Lasell College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - BadCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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Lasell College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,980 students enrolled. This college was established in 1851 and is one of the 4 colleges and schools located in Newton, Massachusetts.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
32
At Lasell College you can receive your bachelor's degree or master's degree.

Lasell College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 32 majors. The most popular concentrations are Fashion, Management, Occupational Therapy, Retailing and Wholesaling, and Communication and Journalism. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are usually a good sign. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
72%
The rate of student retention at Lasell College is fair at 72% (close to Massachusetts average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students like their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Lasell College is low - 45%.

Student to faculty ratio at Lasell College is pretty decent - 14:1. Read more regarding instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$29,000
Average tuition prices are very high - about $27,800 a year. The additional fees at Lasell College (not included in tuition costs) are approximately $1,200; which comes to $29,000 per year.

Read the details about Lasell College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
70%
As reported in recent government data, 3,998 applications were submitted and 2,798 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to get accepted at this school.

The school will consider accepting your dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits earned prior to admission.

Learn more about admissions as well applicants test score info at Lasell College in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
D-
Lasell College provides a distance learning option and study abroad programs.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Lasell College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
No
Lasell College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 1,400 students, which offers a viable on-campus housing option.

Based on the college crime data, Lasell College seems to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Lasell College Location and Maps



Post Address: Lasell College, 1844 Commonwealth Avenue, Newton, Massachusetts 02466, USA
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