Tuition and Aid

Tuition and Fees

Lasell University Undergraduate Fees are detailed below.

Students may view student account detail and balance on their Student Account Center via MyLasell by selecting Pay MyBill under University Resources.

View the 2019-2020 Undergraduate Billing Policies (PDF)

TUITION AND FEES 2019-2020

FULL TIME FEES

FEE DESCRIPTION ANNUAL COST COST PER SEMESTER
Tuition $35,700 $17,850
Comprehensive Fee $1,300 $650
Room and Board Standard Double/Triple
$16,000 $8,000
Total Full Time Tuition and Fees $53,000 $26,500

PART TIME FEES

FEE DESCRIPTION COST PER ENROLLMENT
Tuition $1,190/credit hour
Comprehensive Fee $325/semester
Tuition – Summer & Winter Online $400/credit hour

ROOM AND BOARD

FEE DESCRIPTION ANNUAL COST COST PER SEMESTER
Dorm Damage Deposit* $450 $450
Standard Double/Triple Room $16,000 $8,000
Suite Room $17,000 $8,500
Standard Single Room $17,800 $8,900
Suite Single Room $18,800 $9,400

HEALTH INSURANCE

FEE DESCRIPTION
COST
Accident & Sickness Insurance** $2,288/Year

MISCELLANEOUS FEES

FEE DESCRIPTION COST
Allied Health Major Fee $180/semester
Break Housing (with approved on campus employment) $260/week ($135/week)
Excess Credit Hours $1,190/credit hour
Fashion Design/Production Major Fee $180/semester
Graphic Design Major Fee $180/semester
Lab Fees $20 - $100/course
Late Payment Fee 1.5% of balance due/month
Late Registration Fee $50
Parking Permit - Resident
$540/year
Parking Permit - Resident North Hall $640/year
Parking Permit - Resident Off Campus $240/year
Parking Permit - Commuter $100/year
Replacement Identification Card $50
Replacement Keys $50/key
Study Abroad Administration Fee $500

REQUIRED PAYMENTS

PAYMENT DESCRIPTION PAYMENT
Enrollment Deposit - Resident $400
Enrollment Deposit - Commuter $200
Parking Deposit $100
Study Abroad Deposit $500

*Resident students only
**Optional charge if enrolled in comparable coverage and waiver completed by due date, billed first semester

Fee Descriptions

Full Time Tuition: Covers the instructional costs for a minimum of 12 and a maximum of 18 credit hours per semester. Students exceeding 18 credit hours per semester will be charged per additional credit. (not applicable to the Sophomore Alternative Semester program)

Comprehensive Fee: Pays for services available to all students, such as: transfer credit evaluation, student activities, technology services, athletic facilities, original identification cards, graduation, and use of the University Health Center. 

Room and Board: Includes the cost of room and a meal plan. All student residing on campus must be enrolled in the meal plan. Meal plan selection does not alter the cost of Room and Board. For further information about your obligations regarding Room and Board and/or if you have questions about housing, please contact Student Affairs at 617.243.2124. 

Part Time Tuition: Is charged per credit hour for registered credits under 12. 

Tuition - Summer & Winter Online: Is charged per credit hour.  

Dorm Damage Deposit: Charged the first semester and credited back to the account at the end of each academic year; applied toward any individual and/or communal damage costs above normal wear and tear, as assessed by the Residence Life staff. The cost of unreturned keys will also be deducted from this deposit.   

Health Insurance: To comply with Massachusetts law, students who are registered in 9 or more credits are automatically billed for Accident & Sickness Insurance. If a student is covered by a health insurance plan that offers comparable coverage then a waiver may be submitted. Waivers must be submitted by the billing due date online at universityhealthplans.com.

Allied Health Major Fee: Covers liability insurance, clinical placement and lab usage required for students enrolled in the following majors: Exercise Science and Athletic Training. 

Break Housing: Break Housing provides students the opportunity to stay on campus between semesters. If a student is required to work an internship nearby, has an on-campus job, or is taking classes towards their degree during the winter or summer breaks, they are afforded the ability to stay on campus in a safe a secure environment. For more information please contact Residential Life

Excess Credit Fee: The full‐time tuition rate covers up to 18 credit hours per semester.  Students exceeding this allowance are charged per each additional credit hour. Excess credit fees are not reduced or refunded for schedule changes made after the add/drop period. For questions about scheduling contact your advisor, or the Registrar's Office at 617.243.2133. 

Fashion Design/Production Major Fee: Charged to all students enrolled in the Fashion Design and Production major to cover the basic costs of clothing construction. This fee does not cover the cost of the clothing construction kit to be purchased separately. Lab fees may also apply to courses within this department. The Fashion Design and Production Fee is not reduced or refunded for changes of major made after the add/drop period. 

Graphic Design Major Fee: Charged to all students enrolled in the Graphic Design major to pay for hardware, software, guest speaker honorariums and miscellaneous materials/supplies that are necessary to maximize student learning. The Graphic Design Fee is not reduced or refunded for changes of major made after the add/drop period. 

Lab Fees: Fees ranging from $20‐$100 are charged for materials, services  and other extraordinary costs for courses such as Fashion Illustration,  Pattern Generation, Visual Merchandising, Fashion Promotion and  Photography. Lab fees are not reduced or refunded for schedule changes made after the add/drop period. 

Late Payment Fee: A fee of 1.5% is charged on a monthly basis for balances outstanding after the intitial billing due date for a semester. Any account changes resulting in a balance due are due immediately after the initial billing due date has passed.  

Parking Permit: The University requires all vehicles parked on campus be registered with Public Safety. Parking is permitted in assigned lots only. Unauthorized vehicles may be ticketed or towed.  Please direct questions regarding campus parking to parking@lasell.edu.  

Replacement Identification Card: The University requires all students to have a Lasell University Identification card. To replace an ID go to Public Safety.  

Replacement Keys: In the event that keys are lost or damaged please contact Residential Life for replacement.

Study Abroad Administrative Fee: The Study Abroad Administrative fee is billed to all students who study abroad for a semester on a Lasell approved program. This fee is not reduced or refunded for schedule changes made after the add/drop period.

Enrollment Deposit: A non-refundable deposit which confirms a student's commitment to enroll is required once per year and will be credited toward the upcoming semester charges.

Parking Deposit: If a student wishes to park on-campus, a non-refundable deposit is due that will allow participation in the parking lottery. This is required once per year and will be credited toward the upcoming semester parking charge. 

Study Abroad Deposit: A non-refundable deposit which confirms a student's commitment to study abroad in the following semester. Students are also required to pay their Enrollment Deposit in addition to the Study Abroad Deposit.

Lasell University graduate fees are detailed below.

Current students can view their account detail and balance on their Student Account Center via MyLasell by selecting Pay MyBill under University Resources.

View the 2019-2020 Graduate & Professional Studies Billing Policies (PDF)

FEE DESCRIPTION COST
Tuition $600 per credit
Comprehensive Fee $40/session
Replacement ID Card $50
Course Fees Vary

Fee Descriptions
Tuition: Tuition is charged per credit based on registration for each session.

Comprehensive Fee: The comprehensive fee is charged per session. If a student is enrolled in three sessions in one semester they will only be charged two comprehensive fees.

Replacement ID Card: A fee is charged if an ID card is lost and needs to be replaced. 

Course Fees: There are fees associated with individual courses.