Lasell University

1844 Commonwealth Avenue
Newton, MA 02466
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School Highlights

Lasell University serves 1,951 students (76% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the state community college average of 9:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 45%.

Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • Enrollment: 1,951 students
  • Private-state tuition: $31,000
  • Acceptance Rate: 85%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 14:1
  • Minority enrollment: 39%
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Lasell University ranks among the top 20% of public schools in Massachusetts for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 137 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Lasell University
(MA) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Baccalaureate / Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
Four or more years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Private not-for-profit
Public
Total Faculty
137 staff
290 staff
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Student Body

The student population of Lasell University has declined by 5% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
The Lasell University diversity score of 0.62 is less than the state average of 0.65. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
1,951 students
2,732 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
9:1
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# Full-Time Students
1,492 students
1,152 students
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# Part-Time Students
459 students
1,580 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
163 students
309 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
1,450 students
1,092 students
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# Full-Time Graduate Students
42 students
42 students
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MA All Graduation Breakdown
# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
42 students
1,182 students
# Part-Time Graduate Students
417 students
22 students
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MA All Part Time Graduation Breakdown
Total Dormitory Capacity
1,325 students
443 students
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% Asian
2%
6%
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% Hispanic
8%
16%
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% Black
7%
13%
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% White
61%
55%
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% Two or more races
1%
3%
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% Non Resident races
7%
2%
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% Unknown races
13%
5%
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Diversity Score
0.62
0.65
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
n/a
21%
College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in 4 years or more than 4 years)
3.23%
0.96%
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$42,600
$35,500
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

The private state tuition of $31,000 is more than the state average of $30,266. The private state tuition has declined by 10% over four years.
Private State Tuition Fees
$31,000
$30,266
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
99%
84%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$26,697
$12,000
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$6,500
$5,500
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Acceptance Rate
85%
77%
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SAT Total Avg.
1,555
1,555
SAT Reading
540
540
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SAT Math
535
535
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SAT Writing
480
480
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ACT Total Avg.
21
21
ACT Composite
21
21
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Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Lasell University cost?
Lasell University's private state tuition is approximately $31,000.
What is the acceptance rate of Lasell University?
The acceptance rate of Lasell University is 85%, which is higher than the state average of 77%.
What is Lasell University's ranking?
Lasell University ranks among the top 20% of community college in Massachusetts for: Highest graduate earnings (10 years post graduation).

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Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • Enrollment: 1,951 students
  • Private-state tuition: $31,000
  • Acceptance Rate: 85%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 14:1
  • Minority enrollment: 39%
  • Source: Verified school update

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