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Lasell University campus building

Lasell Fast Facts 

  • Founded: 1851 
  • Location: Newton, MA (8 miles outside of Boston) 
  • Suburban Campus: 58 buildings on 54 acres
  • Academic Programs: 60+ majors & minors 
  • Student population: 2,000+ undergraduate & graduate students
  • Student-to-faculty ratio: 13:1 
  • SAT/ACT: Optional
  • Financial Aid: 100% of applicants are reviewed for Lasell University Awards
  • Campus Life: 70+ clubs & student organizations
  • Athletics: 17 varsity sports, NCAA Division III
  • Accreditations: 9

Applying to Lasell

We take a holistic approach to evaluating applicants, emphasizing their scholastic record, extracurricular involvement, personal essay, and an optional interview.

Discover Lasell

Discover all that Lasell has to offer, and invite your students to do the same. Visit Campus Visits and Events for more detail on each option listed below: 

  • Visit Campus: Students can sign up for a Campus Tour and Information Session, or take a Self-Guided Tour, or a Virtual Tour.
  • Speak with an Admission Counselor: Students can get their questions answered through a Virtual Information Session and/or a One-On-One Interview with an Admission Counselor.
  • Attend an Event: We offer virtual and in-person events, including open houses in the fall and spring, Laser Days, Lasell Day for admitted students, and more.
  • Schedule a Group Visit: Group visits, exclusively for schools and community organizations, typically consist of a campus tour and information session. Special requests are accommodated when possible. 

Financial Aid

Lasell offers competitive financial aid packages and automatically reviews all applicants for Lasell University Awards


Office of Undergraduate Admission  
Phone: 617-243-2225 
Fax: 617-243-2380
Mail: Lasell University, Office of Undergraduate Admission, 1844 Commonwealth Avenue, Newton, MA 02466