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Experience Every Day






experience What do you gain from a Lasell College education?

Great relationships with your professors. Skills that are directly relevant to your chosen career. Active involvement in your classes and your learning. Broad perspectives and practical competence. A résumé or portfolio that will stand out in a crowd. Confidence for your first job interview — and for the rest of your career. An education that matters, to you and to your future. Experience every day.


Since 1851, Lasell has been known for its innovation in connecting classroom concepts with practical, “real-world” projects and experiences. Learn more about connected learning on page 2.

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How can you make the most of all the opportunities at Lasell? Play a varsity sport. Study in Australia for a semester. Field a crew team for the annual River Day competition. Earn academic credit for tutoring in the America Reads program. Participate in the Emerging Leaders program. Catch a Red Sox game at Fenway Park. Build houses for Katrina victims during an Alternative Spring Break. Experience every day. 1

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A note about this book In these pages is a sample week in the life of Lasell College, giving you a sense of the experience that our students gain through our commitment to connected learning, and the ways that they take advantage of the full college experience we offer. Obviously, your weeks here will depend on your particular interests and passions, but we hope these examples help you imagine how you might “experience every day” at Lasell.

Connected Learning: the foundation of your Lasell experience

At Lasell, we approach education a little differently. Rather than asking you to passively receive information — to simply memorize what you are told you need to know by your teachers — we want you to meet your education head-on, to bring your learning to life. We want you to get actively

involved in the work of your field — to connect the subject matter you’re learning in the classroom with the events, issues and problems that exist in the world beyond the classroom walls. We want you to engage, to do. We want you to draw the course material out of the vacuum of the textbook and connect it to the here and now.

Sometimes this connection will happen in the classroom — perhaps through a group project or a case study of a current business or organization. In many instances, you’ll have opportunities to apply your learning outside the classroom — maybe through a service-learning project,

In addition to our strong undergraduate programs, Lasell also offers Master of Science in Management and Master of Science in Communication degrees, with concentrations in: Elder Care Administration


Elder Care Marketing


Fundraising Management

Non-Profit Management

Human Resources Management

Project Management

Integrated Marketing Communications

an internship or an independent research assignment. (You’ll see plenty of examples of these kinds of projects and assignments in the pages that follow.) Wherever the connection occurs, you will be actively tying your classroom learning to real issues, events, problems

and solutions — giving you a wealth of experience every day you’re a student here. And by the time you graduate, that experience will translate not only into a convincing résumé or graduate school application, but also into a lifelong love of learning and meaningful community engagement.

Because of the extensive experience they gain through connected learning, our graduates have great success in beginning their careers and pursuing post-graduate study. Lasell alumni are working for well-known organizations — such as Bank of America, Houghton Mifflin Company, the Department of Social Services, Pro Sports Therapy and Sheraton Hotels — and attending prestigious graduate programs — at institutions like Boston University and Western New England School of Law. Read more about our alumni’s success on page 21.

Want to see connected learning in action? Check out this video about a Marketing Research class project:

Public Relations

connected learning With our Fifth Year Option, you can earn both your undergraduate degree and an MSM or MSC in only five years.

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Approximately 90 percent of all Lasell students complete at least one internship. A psychology major talks about her internship with the Department of Social Services:

Monday 8:30 a.m.

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A class of athletic training students is gearing up for next week’s big event: the running of the Boston Marathon. On hand to help treat participant injuries, they’ll be using everything they learned in their kinesiology and anatomy and physiology classes, as well as their training in first aid and emergency care. Two other athletic training majors are interning with the New England Patriots this semester.

Dan, Lisa and Chad head to Wolfe Hall for their Federal Income Taxation class. This morning, they’ll be discussing their experiences in the VITA program, where they helped low-income and elderly citizens complete their tax returns. Through VITA, they explain, they had the opportunity to actively apply the ideas and principles they were learning in class to real-life projects, connecting “theory” with “practice” and “concepts” with “experience.”

Susan, a criminal justice student, reports to the U.S. Marshals Office in Boston for her internship. Since she’s particularly interested in criminal investigation, this is an ideal placement for her. All criminal justice students have the opportunity to complete at least one internship and to take advantage of our faculty members’ extensive professional experience by minoring in fields such as forensic studies and political science.

