International Graduate Admission Requirements

International candidates seeking admission to Lasell University's graduate degree or certificate programs must hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution and demonstrate through academic background and/or work experience the ability to succeed in graduate studies. GRE/GMAT scores are not required for admission.

International Graduate Admission Requirements Checklist:

  1. Online application
  2. Official transcripts of all college-level coursework, translated to English if necessary*
  3. Certified Financial Declaration
  4. TOEFL score minimum required is 79 (ibt), 550 (paper), or IELTS score of 6 or higher
  5. A one-page personal statement describing your goals, strengths and potential for achievement in graduate school.
  6. Current passport, if seeking a student visa.
  7. Current I-20 and passport or visa, if on OPT or already studying in the U.S.

A cumulative grade point average of 3.0 is recommended for recent college graduates with fewer than 3 years of professional work experience.
Lasell University: 
SEVIS code: BOS214F00190000

*Materials should be submitted through the online portal or emailed to

The Office of Graduate Enrollment 
Lasell University
1844 Commonwealth Ave.
Newton, MA 02466