Sarah Lawrence College

Bronxville, New York

Sarah Lawrence College Overview

Student population

AddressOne Meadway
Bronxville, NY
School Websitewww.sarahlawrence.edu
School TypePrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Size

Large

StatusPrivate not-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Level of StudyUndergraduate/Graduate

Sarah Lawrence College is a small private not-for-profit, 4-year college based in Bronxville, New York that offers both undergraduate and graduate programs to its students. The highest level of offerings is master's degree. In the 2019 academic year, 3,325 students applied to Sarah Lawrence College. Of those students, 1,857 were granted admission into the school.

In the 2019 academic year, the in-state tuition for enrolling in Sarah Lawrence College was $54,440, in addition to fees of $1,460. This number excludes room and board. The school does provide on-campus housing, which you may want to factor into your cost analysis when planning to attend Sarah Lawrence College.

Sarah Lawrence College has a 73% graduation rate within six years of enrolling.

Sarah Lawrence College Requirements

Academic standards

Moderate

SAT-
ACT-
GPARequired
Applicants admitted

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The Sarah Lawrence College acceptance rate is 56%. To put this into perspective, 1,857 of the 3,325 students who applied to Sarah Lawrence College in the 2019 academic year were admitted. It’s clear that enrolling in Sarah Lawrence College is not out of reach. You simply need the right credentials.

Most students who have been accepted into Sarah Lawrence College had an SAT score between the range of 1,240 and 1,420. If you want a good shot of getting in, you'll also want to have strong ACT scores. The ACT range for Sarah Lawrence College was between 27 and 32 in the last academic year.

In addition, applicants are required to submit their GPA to Sarah Lawrence College as part of their application.

Sarah Lawrence College Cost

In-State resident tuition

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Out of State Tuition

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Cost is a crucial factor to consider when deciding what college to attend. At Sarah Lawrence College, the tuition for in-state residents is $54,440. Combined with fees of $1,460, room and board costs of $15,370, other expenses of $800 and the $600 cost of books and supplies.

Out-of-state students can expect to pay more. While the costs for room, board, and other expenses are the same, out-of-state tuition is significantly higher. Out-of-state students must pay $55,900 in tuition.

Students at Sarah Lawrence College are eligible for federal financial aid. The average federal aid awarded to students at Sarah Lawrence College was $5,175 last year, with 15% of students being awarded federal aid.

Sarah Lawrence College Student Life

Full-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Part-Time Undergrad Enrollment
Student-to-Faculty Ratio9:1

Student composition is an important deciding factor for most students applying to Sarah Lawrence College.

Sarah Lawrence College has a good gender split, with 73% of undergraduates being female and 27% of undergraduates being male.

At the school, most students are out-of-state residents; in fact, 69% of all students reside out-of-state. However, 17% of students come from in-state and 14% of students are international. This means you’ll be able to interact with people from all backgrounds.

The student to faculty ratio at Sarah Lawrence College is 9:1. This means that you should have no trouble getting the academic support you need to thrive in your studies.

Sarah Lawrence College Popular Majors and Programs

LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES
EDUCATION
SOCIAL SCIENCES

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