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12:30 a.m.

The men’s lacrosse team hits the field for the semi-finals of the Pilgrim League Tournament — which they win with a lastminute, double-overtime goal.

Six members of the Campus Activities Board begin planning the College’s annual Family and Friends Weekend, which will take place next fall. Tonight, they’re brainstorming ideas for the Friday evening entertainment and planning for all the River Day festivities.*

Over in the Campus Center, the “Stoplight Party” hosted by the Multicultural Student Union winds down. Some students head back to their residence hall for the evening; others head off campus for a late-night pizza run.

Lacrosse Match 3:15

*One of the College’s most highly anticipated events, Check out our River Day photos at familyfriends.


River Day sees teams of students, parents, faculty and staff competing for the coveted Marriott Cup by racing on the Charles River in restored Old Town war canoes. If rowing isn’t your thing, you can cheer on your friends from the banks of the River, while you feast on chowder and cider. 5

Grand Opening, fall 2009: Check out our two newest residence halls, East and West. These wireless, state-of-the-art facilities are home to 132 students:

A great place to call home

A beautiful campus, located just outside the amazing city of Boston.

A close-knit community of more than 1,500 full-time undergraduate students — who are bright, diverse and interesting.

Over 22 different on-campus residence options, from traditional residence halls to suite-style housing to Victorianinspired homes.

What more could you ask for in your new college home?


residence life

The truth is, our campus is an ideal place to live and learn —  which is probably why more than 80 percent of our students live in campus housing. Our seven traditional residence halls offer a great environment for getting to know a wide range of people and lots of opportunities to participate in community events. In fact, many first-year students find that the friendships they form among their room- and hallmates continue over all four years at Lasell — not to mention throughout the rest of their lives.

Three of our residence halls feature suite-style housing, which includes a common area, small kitchenette and bathroom(s) shared with three to five suitemates. Lasell also owns 15 residence houses, which accommodate between 12 and 40 students. All students in campus housing have access to resident assistants (RAs) and area coordinators (ACs),

trained students and professional staff members who serve as sounding boards, advocates and communitybuilders. In addition to helping ease the transition to college life (they’ll answer questions about finding a place to study, taking advantage of Boston, or whatever else you need to know), RAs plan events and activities that help you get to know people and explore everything the campus and city have to offer.

You can find photos of every house at

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7:45 a.m.

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Two students in our nationally accredited Early Childhood Education program head over to The Barn, Lasell’s on-campus day-care center. In addition to serving the parents and children in our community, The Barn is a lab school for Lasell education majors. Working with the full-time, professional teachers, our students gain firsthand understanding of issues like early literacy, childhood development and caring for children with special needs.

In a lab for his textile design and research class, Greg tests a new synthetic fabric to see if it can be used for new Navy uniforms. The class reflects a partnership between Lasell’s fashion program and the Department of the Navy, which offers our students paid internships, design and technical programming, and scientific experimental exposure. With extensive opportunities for this kind of hands-on experience, graduates from Lasell’s fashion program have gone on to a wide range of exciting and successful careers, from Marc Jacobs in New York to costume design for Hairspray and Spamalot.

Lunch time! Some students skip the Caf and head to the Campus Center, where they choose to use their Laser Loot (a debit account loaded on their student card) at Grill 155.

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A team of four communication students begins shooting a public service announcement for a local non-profit organization. In the past month, they’ve researched the organization and its target audiences, developed a concept for the ad, and scripted and storyboarded the entire spot. Today, they put their work on film — and in a month or so, they’ll be able to watch it on local Boston stations.

The campus shuttle drops off a group of students at Star Market (a nearby grocery store), where they pick up chips, soda and other dorm-room staples. The shuttle also has a stop at the nearest T-station — but since it’s only at the end of the street, you can actually walk there in about five minutes.

It’s movie night! On select Tuesdays and Sundays, the Campus Activities Board sponsors a free movie screening in Rosen Auditorium. (Past features have included American Gangster, Pirates of the Caribbean, and The Bourne Ultimatum.) They also host poker tournaments, Final Four and World Series parties, pop-culture game shows and oncampus bands, comedians and other performers.

game night 8:30 Another communication student discusses her connected-learning experience — an internship at Citizens Energy: communicationinternship.

