Lasell University

Quick Facts

College for liberal arts and professional studies


Newton, MA


Bachelor's, Masters

Popular Majors

Management, Communications, Hospitality Management, Education,  Sports and Fitness Administration, Criminology

Total Students

Undergrad Students




Room and Board

$36,000 (undergraduate)
$10,800 (graduate)



 Average Net Price *



Distance from Boston

School Website

8 miles

School Website

* Average Net Price is is the actual average cost to students for attending the college.  This is calculated by adding the cost of attendance (tuition, fees and room and board where applicable) and subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship.

Lasell University is a private college located in the Newton, MA. The university was founded in 1851 and offers both, undergraduate and graduate degrees in the liberal arts and professional fields of study. Lasell University offers more than 40 undergraduate and graduate academic programs and a deep commitment to "Connected Learning" through a host of creative initiatives in the community and among the cultural, health care and business organizations of nearby Boston.

For undergraduate students, the school offers over 30 majors and over 25 minor programs to choose from. The range is broad, from business, communications and applied mathematics to fashion design, criminal justice, arts management, graphic design and education and much more. 

Lasell also offers graduate degrees in education, communication, sports management and business fields. It offers these programs in a unique way that caters to the student's schedule. The school offers 100% online courses as well as hybrid courses, which are both online and on campus, led by knowledgeable leaders and educators in their fields. The school is committed to the idea of learning by doing through internships, service learning and challenging projects in and out of the classroom.

The School's 50-acre campus is located in suburban Newton, within eight miles of downtown Boston. Lasell's location puts students within easy reach of the cultural, health care and business opportunities of the Greater Boston area. Several public transportation options are just a short walk from campus including the Green Line trolley to Boston.