NEWTON, Mass. —  Lasell College enters its 167th year with an incoming class of 564 new students from 18 states and 12 countries.

Among those local students attending Lasell College this fall are:

• Chataranny Chap of Lyman

• Kyle Crothers of Wells

• Kala Cummings of Kennebunk

• Laurie Kanyamuneza of Biddeford

• Corina Lombardi of York Harbor

• Natalia Profenno of Saco

• Serena Speight of Biddeford

• Grace West of Kennebunkport

Lasell is an independent coeducational college that emphasizes a combination of immersive learning and social and civic responsibility in both its graduate and undergraduate programs.

Established in 1851, the institution is located on a 53-acre campus adjacent to a hub of professional and educational opportunities in Greater Boston.

The school’s faculty practitioners offer rich industry expertise across more than 50 academic programs in areas including athletic training, business, criminal justice, health sciences, information technology, fashion, and hospitality management.