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SARAH LAWRENCE COLLEGE, BRONXVILLE, NEW YORK

Bronxville, New YorkLOCATION
CollegeSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1926Established Year
  1675Enrollment

Sarah Lawrence College: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

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Founded in 1926 with a private status, Sarah Lawrence College ranks consistently among the leading liberal arts colleges in the USA. Sarah Lawrence College is one of the most distinguished and coeducational colleges offering residential learning that is one of the best colleges in New York. It offers an opportunity to study closely with the faculty members. The college offers a unique education that offers the students a chance to study in the small classes in order to have an undivided amount of attention. Professional skills are also acquired by the students as the college offers internships to the enrolled students.

The graph given above indicates the ethnicity of the students seeking admission for the undergraduate programs. It is very much evident from the graph that students from all over the world with diverse cultures come to Sarah Lawrence college to study.

Sarah Lawrence college Ranking

The US News has ranked the college 68 in National Liberal Arts College. Following is the rank of the college according to its various aspects for the year 2020:

  • The college has been ranked 51st for the best undergraduate teaching
  • The college stands 96th for the best value schools

Times Higher Education ranks the college as follows for the year 2020:

  • 157th is the world ranking of the college according to THE

Highlights

Type of CollegeResidential Private College
Inaugurated On1926
LocationNew York City
Area444 Acres
Enrollment (2019)Undergraduate (1377), Graduate (298)
Gender BreakdownUG: (29:71), Graduate : (16:84)
Student-Faculty Ratio9:1
International Representation53 + countries
Websitesarahlawrence.edu

Sarah Lawrence College Programs

Sarah Lawrence College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and the New York State Education Department. It offers programs in four areas of study i.e. Humanities, Social Sciences, Natural Sciences, History, Mathematics, creative and Performing arts. The college also offers an opportunity to collaborate with the academic advisors to create their own programs of study. 

Some of the popular majors of the college include General Sciences, Liberal Arts and Sciences, and Humanities.

Study abroad programs and Exchange programs are some of the other features of the college. For the study abroad program the student can go to countries such as China, Cuba, England, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Tanzania, South Africa, and Zimbabwe as well. Eugene Lang College, Institut d’Etudes Politiques/Sciences Po, Pitzer College, Spelman College, and Tsuda University are the colleges for the Exchange program.

Sarah Lawrence College Application Process

Where to apply?  The interested international students can apply through the common application form.

Documents required

  • Transcripts translated in the English language.
  • Two letters of recommendation from the academic teachers.
  •  Students seeking admission in the UG programs need to appear for the standardized test scores such as SAT scores are required. The students can also appear for the ACT exam and produce their scores.
  • Students belonging from non-native English speaking countries are required to prove their English proficiency through the TOEFL exam or through the IELTS exam. If the student has completed two or more years in an entirely English - taught curriculum are exempted from proving their English proficiency.
  • The students seeking admission in the graduate programs are required to appear for the GRE exam.
  • Financial affidavit are also required at the time of admission.

Application Deadline: The application deadline is January 15

Application Fee: The application fee for the programs is $60.

Sarah Lawrence College Cost of Attendance

Students pursuing studies at the college are required to make some of the expenses other than the tuition fee. The breakup of cost of attendance (2019 - 2020) per year at the Sarah Lawrence College for the full time students is given below. Individual expenses may vary.

ExpensesUG Amount (in USD)Graduate Amount (in USD)
Tuition Fee56,02023,494 – 29,034
General College Fee976606
Student Activities Fee234-
Health Services Fee290290
Matriculation Fee – 200

Sarah Lawrence College Housing

Apart from the off campus accommodation offered by the USA, Sarah Lawrence College offers a wide range of accommodation. It ranges from the converted houses to tradition suite-style residence halls. Many meal’s options are also available at the campus. Following the detailed information about the same.

