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Study at Lasell College

Lasell College is a private college situated in Newton, Massachusetts, United States. The College was established by Edward Lasell as the Auburndale Female Seminary in 1851. Lasell College campus is set on a 50-acre campus. Master's and bachelor's degrees are offered at the College and this includes over 25 undergraduate majors. Some of the Course Topics include fashion, communications, management, athletic training, humanities, sciences, and criminal justice.

Athletics are an integral part of Lasell College student life. Lasell College athletic teams are nicknamed as the Lasers. The College is a member of the NCAA Division III, the Pilgrim League, the Great Northeast Athletic Conference, and the Northeast Collegiate Volleyball Association. The College is an associate member of the North Atlantic Conference. Students can participate in sports including baseball, basketball, lacrosse, volleyball, hockey, soccer and softball.

Profile of Lasell College

Lasell is located in Newton, MA (a small city). The school is a private, not-for-profit institution. The highest degree level offered by Lasell is the Master's degree.

Course Topics

The school has a greater breadth of degree programs (majors) than most colleges of its size. Lasell is known for its programs in design, business and management, nutrition and exercise therapy, and security and law enforcement.

Lasell Selectivity

The school does not offer open admission. Three quarters of students in 2007 had SAT verbal scores of at least 450. Half of math SAT scores of accepted students fell between 450 and 540.

Student Enrolment

The school had 1, 403 enrolled students in 2007.

Student Life

Lasell has a residential or campus feel. The school offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. Lasell values student athletics, and belongs to the North Atlantic Conference.

Lasell Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Business and Management92fashion merchandising, business management, management science, finance, marketing, international business, accounting, MIS
Design25fashion design, graphic design
Security and Law Enforcement23criminology
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy23sports and fitness management, athletic trainer, exercise science
Liberal Arts18liberal arts and sciences, sociology, history, English, humanities
Therapy and Counselling12psychology
Hospitality6hospitality administration
Media5communication studies
Education and Teaching4elementary school teaching, early childhood Education
Family and Social Work3human services
Law2legal professions
Computer Science and Engineering2computer science

Contact: Lasell

Lasell College

1844 Commonwealth Ave

Newton, MA 02466-2716

General Phone: (617) 243-2000


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