Lasell University

School Highlights
  • Lasell University serves 874 students
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is lower than the state community college average of 26:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 39%.
  • Lasell University is one of 6 community colleges within Norfolk County, MA.
  • The nearest community college to Lasell University is Roxbury Community College (2.4 miles away).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 56 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Lasell University(MA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate / Associates CollegesBaccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Institution LevelLess than 2 yrsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPrivate, non-profitPrivate, non-profit
Total Faculty56 staff96 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 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The Lasell University diversity score of 0.69 is more than the state average of 0.59. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment874 students3,428 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:126:1
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# Full-Time Students-1,076 students
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# Part-Time Students-2,352 students
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Total Dormitory Capacity
-391
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% Asian
6%
5%
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% Hispanic
18%
12%
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% Black
27%
12%
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% White
45%
61%
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% Non Resident races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score0.690.59
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$38,700$35,500
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Finances and Admission

  • The private state tuition of $29,930 is more than the state average of $26,142. The private state tuition has grown by 12% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees$29,930$26,142
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid97%89%
This chart display the percent of students who is receiving some financial aid in Lasell University and the percent of community college students who is receiving some financial aid in MA by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Median Debt for Graduates$27,000$11,450
This chart display median debt for students who have completed a certificate or degree in Lasell University and average median debt for community college students who have completed a certificate or degree in MA by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Median Debt for Dropouts$9,500$5,000
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Acceptance Rate70%68%
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SAT Reading435435
SAT Math (Year 2013)440440
SAT Writing (Year 2013)435475
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.