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grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade A minus
  4. Campus
    grade C+
  5. Athletics
    grade C+
  6. Party Scene
    grade C+
  7. Professors
    grade B minus
  8. Location
    grade B
  9. Dorms
    grade A minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade C minus
  11. Student Life
    grade B minus
  12. Safety
    grade B+

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Lasell is a private university located in Newton, Massachusetts in the Boston Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,604 undergraduate students. The Lasell acceptance rate is 84%. Popular majors include Communications, Fashion and Apparel Merchandising, and Sport and Fitness Management. Graduating 59% of students, Lasell alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $36,500.

About

1844 Commonwealth Avenue
Newton, MA 02466
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
Great Northeast Athletic Conference

Lasell University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Lasell Admissions

Acceptance Rate
84%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
980-1170
ACT Range
20-25
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$28,404 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$25,095 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
97%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
88%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 26 responses
65%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 31 responses
68%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 31 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • All
    1%
  • None
    81%
  • Some
    17%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
1,604 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
35
Undergrads Over 25
3%
Pell Grant
35%
Varsity Athletes
17%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 19 responses
  • Half Fashionista, Half Sporty
    37%
  • Normal
    26%
  • Liberal arts and fashion
    16%
  • Outgoing
    11%
  • Fashionista
    5%
  • Stressed
    5%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
89%
Poll
91%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 32 responses
Poll
47%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 49 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 18 responses
  • Community
    78%
  • Boring
    11%
  • Quaint
    11%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$43,000 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
59%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
95%
National
83%
81%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 16 responses

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