80%

Acceptance Rate

$22,644

Avg.Financial Aid

002158

FAFSA Code

About Lasell College

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

2,060

Website

www.lasell.edu/

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

CIHE

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Lasell College is a private not-for-profit college established back in the year 1851 under the name Auburndale Female Seminary. The name was later changed to Lasell Female Seminary in the memory of 'Edward Lasell', the founder of the college.

The college is located and headquartered in Newton, Massachusetts, United States and is known for its excellent online educational programs. It has around 53 acres of campus which hosts over 2,064 students enrolled in various degrees and programs offered by the college. It has been ranked 10th in our rankings for Best Online Colleges in Massachusetts.

  • The college has a student-faculty ratio of 13:1.

  • College's acceptance rate is 76%.

  • The college is regionally accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) Commission on Institutions of Higher Education (CIHE).

  • The college aims to provide the best quality education to its students, as well as various facilities to help build a strong foundation for the students to shape their careers.

  • Facilities such as athletic programs, organizations/clubs, career services, and internships are offered to the students.

Lasell University is a private university located in Newton, MA. Around 96% of the students are 24 and under at Lasell University. At LU around 65% are white, 10% belong to Hispanic ethnicity, and 9% are Black or African American. And, when it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 64% of the students are females and 36% are males. Nancy Donahue, Marcus Lopez, Kate Field, and Karen Olson are some of the well-known alumni of the school. Several other achievers owe their success to this university. The school believes in the all-round growth of the students and therefore, encourages students to take part in several sporting activities, conducted inside the campus. Further, it boasts of a decent sports infrastructure. At LU, 61 undergraduate and graduate-level programs, including both residential and online, are offered to the students. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by New England Commission of Higher Education.

Location & Contact

Address

1844 Commonwealth Avenue

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 6172432000
Fax: 6172432380
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Rankings

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Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

N/A

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

80%

SAT Range

980 - 1170

ACT Range

16 - 25

Application Fee

N/A

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

Admission to the university is fairly easy and the students are recommeded to make the most out of it. The varsity has 2 admission thresholds. Along with the admission form, the students have to deposit a non-refundable fee to complete the application process. If the SAT score of a student lies in the range of 980-1170, it would improve her chances. A candidate, in order to take admission to Lasell University, must score 22 in her ACTs. But, in certain cases, those having ACT scores less than 20 are also given admission. The candidates can apply for the courses online. However, in case they need information or want to feel the vibes, they visit the school's office at 1844 Commonwealth Avenue, Newton, Massachusetts 02466. They can also call them at (617) 243-2000.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$28,988

Average Annual Cost

$34,700

Books And Supplies

$1,000

Other Fees

$1,300

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$15,400

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,500

Total One Year Cost

$54,900

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to LU. The full-time cost of attendance is approximately $52,500 per year. This cost consists of the average annual tuition cost ($37,000), books and supplies ($1,000), room and boarding ($16,000), and budget for other expenses ($2,500). For students seeking financial assistance, the university offers a number of options.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Master's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

13:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

68%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

100%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$84

Faculty Overview

36%

Male Professors

64%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Communication and Media Studies

71 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

46 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

34 Graduates

Specialized Sales, Merchandising an...

31 Graduates

Psychology, General

22 Graduates

Hospitality Administration/Manageme...

21 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

20 Graduates

Marketing

17 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

13 Graduates

Curriculum and Instruction

12 Graduates

Criminology

11 Graduates

Management Sciences and Quantitativ...

9 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

7 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

7 Graduates

History

6 Graduates

Non-Professional General Legal Stud...

6 Graduates

Entrepreneurial and Small Business...

5 Graduates

Human Services, General

5 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

4 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

4 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

3 Graduates

Applied Mathematics

1 Graduates

Arts, Entertainment,and Media Manag...

1 Graduates

International Business

1 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

1 Graduates

Sociology

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

1,674

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

31%

Full-time

97%

Part-time

3%

Students Gender

Male

36%

US National: 44%

Female

64%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

67% White

6% Unknown

7% Black

10% Hispanic

2% Two or more races

6% Non Resident alien

2% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

43%

Out Of State

54%

In State

3%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$77,012 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 91% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

91%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

N/A

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around N/A.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

N/A

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Boomer

School Colors

Columbia blue, navy, and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

156

Total Female Athletes

157

Intramural Sports

10

Sports Club

10

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Lacrosse

Soccer

Track and Field

Volleyball

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Field Hockey

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The university additionally offers an on-campus housing facility for students who wish to dwell nearby. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $16,000 per year. The number of female and male students at the university are 36% and 64%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$36,500/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$43,000/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$26,180

$27,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$272 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

98%

Average Aid Per Year

$22,644

Students Receiving Federal Grants

35%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,418

Students Receiving State Aid

22%

Average Aid Per Year

$1,836

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

95%

Average Aid Per Year

$22,039

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$28,885

$30K - $48K

$27,549

$48K - $75K

$27,843

$75K - $110K

$27,255

> $110K

$21,501

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$4,831,974

In case the students at Lasell University face any financial issues concerning the fees and cost of living, and find the same to be high, they can seek help from the financial aid department of the varsity. It focuses on settling the issues that students face, and candidates can be assisted with scholarships, grants, and student loans. At the university, the average federal grant comes to be around $4,161, whereas the financial aid is $23,006. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $1,428 as well as institutional aid worth $23,006.

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