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With all these — and many other — co-curricular options to choose from, Lasell makes it easy for you to really experience every day.

Check out Lasell’s honors students in action at

When it comes to getting involved on campus, options abound.

Your college experience isn’t going to be all labs, projects and classes — so, when you’re ready to take a break from the books, Lasell has a student activity for almost any taste. For example, if music’s in your blood, you might want to perform at the Ryles Jazz Club in Cambridge with our Jazz/Blues Chorus. If you’re into the great outdoors, you can hit the trails

with our Mountain Bike Club, which plans day and weekend trips throughout the school year. Or, you might head to nearby slopes and national parks with our Ski & Snowboard and Geocaching clubs. If you’re a media buff, you can pursue your passion in any number of Lasell organizations. For example, you could be a writer, graphic designer or marketing manager

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for our nationally award-winning Polished Magazine, a student-run publication focusing on fashion, art, culture and all things Boston. Or, you could promote a new local act while dee-jaying your own show on Lasell College Radio. Many Lasell students choose to devote their skills and passions to community outreach and volunteer service. Lasell students even founded their own non-profit organization,

Niños de Veracruz, which raises money for libraries, literacy projects and educational scholarships for poor children in Veracruz, Mexico. Their fundraisers include recycling drives, car washes and the annual Newton Charity Lawn and Leaf Day.

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Student Clubs and Organizations (a sample) Alpha Phi Sigma (the National Justice Studies Honor Society) Amnesty International

Sports Medicine Club Student Government Association

Campus Activities Board

Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC)

Cheerleading Club

Students Advocating For Equality (SAFE)

Divine Step Team

Tao-Kwon-Do Club

Future Educator’s Club

Tennis Club

Graphic Design League

The 1851 Chronicle (newspaper)

Hospitality Club

The Lamp (yearbook)

Lasell College Dance Team Lasell Workshop Players Multicultural Student Union

For a complete list of student organizations, visit studentclubs.

Psychology Club

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*An opportunity for first-year students to test and develop their leadership skills, the Emerging Leaders Program is designed for students who want to take an active role in getting involved in campus and community life.

9:15 a.m.

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Todd, a history major, walks over to Lasell Village, a state-of-the-art, educational, elder-care community right on Lasell’s campus, to have coffee with one of the residents. During the conversation, the resident shares stories of his firsthand experiences during World War II, when he was stationed in France. These stories, which Todd will incorporate into a paper on the European Theatre of World War II, add dimension and depth to his understanding of this critical historical event.

During their Social Aspects of Health class (a “special topics in sociology” seminar), four human services majors discuss their experiences volunteering at Bournewood, a nearby psychiatric hospital that serves patients with mental health or substance-abuse issues. Two students worked in an inpatient unit with children; two helped adults utilize basic mental health skills.

Ryan, a student in the Emerging Leaders Program*, meets with his mentor for lunch. They begin with some general “how’s life?” talk, where Ryan shares some good news about his recent English paper, as well as some concerns about selecting a major. They also talk about his efforts to help plan the College’s annual Awards Banquet, which gives them opportunity to discuss his personal leadership style, communication skills and decision-making abilities.

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Renowned historian, playwright and social activist Howard Zinn gives a presentation on “Civil Liberties in War Time.” Sponsored by our Donahue Institute for Values and Public Life, the talk is followed by a rich discussion among students, faculty and staff. Other forums and speakers have addressed topics such as “Going to War with Iraq,” “Islam as Culture,” “Genocide in Darfur” and “Discrimination Against Women in the Workplace.”

Next semester’s group of study-abroad students meets for a pre-departure orientation. They’re heading to places such as China, Costa Rica, Switzerland, New Zealand and Italy. Not only does study abroad offer total immersion in new cultures and perspectives, it’s also a great way to gain maturity, independence and self-confidence.

Over at Taylor Field, it’s an intramural showdown: the reigning champs from McClelland Hall versus a strong team of journalism majors. Since it’s spring, the IM sport of choice is wiffle ball. In the fall, it’s flag football, and in the winter, IMers hit the hardwoods for hoops.

