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Lasell College

Newton, MA

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

Web Sitewww.lasell.edu/
Institution TypePrivate
CoeducationalYes
Undergraduate Students1,788
   Women1,165 (65.2%)
   Men623 (34.8%)
Graduate Students316

ADMISSION

Entrance DifficultyModerately difficult
Overall Admission Rate76% of 3,221 applicants were admitted
Early Action OfferedYes
Early Decision OfferedNo
Regular Admission DeadlineRolling
Selection of Students
FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
EssayX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA3.00
SAT Math479 average
430-530 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading484 average
440-530 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing475 average
430-520 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite20 average
19-22 range of middle 50%

MONEY MATTERS

Cost of Attendance$51,000
Tuition and Fees
$33,600
Room and Board
$13,900
Average Percent of Need Met76%
Average Freshman Award$27,698
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
$41,100

ACADEMICS

Academic Calendar SystemSemester
General Education/
Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty
Teaching Undergraduates
87
Regular Class Size2-9 students: 11% of classes
10-19 students: 55% of classes
20-29 students: 34% of classes
30-39 students: 0% of classes

CAMPUS LIFE

Newton Population87,971
Nearest Metropolitan AreaBoston
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 87% of freshmen, 74% of all students
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division III
MascotLasers
Sororities 
Fraternities 

STUDENTS

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.0% Asian
5.8% Black/African-American
9.6% Hispanic/Latino
2.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
75.2% White
4.8% Unknown
International Students6.4% from 26 countries
First-Year Students Returning79.5%
Students Graduating
Within 4 Years
45.7%
Graduates Offered Full-Time
Employment Within 6 Months
83%
Graduates Pursuing
Advanced Study Directly
10.0%
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CLASS OF 2022 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.39 3.26 630 627 31
Low 2.90 2.80 570 570 31
High 4.00 4.25 670 690 31
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