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Lasell, founded in 1851, is a private college. Its 50-acre campus is located in Newton, eight miles from Boston.

Website: www.lasell.edu/

Private
Co-ed
1,674
Undergraduate
Students
(63.8%) 1,068 Women
(36.2%) 606 Men
442
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
80% of 3,180 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.00
SAT Math
490-580 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
540 average
490-590 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
16-25 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$56,500
Tuition and Fees
$37,000
Room and Board
$16,000
Average Percent of Need Met
71%
Average Freshman Award
$31,472
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$41,476
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
85
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 11% of classes
10-19 students: 57% of classes
20-29 students: 32% of classes
30-39 students: 0% of classes
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Campus Life

Newton Population
87,971
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Boston
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
73% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Lasers
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.4% Asian
7.9% Black/African-American
10.2% Hispanic/Latino
2.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
70.2% White
6.9% Unknown
International Students
6.0% from 22 countries
First-Year Students Returning
67.8%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
56.7%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
85%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
12.0%
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