Venice, Italy Check out our studyabroad photo gallery at studyabroad.


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The Lasell Lasers Lasell is a member of the NCAA (Division III), the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC), the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC), the North Atlantic Conference (NAC), the Pilgrim League and the North East Collegiate Volleyball Association (NECVA). Our varsity teams include: Baseball (M)

Soccer (M, W)

Basketball (M, W)

Softball (W)

Cross Country (M, W)

Volleyball (M, W)

Field Hockey (W)

Track and Field (M, W)

Lacrosse (M, W)

Varsity Athletics: A chance to raise your game

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Our men’s soccer team recently went undefeated in their conference — and then went undefeated at home the following season.

What’s the greatest benefit of competing in college athletics? Greater confidence? Connecting with people who share one of your greatest passions? Physical and mental wellness? Developing leadership, critical thinking and communication skills? The opportunity to travel to other cities and regions? Pure, unadulterated fun? How about all of the above? That’s why Lasell offers 15 NCAA Division III teams, each of which competes on a consistently

high level while maintaining a commitment to the studentathlete ideal. In other words, we see playing a varsity sport as a wonderful component of — not an add-on to — your Lasell education and experience. Our varsity teams have access to several high-quality facilities — including two athletic training rooms for rehab and pre- and post-game treatment; top-quality, hardwood courts for basketball and volleyball; an indoor, overhead track; and convenient locker rooms and team meeting facilities.


Love to stay on the move, but don’t want to join the team?

At Lasell, we offer plenty of ways to stay active — even if you aren’t a varsity athlete. In addition to our intramural programs, you can take advantage of two fitness centers. Filled with free weights and cardio machines, both fitness centers are open to the entire Lasell community more than 85 hours each week. We also offer pilates, kickboxing, step aerobics and muscle-conditioning classes. 15









Thursday 9:30 a.m.

11:15 a.m.

An Honors* 101 class hosts Darfur Day on campus to raise student awareness of the conflict in Africa. Students from the class post statistics around campus, facilitate letter-writing and petition-signing campaigns, and hold a candlelight vigil for victims. Over the course of the day, the class also sponsors a t-shirt sale, with proceeds donated to a Darfur support organization.

Watch clips from Lasell’s recent Fashion Show at lasell. edu/runway.

*Through Lasell’s Honors Progam, students engage in intensive interdisciplinary

Armed with a digital camera and some background reading on the power of political symbols, two students head into Boston for this week’s project in their political science class. The assignment? To photograph symbols of state power and authority. A few hours later, the students return to campus with a stunning collection of images, from the scales of justice to an American flag to a double yellow line on the street.

and collaborative learning, investigating topics such as “HIV/AIDS in America” and “Using the Arts for Justice and Change.” They also have in-depth interaction with faculty, opportunities for professional networking and access to academic conferences, such as the Northeast Regional Honors Conference. Students who graduate from the Honors Program complete an electronic portfolio for graduate schools and employers, and receive a formal Honors designation on their transcripts.

2:45 p.m.

6:00 p.m.

9:15 p.m.

A team of marketing and graphic-design students finalizes the ads, brochures and other materials that will be used to promote the upcoming Lasell Fashion Show*. Student set designers have already drawn the plans that will transform the gym into a haute couture showcase; they start set construction next week.

Dinner and a movie at Professor Hatem’s house. A mathematics class gathers at the home of their professor to eat pizza and screen the movie 21 to discuss the concepts of probability and statistics. With a student/ faculty ratio of 13:1, close relationships between students and faculty are a hallmark of the Lasell experience.

Over in the Campus Center, “open mic night” is getting warmed up. As the crowd gathers in Jazzman’s Café, friends and classmates take the stage to sing, play, read poetry or do stand-up — often performing their own original compositions.

fashion show week

*An annual campus event that always plays to a packed house, the twoday show is a runway presentation highlighted by the senior fashion students’ year-long thesis projects. Their work includes not only the design and production of an eightpiece line, but also the development of supporting elements for the show, from cost sheets to runway commentary to model choreography.

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Newton, Mass

Several important industries — including financial services, printing and publishing, tourism, fashion, law and government— have a major presence in Boston. Lasell students regularly tap into these resources for internships and post-graduate jobs.

