Lasell College

School Highlights
  • Lasell College serves 2,070 students
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is lower than the state community college average of 26:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 39%.
  • Lasell College is one of 4 community colleges within Middlesex County, MA.
  • The nearest community college to Lasell College is Massachusetts Bay Community College (2.4 miles away).

Top Placements

Lasell College places among the top 20% of community colleges in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 137 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Lasell College(MA) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelFour or more yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty137 staff96 staff
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Student Body

  • The student population of Lasell College has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Lasell College diversity score of 0.49 is less than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment2,070 students3,428 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:126:1
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# Full-Time Students-1,076 students
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# Part-Time Students-2,352 students
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# Undergraduate Students1,706 students1,105 students
# Graduate Students52 students52 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
1,314391
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
5%
5%
% Hispanic
9%
12%
% Black
9%
12%
% White
70%
61%
% Two or more races
2%
1%
% Non Resident races
1%
2%
% Unknown races
3%
7%
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Diversity Score0.490.59
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$42,600$35,500

Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $31,000 is more than the state average of $26,142. The private state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$31,000$26,142
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid97%89%
Median Debt for Graduates (Year 2015)$27,000$11,450
Median Debt for Dropouts$8,750$5,000
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Acceptance Rate76%68%
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SAT Reading495435
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SAT Math485440
This chart display the SAT Math score of Lasell College and the community college average SAT Math score of MA by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
SAT Writing485475
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ACT Composite (Year 2013)2121
Source: 2016 (or latest year available) IPEDS

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Did You Know?
For Massachusetts public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,424 per year for in-state students and $9,401 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $26,142 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Massachusetts is 75%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Massachusetts community colleges have a diversity score of 0.59, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in Massachusetts is Bunker Hill Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.