Lasell University

1844 Commonwealth Avenue
Newton, MA 02466
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School Highlights

Lasell University serves 2,060 students (81% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the state community college average of 10:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 52%.

Top Rankings

Lasell University ranks among the top 20% of community colleges in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 137 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Lasell University(MA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Medium ProgramsAssociate's Colleges: Mixed Transfer/Vocational & Technical-High Traditional
Institution Level4 or more yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profitPublic
Total Faculty137 staff285 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Lasell University has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The Lasell University diversity score of 0.58 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment2,060 students2,446 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:110:1
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# Full-Time Students1,662 students1,218 students
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# Part-Time Students398 students1,228 students
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# Undergraduate Students1,624 students1,184 students
# Graduate Students38 students59 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
-400 students
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% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
-
% Asian
2%
5%
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% Hispanic
9%
20%
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% Black
8%
15%
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% White
62%
48%
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% Two or more races
3%
3%
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% Non Resident races
3%
2%
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% Unknown races
12%
7%
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Diversity Score0.580.70
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$42,600$35,500
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Tuition Cost and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $31,000 is more than the state average of $29,755. The private state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$31,000$29,755
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid98%81%
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Median Debt for Graduates$27,000$11,900
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Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$5,500
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Acceptance Rate80%70%
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SAT Total Avg.1,5551,555
SAT Reading540540
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SAT Math535535
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SAT Writing480480
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ACT Total Avg.218
ACT Composite218
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Source: 2020 (or latest year available) IPEDS

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to Lasell University is Massachusetts Bay Community College (2.4 miles away).
  • College Location Mi. Students
  • 4,048 students | 2.40 Mi50 Oakland St
    Wellesley Hills, MA 02481
    (781) 239-3000
    2.404,048
  • 1,674 students | 7.50 Mi1234 Columbus Ave
    Roxbury Crossing, MA 02120
    (617) 427-0060
    7.501,674
  • Fisher College
    Private, non-profit
    1,628 students | 8.60 Mi118 Beacon Street
    Boston, MA 02116
    (617) 236-8800
    8.601,628
  • Bay State College
    Bay State College Photo
    Private, for profit
    691 students | 8.70 Mi31 Saint James Avenue
    Boston, MA 02116
    (617) 217-9080
    8.70691
  • 282 students | 8.80 Mi170 Governors Ave
    Medford, MA 02155
    (781) 306-6600
    8.80282
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