Newton, Massachusetts: A “have your cake and eat it, too” location

Situated among the neighborhood streets of a Boston suburb, Lasell’s campus makes an ideal “home base” for our students. For starters, our hometown of Newton offers all the standard student essentials, including nearby shopping, theaters and dine-on-a-dime restaurants. Plus, Newton’s historic buildings,

Home to great music venues, theaters and comedy clubs, Boston is a flourishing center for the arts. And, the high concentration of colleges and universities in the area has earned the city the nickname “The Athens of America.” So, on any given weekend, you might cheer on the Celtics, do some serious shopping on Newbury

tree-lined streets (color-drenched in the fall) and palpable sense of history give our campus the classic college vibe. Yet, just a few minutes away lies the vibrant city of Boston, complete with all the cultural, entertainment, educational and employment opportunities of this world-class city — all of them easily navigable by subway (or “the T”).






















Fig Newtons® were named for our hometown!




Little known fact:




Street or relive history by following The Freedom Trail. You could also grab lunch at Quincy Market, get student tickets to see Blue Man Group or listen to some great live music in Cambridge. Or, you could stick close to home and enjoy the lively student scene right here on Lasell’s campus — it’s all possible with our best-of-both-worlds location.


















Student Symposium Week is an opportunity for Lasell students to showcase the connected learning they’ve participated in over the past semester. The week includes internship reports, writing awards, study-abroad presentations and student art exhibits.



Check out the online slideshow: symposiumweek.

8:30 a.m.

10:30 a.m.

In a capstone course for the Hospitality and Event Management program, students continue working on their applied thesis and practicum projects. Some are building hospitality- and tourism-related Web sites; others are producing their own travel CDs.

Students in a Global Ecology class prepare their poster presentations for Student Symposium Week*. As part of the course’s examination of worldwide environmental threats, every student analyzed a product that contains pesticides. The results of their analyses will be organized and displayed for the poster session of the Symposium.

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At the Center for Spiritual Life, students, faculty and staff gather to learn about spring holy days in various faith traditions — from the Hindu Holi celebration to the Jewish observance of Pesach (Passover) to the Orthodox Christian Holy Week. As a community that values diverse perspectives and encourages diversity of thought, Lasell provides wide-ranging opportunities to encounter new cultures, broaden your horizons and enrich your college experience.

Marcus, a graduating Sport Management student, begins his job interview with the New England Revolution. Having taken courses such as Sport Marketing, Sport Finance and Legal Aspects of Sport, he’s prepared with a thorough understanding of the industry, as well as the critical thinking and writing skills that all Lasell students possess. In addition, he wows his future boss* with the extensive experience he gained through his internship with the Boston Red Sox.

James and Desiree celebrate the arrival of the weekend — and the spring — by soaking up the sun on the waters of the Charles River. All members of the Lasell community have access to free canoe and kayak rentals, Monday–Friday. (In the winter, Lasell folks have free access to cross country skiing, as well.)

*Lasell’s commitment to connected learning means that

all of our graduates are well prepared to start their careers or continue on to graduate school. The skills, core competencies and experience that Lasell students demonstrate on their résumés set them apart from other recent graduates. Our students have attended some of the finest graduate programs — from Columbia to NYU to MIT to Lasell — and landed jobs at some of the world’s most well-respected companies and organizations: Deloitte and Touche, the Department of the Navy, the Boston Design Center, Disney World, The Boston Globe and the Peace Corps, to name a few.

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11:30 a.m.

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2:15 p.m.

Saturdays mean sleeping in and brunch at the Caf. And then maybe a little Frisbee on the lawn outside of Carpenter House, or some three-on-three hoops before hitting the books.

With only a few weeks left until the end of the semester, much of campus is busy working on final projects and papers — not to mention steadily preparing for exams. Favorite study spots on campus include the top of the library, Blodgett Green and Grellier Field.

It’s the bottom of the fifth, and the Lasers are in the field. The softball team is competing in the opening round of the GNAC Tournament, and our rookie pitcher is on her way to her third shutout of the season. Over in the Athletic Center, the volleyball and cross-country teams meet to discuss summer workouts and the upcoming fall season.

