Undergraduate Admission

The Office of Undergraduate Admission holistically reviews each application for admission and selects from its applicants those students who are best qualified to benefit from a course of study at Lasell College. Many factors are considered when evaluating applicants for undergraduate admission: scholastic record; personal evaluations of the applicant submitted by faculty or counselors at either the secondary school or college/university level; scores on standardized tests; extracurricular involvements; personal statement or essay; and choice of academic program at Lasell.

The Office of Undergraduate Admission admits qualified students without regard to age, race, color, national origin/ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, membership in or application to the uniformed services, or other protected status.

The campus visit and personal interview are weighted during a candidate’s application review.  Therefore, applicants are strongly encouraged to visit campus and arrange an interview.  Interviews or campus visits can be arranged by contacting the Office of Admission by telephoning (617) 243-2225, or online at

Lasell College reviews completed applications for entry to the Fall (September) term, as well as for entry to the Spring (January) term.

Fall (September) Admission
Early Action (non-binding) candidates for the Fall semester must submit all application materials by November 15. The Office of Undergraduate Admission begins informing Early Action candidates of decisions on December 1.

Regular Admission candidates for the Fall and Spring semesters are reviewed on a rolling basis. Rolling Admission offers Lasell College applicants a deadline-free application and decision process. The Office of Undergraduate Admission begins informing Regular Admission candidates of decisions December 15 (for the Fall entry term) and September 15 (for the Spring entry term). Therefore, students are encouraged to complete their applications as soon as possible.

Spring (January) Admission
Lasell College welcomes applications for mid-year admission from freshman and transfer candidates.

Admission Applications can be obtained via the Common Application, by contacting the Office of Admission, or online at The Office of Admission will waive the $40 application fee for applications completed and submitted online. Completed paper applications, together with a non-refundable paper application fee of $40, should be returned to:

Office of Admission
Lasell College
1844 Commonwealth Avenue Newton, MA 02466

Advanced Placement Program/Advanced Standing

Admission Requirements


Entrance Examinations

All candidates for admission should arrange to have their Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT I) or American College Test (ACT) scores sent to the Office of Admission, preferably before January of the senior year of secondary school. The Lasell College CEEB Code is 3481.  Information concerning the SAT may be obtained from The College Board at Information concerning the ACT may be obtained from the American College Testing Program at

Also, candidates for admission who have taken the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) should submit these scores with their application for admission. Information concerning the TOEFL may be obtained from the Education Testing Service at Information concerning the IELTS may be obtained from English for International Opportunity at

International Admission

International Baccalaureate


Transfer Admission

Transfer Credits