1,731
Students
Financial aid thermometer
28,275
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
81
81%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

Lasell College is a Comprehensive institution located in Newton, MA, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1844 Commonwealth Avenue
Newton, MA  02466
United States
Contact Dean James Tweed
Dean of Undergraduate Admission
Email: info@lasell.edu
Phone: 617-243-2225
Fax: 617-243-2380

Majors & Degrees

Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

3,466
Applied
2,824
Accepted
1,731
Enrolled
81%
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Female Admissions

2,168
Females Applied
1,817
Females Accepted
84%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

1,298
Males Applied
1,007
Males Accepted
78%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

40
Application Fee
2.9
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
2 recommendations
Other requirements exist (see below)
Recommended Interview
Other requirements: College preparatory program

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen September 1st December 15th Yes
Other early decision plan November 15th December 1st
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 506 500 580
SAT Math 493 480 580
ACT Composite 21 19 23

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

34,700
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Fees

1,300
Full-time student fees
15,400
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees
Alumni

Financial Aid

28,275
Avg. Financial Aid Package
29,059
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
8,000
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,240
Avg. Loan Aid
11,954
Avg. Grant Aid
23,648
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
73%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
14%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,731
Total undergrad students
7%
International Students
42%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.2%
Black or African American 6.66%
White or Caucasian 68.63%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.12%
Asian 2.06%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.06%
Two or more races 2.36%
Other 4.25%

Gender

Male (36.4%)
Female (63.6%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Women-only housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 74%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
River Day/Family and Friends Weekend, Torchlight Parade and Spring/Winter Fest Week

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
19851 Chronicle, Campus Activities Board, Hope for Humanity, Lasell College Drama Club and Lasell College Radio (Marathon Monday)

Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Crew Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Field Hockey No No No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer No Division 3 No
Softball No No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball No Division 3 No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Crew Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Field Hockey No Division 3 No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer No Division 3 No
Softball No Division 3 No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee No No No
Volleyball No Division 3 No

Faculty

265
Total Faculty
13:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 93
Part-time - 172
Male - 112
Female - 153