Sarah Lawrence College Rankings

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In the World#2420 of 14178
In North America#748 of 2629
In the United States#685 of 2528
In New York State#70 of 221
In Bronxville#1 of 2

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
53%
Average SAT
1331
Average ACT
30
Avg. cost to attend
$40,630 /y
Aid receiving
86%
Undergraduates
1,433
Graduates
237
Male:Female Ratio
23:77
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree

Sarah Lawrence College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate53%53%53%
Applicants4,0537993,254
Admissions2,1524261,726
Freshmen enrolled full time398100298

1 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
180 or 45%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1240
or below

75% of them
had 1422
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Sarah Lawrence College are 1240-1422 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
105 or 26%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 28
or below

75% of them
had 31
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Sarah Lawrence College are 28-31 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Recommendations Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Considered but not required
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White972 (58%)
Nonresident Alien183 (11%)
Hispanic145 (9%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown141 (8%)
Two or more races79 (5%)
Asian75 (4%)
Black or African American74 (4%)
American Indian or Alaska Native1 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$40,630/year
Average aid awarded
$31,847
Students receiving aid
86%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$25,638
$30-48K$27,522
$48-75K$28,797
$75-110K$32,769
$110K+$42,015

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$56,020$29,034
Tuition in-state$56,020$29,034
Tuition out-of-state$56,020$29,034
Fee in-district$1,500$896
Fee in-state$1,500$896
Fee out-of-state$1,500$896

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,160
Combined charge for room and board$15,820
Room charge$10,420
Meal charge$5,400

Sarah Lawrence College Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster's
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies310
Creative Writing65
Genetic Counseling & Counselor31
Social Sciences, Other12
Elementary Education and Teaching9
Dance Therapy & Therapist9
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General7
Human Development and Family Studies, General5
Dance, General5
Public Health Education and Promotion4
Grand Total310147
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate78%74%80%
  • Full-time retention rate - 83%

Publications & Citations

Publications
625
Citations
15,318

Publication count by topic

Psychology
103
Sociology
98
History
84
Art
67
Political science
64
Medicine
46
Biology
32
Philosophy
22
Computer science
20
Economics
10
Geography
10
Chemistry
9
Mathematics
8
Business
7
Engineering
5
Materials science
4
Physics
2
Geology
1
Environmental science
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Political science7981,595
Art899113
History995125
Sociology10071,974
Psychology16183,960
Philosophy180617
Geography1897448
Biology22843,989
Computer science26261,155
Economics2691209
Environmental science2949260
Business3456101
Medicine3500572
Materials science3944203
Chemistry4463222
Mathematics472346
Engineering58992

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990670
1991559
1992653
1993262
199410116
1995684
19965110
199723141
19984173
199910195
20007210
200112243
20027212
200312282
200414380
20059402
200611491
200716619
200819616
200919698
201016741
201122643
201220822
201322797
201421888
201524863
201628905
201725872
201825748
201925835
202030872

General info

Alternative namesSLC
Founded1926
WikipediaSarah Lawrence College
MottoWisdom with understanding
Colorsgreen, white
Academic CalendarSeptember to May (September - December; January-May)
Total FTE staff439
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

AddressOne Meadway
Bronxville, New York, 10708
United States
City population6,000
Phone9143370700
Fax+1 (914) 395 2515

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