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2013 - 2014 Academic Catalog

Undergraduate Admission

Each year the Office of Undergraduate Admission holistically reviews 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, gender, race, color, disability, national or ethnic origin, religious affiliation, or sexual orientation.

It is strongly suggested that applicants visit campus and arrange an interview. Families, parents and guardians are encouraged to accompany the applicant to campus. 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.

Mid-Year (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