

Graduation Rates

Lasell College has an overall graduation rate which is around 53%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years47%
Graduating in 5 Years5%
Graduating in 6 Years1%

Intercollegiate Athletics

Lasell College is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division III (without football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Great Northeast Athletic Conference)
  • Basketball (Great Northeast Athletic Conference)
  • Field Hockey
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Track and Field, Indoor
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • Volleyball

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism


English Language and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions


Interdisciplinary Studies

Legal Professions and Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Natural Resources and Conservation


Public Administration and Social Services

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

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Data Disclaimer

Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact Lasell College for official up-to-date information.

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