1,399
Students
Financial aid thermometer
34,955
Avg. Financial Aid
Very Selective
Admission Difficulty
53
53%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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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

Majors & Degrees

Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
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Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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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
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

3,463
Applied
1,842
Accepted
1,399
Enrolled
53%
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Female Admissions

2,731
Females Applied
1,383
Females Accepted
51%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

732
Males Applied
459
Males Accepted
63%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

60
Application Fee
3.71
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 March 15th
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 Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 681 650 730
SAT Math 632 590 680
ACT Composite 29 27 31

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

54,440
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Fees

1,460
Full-time student fees
15,370
Room & board
10,130
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

34,955
Avg. Financial Aid Package
36,059
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
22,904
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
2,976
Avg. Loan Aid
16,523
Avg. Grant Aid
34,955
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
76%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
13%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

1,399
Total undergrad students
13%
International Students
78%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.22%
Black or African American 4.29%
White or Caucasian 54.11%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.14%
Asian 4.36%
Two or more races 6.79%
Other 8.43%

Gender

Male (28.52%)
Female (71.48%)

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 84%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Spring and Fall Formals, Midnight Breakfast and Homecoming

Student Services

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Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Outdoor Adventure Club, VOX: Voices of Planned Parenthood, Figure Drawing Club, Sarah Lawrence Yoga Collective and Environmental Awareness Organization

Campus Security & Safety

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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

311
Total Faculty
9:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 119
Part-time - 192