Sarah Lawrence College

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School Overview

Sarah Lawrence College is a private liberal arts college located in Bronxville, New York. The campus is 15 miles from Manhattan. This school is recognized for its rigorous academic programs, small class sizes, and humanities programs.

Undergraduate programs at Sarah Lawrence College are offered in the following areas: History and Social Sciences, Science and Mathematics, Creative and Performing Arts and Humanities.

This school also offers graduate degree programs in these fields: writing, women’s history, theatre, genetics, social work, health advocacy, teaching, dance, and child development.

Sarah Lawrence College encourages students to participate in community, cultural, and campus events. The school sponsors student athletic programs, student organizations, service projects, cultural events, and other activities.

Numerous support services are located on campus. Services include health, career advising, mental health counseling, and academic advising services. Professors at Sarah Lawrence College come from various professional backgrounds and are committed to student success.

General Information

Admission Office

One Mead Way

Bronxville, NY 10708-5999

(914) 395-2510

(800) 888-2858

Fax: (914) 395-2515



Contact: Amy Abrams

Dean of Admission
Main Address

One Mead Way

Bronxville, NY 10708-5999

(914) 337-0700

www.slc.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 1,389

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 348

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,309

Graduate enrollment: 326

Setting

Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Annual Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $38,090 $40,350 $41,968 $43,564 +3.80%
Books and Supplies $600 $600 $600 $600 0.00%
Living Arrangement – On Campus
Room and Board $12,720 $13,104 $13,370 $13,370 0.00%
Other $800 $800 $800 $800 0.00%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $0 $0 $0 $0 0.00%
Other $0 $0 $0 $0 0.00%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state On Campus $52,210 $54,854 $56,738 $58,334 +2.81%
In-state Off Campus $38,690 $40,950 $42,568 $44,164 +3.75%
In-state with Family $38,690 $40,950 $42,568 $44,164 +3.75%
Average Graduate Student Tuition & Fees
Tuition for In-state Students $28,968
In-state Student Fees $482
Tuition for Out-of-state Students $28,968
Out-of-state Fees $482

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 218 63%
Grant or scholarship aid 179 51% $4,276,534 $23,891
• Federal grants 39 11% $158,034 $4,052
• Pell grants 39 11% $121,716 $3,121
• Other federal grants 24 7% $36,318 $1,513
State/local government grant or scholarships 25 7% $39,004 $1,560
Institutional grants or scholarships 175 50% $4,079,496 $23,311
Student loan aid 187 54% $954,407 $5,104
• Federal student loans 185 53% $598,926 $3,237
• Other student loans 29 8% $355,481 $12,258

All Degrees and Programs

BA/BS MA/MS PhD AA/AS CERT
Total of All Education Programs 341 135
Education 14
Elementary Education and Teaching 14
English Language, Composition and Literature/letters 68
Creative Writing 68
Health Services and Allied Health Sciences 22
Genetic Counseling/counselor 18
Public Health Education and Promotion 4
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 341
Liberal Arts and Sciences/liberal Studies 341
Social Sciences 12
Social Sciences, Other 12
Visual and Performing Arts 13
Dance 4
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts 9
Work and Family Studies 6
Human Development and Family Studies 6
Above data represents first majors only.
(-) Indicates that a program is not offered at this level.

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $60

Online application fee: $60
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 62%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 80%

Admissions Considerations
Secondary school GPA: Required
Secondary school rank: Recommended
Secondary school record: Required
Recommendations: Required
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT): Required
College-prep program completed: Required
TOEFL: Required

Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2011
Number of Applicants: 1,924
Percent Admitted: 62%
Percented Admitted Who Enrolled: 28%

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status

Undergraduate Student Gender

Undergraduate Student Age

Undergraduate Student Residence

Graduate Attendance Status

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Retention and Graduation Rates

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor’s Degrees

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students

Graduation Rates for Students Pursuing Bachelor’s Degrees

6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor’s Degrees

6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor’s Degrees


Undergraduate Majors

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Foreign Language & Literature

Russian B
Spanish B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Philosophy & Religion

Jewish/Judaic Studies B

Social Sciences

Urban Studies B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Sarah Lawrence College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(914) 337-0700
Website:www.sarahlawrence.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:www.sarahlawrence.edu/admission/apply/
Address:One Meadway, Bronxville, NY 10708
Setting:21
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:1,736
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):69%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:9 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:
Distance Learning Students*:1,736 (100% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$52,550
Out-of-state Tuition:$52,550
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:75%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$28,731

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Sarah Lawrence College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Sarah Lawrence College.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Education1
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences1
Health Professions and Related Programs3
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Social Sciences1
Visual and Performing Arts2
Grand total19

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

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Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Sarah Lawrence College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$52,550
Out-of-state$52,550
Books and supplies$600

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$27,298
Out-of-state$27,298

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid26675%
Grant or scholarship aid25672%$28,731
Student loan aid18151%$6,198

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid1,02375%$31,692
Federal student loans30422%$4,099

Admissions & Enrollment

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Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants3,0687452,323
Percent admitted100%56%50%
Percent admitted who enrolled12%16%11%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Sarah Lawrence College Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment1,736
Undergraduate enrollment1,438
Graduate enrollment298

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Sarah Lawrence College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

    *General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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