Lasell College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - FairQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Very BadCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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Lasell College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 2,160 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
35
Fair
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 35 majors. The most popular concentrations are Communication and Journalism, Management, Occupational Therapy, Fashion, and Business. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges.


Student Retention
75%
Fair
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.

The rate of student retention at Lasell College is fair at 75% (close to Massachusetts average). Taking this statistic into consideration, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
13 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Lasell College is below average - 54%.

Student to faculty ratio at Lasell College is pretty good - 13:1. Read more regarding instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$32,000
High
Average tuition prices are extremely high - about $30,800 a year. The additional fees at Lasell College (not included in tuition costs) are approximately $1,200; which comes to $32,000 per year.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
78%
Doable
As reported in recent government data, 3,171 applications were submitted and 2,478 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
F
Unsafe
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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