Lasell College: Fashion Design & Production/ Fashion & Retail Merchandising/ Fashion
Communication & Promotion.
Newton, Massachusetts
Fashion Department

To make graduates more marketable in the fashion industry and related fields, Lasell College’s fashion curriculum incorporates both industry knowledge and a strong liberal arts education. The fashion program offers an arts and science foundation combined with courses that emphasize product knowledge and contemporary business practices. Lasell College’s fashion program is underpinned by the philosophy of connected learning, which strives to give students the opportunity to implement theoretical concepts they learn in class through industry-related assignments. Students work in the field alongside leading professionals in the fashion industry. Students gain highly sought-after skills in critical thinking and decision-making for use in professional settings.

What fashion related programs and degrees does Lasell College offer?
As of 2011, Lasell College offers the following degrees:
B.A. Fashion Design & Production
B.S. Fashion & Retail Merchandising
B.S. Fashion Communication & Promotion

What’s the school’s contact information?
Lasell College
Fashion Department
1844 Commonwealth Ave.
Newton, MA 02466
Phone: 617-243-2042

Type of school? Private

How much is tuition?
Tuition: $26,000
Room & Board: $11,800

What is the typical student profile?
Lasell College total undergraduate students: 1,531
Fashion program students: 402

What are the requirements to enter program?
Not reported

How long does it take to complete program?
It usually takes four years to complete a B.S. degree, two years to complete a M.S. degree and two or more years to complete a Ph D program.

How many faculty members does Lasell College’s Fashion Design & Production/
Fashion & Retail Merchandising/ Fashion Communication & Promotion program have?
Faculty members: 18

What career placement services does Lasell College provide?
All fashion majors at the Junior or Senior level are required to complete an internship program. Typically, interns are placed at major national retail chains and in the fashion magazine industry. Lasell College offers an expansive study abroad program for students interested in gaining international experience, with opportunities in almost every country worldwide. Most students choose to study abroad in one of several European cities. Students may also network with professional faculty members, all of whom have both industry and teaching experience.

All data is as of 2011.