Sarah Lawrence College

Bronxville, NY

Sarah Lawrence College

Bronxville, NY

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Tuition & Fees

$57,520

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
720
25th
640
75th
690
25th
580
75th
35
25th
27
75th
28
25th
23
75th
32
25th
27
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undergraduateRatios

26%

male

74%

female

9

students

1

faculty

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Selective

54%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,007
Declined 1,667
Total Received 3,674
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Private

1,483

undergraduate students

245

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Sarah Lawrence College, founded in 1926, is a private, coeducational, liberal arts college. Its campus is located in Bronxville, New York.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,728
Established in 1926
Coeducational Coeducational

44-acre, suburban campus in Bronxville (population: 6,547), just north of New York City. Major airport, bus, and train serve New York City; smaller airport serves White Plains (10 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Large town

Sarah Lawrence College
1 Mead Way
Bronxville, NY
10703-5999

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
84%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
99%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Fun Facts

  • Scenic Sarah Lawrence College appears in many books, either as a setting or a destination for its characters, including Freedom by Jonathan Franzen, The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky, and Franny & Zooey by J.D. Salinger.
  • Shrewish character Kat Stratford, played by Julia Stiles, wishes to attend Sarah Lawrence College in the 1999 movie 10 Things I Hate About You. In real life, Stiles' costar Larisa Oleynik graduated from the school in 2004.
  • What do TV characters Eric van der Woodsen (Gossip Girl), Lloyd Lee (Entourage), and Karen Walker (Will & Grace) have in common? They all "attended" Sarah Lawrence College!

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
25%
Top 1/4
67%
Top 1/2
89%
Bottom 1/2
11%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
720
25th
640
75th
690
25th
580
75th
35
25th
27
75th
28
25th
23
75th
32
25th
27

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (final deadline) January 15
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Considered if submitted SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Selective

54%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,007
Declined 1,667
Total Received 3,674

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

58%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders

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Financial Aid

80%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$31,357

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $56,020
Room $10,420
Board $5,400
Additional fees $1,500
Books & supplies $600
Total $73,940
Average Financial Aid - $31,357
Total with Avg. Aid $42,583

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,177,080
State $215,416
Institutional $26,946,814
Other external $517,478
Total $28,856,788

Non-need-based

Federal
State $5,220
Institutional $5,250,136
Other external $486,025
Total $5,741,381

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 914 395-2570
F: 914 395-2676
finaid@slc.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Basketball
Equestrian
Rowing
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
Track and field x country
Volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

ultimate Frisbee

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, dance team, fencing, floor hockey, outdoor adventure, rock climbing, skiing, snowboarding, soccer, squash, triathlon, volleyball, yoga

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Hudson Valley Men's Athletic Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Creative Writing.
Dance Therapy/Therapist.
Dance, General.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Genetic Counseling/Counselor.
Human Development and Family Studies, General.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Public Health Education and Promotion.
Social Sciences, Other.

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Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Double majors
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine

1,728

total students

21%

in-state

79%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

86%

1,483
students

Female
74%
1,099

Male
26%
384

14%

245
students

Female
85%
209

Male
15%
36

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

98%

1,460
students

Female
74%
1,082

Male
26%
378

2%

23
students

Female
74%
17

Male
26%
6

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Student Break-down

11%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Hispanic/Latino
57%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
4%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

11%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: March 1

Spring: November 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

60

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

60

semester hours

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