Lasell University

Newton, MA

Lasell University

Newton, MA

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Undergrad

Tuition & Fees

$39,000

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

36%

male

64%

female

1

teacher

14

students

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Moderately Selective

83%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,082
Declined 407
Total Received 2,489
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Private

1,639

undergraduate students

451

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Lasell University, founded in 1851, is a private co-educational institution conferring bachelors and masters degrees. Its 53-acre campus is located in Newton, MA, eight miles from Boston.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,090
Established in 1851
Coeducational Coeducational

54-acre, suburban campus in Newton (population: 88,904), eight miles from Boston. Served by bus and train; major airport and train serve Boston. School operates transportation to local shopping area and public transportation.

  • Metropolitan area: Boston
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Logan International

Lasell University
1844 Commonwealth Avenue
Newton
02466

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
75%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • 19851 Chronicle
  • Campus Activities Board
  • Hope for Humanity
  • Lasell College Drama Club
  • Lasell College Radio (Marathon Monday)

Top Events

  • River Day/Family and Friends Weekend
  • Torchlight Parade
  • Spring/Winter Fest Week
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
10%
Top 1/4
32%
Top 1/2
62%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
23%
500-599
50%
400-499
25%
300-399
1%
600-699
16%
500-599
54%
400-499
26%
300-399
4%
30-36
4%
24-29
28%
18-23
48%
12-17
20%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3

Moderately Selective

83%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,082
Declined 407
Total Received 2,489

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record

Important

extracurricular activities
application essay
recommendation(s)
volunteer work
work experience

Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
interview
talent/ability
standardized test scores

Not Considered

first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
class rank
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 16
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $37,500
Room & board $16,000
Additional fees $1,500
Books & supplies $100
Other fees $2,000
Total $57,100
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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for children of alumni yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Field hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Track and field
Volleyball

Club Sports Men

Cheerleading, Crew, Rugby, Skiing (downhill), Tennis, Ultimate frisbee

Club Sports Women

Cheerleading, Crew, Rugby, Skiing (downhill), Tennis

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 3

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Athletic Training/Trainer
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Communication and Media Studies, Other
Communication, General
Criminology
Curriculum and Instruction
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Environmental Studies
Fashion Merchandising
Fashion/Apparel Design
Finance, General
Fine and Studio Arts Management
Forensic Science and Technology
General Studies
Graphic Design
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
History, General
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
Human Services, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Information Technology
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International/Global Studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Legal Studies, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Meeting and Event Planning
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Psychology, General
Resort Management
Secondary Education and Teaching
Sociology
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

2,090

total students

61%

in-state

39%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

78%

1,639
students

Female
64%
1,045

Male
36%
594

22%

451
students

Female
56%
253

Male
44%
198

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

97%

1,604
students

Female
65%
1,028

Male
35%
576

3%

35
students

Female
49%
17

Male
51%
18

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 74%
Student 4 year graduation rate 54%
Student 5 year graduation rate 4%
Student 6 year graduation rate 0%

Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Hispanic/Latino
65%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

121

Transfer students enrolled

6%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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