  • Residence Halls: The students are alloted residence halls through the lottery process which is held in every Spring season. Each of the hall consists of story units with a well furnished kitchen and dining area. Andrew Court, Brebner, Curtis are some of the options of residence halls.
  • Specialised Housing: Students with some special needs are allowed to stay here. The college has designed at least four dorm rooms with bathrooms. Students with mobility disabilities are prioritised over others.
  • All gender housing: This type of housing allows two or more students to share bedrooms/ bathroom irrespective of gender. The students are placed in rooms by gender, but they share a common bathroom.
  • Graduate housing: Some of the popular places to find housing are Lower Westchester County, Manhattan, Brooklyn & Queens, and Woodlawn & Riverdale.

Similarly, the student may look for off-campus housing options for studying in the USA.

Sarah Lawrence College Scholarships

Grants, student employment, and student loans are some of the financial aid options available at the college. The financial assistance is offered to more than 70% of the students. Along with the financial grants international students at Sarah Lawrence College are offered merit based and need based scholarships. 

For the consideration the student is required to complete the financial aid application. The scholarships are awarded to the student with a good academic background. It gets renewed annually and ranges from 10,000 – 25,000 USD per year.

Along with the scholarships offered by the college the student can also opt for the various other scholarships offered by the USA.

Sarah Lawrence College Campus and Facilities

Sarah Lawrence’s campus location offers the best convenience and suburban base. It occupies a total area of 444 acres in Yonkers, north of New York City. The city offers many prestigious internship opportunities to Sarah Lawrence students. Some of the recent internships done by the students are at ABC, American Civil Liberties Union, and Amnesty International.

Being a pioneer college, the Sarah Lawrence College offers various facilities to its students. Round table classrooms, theatres, cultural events, music spaces, modern labs, etc are some of the salient features of the college.

Sarah Lawrence College Alumni Network

Sarah Lawrence College’s alumni network is spread world wide. Sarah’s graduate can be involved in the college’s day to day activities by sharing internships and job opportunities, offering career advice, and by participating in the various events. Some of the prominent alumni are Lesley Gore (American singer), Robin Givens (American model), Jon Avent (American director), and many more.

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Sarah Lawrence College Overview

Institution TypePrivate (Not for Profit)
Student Population1798
FAFSA Code002813
Application Cost$60
Accreditation MSCHE
Average Cost of Attendance$56,240 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio1 : 1

Admission & Dates

Early action Deadlines

November 01

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

Regular decision Deadlines

January 15

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Application Results

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Test Scores for International Applicants

ExamsAvg. ScoreMin. ScoreMax. Score% Submitted
Undergraduate
SATCheck Detailed Score132512401410 39%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing690650730-
Mathematics635590680-
ACTCheck Detailed Score292731 36%
English322835-
Mathematics262328-

Sarah Lawrence College Acceptance Rate

53.2%

Acceptance Rate

3463

Total Applicants

1798

Total Enrolled

Male
Female

25.7%

Male

74.3%

Female

Undergraduate
Undergraduate Program53.2%
Total Applicants2764
Total Enrolled1470
Graduate
Graduate Programs53.2%
Total Applicants617
Total Enrolled328

Sarah Lawrence College Enrollment

Enrollment
Sarah Lawrence College Enrollment1798
Undergraduate Enrollment1470
Graduate Enrollment328
Graduation Rate
Average Graduation Rate76.9%

Attendance Cost

$56,240

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$56,240 / Year
Post Graduate Program$28,200 / Year
On Campus Accomodation
Books & Supplies$600 / Year
On campus, Room & Board$14,856 / Year
On Campus, Other Expenses$800 / Year
Off Campus Accomodation
Off campus (not with family), Room & Board$14,856 / Year
Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses$800 / Year
Off campus (with family), Room & Board$800 / Year
Off campus (with family), Other Expenses$800 / Year
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Institutional Accreditations
Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Faculty

Total FacultyFull TimePart timeGraduate Assistants
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