Lasell’s Direct Impact on the Local Economy

Lasell College and Lasell Village contribute directly to the local economy in taxes paid, utilities, payroll and local purchases.

Lasell College Direct Impact*
Payroll - total compensation paid $20.3M
Taxes paid to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts (State withholding taxes) $894K
Local purchases (supplies, equipment, including payments to the college for contracts and wage reimbursements) $3.9M
Real Estate Taxes $59K
Utilities (gas, oil, electric, sewer, water) $2.02M
Capital Projects $6.7M
Financial Aid - Local Students
Local students (101 from Newton and surrounding area) received $1,099,330 in financial aid, $657,947 of that was provided by Lasell. $658K
Additional Impact
Estimated expenditures of students (avg.)
(1,178) x $200/month = $1,884,800 
$1.9M
Lasell Village Direct Impact*
Payroll - total paid $4.7M
Taxes paid to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts (State withholding taxes) $197K
Local purchases (activities, supplies, including payments to the college for contracts and wage reimbursements) $2.4M
Utilities $907K
Real Estate Taxes $642K
Total Capital Projects $617K

* Figures rounded

GRAND TOTAL

$45.9M

Faculty Profile

Tessa LeRoux, Ph.DProfessor of Sociology; Director of Nancy Lawson Donahue ’49 Institute for Values and Public Life; Book Review Editor for Journal of Family Theory and ReviewTessa Leroux's main scholarly work is in the field of gender and family studies. She has published articles in the area of gender role socialization, teenage pregnancy and single parenthood, domestic work and migration, and family ideology.  

News Highlight

Lasell College Students Part of Trial Program to Offer TV Content via Devices  Thursday, August 21, 2014Lasell College is one of a handful of colleges participating in a trial of Xfinity On Campus that lets students watch live TV and On Demand programming across devices. The program begins this fall semester.

Featured Event

Colored Girls Hustle  Wednesday, October 29, 2014Yamawaki Auditorium