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The weekends are a perfect time for a trip into Boston. One group of students heads over to Fenway; another group opts for grinders in Harvard Square; others window shop in Faneuil Hall. Later in the evening, six friends hit the North End for Italian — and later, it’s karaoke time.

Back on campus, a group of friends heads to the Caf for a “Saturday Night Special”: steak and potatoes. (Other menu options include fresh fruit and salads, home-style entrees, freshly baked pizza and pasta, homemade soups and a wide variety of deli selections.) Then it’s over to the West Newton Cinema for the latest popcorn flick.

The dice are rolling, the cards are flying and the roulette wheel is spinning — it must be Casino Night! Students flock to de Witt Hall for the CAB-sponsored event, competing for prizes ranging from board games to an Xbox 360. Whether organizing Halloween parties, bringing in comedians or hosting Final Four parties in the Campus Center, our Campus Activities Board always makes sure to plan can’t-miss events for the weekends.

For the residents of Briggs House, tonight is a “set-in-Boston” movie marathon. They began the evening with The Departed, and Good Will Hunting just wrapped. They’re taking a break to order pizza before diving into Mystic River.

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Experience Lasell for yourself

Start with visiting campus! We’d love to help you get to know our campus and community. Not only will a campus visit allow you to see our state-of-the-art academic facilities and ideal location, it will also introduce you to the heart and soul of the college: our people. Talk with students and professors about connected learning — or better yet, sit in on a class and see

it in action. Meet with an admission representative, a coach or a financial aid counselor. Stop by the Career Center to hear about successful Lasell graduates in your field of study. Check out the latest student exhibit in the Yamawaki Art and Cultural Center. Have lunch in the Caf. In short, experience the warmth and hospitality of our entire community.

A note about cost and value

In addition to fall and spring Open House events, we offer campus tours Monday–Friday, and Saturdays during the academic year. We’re also happy to tailor an individual visit to your particular interests; just let us know when you’ll be here and what you want to do! Call the Office of Admission at 617.243.2225, or visit us online at

A college education is a significant — and incredibly valuable — investment for students and their families. The outcomes of a Lasell education in particular, including the skills you sharpen, the perspectives you gain and the friendships you form, pay lifelong

If you’re ready to experience all that Lasell has to offer — from our exciting, hands-on, connected learning programs to our dynamic campus community — we invite you to submit your application for admission today. On our Web site, you can apply online or download and complete a copy of our paper application. We participate in the Common Application, as well. Begin the application process at

dividends. Simply put: You will experience the rewards of your Lasell education every day of your life. For our part, we are committed to helping make a Lasell education affordable for interested and qualified students. We offer

a comprehensive range of financial aid programs, including grants, loans, scholarships and workstudy opportunities. We encourage all students to apply for financial aid and are happy to assist you and your family throughout the

application process. To contact our financial aid office, call 617.243.2227 or e-mail We also offer extensive information online at

How can we help you? Let us know what questions we can answer and how we can help you experience Lasell. Telephone: 617.243.2225 or 888.LASELL4 E-mail:

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Type: Founded in 1851, Lasell is a private, comprehensive, coeducational college offering professionally oriented bachelor’s and master’s degrees. Location: Our 50-acre, suburban campus in Newton, Massachusetts, is 8 miles west of downtown Boston. Majors: Lasell offers more than 25 academic majors, each of which integrates challenging coursework with practical experience.

The Green Campus Task Force at Lasell College is working to improve recycling, energy savings, water use, event waste management and community education. As part of this campus-wide Green initiative, this brochure was printed in the USA on recycled paper containing a minimum of 25% post-consumer waste utilizing 100% certified windpower.

Students: More than 1,500 full-time undergraduate students Out-of-state students: 47%, coming from 20 states and 17 foreign countries


Students who live in campus housing: More than 80% Multi-cultural and international students: 17% Student/faculty ratio: 13:1 Average class size: 99% of classes have fewer than 30 students. Athletics: A member of the NCAA Division III, Lasell offers 15 men’s and women’s athletic teams. Scholarships and financial aid: Lasell administers a wide range of grants, loans and work-study assistance, as well as a number of Collegespecific scholarships.

Lasell College Viewbook 2010  

Undergraduate viewbook for Lasell College