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Sarah Lawrence College

Bronxville, NY

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Overview

Sarah Lawrence College is a Comprehensive institution located in Bronxville, NY, in a suburban setting.

Location & Contact

Address 1 Mead Way
Bronxville, NY  10708-5999
United States
Contact Ms. Jennifer Gayles
Director of Admission and Multicultural Recruitment
Email: slcadmit@sarahlawrence.edu
Phone: 914-395-2510
Fax: 914-395-2515

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Majors & Degrees

Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
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Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African Studies Checkmark
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Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, And Group Studies, Other Checkmark
Gay/lesbian Studies Checkmark
Latin American Studies Checkmark
Near And Middle Eastern Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Intercultural/multicultural And Diversity Studies Checkmark
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Dance, General Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
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Fine/studio Arts, General Checkmark
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Theatre Literature, History And Criticism Checkmark
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

3,674
Applied
2,007
Accepted
1,292
Enrolled
55%
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Female Admissions

2,894
Females Applied
1,592
Females Accepted
55%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

780
Males Applied
415
Males Accepted
53%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.7
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
2 recommendations
Other requirements exist (see below)
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 3
Interview
Other requirements: Counselor recommendation, school report

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen January 15th April 1st
Early decision plan November 1st December 15th
Other early decision plan November 1st December 15th
Transfer March 1st June 1st

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 677 640 720
SAT Math 639 580 690
ACT Composite 29 27 32

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

56,020
Private
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Fees

1,500
Full-time student fees
15,820
Room & board
10,420
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Employees

Financial Aid

39,758
Avg. Financial Aid Package
41,552
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
21,159
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
3,620
Avg. Loan Aid
20,737
Avg. Grant Aid
35,692
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
97% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
75%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
16%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,292
Total Undergrad students
9%
International Students
78%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.84%
Black or African American 4.73%
White or Caucasian 58.22%
Asian 4.34%
Two or more races 5.35%
Other 8.6%

Gender

Male (23.68%)
Female (76.32%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Cooperative housing
Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 30%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Fall Formal, Spring Formal and Casino Night

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Rock Climbing Club, Green Rights Organization for the World (GROW), The Phoenix Newspaper, STEMming Womxn and The Melancholy Players

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Crew No No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports No Division 3 No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball No No No
Squash Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Crew No Division 3 No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports No Division 3 No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball No Division 3 No
Squash Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No

Faculty

305
Total Faculty
9:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 111
Part-time - 194
Male - 147
Female - 161
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